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Lawmakers Pelt Hong Kong Chief Amid Democracy Demands

Lawmakers Pelt Hong Kong Chief Amid Democracy Demands Political tensions continued to mount in Hong Kong on Thursday as lawmakers threw objects at chief executive C.Y. Leung amid growing calls for his resignation, while commentaries in China's state media struck an ominous note following Tuesday's mass … Full News here – Read more on Radio Free […]

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Former Chief of JPMorgan's China Unit Is Arrested

Former Chief of JPMorgan's China Unit Is Arrested Updated, 7:52 p.m. | The former head of investment banking in China at JPMorgan Chase has been arrested by Hong Kong's anticorruption agency, a Chinese news report and a person briefed on the matter said on Wednesday, possibly opening a significant … Full News here – Read more […]

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Welfare chief urges policy approval

Secretary for Labour & Welfare Matthew Cheung has urged legislators to stop filibustering, saying major welfare policy is awaiting Legislative Council endorsement. ? Addressing the media after … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Welfare chief urges policy approval

Secretary for Labour & Welfare Matthew Cheung has urged legislators to stop filibustering, saying major welfare policy is awaiting Legislative Council endorsement.   Addressing the media after attending a radio programme today, Mr Cheung said the Low-income Working Family Allowance is an important policy tool by the Government to help the working poor.   He […]

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Lavish spending of the former chief secretary Rafael Hui detailed by prosecutor

Former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan lived an “extravagant” and “lavish” lifestyle that cost him up to 10 times his income, the High Court was told yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Occupy Central pleases no one with decision to widen ballot on chief executive vote reforms

Occupy Central organiser Benny Tai Yiu-ting said last month he and fellow activists would not change or add questions to the ballot being held this month to determine the public’s preference for electoral reform. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Transport chief to visit Europe

Secretary for Transport & Housing Prof Anthony Cheung  will lead a Hong Kong Maritime Industry Council delegation to Europe today to promote Hong Kong’s maritime services.   The group will attend Posidonia 2014, an international maritime exhibition in Athens, on June 2, and Prof Cheung will officiate at the Hong Kong Pavilion’s opening at the […]

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Let’s do a deal, FTU chief tells pan-dems

A leading Beijing-loyalist politician has suggested a cross-party coalition could help reach a deal on the highly charged issue of electoral reform. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Colliers International Appoints Paul Baxter as Chief Operating Officer for Asia

HONG KONG, CHINA–(Marketwired – May 29, 2014) – Colliers International announces that Paul Baxter will take the role of Chief Operating Officer, Asia as of 2 June, 2014. This strategic appointment … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Police chief Andy Tsang denies political pressure over Occupy Central

The police chief has rejected claims of “political interference” over the force’s attitude to Occupy Central’s planned civil disobedience protest. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Government officials told to raise their profiles after Legco chief can’t identify undersecretary

Government officials need to raise their profiles, lawmakers said, after the Legislative Council president was left stumped by the identity of the administration’s representative at a meeting. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Bun protest not intended to hurt chief executive, maverick lawmaker says

A lawmaker who yesterday took part in a protest that disrupted Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s question-and-answer session said his eviction from Legco was unfair. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Education chief learns from Finland

Secretary for Education Eddie Ng has met educators and visited institutes in Finland to learn about the country’s practices and development plans as a leader in education.   Finland’s Ministry of Education & Culture Permanent Secretary Anita Lehikoinen briefed him on the country’s education policies and strategies. Mr Ng also met Helsinki Mayor Jussi Pajunen, […]

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Bun fight in Legco as chief excutive warns of action against Occupy Central campaign

The Chief Executive’s question-and-answer session was adjourned on Thursday after radical lawmakers went on the attack,  one throwing a bun at him and another refusing to leave the  chamber after being ordered out. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Education chief builds ties in Brussels

Secretary for Education Eddie Ng has met with senior officials in Belgium to strengthen Hong Kong’s education ties with European Union member states.   In Brussels yesterday, Mr Ng met with the European Commission’s Director-General for Education & Culture Jan Truszczyński and other senior officials to discuss education issues and co-operation opportunities.   Mr Ng […]

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