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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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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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Beijing Should Let Hong Kong 'Go Democratic First'

Beijing Should Let Hong Kong 'Go Democratic First' If mainland authorities are able to respond positively to the protesters, they can not only fulfill commitments made 17 years ago, but also realize a win-win scenario for Hong Kong and the mainland. It matters for Taipei too, for it would be strongly … Full News here […]

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Beijing Unsoothed by a Kenny G Visit

Beijing Unsoothed by a Kenny G Visit BEIJING — It seemed innocuous enough on the surface: The smooth-jazz musician Kenny G paid a surprise visit to a Hong Kong protest site on Wednesday, posing for photos with residents who are demanding the right to free elections. He shared on Twitter … Full News here – Read […]

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Democracy on Trial in Hong Kong: Expect Nothing From Beijing

Democracy on Trial in Hong Kong: Expect Nothing From Beijing Hong Kong is in the midst of its most challenging political crisis since the handover in 1997. While the initial focus was on the nature of the election for chief executive, it rapidly broadened. The nature of Hong Kong's governance has always been the … […]

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How will Beijing respond to Hong Kong protests? – Hong Kong Video

Demonstrators demand Chinese leadership accept political reform. Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Beijing to take a more active role in Hong Kong's affairs, hints Xi Jinping

Beijing to take a more active role in Hong Kong's affairs, hints Xi Jinping President Xi Jinping has reiterated that the central government's policies towards Hong Kong will remain unchanged but hinted that Beijing would play a more active role in the city's affairs. Speaking to a delegation of senior figures from the city's … […]

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Beijing shifts from indulgence to hard line on Hong Kong

Beijing shifts from indulgence to hard line on Hong Kong In his usual insensitive but not untrue way, Executive Council member Arthur Li Kwok-cheung observed that if the self-immolation of Tibetan monks wouldn't move Beijing, what makes Hong Kong pro-democracy activists think it would bat an eyelid if they … Full News here – Read […]

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Beijing could rein in Hong Kong if Occupy Central goes ahead, says mainland

Beijing could rein in Hong Kong if Occupy Central goes ahead, says mainland … Beijing could move to reduce Hong Kong's autonomy if actions such as Occupy Central go ahead, a mainland academic has warned. Professor Zhang Dinghuai, deputy director at Shenzhen University's Centre for Basic Laws of Hong Kong and Macau, said … Full News […]

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