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First Occupy site cleared as angry Hong Kong protesters stand watch

First Occupy site cleared as angry Hong Kong protesters stand watch Hong Kong bailiffs tasked to enforce a court order against a key protest camp have successfully torn down barricades at an intersection in Mong Kok, after a tense face-off with pro-democracy demonstrators. The 20-man "removal team" cleared the juction … Full News here – […]

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Carrie Fisher, in Hong Kong for charity ball, revels in Star Wars legacy

Carrie Fisher, in Hong Kong for charity ball, revels in Star Wars legacy Carrie Fisher played Princess Leia in the early Star Wars films.Attempting to tease information out of Carrie Fisher about the new Star Wars film was always going to be tough. But during a visit to Hong Kong to raise funds for local […]

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After 2 Months, Hong Kong Residents Want Protesters To Head Home

After 2 Months, Hong Kong Residents Want Protesters To Head Home "I think they should leave, because it's been two months," says Wisdom Cheng after picking up his associate's degree last week at a graduation ceremony at City University of Hong Kong. "The government still didn't reply," adds Cheng, who participated … Full News here […]

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Shanghai and Hong Kong Markets Lift Asian Shares

Shanghai and Hong Kong Markets Lift Asian Shares Stocks in Hong Kong and Shanghai climbed Monday and helped lift other Asian bourses after Beijing's surprise interest-rate cut bolstered optimism over the outlook for the world's second-biggest economy. Hong Kong's benchmark index jumped 2%, the … Full News here – Read more on Wall Street Journal

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Riots, Unrest, and the Umbrella Movement: Hong Kong Rising – Hong Kong Video

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News In 1997, the longtime British colony of Hong Kong was handed over to China with the underst…

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Hong Kong journalists blacklisted by Philippines after questioning Aquino at

Hong Kong journalists blacklisted by Philippines after questioning Aquino at … The Hong Kong Journalists Association described the alleged blacklist as "very unwise and uncivilised", saying the authorities were apparently retaliating against the journalists who covered Apec. In that incident, they were hauled away and had their … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong Moves to Refashion Itself as a Global Hub of Creativity

Hong Kong Moves to Refashion Itself as a Global Hub of Creativity HONG KONG — When Candace Campos moved from the United States to Hong Kong six years ago, she encountered few hurdles to opening her own interior design company. She started small, transforming her 750-square-foot home from a gutted … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong's Turmoil Sidelines Jeweler

Hong Kong's Turmoil Sidelines Jeweler The jeweler, based in Hong Kong, shut as many as one-third of its stores during the height of the protests and recently said that October same-store sales in Hong Kong fell 24% compared with a year earlier. When the company reports half-year earnings … Full News here – Read more […]

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China says Hong Kong economy will be hit by protests

China says Hong Kong economy will be hit by protests BEIJING (Reuters) – Hong Kong's economy will be affected in coming months by pro-democracy demonstrations that have occupied parts of the city for nearly two months, a spokesman for China's Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday. Shen Danyang, the … Full News here – Read more […]

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Pack mentality key if Hong Kong are ever to reach a World Cup

Pack mentality key if Hong Kong are ever to reach a World Cup It is not surprising, considering the majority of the backline are fully professional, training at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, while most of the forwards – except Nick Hewson (who sat out the second test through injury) and Jack Capon (who came […]

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Hong Kong clears part of protest site – with help of protesters

Hong Kong clears part of protest site – with help of protesters HONG KONG Nov 18 (Reuters) – Hong Kong on Tuesday cleared part of a protest camp in the heart of the city that has been occupied by pro-democracy demonstrators for nearly two months, leaving most of the main protest site intact. About 30 […]

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2 Worlds of Hong Kong, and a Fatal Intersection

2 Worlds of Hong Kong, and a Fatal Intersection HONG KONG — The banker, Rurik George Caton Jutting, a Cambridge graduate, came from London in 2013, one of thousands of expatriates who arrive in Hong Kong every year to pursue jobs in banking and burnish their résumés with Asia experience. Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong Protests at a Crossroads

Hong Kong Protests at a Crossroads The fate of the Hong Kong protests is at a crossroads. A new public opinion survey indicates 83 percent of people say pro-democracy protesters should end their street demonstrations. Even the movement's founders have suggested protesters find other … Full News here – Read more on Voice of America

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Protecting the Students of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement | China Uncensored – Hong Kong Video

People have come from around the world to Hong Kong for one purpose – protect the students of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement. Some have even quit their jobs t… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Christie's Hong Kong Evening Sale of Asian Art Draws $82 Million

Christie's Hong Kong Evening Sale of Asian Art Draws Million HONG KONG—Buyers snapped up works by Japanese and Southeast Asian artists at Christie's evening sale in Hong Kong on Saturday, totaling 635 million Hong Kong dollars (US$ 82 million), the auction house's second-highest total in the city for Asian 20th … Full News here – Read […]

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