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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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China vs. Hong Kong: Students strike foe democracy, call for direct election of city’s Chief Executi – Hong Kong Video

Thousands of students in Hong Kong started a week-long strike to defend democracy and fight for universal suffrage. More than 13000 students from 25 universities, wearing white tops, turned…

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China's Hong Kong chief says remarks to lawmakers were misrepresented in

China's Hong Kong chief says remarks to lawmakers were misrepresented in … Zhang said in the statement on Friday night that his intended meaning was that Beijing had already shown "great political inclusiveness" in allowing some democrat lawmakers to run for legislative office in Hong Kong. He said media reports of the … Full News […]

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China's Hong Kong chief says remarks to lawmakers were misrepresented in

China's Hong Kong chief says remarks to lawmakers were misrepresented in … Zhang said in the statement on Friday night that his intended meaning was that Beijing had already shown "great political inclusiveness" in allowing some democrat lawmakers to run for legislative office in Hong Kong. He said media reports of the … Full News […]

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Hong Kong: China Rules Out Open Election For City's Chief Executive In 2017

Hong Kong: China Rules Out Open Election For City's Chief Executive In 2017 Police officers carry barriers outside Hong Kong government offices as they prepare for a protest by democracy activists in Hong Kong on August 31, 2014. The top committee of China's legislature is expected to announce its decision on political reform … Full […]

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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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