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Fresh update on "beijing" discussed on KNX Weekend News and Traffic
"A 38 on Can I see Third Time did not turn out to be the charm today for Space six, which is hoping the launch dozens more of its own small Internet satellites in orbit later this morning on the mission that Had already been delayed twice because of technical on weather problems. The Hawthorne based company isn't getting a precise reason yet for canceling today's planned lift off of the Falcon nine rocket from Florida. All its saying so far is that there is a need for Maura checkout procedures. There's no word yet on a possible new launch date. President Trump commuting the prison sentence of Republican political operative Roger Stone by an executive grant of clemency. President Trump extended reprieve to his longtime informal adviser and ally, days before he was expected to report to prison. He had just said this Friday morning on the White House lawn. I think Roger Stone was very unfairly treated as so many people, and in the meantime, Comey and all these guys are walking around, including Biden and Obama a White House statement. Cold Stone, a victim of the Russia hoax, It says the 67 year old would quote be put in serious medical risk in prison. He was set to head there next week after he was sentenced in February 2 40 months behind bars. That Piper CBS News. The tectonic video sharing APP is wildly popular. A lot of young people would specimen for fun dance videos, but now it could be banned by the Trump administration. Secretary of State Bank, Pompeo was asked on Fox News if he would recommend people download the APP on their phones. Only if you want your private information in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party, Tic TAC is owned by the Beijing based START a bite dance scene at executive editor Roger King tells Get Thanks what he thinks about claims the APA spying for China have a murky question. I think it's the same question that emerges whenever you discuss one of these big Chinese companies. While we're being the other example, there's always discussion about tenuous length or or overt or maybe less over links to the Chinese government. The company responded to the possible U. S ban, denying that it chairs data with the Chinese government and saying and has an American CEO and hundreds of U. S employees. Disney World's Magic Kingdom reopens today despite major spikes in Florida Corona virus numbers The states being hit hard by the virus, with over 240,000 cases over 4000 deaths. Several counties and cities are now reinstating restrictions that have been lifted in May..
The Latest: China rejects food imports after virus detected
"Corona virus cases of drop sharply in China authorities are turning their attention to concerns that the virus could spread through imported food. Those worries have risen since the June outbreak in Beijing that was linked to the city's largest wholesale market.
Fresh update on "beijing" discussed on The Inside Outside Guys
"In the state of Florida today In his press conference, he played that down, basically saying that the positivity rate was hovering about 5% in May and even threw the first couple of weeks of June so he didn't see any reason to not go forward on the re opening. He also tried to say that it wasn't just Florida that it was really the whole sun belt that was experiencing trouble. Dozens of U. S Marines have been infected with a Corona virus that two bases on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa. Local media report today 60 have been infected. With the number of new Corona virus cases dropping sharply in China. Authorities there are working to keep it that way there now looking hard at imported foods, especially after an outbreak at a wholesale market in Beijing time, Christopher Cruz And sponsored by opened your concepts attention. This is an important message for anyone that has been diagnosed with cancer after being exposed to round up or other weed killers. The Internal Agency for Research on Cancer Ward that overexposure to round up and other weed killers may increase the risk of developing non Hodgkin's lymphoma. Monsanto, the manufacture of roundup may have known that round up another week, killers were likely linked to organ damage and cancer..
China says it won't join nuclear talks until the US reduces its arsenal
"Talks with Russia ploy to avoid signing a new deal. Fukang also said China would gladly participate if the U. S. Would agree to reduce its arsenal to achieve parity among the three who spoke to journalists in Beijing after the US pointedly noted the Chinese absence that talks with Russia two weeks ago on replacing a 2010 arms control treaty. Trump administration's as any new deal must subject China to restrictions. Of course, tensions with China continues to rise as the U. S
Fresh update on "beijing" discussed on Newsradio 950 WWJ 24 Hour News
"Here our top stories at 9 51 flawless implosion at the Palace of Auburn Hills this morning. Bill Hall is the project manager. I was so excited to see that come down. It was amazing. I've never seen anything like it before. It was done in precise precision is beautiful, more coming up just after 10 o'clock. New Corona virus cases of drop sharply in China authorities are turning their attention to concerns that the virus could spread through imported food. Those worries have risen since the June outbreak in Beijing that was linked to the city's largest wholesale market. CBS News With Lee latest on the pandemic Coming up at the top of the hour, President Trump has intervened in a legal case involving a friend and adviser, not quite pardon, but his federal prison sentence is commuted by his old friend Donald Trump, political activist and self described dirty tricks to Roger Stone says he is honored by that, but plans to keep on fighting for full exoneration. I'm confident that I couldn't win on appeal. I believe Russia expose an enormous amount of corruption in my trial. Stone was about to go to prison next week after conviction on multiple counts for lying under oath to lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U. S. Election. Tom Foti. CBS NEWS Washington Federal officials were so worried that Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidante, Elaine Maxwell, might take her own life after her arrest. They did This CBS News confirms the feds took away her clothes and bed sheets and made her wear paper. Tire while in custody. Epstein killed himself in a federal jail in Manhattan last summer while he was in custody on sex trafficking charges, spawning conspiracy theories over his death. Maxwell's attorneys asked for her to be released on bail, arguing that her case is not comparable to his that she is not a flight risk and that she would be at risk of contracting Koven, 19 in jail. That Piper CBS NEWS W. W. J. NEWS TIME. 9 53 watching the kids trying to get the.
Hong Kong inaugurates Beijing's national security office
"Has officially opened a new national security office in Hong Kong, allowing its intelligence agents to operate openly in the territory for the first time. Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, attended the inauguration ceremony. Stephen McDonald reports, Carrie Lam said it was a historic moment and that mainland intelligence officers would be important partners safeguarding stability in Hong Kong. Under the controversial law. State security teams can now operate in Hong Kong without any judicial oversight whatsoever. They can't be stopped and questioned by local police or any other agency. NdeR empowered to take suspects accused of secession or submersion back across the border to mainland China to face courts, which are fully controlled by the Communist Party.
Fresh update on "beijing" discussed on Reveal
"Who instructed employees to delete the popular short video at TIC Tac over security risks. Did so in error. NPR's Bobby Allen reports The email from Amazon City Department cause confusion among the companies more than 800,000 employees. The puzzling back and forth about TIC TAC comes as the Trump Administration considers ways to ban the Chinese owned AP over fears that it could harvest personal data from Americans and share it with China's Communist Party. There is no evidence that this is happening, and TIC Tac executives have repeatedly denied that the company has ever shared user data with Chinese authorities. Tic TAC is owned by Beijing based Bite Dance..
Beijing Accuses US of Aggressively Intervening in South China Sea
"Is accusing us of aggressive action in the South China Sea. The US deployed two Navy carrier strike groups to the region over the weekend. Greg Poling tracks this part of the world closely. He's a senior fellow for Southeast Asia at the Center for Strategic and International Studies here in Washington. D. C. Thank you so much for being with us this morning. Lauren. Why would the U. S be carrying out these maneuvers at this particular moment? The US has been getting a lot of flak in the region over the last few months about its willingness, Tio still stand up for your rights. You got a lot of bad press from shining particular about whether or not it was still capable of carrier operations because of Tobin, 19 so it wants to show everybody that it's still a Pacific power. Come and explain why why China of finds issue with this in the first place for China. The South fancy is a Chinese, like despite with international law might say China was engaging in military activities a few 100 miles away in the parish islands at the same time. The US does this to show China smaller neighbours Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia that we're not going to let them be bullied by China. Beijing doesn't appreciate that. And how I mean, how does this fall into the larger relationship right now? I mean, obviously, the the dynamic between the US and China is, tends to say the least, not just because of the politics. The rhetoric around the corona virus spread. But also the recent law in Hong Kong, in which mainland China now has far more control over the citizenry. They're one of the things that really stuck out over left three months or so has been Beijing's hypersensitivity. Ah, any criticism amid Code 19 and so things whether it's in the South China Sea in east Tennessee, the Indian border Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, rather than deescalate is doubling down on nationalism, and that leads to just continuing escalation with with the U. S. And with its neighbors. What about U. S allies in the region? What's been their response to the U. S deployment in China's reaction to it? We haven't seen a lot of response directly to these carriers Employment over the last few months, we really seen Vietnam, Philippines as well as states outside of South station like Australia, Japan, India calling for greater US supports I think this is it certainly not enough, but it's the first step towards reminding the region that the U. S still has their back. The waterway. We should say. I mean, it just has huge strategic importance right? An estimated 1/3 of global shipping flows through this particular stretch of water. What could be the consequences if tensions there, increase? We've been in the middle of this year's long campaign by Beijing to start slowly squeezing its neighbors out of the region. So for the U. S, and most of the biggest concern is that Beijing creates a de facto zone of Germany in which In which nobody else can sail or freely operate. You know, the U. S. Isn't willing to accept that for a lot of reasons. The problem is that there are no military solution Cedar. And so if this is all the U. S, has its, really not nearly sufficient. Greg Poling, senior fellow for Southeast Asia, the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. He joined us on Skype and we appreciate your time. Thank you.
