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Hong Kong Is a Modern City Without a Modern Government

Hong Kong Is a Modern City Without a Modern Government On the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 21, Hong Kong student protesters demanding universal suffrage in the election for the city chief executive and the city's legislature (called "Legco") sat down with their territory's government — finally. The issue now … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong's leader warns protesters as tent city sprouts up

Hong Kong's leader warns protesters as tent city sprouts up "And no-one can direct the direction and pace of this movement. It is now a movement that has lost control." Leung also warned that there was "zero chance" that China's leaders in Beijing would change an August decision limiting democracy in Hong Kong. Full News […]

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Seeking Identity, 'Hong Kong People' Look to City, Not State

Seeking Identity, 'Hong Kong People' Look to City, Not State HONG KONG — If there is one phrase that has come to define the protests that have swept across Hong Kong in the last week and a half, appearing on handwritten billboards and T-shirts, and heard in rally speeches and on radio shows, it is […]

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Hong Kong protesters demand Leung Chun-ying resigns as city leader

Hong Kong protesters demand Leung Chun-ying resigns as city leader "You thought you can rule this place," said Alex Chow, secretary-general of the Hong Kong Federation of Students, in front of a cheering crowd late on Wednesday. "If you don't respond to the demand of the Hong Kong people, we will paralyse the … Full […]

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Hong Kong "roof-toppers" climb skyscrapers to capture the city

Hong Kong "roof-toppers" climb skyscrapers to capture the city Mr Lau said roof-topping was becoming increasingly popular in Hong Kong, but that he had little time for those who tried to replicate locations that had already been scaled. "I do not appreciate the people who only want to climb up to the roofs to snap […]

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'I don't see a good future for Hong Kong': Elderly lament loss of the city

'I don't see a good future for Hong Kong': Elderly lament loss of the city … They have seen Hong Kong transform from a city of squatter camps into a vibrant metropolis. Now in their sunset years, a group of elderly residents say they fear for the future of their home city – but differ […]

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Hong Kong likely to escape season's first super typhoon – but city will swelter

Hong Kong likely to escape season's first super typhoon – but city will swelter Observatory scientific officer Tam Yee-ting said there is "little chance" that Neoguri will hit Hong Kong as storms usually move along the edge of the subtropical ridge, which is off the coast of Japan and Taiwan. But Hong Kong will feel […]

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Hong Kong, China's Freest City, Grapples With Political Reform

Hong Kong, China's Freest City, Grapples With Political Reform HONG KONG-CHINA-DEMOCRACY Demonstrators rally against the Occupy Central movement to show their support to the Hong Kong government in Hong Kong on July 15, 2014. Hong Kong's government has unveiled its vision for electoral reform as public … Full News here – Read more on TIME

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A team at City University has developed a self-cleaning cashmere that uses

A team at City University has developed a self-cleaning cashmere that uses … The company has been dealing with researchers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Daoud's former employer, about similar technology for its clothing, but has yet to adopt it. "I think 24 hours is still too long," Siu said. "We don't have 24 […]

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A showdown looms China's most prosperous city is becoming dangerously

A showdown looms China's most prosperous city is becoming dangerously … FOR years after the return of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, China's leaders surprised the world by adhering scrupulously to Hong Kong's unusual political set-up of “one country, two systems”. Under the terms of the handover, Hong Kong was … Full News […]

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Song-dynasty relics in Kowloon City unlock one Hong Kong family's past

Song-dynasty relics in Kowloon City unlock one Hong Kong family's past For decades, members of the Chiu clan in Hong Kong have been researching their past. Many believe they are the descendants of the Song dynasty (960-1279AD) royal family, members of which are thought to have fled to Hong Kong during the dying days of … […]

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Washington dismisses talk of interference in city

Washington has rejected Beijing’s accusation that “outside forces” are interfering in Hong Kong’s political development. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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City journalists on mainland work in shadow of Tiananmen Square

Pictures of the sea of candles lighting up Victoria Park last Wednesday were splashed across newspapers around the world to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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591 City Point flats in Tsuen Wan snapped up in a day

Property sales throughout the city are likely to be boosted after the entire first batch of flats at Cheung Kong’s City Point in Tsuen Wan sold in a day, real estate agents involved in the transactions say. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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City needs innovation bureau, says think tank

Professor Ni Pengfei, director of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ centre for city and competitiveness, has joined the growing chorus calling for Hong Kong to set up an innovation and technology bureau. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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