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Taking Back Hong Kong's Future

Taking Back Hong Kong's Future HONG KONG — Tuesday night marked one month since the day Hong Kong's police attacked peaceful pro-democracy protesters with tear gas and pepper spray, inadvertently inspiring thousands more people to occupy the streets for the right to freely elect … Full News here – Read more on New York Times

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Politics and celebrities in Hong Kong

Politics and celebrities in Hong Kong AT CHINA'S 'coming-out party', the Beijing Olympics in 2008, the popular theme tune was a song called “Beijing Welcomes You”, with words by a renowned Hong Kong lyricist, Albert Leung. Mr Leung's latest work, however, is unlikely to be music to the … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong protests: Did China go back on its promises?

Hong Kong protests: Did China go back on its promises? The young demonstrators occupying four areas of Hong Kong frequently chant "Give me real universal suffrage" in rousing unison. Wearing black T-shirts and yellow ribbons, the symbols of the city's democracy movement, they have taken to the streets in … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong Protesters Mull Beijing Trip to Seek Talks

Hong Kong Protesters Mull Beijing Trip to Seek Talks “We're not sure if we will be allowed to get in,” Alex Chow, secretary-general of Hong Kong Federation of Students, said at a rally yesterday evening, as shown by Hong Kong Cable Television. Chow said he and fellow protesters will discuss the plan in … Full […]

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Hong Kong democracy stalwart says 'foreign forces' not behind protests

Hong Kong democracy stalwart says 'foreign forces' not behind protests China's attempt to blame U.S. and other “foreign forces” for Hong Kong's protests is merely a “convenient excuse” for Beijing to cover its shame for not granting the territory true democracy as it once promised, said Martin Lee, founding chairman of … Full News here […]

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PRESS DIGEST- Hong Kong – Oct 30

PRESS DIGEST- Hong Kong – Oct 30 Vital rules for compensating wrongdoing under a scheme to directly link Hong Kong and Shanghai stock markets have been agreed as part of a broad plan to solve regulatory problems created by cross-border trading, Securities and Futures Commission chief … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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Annotate The News: Occupy Hong Kong

Annotate The News: Occupy Hong Kong Top U.S. and British counterterrorism officials said Tuesday that the growing number and variety of foreign fighters streaming into Syria is unprecedented in recent history. “The rate of travel into Syria [by foreign fighters] is greater than we saw … Full News here – Read more on NBCNews.com

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Hong Kong: The Light, The Dark And The Long Term

Hong Kong: The Light, The Dark And The Long Term I can't speak for the rest of you in Hong Kong, obviously, but enough is enough. That said there have been some real positives to come out of the revolting students (yes, I know, read it how you want!) – or civilly disobedient – or […]

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Massed Umbrella Raising Marks Hong Kong Milestone

Massed Umbrella Raising Marks Hong Kong Milestone Massed Umbrella Raising Marks Hong Kong Milestone. Pro-democracy protesters in central Hong Kong celebrated one month occupying the streets with a symbolic synchronized umbrella hoisting. About Us · Careers · Contact · Privacy Policy – UPDATED … Full News here – Read more on NBCNews.com

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INDONESIA PRESS-BSD, Hongkong Land start construction of NavaPark

INDONESIA PRESS-BSD, Hongkong Land start construction of NavaPark … PT Bumi Parama Wisesa, a joint venture between property developer PT Bumi Serpong Damai and Hongkong Land Co Ltd, has commenced construction of its residential resort project, NavaPark, said Yanto Surya, Bumi Parama's support and services chief. Full News here – Read more on Daily Mail

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Warehouse rents in Hong Kong keep pace with shop lease costs

Warehouse rents in Hong Kong keep pace with shop lease costs "Warehouse rents have gone up by 60 per cent in the last five years while street-level shop rents in Tsim Sha Tsui, for example, have also gone up some 60 per cent over the same period," said Marcos Chan, head of research for CBRE […]

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Police are using Hong Kong's computer crime law to crack down on pro

Police are using Hong Kong's computer crime law to crack down on pro … But his arrest worries free speech advocates in Hong Kong, who are already on alert after a summer of hacker attacks, media self-censorship and pressure from Beijing stifled pro-democracy voices in the city. The charges against Tam are based partially … […]

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Hong Kong leader CY Leung: 'External forces' involved in protests

Hong Kong leader CY Leung: 'External forces' involved in protests Hong Kong (CNN) — Hong Kong's embattled chief executive has said the city's pro-democracy movement is "out of hand" and being influenced by "external forces" from outside the city. In a television interview with a local station that aired Sunday, C.Y … Full News here […]

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Getting high: Hong Kong skyscrapers a magnet for daredevil rooftop

Getting high: Hong Kong skyscrapers a magnet for daredevil rooftop … Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov – who made headlines around the world in February when they published a video of themselves scaling the world's second tallest building, the Shanghai Tower – have also conquered some of Hong Kong's highest … Full News here – Read […]

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Reuters Summit – Hong Kong-China stock link-up undermined by tax issue

Reuters Summit – Hong Kong-China stock link-up undermined by tax issue The Stock Connect scheme, considered a milestone in the liberalisation of China's capital markets, would allow global investors for the first time to trade China shares via Hong Kong, while giving mainland investors access to Hong Kong-listed stocks … Full News here – Read […]

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