Fresh update on "beijing" discussed on 5 Things
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Google joins a group of major tech companies in pushing back against Hong Kong’s new security law
"Welcome to today's edition of the briefing with me, Andrew Malone when China imposed a new, security law on Hong Kong it doubtless understood that they would be widespread anger, and perhaps even actual consequences and calculated that the cost to his one it could meet. The bill has now begun to arrive. Several giants have announced that they will pause cooperation with any requests for user data from Hong, Kong police including such behemoths as telegram, Google twitter, facebook and WHATSAPP in a perhaps more dramatic development, voguish video up. TIKTOK has indicated that it will stop operations in Hong Kong, entirely one join with more from Hong Kong by Monaco's Hong. Kong Bureau chief chambers. Joins first of all I was intrigued by this announcement that they would pose cooperation with Hong. Kong's police. Do we know what kind of cooperation was underway before? We don't know exactly and it was quite funny that one of the APPS you didn't mention signal said they would stop cooperating. If only they they'd started cooperating in the first place, and they said they don't hold any data, so they wouldn't have any to handover. So We're not quite sure what kind of data the Hong Kong. Police Force has been requesting from these companies in the past. And what they've said is that they're going to pause any cooperation. In to assess what I guess, what this security bill means, and what what it means if they do handover this kind of data to the police I mean. Loads of people use WHATSAPP and that's. That's got end to end encryption so It's not clear what kind of information you know. Facebook, the owner of what's up. What's sense of what the tech giant's trying to figure out here? Are they acting out of genuine concern at what China is doing, or is this an attempt I guess especially in talks case to be perceived as being on the right side. I think that you could say that that being on the fence right now because they're in the same position as most of us in Hong Kong. We don't really still know what this law. Requires them what it involves. It's a very. Very thin piece of legislation for something as dramatic as a as a national security law in we're talking thirty odd pages and sixty six articles. And in those articles require the the Hong Kong government set up certain bodies, and then those bodies and need to pass certain implementation rules to bring this into being now. Those are starting to come out, so we're starting to see what this might mean. And so one of those rules came out yesterday, which says know police can. Search a premises without a warrant. If it's to do with his National Security Law which has got obviously alarming for a lot of people. So. Companies like facebook and Google that they just waiting to see. What this actually means. And so they don't want to be seen to be handing over. Information right now to the government. If that's going to lead to prosecutions, and as you said, that would definitely leave, leave them on the wrong side of of public opinion at at least outside of China all the tech giant's also concerned with trying to balance that against the prospect of upsetting Beijing. Well know they're all banned in China. The the one tech giant that. Is Absent from that list is apple, and that's the one tech giant that is allowed to operate inside of mainland China. So. This is not a matter of them, not wanting to upset Beijing I think this is more a matter than not wanting to upset bag global audience. Because obviously this. This whole thing has been huge news around the world. And these tech giants have nothing to lose in terms of upsetting. Beijing so I definitely seem see, this is holding onto all pleasing that their audience around the world, and at the end of the day Hong. Kong is a city of seven and a half million people whereas you know, these companies have hundreds of millions of users around the world so. As as we kind of seeing Hong, Kong might just just find bearing the brunt of a lot of these things. You said earlier that you and everybody else in Hong. Kong was still trying to figure out precisely what this new security law is going to mean. Have you noticed that having any direct effect on day to day life already whether that's been in actual implementation or manifestations of at all in reaction to it in terms of protest demonstration etc.. There's been zero protests. I mean this. This seems to be one of those piece of legislation that has. Is having more of an impact. On People's. Minds and their conversations rather than any big physical changes, there'd be no protests, but for the majority of this year because of covid nineteen and they're still not allowed to go ahead. Because of the covid nineteen restrictions, so we'll, we'll have to wait and see if if when those get raised and police, perhaps do grant authority for. Illegal. Protest Rally with huge numbers of people will turn out, but as of today, and since the law came into effect this time almost on last week. It's been very normal on the streets in Hong Kong. Everyone's been going about their business. But there I mean been just news coming out every day. That's just causing more and more alarm like the the the libraries taking books off the shelves to to see whether they fall foul of this security bill and this latest news today that that Tiktok the is is pulling out of Hong, Kong, and pulling its APP off of the APP store. Even, though that's I, that's a bit of a red herring because it is after Chinese. Company and I imagine this is more a corporate strategy than than anything else it does. Continue to to raise alarm bells here, but when you when you go out on the streets. It's it's very. It's like Hong Kong in two thousand eighteen. You know before before all the protests last year, so it appears very normal, but I think the damage being done here is very much in people's minds James Chime busy now Hong Kong Bureau. Thanks for joining us. You're listening to the briefing on monocle twenty. Four.
Hong Kong police granted sweeping powers under security law
"On the territory by Beijing. It gives Hong Kong security forces wide ranging new powers over local residents are Asia Pacific Regional editor Cilia Hatton reports. The law was passed behind closed doors in Beijing without approval from Hong Kong is partially elected legislature. Its contents are only becoming clear now. Police have new powers to search private properties and detain suspects all without warrants and to freeze individual assets. They could also intercept communications and order Internet providers to remove information. It allegedly harms national security. Those changes effectively erase the territories prized civil and political freedoms. They were published late in the evening in Hong Kong and come into effect right after midnight. The Chinese ambassador has accused the British government of political
Hong Kong security law: What is it and is it worrying?
"24 hours after Beijing had passed its controversial security legislation. Authorities the Hong Kong had already charged 10 people with violating the sweeping new law. A new measure put severe restrictions on free expression. Beijing says the law is crucial to safeguarding Hong Kong's economic development and political stability and allows China to investigate and punish those accused of dissent. Penalties include life sentences. Los effect was immediate Twitter accounts were deleted. Pro democracy activists resigned their posts and several left the country. Li Chun Cheon is a former legislator and prominent opposition leader. He joins me now from Hong Kong, Mr Lee, Thanks for speaking with us. Hello. So, as I mentioned, several activists have disappeared from social media have ceased their pro democracy activities, and they certainly aren't talking to the press with Beijing threatening life sentences. For those that so called collude with foreign powers. I feel like I should begin this interview asking why you're taking the time to speak with us. I think it's very important to tell you well, what is happening to Hong Kong and the wording off the law is so vague that don't really know what it means. One employs collusion with a foreign power. And causing hatred to the central government. I'm not going to preach hate. I'm going to preach love only for the people of Hong Kong. How have you seen this law go into effect in terms of the way authorities are cracking down or in terms of the way that people just conduct themselves differently. They are trying to cleanse all free speech, putting fear among the people and and after you put fear, then the people began to start self censorship. So there's lots of people who tried to Cleanse or their faithful off any mentioning off the stroking that we have. During the past protest movement were now not under the Hong Kong government will have directly confronting The Chinese Communist Party because one off the provisional law is that the police has sweeping power. That is not what they used to have a new power to be operation like the secret Police. Britain has offered some Hong Kong residents safe haven. Many people have gone to Taiwan. You recently urged Congress here in the U. S to Ah pass. A bill making it easier for people in Hong Kong to seek asylum in the United States. How many people do you think we'll be looking for avenues like that over the next few months? And is that something you're thinking about? No, of course I would continue to stay in Hong Kong and continue speaking out for two people. But with the refugee proposal from any country, off course is useful that you know, people who worry about the future can go toe off other country to seek a safe harbour. But I have to remind the woe that actually They're already 9000 people arrested and 1600 already prosecuted and this is very difficult for those who are prosecuted to find a safe harbor. I think the important thing is for people to stay on in Hong Kong to continue demon and one country, two systems that are promised. We are only 23 year we still should have 27 years off, no change and also democracy. So you think there's still some hope then that the protests Khun B successful and that they can push back this this tide that has really picked up steam in recent months from China, seizing more control of Hong Kong, cracking down on on expression in Hong Kong. Of course, the situation is very difficult, you know, But when you look at is the European experience they have suffered for many years. But finally there's the Berlin Wall fell down. And so the hope is that also people in China one also democracy and freedom and joy hand together to seek for that, But off course, this regime ists now. Very powerful in terms of surveillance in terms ofthe, you know, suppression, and they're using law against people, but with the world's standing to get a Hong Kong I think we will continue our fight. We do not know when we can be. Ah, Victoria's but still I think the spirit had to be there. And we want Hong Kong to make it through the difficult time in the in the future.
