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Beijing's point man on Hong Kong has a history of cracking down on protesters

Beijing's point man on Hong Kong has a history of cracking down on protesters HONG KONG—An unassuming, bespectacled 67-year-old Chinese official who studied economics in North Korea and has been blamed for a violent crackdown on protesting Chinese villagers may determine the future of democracy in Hong Kong. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong's leader to protesters: China won't back down Hong Kong protesters

Hong Kong's leader to protesters: China won't back down Hong Kong protesters … Hong Kong (CNN) — Thousands of demonstrators bracing for the possibility of a police crackdown stood their ground in the heart of Hong Kong on Tuesday. Protesters had masks, protective goggles and plastic raincoats on hand as they camped out on the … […]

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Hong Kong's democracy in peril as China clamps down

Hong Kong's democracy in peril as China clamps down BEIJING — China's top legislative body on Sunday struck a blow to democracy advocates in Hong Kong, ruling that Beijing can effectively veto candidates it deems undesirable from seeking the region's top leadership job in a 2017 election. The move … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong main share index ends flat, weighed down by casinos

Hong Kong main share index ends flat, weighed down by casinos The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong also ended flat. Macau casinos extended losses in the afternoon, with Galaxy Entertainment Group and Sands China both down about 3 percent. Gambling revenue in the … Full News here – Read […]

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Weak July lending data pulls down China, Hong Kong share indexes

Weak July lending data pulls down China, Hong Kong share indexes By Grace Li. HONG KONG, Aug 13 (Reuters) – China and Hong Kong shares reversed gains and slipped into the red on Wednesday, after central bank data showed Chinese banks lent far less money than expected in July while money supply growth eased. Full […]

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Hong Kong Refuses to Back Down | China Uncensored – Hong Kong Video

Taking to the streets and singing from Les Miserables, hundreds of thousands of Hong Kongers protest on the anniversary of the July 1 handover of Hong Kong t… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Hong Kong, China shares regain a little ground, state energy firms down

Hong Kong, China shares regain a little ground, state energy firms down HONG KONG, June 24 (Reuters) – Hong Kong shares early on Tuesday clawed back some of the previous session's big losses, while China's onshore markets also edged up in choppy morning trade. Gains in Hong Kong were capped largely by losses in … Full […]

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Hong Kong stocks down 0.80 at open

Hong Kong stocks have opened 0.80 per cent lower following a sell-off on Wall Street that broke a recent run of records for the Dow. The benchmark Hang Seng Index slipped 186.32 points to 23,070.97 … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Retail sales down 9.8%

The total retail sales value in April, provisionally estimated at $ 38.8 billion, fell 9.8% year-on-year, the Census & Statistics Department announces.   The department said the revised estimate in March dropped 1.5% year-on-year. For the first four months, total retail sales rose 0.7% over a year earlier.   After netting out the effect of […]

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Total exports value down 1.6

Hong Kong's total exports value fell 1.6% year-on-year in April to $ 285.7 billion, while goods imports value grew 2.4% to $ 341 billion, the Census & Statistics Department says. ? The … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Transport complaints down 16.4%

The Transport Complaints Unit received 5,424 complaints and suggestions in the first quarter of 2014, down 16.4% on the previous quarter.   Most were related to public transport services (91%), followed by enforcement matters (6%) and traffic conditions (1%).   Public transport services cases dropped 16.8% to 4,940, while those on traffic conditions dropped from […]

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Talks between Cathay Pacific pilots and airline break down

Hong Kong passengers could have their summer holiday flights disrupted after protracted pay talks between Cathay Pacific and its pilots broke down. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Welfare cases down 0.3%

The overall Comprehensive Social Security Assistance caseload in April dropped to 258,649, down 0.3% on March, the Social Welfare Department announced today.   Low-earnings cases fell 1% to 8,529, and unemployment cases fell 1.3%, to 20,264.   Ill-health and old-age cases both dropped 0.2%, to 25,052 and 150,840.   Permanent-disability cases fell 0.1%, to 18,352.   […]

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Record year for tax intake – but stamp duty down

The government collected HK$ 243.5 billion in tax in the 2013-14 fiscal year, breaking the previous year’s record, but the revenue chief predicts intake will drop slightly in the current year. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Exchange Fund assets down $12.7b

The Exchange Fund’s total assets dropped to $ 3.0042 trillion in March, down $ 12.7 billion on February, the Monetary Authority announced today.   Foreign currency assets decreased by $ 1 billion and Hong Kong dollar assets fell $ 11.7 billion.   The Monetary Base decreased $ 2.1 billion to $ 1.2557 trillion.   Backing […]

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