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Hong Kong protesters attack 'despotic' leader after police raid

Hong Kong protesters attack 'despotic' leader after police raid Student leaders, who have now been camped out on Hong Kong's streets for 20 days, said they welcomed such talks on Thursday night. Protesters were not "afraid of dialogue," Lester Shum, from the Hong Kong Federation of Students, told supporters. Full News here – Read more […]

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'Critical moment' for Hong Kong protests after new clashes

'Critical moment' for Hong Kong protests after new clashes HONG KONG: Pro-democracy protesters on Sunday accused police of using excessive force against them after violent clashes in Hong Kong, as a senior politician said weeks of rallies have reached a "critical moment". Police blamed radical activists for … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday

Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday HONG KONG (Reuters) – A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week, with the government having limited options to end the crisis and demonstrators increasingly willing to confront police. Dozens of … Full News here – Read more […]

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Typhoon Kalmaegi hits Chinese island after Hong Kong shutdown

Typhoon Kalmaegi hits Chinese island after Hong Kong shutdown In Hong Kong, authorities were removing debris and clearing a backlog of hundreds of flights that were delayed or cancelled. The government said there were 128 reports of fallen trees and that some parts of the city were flooded, with one report of a … Full […]

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Sotheby's opens wine shop in Hong Kong, its second after New York

Sotheby's opens wine shop in Hong Kong, its second after New York Auctioneer Sotheby's has moved into the retail wine business in Hong Kong, hoping to tap into the sophisticated Asian market. The walk-in wine shop – which opened yesterday in Sotheby's Hong Kong Gallery in One Pacific Place, Admiralty – is only its … Full […]

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Russian hot money flows into Hong Kong after West slaps sanctions on Moscow

Russian hot money flows into Hong Kong after West slaps sanctions on Moscow "A number of banks in Hong Kong have been unwilling to provide financing to certain Russian individuals and corporate entities over the last six months, who failed to pass the banks' anti-money-laundering procedures," said Hugo Williamson, managing … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong weighs up options after Beijing's election decision

Hong Kong weighs up options after Beijing's election decision In the hours that followed the Beijing's announcement in late August to deny Hong Kong the open nomination of candidates for the chief executive election in 2017, storm clouds swept in over Hong Kong and thousands of rain drenched activists took to the … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong's main share index ends flat after 3 days of losses

Hong Kong's main share index ends flat after 3 days of losses Aug 29 (Reuters) – Hong Kong's benchmark index ended flat on Friday after three successive days of losses, supported partly by strength in mainland markets although lackluster corporate earnings capped gains. The Hang Seng Index reversed the morning's … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong Cuts 2014 Growth Forecast After Unexpected Contraction

Hong Kong Cuts 2014 Growth Forecast After Unexpected Contraction Hong Kong cut its economic growth forecast for the year after an unexpected contraction in the second quarter as a slowdown in China crimped the purchases of luxury items and weighed on local sentiment. The economy is forecast to expand 2 percent to 3 … Full News […]

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Manhunt on after mother of seven-year-old is hacked to death in Hong Kong flat

Manhunt on after mother of seven-year-old is hacked to death in Hong Kong flat Photo supplied by Hong Kong Police. Officers found two curved knives and a fruit knife at the scene which may have been used in the attack. “Our investigation showed the victim was attacked in the kitchen at about 6.15am,” said Superintendent […]

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Hong Kong, China shares fall after HSBC services PMI, property drags

Hong Kong, China shares fall after HSBC services PMI, property drags HONG KONG, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Hong Kong and China shares slipped on Tuesday after a survey showed growth In China's services sector fell to a record low, with property developers the main underperformers. The HSBC/Markit China services purchasing … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong-born chef and wife died aboard Flight MH17 after change of route

Hong Kong-born chef and wife died aboard Flight MH17 after change of route A change to their usual travel routine proved fatal for a celebrated Hong Kong-born chef and his Malaysian wife. Each year Fan Shun-po and Jenny Fan, both in their 50s and who owned a Chinese restaurant in Rotterdam, would fly from Amsterdam […]

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China protests to Britain after deputy PM meets Hong Kong activists

China protests to Britain after deputy PM meets Hong Kong activists Chan, a former senior Hong Kong official, and Lee, one of the founders of the Hong Kong opposition Democratic Party, met U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at the White House in April, in one of the most high-profile attempts to flag Hong Kong's democracy … […]

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Hongkong – Italy – Czech Republic – Slovakia – Reporter threatened after

Hongkong – Italy – Czech Republic – Slovakia – Reporter threatened after … Reporters Without Borders urges the relevant authorities to protect Antonio Papaleo, an Italian journalist who is being threatened after infiltrating the criminal underworld to investigate money laundering between Prague and Hong Kong. <br/>. A self … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong Stocks Rise After China Flash Manufacturing PMI

Hong Kong Stocks Rise After China Flash Manufacturing PMI Hong Kong stocks rose, with the city's benchmark index heading for its highest close since Jan 2, after a private survey of China manufacturing beat estimates. Jiangxi Copper Co. (358), China's biggest producer of the metal, climbed 1.7 percent. Full News here – Read more on […]

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