U.S. sends carriers to South China Sea during Chinese military drills
"Carriers were in the South China Sea for military exercises likely to draw the ire of China. At the same time, Beijing will also be holding military drills in the disputed waterway. Tensions are
Trudeau Suspends Hong Kong Extradition Treaty on China Law
"Trudeau says his government has suspended in extradition treaty with Hong Kong in carpet Chuck Report. Reports of move follows Beijing's new national security law for Hong Kong Trudeau says Otto was taking steps to treat Hong Kong in the same way it deals with mainland China, he says After studying the new law and its impact, Canada will treat exports of sensitive goods to Hong Kong in the same way as those destined for China. He has that Ottawa will not allow the export of sensitive military items to the region. And he says the extradition treaty with Hong Kong is being suspended. The controversial law from Beijing effectively ends the one country, two systems agreement that set out Hong Kong's economic independence from China. Trudeau says Canada supports the two system framework and will stand up for the people of Hong Kong. He says Canada will also consider other measures in the weeks to come for NPR news. I'm
Trudeau Suspends Hong Kong Extradition Treaty on China Law
"Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government has suspended in extradition treaty with Hong Kong in carpet Chuck Report. Reports of move follows Beijing's new national security law for Hong Kong Trudeau says Otto was taking steps to treat Hong Kong in the same way it deals with mainland China, he says After studying the new law and its impact, Canada will treat exports of sensitive goods to Hong Kong in the same way as those destined for China. He has that Ottawa will not allow the export of sensitive military items to the region. And he says the extradition treaty with Hong Kong is being suspended. The controversial law from Beijing effectively ends the one country, two systems agreement that set out Hong Kong's economic independence from China. Trudeau says Canada supports the two system framework and will stand up for the people of Hong Kong. He says Canada will also consider other measures in the weeks to
Navy conducts exercises in South China Sea during Chinese military drills
"Is sending two aircraft carriers into one of Asia's hottest spots. To deliver a pointed message to China that it doesn't appreciate Beijing's military ramp up in the region. The USS Ronald Reagan and U. S S Nimitz air Set toe hold some of the U. S. Navy's largest exercises in recent years in the South China Sea at the same time that China is holding drills in the area. The Wall Street Journal says. With tensions rising between the two over trade, the corona virus pandemic and China's crackdown on dissent in Hong Kong, the U. S wants to challenge what it calls Beijing's on lawful territorial claims.
Controversial security law takes effect in Hong Kong
"China moved quickly this week to implement a harsh new security law in Hong Kong. Critics say the law destroys the one country, two systems concept that Beijing agreed to in 1997. That's when great Britain handed Hong Kong over to
Hong Kong protest leader Nathan Law pledges to fight for democracy in exile after fleeing city
"Democracy activist in Hong Kong, is in hiding after leaving the city. Nathan Law recently testified in the U. S about a tough national security law imposed on Hong Kong by Beijing. The law targets the secessionist and subversive behaviors. We most lateral, cohesive and assertive united front in the international level comeback will contain the egalitarian expansion or China. Critics say the law effectively ends the one country, two systems framework that the territory was promised when it was handed over to China from Britain in 1997.
TikTok Tackles India App Ban, Vowing It's No Tool for Beijing
"Tensions have spiked between the world's two most populous nations. That would be China and India. The two countries share a border that extends for more than 2000 miles, and it was along that border that violence broke out. Last month, 20 Indian troops were killed. Now India has banned dozens of Chinese APS, including the social video APP. TIC tac. India has been tic Tac's biggest foreign market. NPR's Lauren Frayer has been talking with some of the Indians obsessed with it. When the Corona virus hit India, Sumit Jane was forced to shut the clothing shop he runs in his hometown in western India. Under lock down. He was bored and worried. Looking long thought intelligent. That damned ignominy. Tic tac is how I stayed. Sane says I posted videos every day, Good Tic Tac clip Jane lip synchs lyrics about the Corona virus. To the tune of a popular Bollywood song. Jane is a skinny 28 year old with a curly mop of hair, gold earrings and nearly four million followers on Tic Tac social video APP has made him famous. He starred in a music video and even got offers to be on TV that Ah, licking a musical gave a small town in hands like me used to have to move to the big city to get noticed, he says. Tic Tac lets us do that from home. Up to 1/3 of TIC Tac users are believed to be in India. They're the biggest group outside China. Some Indians have even monetized it selling English lessons on tick talk, for example. But this week, the Indian government banned Tic Tac, along with 58 other Chinese made APS amid tensions with Beijing. We the people of India, standing behind the government have the ability to hit China where it hurts. India's nationalist TV anchors applauded the move. Many Indians are outraged over China's killing last month of Indian troops. Some are calling for a boycott of all Chinese goods. The government is trying to tap into the national sentiment in sweeping India right now. Akil Berry with the think tank Eurasia Group, says the Indian government is concerned about data privacy on Chinese APS. It also wants Indians to develop Indian APS rather than using Chinese ones. But India's own tech start ups get a lot of Chinese investment, Barry says. When you take a look at India's unicorns startups that a valued at over $1 billion about 18 off the 30 of them have Chinese investment. So if Beijing retaliates and pulls Chinese investment That could hurt India even more, he says. Tic Tac says it's following Indian privacy laws and is asking the Indian government to reconsider. Meanwhile, in a small town in northern India, housewife Anita Meena has been posting videos to tic tac of herself doing folk dances and have gone viral. She gets recognized when she goes to her local market, she says. Tick. Tuck is banned. Mina says she'll focus on YouTube Instead, it's unclear how many of India's roughly 200 million TIC tac users will do the same if Lauren Frayer NPR
China’s new national security law in Hong Kong is already chilling free speech
"Condemnation of Beijing's new security law from Hong Kong's last British governor. More from ABC is Tom Rivers in London blunt language from Chris Patten, who oversaw the Hong Kong handover in 1997. What's actually happened isn't affect the destruction ofthe an international treaty lodged at the United Nations. What's actually happened is AH, complete over turning off the whole concept of one country, two systems. In response Britain is offering three million people in Hong Kong citizenship rights in the UK as police in the city have started arresting. Protest IX, Tom Rivers, ABC NEWS London
Hong Kong Police Quickly Enforce China’s Security Law as Thousands Protest
"A developing story out of Hong Kong Police. Launching a big crackdown as a new security law imposed by China goes into effect. In there and has the details. US businesses are reassessing their exposure to Hong Kong after China imposes new national security. Law on the city. Thousands of protesters defied a police ban on the July first anniversary of the Hong Kong handover police arrested more than three hundred people Beijing. Critics believe the law is meant to quash dissent. It covers nonviolent as well as violent activities threatens life in prison and suggests tough cases be extradited to mainland. China most surprising. The law applies to anyone anywhere including people who don't live in Hong Kong Chinese officials though say Beijing exercised restraint with this law since it's not retroactive. Separately China ordered four American news organizations. AP NPR UPI. News to submit detailed information about their china-based operations to the government by next Tuesday the latest twist in the US China, dispute.
