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Laws may not ease Hong Kong-mainland China tensions: anti-discrimination chief

Laws may not ease Hong Kong-mainland China tensions: anti-discrimination chief Legislation may not be the best way to resolve prejudice and alleviate tensions against mainland-based parallel-goods traders, the chief of the discrimination watchdog has told lawmakers. Discrimination against mainlanders had escalated since last … Full News here – Read more on South China Morning Post […]

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Hong Kong's Liberal Party pushes for 2017 chief executive vote plan

Hong Kong's Liberal Party pushes for 2017 chief executive vote plan Chung, whose pro-government party suggested the "civil recommendation" mechanism on Friday, was speaking in Beijing on Wednesday after a meeting with Wang Guangya , director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO). Full News here – Read more on South […]

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China parliament chief says Hong Kong decision correct

China parliament chief says Hong Kong decision correct "This has important meaning for fully effecting 'one country, two systems', 'Hong Kong people ruling themselves', the policy of a high degree of autonomy … and promoting the gradual development of democracy and the smooth carrying out of the 2017 … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong security chief blasts anti-mainlander protests after suspected

Hong Kong security chief blasts anti-mainlander protests after suspected … Hong Kong's security secretary and politicians on opposing sides joined in criticising the rallies against mainland-based parallel-goods traders that turned violent on Sunday, with the secretary condemning protesters' behaviour "in the strongest terms". Full News here – Read more on South China Morning Post (subscription)

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Swiss account intended to 'protect' HSBC chief from Hong Kong staff

Swiss account intended to 'protect' HSBC chief from Hong Kong staff HSBC Holdings chief executive Stuart Gulliver painted recent revelations that he held his Hong Kong bonuses in a Swiss account via a Panamanian company as a matter of privacy. In the latest of a string of leaked data on the bank's Swiss unit, British … […]

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IT bureau helps diversify Hong Kong's economy: chief executive

IT bureau helps diversify Hong Kong's economy: chief executive Addressing the Joint Business Community Luncheon held by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, Leung said, although facing short term and long term challenges, Hong Kong's economy by and large has been doing well, and a robust economy … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong securities watchdog deputy chief executive Lam to retire

Hong Kong securities watchdog deputy chief executive Lam to retire HONG KONG Feb 6 (Reuters) – The Hong Kong securities watchdog said on Friday its deputy chief executive Alexa Lam would retire at the end of February, and will be succeeded by Under Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Julia Leung. Lam … Full News […]

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Hong Kong governors and chief executives take different approaches on student

Hong Kong governors and chief executives take different approaches on student … The magazine is the official publication of the University of Hong Kong Students' Union, which funds it. Its management and editorial direction became independent in the late '60s and its editor-in-chief and two deputies have been elected by students … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying in U-turn on pay freeze

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying in U-turn on pay freeze Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying made a U-turn on a promise to freeze his own pay and that of his cabinet ministers, after the government announced late last night a return to levels approved in 2002 by the Legislative Council. The move means Leung's … Full […]

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Hong Kong's Chief Proves 'Safe Hands' for China as Protests End

Hong Kong's Chief Proves 'Safe Hands' for China as Protests End Leung, 60, enforced the hard line from Beijing as demonstrators took to the streets in a call for a more open election of Hong Kong's leader. After missteps such as using tear gas that turned public opinion against him, he played a waiting game […]

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Hong Kong's chief executive snubs UK committee probe into Joint Declaration

Hong Kong's chief executive snubs UK committee probe into Joint Declaration Richard Ottaway, chairman of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee – whose visit to Hong Kong was banned by Beijing – said in an interview with the South China Morning Post that his committee invited Leung and other Hong Kong officials … Full News […]

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'Occupy is over': Hong Kong chief executive announces end to protests as

'Occupy is over': Hong Kong chief executive announces end to protests as … Hong Kong's leader declared an end to 78 days of mass protests by pro-democracy demonstrators after police today cleared the last major camp and arrested 20 peaceful protesters. “With the completion of the clearance work in the occupation site in … Full News […]

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Hong Kong's Chief Executive Accuses 'External Forces' of Aiding Protests

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Accuses 'External Forces' of Aiding Protests HONG KONG-CHINA-POLITICS-DEMOCRACY-LEUNG Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying answers questions during a press conference in Hong Kong on October 16, 2014. PHILIPPE LOPEZ—AFP/Getty Images … Full News here – Read more on TIME

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Behind a Gate, Hong Kong Chief Tries to Make a Deal With Protesters

Behind a Gate, Hong Kong Chief Tries to Make a Deal With Protesters HONG KONG—The man who governs Asia's most important financial center spends most of his time these days holed up in his official residence—a former British governor's mansion—with stewards catering to him as he tries to negotiate an end to protests … Full News […]

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British Parliament set to debate Hong Kong and chief executive election

British Parliament set to debate Hong Kong and chief executive election British lawmakers are planning special parliamentary debates on Hong Kong's political development in the lower and upper houses of Parliament, the South China Morning Post has learned. Sources familiar with parliamentary procedure said each debate … Full News here – Read more on South China […]

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