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Chinese Tourists Shun Hong Kong, Macau; Flood Into Korea, Thailand, Japan

Chinese Tourists Shun Hong Kong, Macau; Flood Into Korea, Thailand, Japan No visitors will feel welcome if they are called locusts. The weekend before the Chinese New Year, a group of Hong Kong residents heckled mainland Chinese tourists in a local shopping mall, yelling at them to go home and waving a colonial-era flag. Full […]

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Chinese history subject loses out in new Hong Kong exams

Chinese history subject loses out in new Hong Kong exams The Diploma of Secondary Education exams, started in 2012, transformed Hong Kong's education system from the British style of seven years in secondary school – with Certificate of Education exams in year five and A-levels in year seven – to six years … Full News […]

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Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra musicians banned from rehearsals as internal

Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra musicians banned from rehearsals as internal … A meeting between disgruntled musicians and management of the city's top Chinese ensemble was called off on Monday, and the players locked out of rehearsals, as a bitter row escalated. A special committee set up by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong migrant Steven Cheung will try to become first Chinese lawmaker in

Hong Kong migrant Steven Cheung will try to become first Chinese lawmaker in … There are almost 400,000 ethnic Chinese people living in the UK, but none of them have ever been represented in mainstream politics. Steven Cheung, a 25-year-old Hong Kong migrant, hopes to change that. Cheung, who now works for a major bank […]

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Mainland Chinese baby born in Hong Kong hospital found with twin fetuses in

Mainland Chinese baby born in Hong Kong hospital found with twin fetuses in … A baby girl born to mainland parents in Hong Kong was found to be "pregnant" with two tumours in her abdomen which were later found to be the fetuses of twin babies. The girl, born in Queen Elizabeth Hospital in November […]

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Mainland Chinese migrants in Hong Kong will get right to return under proposed

Mainland Chinese migrants in Hong Kong will get right to return under proposed … The proposal comes amid concern in Hong Kong about the status of migrants, many of whom say they face discrimination, find qualifications go unrecognised or struggle amid Hong Kong's notorious wealth disparity. The issue has also stoked cross-border … Full News here […]

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Chinese President to pay state visit to UK amid Hong Kong tensions

Chinese President to pay state visit to UK amid Hong Kong tensions LONDON (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to Britain on a state visit later this year, a Foreign Office minister said on Tuesday, while fending off lawmakers' accusations that London was reluctant to confront Beijing over Hong Kong. A … Full […]

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Chinese leadership offers support for Hong Kong leader

Chinese leadership offers support for Hong Kong leader "Over the last year, you and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's government have been unafraid of challenges, have united in struggle, steadily pushed forward various projects, maintained Hong Kong's broad stability and realized new … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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Chinese Stocks in Hong Kong Climb to 2011 High on Stimulus Bets

Chinese Stocks in Hong Kong Climb to 2011 High on Stimulus Bets Gains for the MSCI Hong Kong Index were limited, as gaming companies declined on data showing Macau casino revenue for December dropped 30 percent from a year earlier. Wynn Macau Ltd. (1128) slid 3.7 percent to HK$ 21.05 and Galaxy Entertainment … Full News […]

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In Wake of Hong Kong, Chinese Leader Warns Macau

In Wake of Hong Kong, Chinese Leader Warns Macau BEIJING — President Xi Jinping urged the semiautonomous former Portuguese colony of Macau on Saturday to guard against interference by what he called hostile external forces, following the prolonged pro-democracy protests in nearby Hong Kong. Full News here – Read more on New York Times

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NGO Oxfam wants Chinese taught to Hong Kong minorities in kindergarten

NGO Oxfam wants Chinese taught to Hong Kong minorities in kindergarten And while the government is finally introducing Chinese-as-a-second-language classes in primary and secondary schools after years of pressure, there are warnings that kindergarten children will still fall behind. NGO Oxfam Hong Kong says 12,000 ethnic … Full News here – Read more on South China […]

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First woman 'master of Chinese medicine' criticises Hong Kong's attitude

First woman 'master of Chinese medicine' criticises Hong Kong's attitude The first woman to be awarded the title master of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has criticised the attitude towards the practice in Hong Kong, saying it does not receive the same appreciation as Western medicine. "Hong Kong does not value … Full News here – […]

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Typhoon Kalmaegi hits Chinese island after Hong Kong shutdown

Typhoon Kalmaegi hits Chinese island after Hong Kong shutdown In Hong Kong, authorities were removing debris and clearing a backlog of hundreds of flights that were delayed or cancelled. The government said there were 128 reports of fallen trees and that some parts of the city were flooded, with one report of a … Full […]

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Moody's Calls Chinese Decision on Hong Kong Democracy 'Credit Negative'

Moody's Calls Chinese Decision on Hong Kong Democracy 'Credit Negative' Moody's Investors Service weighed in on Hong Kong politics on Monday, calling China's National People's Congress' resolution last month curtailing democratic reforms in elections for the city's top post “credit negative.” Activists including the group … Full News here – Read more on Wall Street […]

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Some senior Chinese cadres oppose universal suffrage for Hong Kong, says

Some senior Chinese cadres oppose universal suffrage for Hong Kong, says … Some senior mainland cadres believe it would be wrong to grant Hong Kong universal suffrage unless tight restrictions are imposed and that the decision in 2007 to allow "one man, one vote" in 2017 was unwise, a local source familiar with Beijing's … […]

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