Hong Kong police make first arrests under new security law
"Used water cannons to break up the first pro democracy protests. Since China enacted sweeping new security legislation correspondent Remy Inocencio Hicks of the new law, saying it would be twisted to quash freedom of speech assembly, the independent judiciary and political dissent. But Chief executive Carrie Lam said the new law will quote restore prosperity to a city rocked by violence and slammed by deep recession, She said it also showed Beijing's confidence in the city police have also made their first arrests since the law took effect. Get a look at
China's New National Security Law Looms Over Hong Kong
"July 1st 1997 Control of Hong Kong passed from Britain to China. This anniversary is the day that mainland China chose for a national security law to take effect. It criminalizes most descent. And on this day, authorities have arrested dozens of people in Hong Kong even as people on the streets chose the anniversary. As a day of protest. How was Hong Kong changed since 1997. NPR's Emily Fang has been speaking with Hong Kongers who were born that year. Alan's grand parents fled mainly in China during a political campaign in the late 19 fifties that resulted in mass famine. Now more than seven decades leader Ellen is thinking of leaving Hong Kong. I think in the future, the Chinese government would take over this place completely like all of the Hong Kongers in this piece, Ellen did not want to give her full name for the same reason that she's considering emigration. Chief concern Beijing could punish her under its national security law passed just this week that criminalizes many types of dissent and, like other young residents, born in 1997 Ellen has only ever known Hong Kong as a Chinese territory. But she identifies not his Chinese and definitely not as British but purely as a home collar whenever she has to fill out forms when everyday of their forms when I discovered us no other field day in Hong Kong, and I might chose others. Is that all forcing myself to choose Chinese and for those born in 1997 the months you were born, has now become a line in the sand. United Kingdom offered a British national overseas passport or no. Hong Kong subjects right up to June 30th 1997. For those born right before the handover. They now have a past a British citizenship. Some Hong Kongers just missed the deadline. Like Kiki. He was born days after hand over. I just feel like trapped in Hong Kong because I can't do anything about Hong Kong situation, but it's OK just accepted my fate. Many born in 1997 say they're frustrated. They had no say in defining the conditions under which Beijing would rule Hong Kong. Jenny is a university student. She has a piano and says she is emigrating. I can't stay here and seeing home coins degenerate and I have to afraid for myself like did I speak anything wrong or Did I teach my Children in a world way so that they would get punished? Jenny says she can to see a future for herself in Hong Kong if she has to live in fear of being punished for saying something wrong. Marco was born in October of 1997. So nobody no, he says, being born after handover has always felt like being born with a ticking time bomb. Starting from 1997 China agreed to give Hong Kong limited autonomy for five decades. Fish like accounting down like 50 years, So the exactly 50 years old by then. Instead, he fears many of Hong Kong's freedoms will be gone before he celebrates his 24th birthday later this year. His biggest life decisions have always been guided by this countdown. It's always like a time to go for shooting thing. Do you have to plan it earlier? Or is it too late to way to like Around 5 to 10 years near that eyes that everything to lay. Unlike many Hong Kongers, Marco is not considering moving to Taiwan. Taiwan has offered to take in some Hong Kong. It also is an electoral democracy and has vowed to defend its liberal order against Beijing. For now, for now is good. But who knows? 10 or 15 years way that was going on it. So Marco is looking farther afield to Canada or the U. S. One amid a potential exodus of Hong Kongers looking for a new home. Emily Fang. NPR NEWS
"beijing" Discussed on The Lawfare Podcast
"We talked about the Chinese economy and how it is recovering and suffering. It's the law fair. Podcast April Twenty Eighth Sophia Yan reports from quarantine in Beijing Sophia. Start by telling us where you are and why well. I've just come back to Beijing. I'm under quarantine in my house and it's because I recently traveled to and from John which is the ground zero at the corner virus outbreak You'll remember that's where the first cases emerged late last year. And because China it's still grappling with this pandemic a lot of measures now including you've quarantine restrictions are still here in place to make sure that a second wave is prevented at least the Bacon Tracking that are coming back so a lot of people in the United States. Who were under lockdown here? You say I'm under quarantine in Beijing. And they think oh I'm under quarantine in Washington or I'm under quarantine in in New York but when you say quarantine you mean something a little bit different from what we mean here when we say it. So what does quarantine in Beijing involve run? Pretty fortunate I think to build a quarantine in my house. A lot of people who live with others if you've got family or housemates than you have to quarantine at a government facility. They're usually hotels so for me. I I literally cannot leave my house. I can't go out to take out the trash. I can't go to get packages. There brought to my door by neighborhood. Committee Enabled Party Committee that oversees my particular residential complex. And there's even a alarm at my door so every time I opened my door it pains this woman. Who's in charge of my building? Just my building in my compound so she knows exactly when the door opens and closes and I know because on my first night I opened the door to put out my trash so once the day they come by to take my rubbish and take my recycling so I was putting out the night before and the moment I did it. I close the door and a few seconds later. This woman who's in charge of my building messages me. She's a did you open your door. I said well yes I had to put out the trash so since then every time I do need to open my door for the trash or to get grocery delivery or things like that I always messenger to be like. I'm already my door because they take it very seriously. It makes sense. There's this concern that a second wave of infections which have started to come might mean the disease spreads even more widely Time around so be very very careful. You are in your apartment and you said. Most people are quarantined at government facilities. What does the government facility quarantine involved like if you were if you had family members living with you and you were required to go to one of these hotels? How is that different from home? Quarantine other than that. You don't have your piano. Rolly restrictions are largely the same. They also can't leave and so most of US facilities are hotels that have been re purposed for that use and so these people who are in that situation might colleagues and friends have gone through that kind of quarantine They also can't leave their hotel rooms and so for all of us no matter where you are at home or in one of these hotels use this according to you facility. A few times a day you have to report your temperature. And there's a certain people assigned to your case so doctors in a kind of like a representative. Who's taking care of you and just making sure that you do do that. Full fourteen days so that that person for me is this woman. I mentioned before who knows every time I opened my door. And so I'm nearing the end of this fourteen day period and I have to undergo a second nucleic acid test to determine whether or not I have the virus the first one I did back in Wuhan and that was a requirement for me to leave the city so I was there Right before the lockdowns officially lifted and through that period after the lockdown sorta to eased in early April and even after the lockdowns came out on there was a restriction of how many people could come back to Beijing so it was a thousand people a day and there was a lottery system to get a train ticket to return and so to even get in the lottery system. You had to show a clean bill of health and go through a virus test so I had to go to a hospital to show that I wasn't positive With those results than I could apply for this train ticket lottery with that I could finally come back to Beijing and from there. I was just escorted to different points to take personal details register my temperature and all of this. I was escorted all the way to my door. So it's this whole process that everyone had to go through in this quarantine in Beijing. Fourteen days it started to extend it. There's an extra seven day in some parts of China it's fourteen days in a government facility plus another fourteen at home depending where you are because again they're trying to battle the second wave and this applies for both domestic travel and international travel. So if you if you fly to China now you are at the airport removed and put in a quarantine hotel right. Yeah right now. The borders closed to foreigners who have eased as To China can't come in so if you were coming back you would have to.
"beijing" Discussed on Deep Background with Noah Feldman
"We caught up within when he had just returned in the UK. Here's what he says. Yes I've arrived in the UK. It was shockingly easy. I thought a guards regiment might forcibly take our temperature or at least ask her contact information in case someone had to track down those who had contact with an infected person but nothing of the sort happened. I arrived when through an automated passport control and was in a car in a few minutes. Now that's a little bit upsetting if that's you travel from China to the UK right now that may have consequences for the rest of the world. Ian However is a good citizen and a good sport. He's now in the empty wing of his relatives country home south of London. He's going for long walks through the English countryside while avoiding pubs swimming pools and any other place where people congregate. It's nice work if you can get it. We'll be back with this week's playback in just a moment if you're listening to our show you're probably someone who cares about the biggest issues shaping society today. There's another podcast. We think you should check out intelligence squared. Us America's leading debate series. They bring together. Influential thinkers like Deepak. Chopra Arianna Huffington David Miller band and even yours truly. I admit debating Alan Dershowitz to evidence based debates on contentious topics like free-trade healthcare reform and spirituality. It's not about soundbites pundits. It's more a thoughtful. Spirited competition of ideas find intelligence squared. Us wherever you get your podcasts. And now our playback. That's the sound of clapping in Doha. The capital of Uttar where representative of the US government and a representative of the Afghan Taliban signed a peace agreement. This weekend the clapping notwithstanding this is an agreement that's already facing very significant challenges and those challenges are only going to get greater to understand why you have to begin with a painful fact about the nearly twenty year. Us engagement in Afghanistan by any ordinary military standard. It ultimately looks like a defeat. It didn't start that way. When the United States I came into Afghanistan it very effectively and very rapidly made the Taliban leave the country and that after all was the initial reason for the invasion. The idea was number one. Get rid of the Taliban number to catch as many members of al-Qaeda as it's possible to get our hands on the trouble was that happened almost too quickly and then gradually imperceptibly over time the US mission in Afghanistan challenged. Ultimately the argument was that the United States should make an effort of some kind to produce some kind of stable functioning democratic government in Afghanistan and yet the government that presently exists in the country is very very loosely democratic and only stable in the loosest sense of the word in fact most observers believe that should the United States actually withdraw its troops from Afghanistan as it has promised eventually to do in this agreement that government would have a great deal of trouble withstanding a serious attack from the Taliban now in order to get there the so-called agreement between the United States and the Taliban an agreement which notably does not yet include Afghanistan as party says that the Taliban are supposed to negotiate a peace with the Afghan government and put down their arms from there were supposed to move on to an eventual US withdrawal of all of its troops but from the standpoint of the Taliban. They don't have any really strong reason to put down their arms if it would require them to form a compromise with the current government that would not be to the Taliban's liking the reason for that is that once the United States has said publicly that intends to leave Afghanistan. It's leverage to force the Taliban to do anything other than whatever it wants is