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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Hong Kong Talks Set

HONG KONG -- Britain and China reported progress Tuesday in preparing for a smooth transfer of Hong Kong to Chinese rule in 1997, following signs Beijing wants to end the row over British political reforms for the territory. Meeting for the first time since December, British and Chinese leaders announced that a committee will discuss funding for Hong Kong's new airport Friday. China is considering the latest Hong Kong proposal to increase its cash injection into the project.