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Top Beijing diplomat in Hong Kong calls for end to political grudges

Top Beijing diplomat in Hong Kong calls for end to political grudges Speaking at a lunch hosted by the Beijing-loyalist Friends of Hong Kong Association, Song Zhe, commissioner of the foreign ministry in Hong Kong, also noted that "some people are wondering whether Hong Kong, the 'Pearl of the Orient', would shine again … Full News […]

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Fears that Beijing is tightening grip on Hong Kong 'unnecessary': Li Keqiang

Fears that Beijing is tightening grip on Hong Kong 'unnecessary': Li Keqiang But Li sidestepped Hong Kong electoral reforms and did not mention the Occupy protests when he took a question from a Hong Kong reporter about Beijing's treatment of the city at yesterday's press conference after the closing of the annual National … Full […]

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Beijing official scraps Hong Kong trip after pan-democrats vow to veto reform

Beijing official scraps Hong Kong trip after pan-democrats vow to veto reform … A much-anticipated visit by a mainland official to Hong Kong next month is now off the table after he learned that 27 pan-democrats had signed a joint statement vowing to vote down the government's proposals for electoral reform. The trip by Basic […]

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Beijing official scraps Hong Kong trip after pan-democrats vow to veto reform

Beijing official scraps Hong Kong trip after pan-democrats vow to veto reform … A much-anticipated visit by a mainland official to Hong Kong next month is now off the table after he learned that 27 pan-democrats had signed a joint statement vowing to vote down the government's proposals for electoral reform. The trip by Basic […]

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Hong Kong Civics Class Puts Beijing on Edge

Hong Kong Civics Class Puts Beijing on Edge HONG KONG—High-school students in this city's mandatory liberal studies class tackle issues that are strictly taboo in mainland Chinese schools—press freedom, civil disobedience and the rule of law. “The biggest impact of liberal studies is that it … Full News here – Read more on Wall Street Journal

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Top China official in Hong Kong warns against confronting Beijing

Top China official in Hong Kong warns against confronting Beijing "We could not allow any attempt to reject the central authority's jurisdiction over Hong Kong under the pretext of a high degree of autonomy, to advocate 'Hong Kong independence,' or even to overtly confront with the central government through illegal … Full News here – […]

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Beijing tells Britain it has no 'moral responsibility' for Hong Kong

Beijing tells Britain it has no 'moral responsibility' for Hong Kong "Britain has no sovereignty over Hong Kong that has returned to China, no authority and no right to oversight. There is no such thing as a moral responsibility," she said yesterday. "The real aim of a small minority of British people trying to use […]

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Hong Kong launches new anti-drugs measures after announced Beijing

Hong Kong launches new anti-drugs measures after announced Beijing … Hong Kong has signalled its intention to get on board Beijing's recently announced nationwide drug crackdown with a host of new measures, including a ban on designer drug methoxetamine and the setting up of an anti-smuggling task force to boost … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong Activists Denied Permit To Go To Beijing

Hong Kong Activists Denied Permit To Go To Beijing Alex Chow, Nathan Law and Eason Chung — members of a student group that played a main role in organizing massive street protests that started nearly two months ago — arrived at the Hong Kong airport greeted by dozens of well-wishers holding up … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong activists denied permit to go to Beijing

Hong Kong activists denied permit to go to Beijing Hong Kong Federation of Students leader Alex Chow, center, committee members Nathan Law, left, and Eason Chung pose for photographers before attempting to travel to Beijing, at Hong Kong International Airport Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Three students … Full News here – Read more on Fox11online.com

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Beijing Is Directing Hong Kong Strategy, Government Insiders Say

Beijing Is Directing Hong Kong Strategy, Government Insiders Say HONG KONG — On many mornings throughout the nearly three weeks of pro-democracy protests that have convulsed Hong Kong, white Toyota Coaster vans with special black license plates have set out from city government buildings here, bound for a … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong Activists Plan Trip to Beijing Saturday

Hong Kong Activists Plan Trip to Beijing Saturday Hong Kong student leaders plan to fly to Beijing Saturday to try to meet China's top officials to press their case for a greater say in choosing the territory's next leader. Eason Chung, a member of a student group that played a main role in organizing … […]

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HK students seek intermediary to arrange Beijing trip

HK students seek intermediary to arrange Beijing trip Protesters, who have occupied some of Hong Kong's most economically and politically important districts for nearly six weeks, are frustrated with the city government's inability to negotiate and are hoping to send a delegation to Beijing. "To make the … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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Hong Kong students fine-tune plan to take democracy call to Beijing

Hong Kong students fine-tune plan to take democracy call to Beijing "I think one of the ways we can solve this problem is to go to Beijing personally and have a direct dialogue with Beijing officials on this matter since the (Hong Kong) government claims that all decisions have to be passed up to the […]

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Hong Kong Democracy Protests Are Far From APEC Spotlight in Beijing

Hong Kong Democracy Protests Are Far From APEC Spotlight in Beijing Protesters holding yellow umbrellas stand in front of the China liaison office in Hong Kong on Wednesday demanding the release of people arrested in mainland China for their support to the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement. Agence … Full News here – Read more on Wall […]

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