reduced very drastically after all all along in this war. The only thing the United States has ever been able to do when it wanted the Toubon to listen to. It was to continue to fight the Taliban. That's why within a few days of the initial agreement. The Taliban demanded that if the Afghan government wanted to negotiate with it the Afghan would have to free five thousand Taliban prisoners for their part. The Afghan government is terrified about the possibility of an actual use withdrawal so it's in the Afghan government's interest to delay that as long as possible. Consequently the Afghan simply said we're not handing over the five thousand Taliban prisoners which means that at least as of right now the Taliban on the one hand and the government of Afghanistan on the other hand are not even on speaking terms technically without an agreement between them the United States cannot withdraw and therefore the agreement between the United States and the Taliban might turn out to be more symbolic than actual nevertheless disagreement probably will have a major long term consequence and that long term consequence is primarily in the US domestic context. Donald Trump in the run up to a reelection seems fully prepared to do what none of his predecessors were willing to do and essentially admit defeat in Afghanistan by agreeing to do a deal with the Taliban. Barack Obama was not prepared to do that even in a second term when he himself was not running for re election. George W Bush wasn't prepared to do it in either of his terms as president. Both of them ended up owning the American involvement in Afghanistan and the history books will so record. Donald Trump on the other hand. Despite to a great extent continuing the Obama Administration's policies in the first part of his term has actually now signaled a willingness to bite the bullet to say that the United States actually must get out and trump will now carry the historical legacy of the willingness to withdraw. Even if the United States doesn't withdraw in either of his potentially two terms in office. I hate to say it. But that's actually a major gift that Donald Trump is making to the United States and also to a future president any future president. And it's no secret that my view is that it would be better for to be anyone other than Donald Trump in two thousand twenty will be able to continue the trump policy of saying that the United States has signed to deal and is prepared to leave the country that will be a tremendous advantage because it will mean that president will not have to say we agreed to lose the war on my watch there is however a final. Coda as they're almost always know. Us President is going to want to preside over scenes in Kabul that are reminiscent of the famous scenes of the US withdrawal from Saigon in nineteen. Seventy five no one will want to be present in the United States with helicopters flying out with the last. Us personnel and tens or hundreds or thousands or tens of thousands of Afghans begging to be on those helicopters and yet that scenario is entirely possible if the US government ultimately withdraws troops and if the Taliban move on the city in a serious military way the agreement does give. Donald trump the flexibility. To say that under those circumstances but the Taliban army heading to Kabul that the United Sates would not withdraw but it seems entirely possible the Donald Trump would be willing to do so and to bear even that price a remarkable consequence of trump's confidence that his base will support him almost no matter what his apparent belief that he cannot be made to look weak on foreign policy no matter what. His actual policies are and trump's conviction probably accurate than most Americans even if they would feel bad in the short term at such a painful public portrayal of the Afghan people are ultimately tired of this war. The upshot of all of this is that the United States will at some point find itself with its troops out of Afghanistan and the consequences for the Afghans are likely to be disastrous. The Taliban in this peace deal did not say that. They had embraced democracy. Because they haven't they did not say that they now support the education of girls and young women because they don't they did not commit themselves in this agreement to any future course of action other than agreeing to talk to the Afghan government. Something which is already not happening. Ultimately historians will look back at the legacy of the American presence in Afghanistan and wonder just how the United States could have gotten itself wrapped up in a nearly twenty year war. Why they will ask? Didn't the United States defeat the Taliban catch Osama Bin and then turn back to the Taliban and say you know what if you want to go back to Afghanistan? There's nothing we can do about it and we're not going to try and stop you. Real politique will not answer the historians question to make sense of how the United States experienced the ultimate mission creep in Afghanistan. We'll have to look back to the context of post September eleventh to the feeling in the Bush administration that the goal of the United States should not simply be to try to take steps against those who perpetrated the nine eleven attacks but to bring about generational transformations in the countries of the Muslim world. So that such attacks would never happen again. Those transformations turned out to be well beyond the power of the United States and probably beyond the power of any one country. In retrospect it all seems so painfully obvious at the time a derangement syndrome far greater than that of trump derangement grip us. All myself included. We wanted more because we the United States thought that the trauma we had suffered was unmatched unmatched trauma was supposed to lead to unmatched realization of new plans for a democratic Muslim world. In the end the only people who can make democracy is majority Muslim countries are the people who live in those countries and the American effort to create democracies by the sword is definitively a historical failure. Deep background is brought to you by Pushkin Industries. Our producer is Lydia gene caught with studio recording by Joseph Redman and mastering by Jason Gambro and Jason Rostowski are showrunner Sophie mckibben. Our theme music is composed by Louise's Garra special. Thanks to the Pushkin Brass Malcolm glad well Jacob Weisberg and Mierlo Bell. I'm Noah Feldman you can follow me on twitter. At Noah are Feldman. This is deep background..
"beijing" Discussed on The Daily
"And do you well as a correspondent in Beijing yes I did. I we'd sort of been obsessed with the National Day preparations and so it's this yearly event where China celebrates its birthday where there's often a lot of festivities going on but this year was the seventieth anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and so it was an extra special year it was like the biggest event of the year or even the decade for the Communist Party and they were planning this huge military parade that would crowns Xi Jinping as the indomitable dominant leader of China and so it seemed like it was going to be a particularly sensitive but why is he at your door asking if you know L. About this celebration well he wanted me to leave. He basically said you have no choice. You need to leave armed. Police are going to be stationed inside your home for four days well. Why would the police to take over your apartment for this parade will? I've been asking myself that a lot lately and I don't think there's a clear answer but I think it has to do with this obsession with security that's spread throughout China's recent years and this fear that something could go wrong. This is meticulously rehearsed extravaganza. This is something that they've planned every detail. They've been rehearsing for months and everyone here knows that they're gonNA be on TV and I think there's probably a lot of fear on that stage. If anything goes wrong and so I think they were just being extra. Extra careful wanted to minimize any risk and kicked me out. So where do you go so I stayed in my apartment for a few more are weeks every weekend though the party was having these mass rehearsals for the parade and so they forced me to stay in my room under curfew while they held these these rehearsals and I was told to close my curtains promptly at eight. PM and the officer kept checking on me to see what my plans were. I didn't really know also I kind of just put him out for a while and then eventually had to make a decision so I decided to go to Taipei or family and watch the parade from there so it starts about ten. Am and you see thousands of soldiers come out holding Chinese flag many holding huge rifles the weapons are rolling out one by one we see supersonic drones we see unmanned underwater vehicles. There are intercontinental ballistic missiles years the last equipment Whitman formation features. Ds Forty one nuclear missiles the DNC forty one is an intercontinental strategic nuclear missile nick you see thousands of soldiers come out holding their Chinese flag lag and they're walking down a huge red carpet these columns of soldiers dressed in white and black and green and they're walking toward the center stage where Xi Jinping preparing to make a speech.
"beijing" Discussed on World News Analysis
"You need to dress us up not just down so i think in china because we don't have like the restaurants people or the or the waiter waiters turning people don't we don't have these here so that's why i'm calling for. You know some semi. Law enforcement spent people to four to help the public to form a good habit. I well money you mentioned a word help. Do you call this as a proper help because some all income and show dad for those who violate the ban can receive warnings fines or being blacklisted in the credit system. Do you think it is going too far is too much <hes> a liberty far at this moment <hes>. I'm okay like said warning education. We have a lot of obama's right. Whenever we have a situation we have a red bandana of there. We can mobilize people to give them a little too little community service people who volunteers disservice to just tell them jimmy just verbal warning that that works in the long run education you know because nobody wants to be disturbed. Every time you walk straight sometime i come away. Would you please put all your clothes some but i have the mind seems like that i a._m. Against including this into the credit blacklist credit system because there's just too much and these people are not lawbreaking they. It's just a bad habit and it's just you know they're being selfish and they are not educating well. Limit using this punishment is too harsh no i i think you've got such a large population that you actually have to go overboard with regard one would say some might say overboard with regards to laws policies and regulations over correct. Yes sometimes because i mean you've got at any given a you got a bell curve. You got fifteen percent that to have a super highly intelligent than fifteen percent even in the united states that are not that are below an i._q. Levels and and so how do we reach these large. Which is you know thirty million people in the united states or whatever that number turns out to be so it's or more i mean that are in the low end of the curve so you got exponentially here and so what i'm saying is that the over correction action with the law allows it to get to the entire society. There's hud hundreds of millions of people that this doesn't apply to that. You don't need to enforce a blocked by the way i have to remind our overseas listeners in domestic listeners that the these beijing bikini people are the minority minority people not. Everybody is doing such as if you're using law the legislature to do such a thing. I don't think it's just too costly like you said we have more important things thanks to use this legal forces to deal with and these i think the the people intervention is feasible to to you recruit dharma's you know who retired ladies and even men gentlemen and give them as his job and go out to do such a thing. I think there are not a lot of other bad habits and i have a list of them as long as a dumb ass. Don't have the beijing bikinis volunteer. It's for men. I don't know what i'm talking about. The gentleman you saw gentleman belongs to the girls yeah. That's see here's this aging bikini and they think is very interesting but it's not such a good site. Well showing the bali alone may not be. They're wrong or evil given this is such gotcha unbearable summer globally and home where a free you can do it but in public being more considerate to the people around us can be recommended the other solutions just go to the beach. All kinds of beginnings are welcomed there well. That's it for this weekly the weekend edition of today a a quick wrap up of topics in the year twenty eighteen chinese tourists spend one hundred and thirty billion u._s. dollars overseas cricketing revolution is to you'll find a china's future players shanghai's send ya in beijing rank the top three leaders cities in china and beijing solicits feedbacks from from the public on the draft law on uncivilized behaviors such as the beijing bikini remind our listeners to hear this episode again or to catch up on previous c._b._s..
