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Kwok brothers' corruption case overshadows birthday plans of Hong Kong

Kwok brothers' corruption case overshadows birthday plans of Hong Kong … Kwong's second son, SHKP co-chairman Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong, was convicted on Friday for his part in the scandal involving former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan, the highest-ranking former Hong Kong official ever to be found guilty of corruption. Full News here – Read more […]

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Opinion: Is Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Movement' dead and buried?

Opinion: Is Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Movement' dead and buried? Hong Kong (CNN) — "We'll be back" banners and posters proclaimed on the 75th and final day of the pro-democracy protests that have upended Hong Kong. Whether that's a threat or a wan hope depends on who you ask right now. The students that formed … Full […]

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Hong Kong unbeaten on day one of Asian junior sevens finale

Hong Kong unbeaten on day one of Asian junior sevens finale Hong Kong opened their campaign with a convincing 34-0 victory over China before being made to work by South Korea in their second match of the seven-team round-robin competition. Hong Kong's Jason Jeyam skips away from China's defence. Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong's days of mega IPOs are behind it as deal sizes shrink

Hong Kong's days of mega IPOs are behind it as deal sizes shrink Hong Kong's three-year run of growth in the city's listings market will switch into reverse gear next year, reports say, as deal sizes get smaller. Professional services firms EY and KPMG forecast that Hong Kong's main board and the Growth Enterprise … […]

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Hong Kong shares close up, buoyed by US optimism

Hong Kong shares close up, buoyed by US optimism It was also typical for market sentiment to have a positive tone towards the year-end, said Ben Kwong, head of research and director of KGI Asia in Hong Kong. The Hang Seng index rose 1.3 percent, to 23,116.63 points, while the China Enterprises Index … Full News […]

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China's crackdown in Hong Kong may fuel a long-term democracy movement

China's crackdown in Hong Kong may fuel a long-term democracy movement CHINA'S COMMUNIST authorities are nothing if not predictable. With a high-profile international summit hosted by President Xi Jinping this month behind them, they are ready for authorities in Hong Kong to crack down on a pro-democracy protest movement. Full News here – Read more […]

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Protests paralyze Hong Kong – Hong Kong Video

Maggie Lake speaks with Ivan Watson live from the heart of the Hong Kong democracy protests. More from CNN at http://www.cnn.com/ To license this and other C… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Should the UK monitor Hong Kong's governance?

Should the UK monitor Hong Kong's governance? Hong Kong island was ceded to Britain in 1842 at the end of the first Opium War while Kowloon and the New Territories were either perpetually leased after the Second Opium War or, by an 1898 treaty, given in a 99-year lease to UK. With the approaching … Full […]

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Hong Kong's chief executive snubs UK committee probe into Joint Declaration

Hong Kong's chief executive snubs UK committee probe into Joint Declaration Richard Ottaway, chairman of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee – whose visit to Hong Kong was banned by Beijing – said in an interview with the South China Morning Post that his committee invited Leung and other Hong Kong officials … Full News […]

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Hong Kong Swimming Seeking New National Team Head Coach

Hong Kong Swimming Seeking New National Team Head Coach Hong Kong's women's team took bronze medals in the 400 and 800 free relays, and the 400 medley relay at the 2014 Asian Games: the country's major championship of the year. That gives them an important claim as the third-best women's program on the … Full News […]

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China Says It Will Deny British Parliament Members Entry to Hong Kong

China Says It Will Deny British Parliament Members Entry to Hong Kong BEIJING — China has said it will deny a group of British members of Parliament entry into Hong Kong after the lawmakers signaled they were going to look into the handling of the pro-democracy protests there, the chairman of the group said. Richard […]

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In Hong Kong, trams offer a ride like no others

In Hong Kong, trams offer a ride like no others At Rumsey Street and Des Voeux Road, two middle-aged women step into the hot-pink double-decker tram, gripping large black plastic bags filled with pungent dried cod and shrimp. Several men in bespoke suits, one carrying a sleek Armani briefcase, board … Full News here – Read […]

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Brand Hong Kong could benefit from Umbrella Movement

Brand Hong Kong could benefit from Umbrella Movement There was indeed some disruption but the Hong Kong that lived through traumatic events such as the 1960s Cultural Revolution, the 1980s stock market panic and the SARS crisis, is no stranger to even greater disruption. The government draws no lessons … Full News here – Read more […]

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Complaints to Hong Kong graft buster ICAC drop for third year

Complaints to Hong Kong graft buster ICAC drop for third year Complaints filed to the city's graft buster have fallen for the third consecutive year, the agency revealed today. Holding its round-up media conference before year end, and one month earlier than usual, the Independent Commission Against Corruption … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong's Protests Are Over—for Now

Hong Kong's Protests Are Over—for Now In tactical terms, the protests' conclusion is a clear victory for the Chinese government, which has stood behind Hong Kong authorities. Student leaders—including the precocious 17-year-old Joshua Wong, who appeared on the cover of Time—wanted … Full News here – Read more on The Atlantic

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