"beijing" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast
"You'll see a couple of guys Joe gang walking dog might even fishing in the moat, which is money to see and it's not particularly well lit, but you can walk the whole Premadasa. And it's a very serene. Not quite spooky. But it's a very cool feeling especially in the Wilma months. It's nice to walk around this very beautiful and completely different feeling to when you're there in the middle of the day with the rest of China differently recommend that and the other one would be on the wool waking up having camps their drinking Cup of tea which into sunrise official. Well, one thing I do want to remind people of talk about wondering aimlessly getting lost in the who Tong's or walking the around the moat at night when there's not that much there. And some people are thinking that you don't do that in big cities. You don't walk by yourself in the middle of the night in places where there and a lot of people. But Beijing has a very safe city. So absolutely like probably something we should mention. Yeah. Like the rest of China. Yeah. Yeah. Totally safe. Excellent. One thing that makes you laugh and say only in Beijing. I was thinking about this. Although it's not technically unle- in Beijing, you'll sit elsewhere in China bit. Every summa local men will pull up the t shirts, and they show it some see them above the Billy and just walk around casually sets the standard way to keep cool. And they'll be in shops. They'll be casually Wilkin RAD like, it's that's the standard way. I just never failed to get a smile saying. That thing he a K. This is Beijing says cool will you mentioned walking around like that in the summer, which probably indicates a good reminder that maybe summer is not the best time to go to Beijing. Yeah. It can be very hot. This year was very humid and went in the summer just be aware of that. So say from September October Illinois of embers ideal spring can also be okay, but you can get rainstorms coming in spring. So that would be safe from April may. May come on stocks, the wool map and be spring winter can be cold and windy, but it's usually dry, you might get in celsius downslide modest fifteen and
"beijing" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast
"So very practical the other thing, I just mentioned quickly is if you want to do we'd food so this an area code one foot, gene, which is like a big walking shopping street, which I recommend going to unless you wanna do this very popular aside straight very crowded, but I have things like scorpions and be lava and sparrows that you can eight. This might appeal to someone so bio main going, Debbie, you want say that all you see Bela vay elsewhere in restaurants, but you want say scope, so that's the place to go for that. If you want to put stuff online and impress people with your eating scorpion. The supplies. Do. I don't feel the need for that. But okay. Anything else you want to talk about in terms of food before we get to some of our wrap up questions. We have to wrap it up or turn this into a two part episode. It's it's it's one of the other at this point. It's to solid just saying jump on play timeout. Beijing time around the world old that spacing that Beijing. They have they griped solstice of Chinese food. You might think it's all expats. But no, it's those everything quite summary of local foods so use that as a resource special and full disclosure. I've been doing work for time over the last year. But I did not encourage Daniel to say this, okay? So it's really quite quite reference. I use it all the time. And then you mentioned apps, you mentioned DD just listening to the Shanghai podcasts. I didn't he mentioned VPN if you come to China, and if you've got your local scene cod from home, and you've got a good running plan. That's fine. You'll be able to access oil sides jewel. But if you're getting a local coddle using WI fi you want gotta get things like what sack or you will our. Yeah. That could be a surprise to people. So definitely install a VPN before you come Google maps will work with VPN, but it want without. Oh, I didn't know that. Okay. Apple maps works. Well, and this functioning they that you can tap go down and go opening I at which will open everything in a few found appointed love in the address and the naming Chinese. So that's the Wendish show. Local people don't always get it needs to know where it is talking to the wrong phone definitely do that. I don't know Android subway's. Good works will try the DVD choosing. Which is the Uber equivalent in China works. Really? Well, if you select the see option you can just paying cash you don't have to link cod. And why do I think that comes from the name of one of your sibling? That's true. That's that's younger, brother. It is. Okay. I wasn't making that up. No good memory could memory, and then one the other place that you mentioned at the beginning that you have to need till on was seven ninety eight art district. Yes. This is a bit out kind of between the main city and. The airport. It's an old industrial cock that has been rapist. With galleries and studios is a bunch of cafes and Stolz popped up there as quite nice area to walk around. If you're into that stuff. It might not be everyone's Cup of tea. But yes was shaking out. They have touring shows from international artists as well. Excellent. And you mentioned airport. Beijing is opening a new airport the world's largest next year. Yeah. Into the south of the city. Okay. So the current one is northeast of the city am I remembering that correctly. That's correct. So yeah. The other one Erico dossier will be open apparently from next year twenty nineteen. So that's gonna be a big deal, which is good. Because Beijing port is very busy. You can have delays coming in and out. Yeah. So looking forward to that. Okay. It might also then lead to more traffic, which could lead to fair drop. So that'd be something. I would watch for if you're interested in going to Beijing is there might there may not be. But there might be some good deals next year. Excellent. Well, we need to probably start wrapping this up. You're standing in the prettiest spot in Beijing where he is standing. What are you looking at? This is what I wanted to mention something to do which people don't think about is governor to around the Forbidden City premature. So the moat at night. It's something I stumbled upon and it's very empty..
"beijing" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast
"You'll say these things pulse at yoga. This is a very Beijing thing the reusable pots has Beijing yoga in drunk drunk with a stroll eight and through a stroll and modern lost feud fifty years is Arctic Ocean soft drink Severi sweet yellow soft drink with re usable dislike the old glass. Coke bottles. His reusable bottles, you'll see throughout these areas, which is very cool old. Beijing thing that you'll see about two that's kind of street food. That's beijing. You know, benching food's not that well known outside Beijing, you don't find it Beijing restaurant apart from taking doc thought of Beijing. So. When we talk about Beijing food, you really going to have those little snacks for fun. And then trying to enjoy all the cuisine around China a few things that popular in Beijing that have come from elsewhere Jennings, which like a big crepe on a hot plate with an egg cracked on a bit of meat source of lettuce and kind of crispy wafer thing wrapped up into like a kebab and you'll see those about also one of the things that incurred that got the message across to me that we were talking about different cuisine up here in the north than I think of with Chinese food is as you're going out, for instance, to Tanu is going through the countryside. You're going past fields and and their cornfields. They're not ricefields. You've got corn and wheat and things like that in this part of China. It's not what I think of as Chinese food. So clearly, my thought process is just too limited. Well, that's a good point. And that reminds me to mention that I think the US is the same as Australia in out big Chinese population wave south. Yeah. I'm going down today. Both the Cantonese cuisine, which is can be sweet, it's not spicy, generally. And that's very different to most of the rest of China which uses spice, and so in the south you've got rice field solo rice based dishes in the north. You've got wait. So you get more noodles and things like that breads. So that's a distinction in general north-and-south differently. Check out things like six. John you've probably heard I think Sichuan cuisines become over. That's my favorite cuisine. So yeah, that's a well known one outside of Chinatown. Also who then is become popular recently. I really like who food unanimous mostly stink to podcast on Unani the other day. That's you can also fund law. Those restaurants in Beijing Shanxi noodles. So where the terra cotta warriors that slime. Lanzhou beef noodles. So Nuro men just means base noodles. Okay. Can find those other things like char C H U A N A R is pronounced char really popular. Beijing thing it's not from Beijing. It's more of a northwest and a Muslim area food. Okay. Little shish kebabs of mate and vegetables, the grilled or cooked in a hop pod with spices and whatnot got it. So which would find in CNN further west fence ri- also very popular in if you walking around, and you wanna find char- you look out the Chinese symbol looks like the number eighty eight kind of stretched out ill and guided with a line straight through the center across an intern up on it saw at ninety degrees. As far you see? You see? Sure if he's trying to trying to picture that Eighty-eight line through the middle turned up. Okay. All right. So you see neon red neon signs in that character. And you see that the place that means to our if I got what you're saying. I put a line down the middle. And then I have two horizontal rectangles one above the other like the symbol for China, except with another bucks. That's right. Okay. That's right. Exactly. Right. Like like Jong the character for middle. We're trying to see the place. Okay. And when you think about it. That's exactly what the looks like it's a spike. It's a skew author. Food. Okay..
"beijing" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast
"What foreigners liked to have as far? Okay. That was big in the ninety s and the still a Streep that remains there. You can see it just don't me to bay loop. So that was like the seed of this area. And then from that enormous big through mole complexes in department stores and hotels sprung up around it and specically now the main place to go and eat and go out in Beijing. It's worth going to I really think in terms of food. You might think. Okay. I should go to the old part of the city and eight local food. But to be honest, you get a little bit of variety in a place like Sunday. Tune because prices like tycoon Li which is a big shopping area Anneli patio, top win center, a few of the areas around the they full of restaurants basements of departments of malls. And things like that. And around you can get a big variety. They from all over China. In a very small spice fessed up does exist. Elsewhere in Beijing for shoal, but it's kind of spread out it'd be a restaurant here in a restaurant there, and you have to go on a big trick hitter. Mold. So Tiffany, keep that in mind because that's not something people think about because I think okay. The anytime in areas just old west and food and BAAs, but no it's good really great Chinese food as well. And are there recommendations for what or where we should eat while we're in Beijing differently? So the number one thing obvious thing is Beijing duck. There are a couple of big prime is formally known as Peking, duck, just like Jesus for my noticed Peking. Okay. Yeah. That's exactly right. The main chains that famous and and still good quality twin Judah with a Q Q U A N G U D E and Dong towards the a deal in g they've got locations throughout Beijing. And if you have. A map apt to jump on there and you'll you'll find a bunch of them atop from picking duck Beijing duck. The other local thing would be a hot caught similar to Sichuan hotpot if you've had that before but not spicy. And it seemed like a old brass conical type that was built to have Kohl's hating the soup, which then dunk in your roommate and vegetables, and then take it out and ate it with a dipping sauce. That's Beijing thing you to see that a whole lot. You'll see it in Chen men or replace school who goes walking straight, which is a good place for Beijing snacks in Beijing food, and we'll put links to all these places in the show notes for those of you who are trying to figure out who what Daniel is talking about. Another little really Beijing snack is cow stomach just boiled steamed on the show, which yum. We the sesame seeds soles. So you'll see that in those layers. You weren't really seeing outside of the tourist areas so much you'll also spot keep an eye out for Kandy whole phone fruits to toffee apples, but whole phone. You also see to this more of a street route at this point. I'm looking for this in a vendor. Yeah, you'll see them display skew is on the street or in little shops. He should be on a spot them as you will like pot set yogurt so walking around. Place like Chen men who goes Belen, Trump tau non-mogul Shung ho high..
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"I don't even know where we went because we were with a friend who lives in Beijing. And he took us out to an area that is mostly restaurants around a lake with a lot of people singing American folksongs of the things like that. I don't know where we were. So that that would have been ho high and Chen. Hi, okay. Which is not not far from the German Bill. Tell got it. Okay. We were further. And then I thought so you mentioned the old part of the city is surrounded by the subway line, number two. And I think you sent me a map that says that whole areas about three and a little bit mile square. That's right. Three point three no south in about full east-west. So when I signed the old city, it's not like if you just get off one of those subway lines, and you will you'll be in beautiful Al`thood tones a lot of it has been developed, and you could in a place that looks exactly like outside of that area. If you're looking for those all the positive we'll be within that area. So something that's a bit about. About the layout. I feel like Shanghai. You get a bit of sense of way. You also you can be in the French concession, you feel like, okay? This is a neighborhood could live a life within these blocks. It's a lot like New York Manhattan, you can be in these enormous metropolis. But if you go to Greenwich Village, you'll so high will alphabet city or something like kayak and feel the sense of place mary-anne, and I can people leave they lives within a few blocks in Beijing. It can be a bit disorientating because you've got that old part of the CD which is still quite lodge. But it spread out long that north south axis, and you can kind of be confused way. You are even if the hitting all the science can disorientate people always differently disarmed tided for a long time coming in. So that's why I really recommend just trying to walk the length of that all the part of the city, for example from Lama temple through to the Trump and Bill Talla down past of highway. You are. Around the little like down to Jingsheng pock round, the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Shimin. That's solid walk. You know, think it's six seven miles or something like that. But you really see those areas in the context of each other. And I think that's really worthwhile. No that sounds good. So I'm going to jump out of the CD for moment to the great wool. Beijing Fendt the grind bowl, as we know goes, many, thousands of miles but Beijing a fantastic place to see because quite close to the city the area closest is around an hour and a half strive depending on the traffic that would be Mutianyu. Which is beautifully restored has if you not into hiking up a hill and Scott chafe like scaly thing to Bogan down. So it's quite accessible. I took to the bog down. My wife was leery. And so she did not because she was a free in China that they might have less safety concerns. Although I thought it was very well monitored for speed and things. And she was tired for days afterward from doing the walk up in the walk down. The so do the toboggan it's touristy, but it's fun. And it's it's a noble thing. You don't expect to say that on the grateful just looking up online. You know, what people were saying about to go on the great wall and bottling is the very famous site way that's closer than Mouton. You isn't. It's actually further why it's both west, okay. And president Nixon visited their President Reagan. So what he's famous I think it was probably one of the most years to be promptly restored. And it's quite beautiful. I've never been there. I've only been to mute in you that people talk about on mutineers, so less crowded list. Touristy? I don't think that Severi good way. If you go with that impression you'll be disappointed because there's a lot of people. Right. So relative, right? Well, the other thing I would want people to know is we talk about the great wall. And that. Particular spot. There's a lot of hills in some places the great staircase of China. And so just know this is going to be something that is going to put some some stress on your knees and not something that you're gonna get a along distance..
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"You've got the whole of the people the national museum really worth going to very great collection. Especially I think it's the basement on the bottom floor has chronologically ordered paces back through China's history and really well done the other pieces exhibitions overly like like the book. Sculptures in from different periods. Especially the song dynasty has really distinctive style. Beautiful and ceramic pint ceramics finest and look these paces over thousand years old two thousand years old and the simplicity, but the beauty of them. I just find coaches, I really love that that stuff. So definitely check out national museum. If you only do one busy him, that's the one for sure. Before we leave them at square now. When I was there there were great big huge video screens in the middle of the square showing scenes of China. I have no idea if that is something that happens normally, or if that was just there when I was there one time of the day was that I was there right around Golden Week. I'll kinda yet that would be the reason. So around the big my holiday, so the Chinese New Year, which depending on the lunar calendar can be from late January to need Fabian. They'll have different things displayed sculptures of things big screens. Like you mentioned toss in October. We had the national whole day in the mid autumn festival week. And we had like a big enormous tape structure built out of flowers. Which was cool and a big portrait of Sonia sin. Okay. The foam of prison of Republic of China. So yeah, different things will pop up there depending on the holidays in it's a place where all of China kind of has to visit sometime in your life. And you feel that when spend most of my time in Beijing not in that area. And when I go to these kind of areas, I feel like I'm meeting the rest of China, you know, the people a different 'cause they not Beijing is not living and working Beijing interest, and you really feel like you sampling meeting people from China. So it's kind of like a pilgrimage in some way. So yeah, you'll get that sense. Relative to that thinking of the big holidays that you just mentioned is that a good time to go to Beijing because everybody leaves the city or is that not a good time because everybody else were in the country uses that as a chance to come visit patient. That's. That's right. So you had people do leave. Everyone goes back to the hometown exactly riot. This big flow the other way and all those big science will be packed. Okay. I know it's a difficult time to get trained tickets and those sort of things because everybody's in motion. That's right. So yeah, you you could still make it work. If you plan ahead, but yeah, it's probably been to come outside those times avoid super crowds in of make travel around China easier. Excellent. Will you were heading south from Tiananmen Square when I stopped you. Yup. So we're still in the same area and old everywhere. We've talked about is as Lee walkable. So. So although it's it's very broad area. And it's all flat. It's all quite open. Ilise will crannies area. So immediately to the south of ten squares. Applies code chandon on this too. Big gates that Jen young guy will Shinmun sorry. Some men when he done that means gate so chin gate, Kenema, Geno. T N Kate the chin men. Represented the end will the boundary southern boundary of the old in a city Beijing as you say now all the old stuff is within. What was the old in a city and the inner city was boarded by city wool? The city bowl is like you can still see then Jing heard what cost a mentioning last year. And she end has still go the wool wilder Beijing. Hide one exactly the same. It's Neely old gone. There is a little bit of remnant lift new Beijing train station. Need can still say in woken. I did none of that. That's cool to see this big towel still attached. And it's court near the observatory which has a little museum there about the different European. Astronomers that came and quoted by the ching dynasty and whatnot. That's what seeing if you especially if you don't get out to the bowl. That's an lost of remnant to see this. Nice little pocket long-sighted. So just talking about the wool to get a sense of where that woes is simply look at a subway line two..
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"So do check out the website and chick with those things are being shown because you could easily walk through the whole thing not realize that there it's really not so crowded off to the side of the of the mine area. So try to do that as you'd move forward through the different buildings. You'll end up. Up in a small garden, which is. Some old by juniper trees in Rockville nations. That's quite pretty and you'll end up housing out of the whole complex out through the northern gate, which will be the end of the two or through the complex when the only thing I would add to that is as you're coming in through the way that you did you're coming into the ceremonial and the public public for the people who were visiting officials and things like that part of the Forbidden City, so everything is built to impress. You can tell as you're going in there that you were supposed to think I am so little absolutely as you get towards that guard near in the private part. And I was surprised how small some of the private spaces. You know, this is where the emperor lived. And this is where his wife lived in such and they were smaller than our house because this was not meant to impress. This is just where they lived and you get to see both those parts. So that was. The thing. One of the things that struck me. That's a nice ovation. Yeah. Didn't didn't think about that time? But yeah that rings true. And then the only other thing I would say is as you're coming through. And I know we were there with a tour and our tour guides before we got there said if you have questions about the politics and things I can answer them for you. This is not the place to ask them. There's some sensitivity to some things that happened in Shannon square that you will not be able to find if you're googling from China, for instance. And so that's a place where you want to be a little more circumspect potentially about some of the history, especially the right protests, the old of history, and that point the older history is great to talk about their. It's some of the more recent history that that's probably not a great place to have that discussion. That's right. Excellent. So you took us out the back door of the Forbidden City where we off to next and may. Immediately. When you come out that Nolan date this place called Jingshen Pau, and I'm surprised preparing for the podcast. I looked up online and guidebook Jinxiang park rights quite low or it's not mentioned much Barney one which is surprising because it's a really cool vantage point. So Beijing is very flat city, it's on a big open. Plain ching fan pock has a heel, coal coal hill. And that was actually constructed from the earth that was dug up to create the moat around the Forbidden City, and what thing to do is to climb up that hill, and you can get three sixty views of Beijing. And of course, the best view is directly to the south, which overlooks the Forbidden City, and you can see symmetry and the alignment of the whole complex from the northern to the southern end, and you can see Tiananmen just to the south of it. So I really recommend going into Kingston pock if you wanna go in the morning. China. If you go to the pox in the morning, you'll see people singing doing possibly dances and interesting exercises older people and Jingshen park is is no different to that. So really recommend seeing Jingsheng pock, especially if if the is cleared subsidy fantastic if the air is -cluded than it won't be as spectacular. But out would seems like that'd be a great place to get the idea of the scale of the Forbidden City, which is like about a Collado by kilometer. I think. Yeah. Because you don't get that. I've you Beijing is not a place that has a lot of high-level vantage points like Shanghai has the bund, and when it's all about those views, but Beijing, though, some places into CBS you can go up to central business district. Yeah. Around Forbidden City does only really the Ching-shan park hill. So I was really surprised at this. Not more mentioned. Just when we're talking about vantage points, full gentlemen this. There's not a lot of places you can get up and have a look over at one little place..
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"When I landed you couldn't see one end of the airport from the other. Although several of the days that I was there. I didn't notice it as much but one day we flew in. I was one of those days, but that he's very unfortunate. And that it can happen. Absolutely true. So why should people come to Beijing of three main reasons, I feel the first one is history. So every way a lot of places have great history. But I think Beijing is special especially in China because if we compare it to Shanghai Shanghai has great history can see the French concessions and whatnot. But Beijing history is way older than that. So Shanghai's histories listened to hundred years old Beijing history, the first walled city goes back to benefa- and Basie and the layout of the inner city around the Forbidden City is dates back to the u on dynasty, which was the thirteenth century. That's kublai Khan's grandson Asst. Established that when the Mongols ruled over China so that lay out of the city and the sites you say within a dyke back I one hundred years and through the dynasty since then the Ming and the Qing dynasty or up until nineteen eleven when the ching dynasty ended. So there's a huge amount of things to see in terms of history. But you do have the news. So just like Shanghai has the PU Dong area Shanghai has its it's BT area. And I really liked that area as well. And I think they will shoot overlook the new area. And the other reason I think Beijing is really what saying is being the capital is fantastic window into all of China's culture through the museums and calories and the food because all of China has come to Beijing for work until live. So you get great restaurants that represent all of Chinese cuisine. The last thing would be simply the gravity and the energy of Beijing being the capital and being the center of power in China. I really do feel a sense of series snus in white about it that other places don't have. On example. I always comes to mind is in Shanghai. And Beijing when you go on the subways you need to go through security check and put your bags through the x-ray machine. In shanghai. You often see people push past the security God's not put their bags through the x-ray machine. And nothing happens. If not want saying that happen in Beijing, everyone diligently puts the bag through the machine out know, what that means if they don't do it. But it's just a little sign of things the mall seriously in a way. And then you feel that you feel that here. So I think that's something to take away when you come here. All right. And what kind of tenor would you recommend for someone who had say a week to visit in the Beijing area? This all the big science, which we can run through. But I would definitely recommend trying to mix it up a bit. So the big science there and you'll go and see them, but try and. Balance that we it some more casual trips some casual walking around to some areas, go out to of course, the great wall to get out into the hills. You might wanna go to pice like seven nine eight and not district. I say that because Beijing can have a lot of traffic the sites can be extremely crowded with Chinese tourists, and it can be a bit of Wilmington. I really wouldn't recommend trying to hit all those big sites. Just after day. I'm a person that really gets temple fatigue or. One palace. You've seen the mole type thing. So I'm really conscious of not trying to recommend people. I have to say holy sites. No, see few big ones and mix it up. And I think you'll get the base experienced by doing it that way. Okay. Well, let's get a little more specific where are you going to start us the big daddy of the mole in the one that everyone will see and should see the foot bidden city. So the food bitten city is the old palace grounds and related complexes that the empress through dynasties lifting since kublai Khan established the current layout in the thirteenth century and all the emperors since then have lived there have built up there on buildings within that area. So you go into the Forbidden City, which is cold all alternately called the Palace Museum. You'll be there with half of China. At fills..
"beijing" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast
"Welcome to the traveler. I'm your host, Chris Christopherson. We have a lot to cover. So let's talk about Beijing. I'd like to welcome to the show Daniel Riechelmann who is coming to us from Beijing. And who is come to talk to us about Beijing? Daniel welcome to the show sank, Chris. I you don't sound like someone who is originally from Beijing. Now knowing foam Australia, but after finishing university, I did a a big round the world trip, which is nearly mandatory in Australia's that a law or something. They're exactly the first site rive is was China, and I only had two weeks here. But the rest of the whole trip was a seven month trip. I just couldn't stop thinking about my experience in China and all his determined to get back here after going back to a strategy. So I worked a little bit in Stryer. And then found my way back came a work and I've being here title about seven years with a fully get in the middle and the loss. Three of those seven years has been. In beijing. Excellent it now I do have to ask and this comes up later on in the conversation. But with you living there, did you speak Chinese at the time. You I went there Mandarin. That is I had spent time in China prior to Beijing. So it did have survival level Chinese, and I know that is a big thing with people travelling to China, the language really is a difficulty. It's not widely spoken apart from hotels and say to guide you just want run into English. But there are ways around that and the translation apps these days, very good. If you've got a map app on your phone that helps a whole lot does this Chinese Yuba called DD now which banks life so much easier. I can talk a little bit more about the absentee rules that I recommend using the light up it, it's definitely doable. And I don't think it should be worried about come to China without Lang. Excellent. Well, why should someone come to China just to visit first of all? Well, I I just want to address whenever I made people until the my live in China. I the first thing they size. They step back and say what about the pollution that makes my heart sink because Beijing is so much more than you know, the headline bad pollution days, which yes, it can be bad. But what makes the news is not typical, you know, by definition of design typical exit does make the international use the pollution has improved massively in the last two years as a huge if it convert to natural gas and all the surrounding areas of Beijing, and it has made a big improvement. There's a pollution app, you can see the the levels in pollution and around the world. It's linked up to all the push mortars in the world. I was looking at it destroying before we we had a call and Beijing was actually better than most. Parts of San Francisco this morning. So that gives you a little bit of a sense of the can be bad. But a lot of the time. It's great for the listeners. Just imagine big dirty Beijing because it's really not like that all the time. I must have been there to bed time..
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