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Protesters must abandon fantasy of a 'Hong Kong race' free from the mainland

Protesters must abandon fantasy of a 'Hong Kong race' free from the mainland Since 1997, Beijing has been nothing but extraordinarily helpful to Hong Kong whenever the latter's economy is in trouble, and extraordinarily tolerant in allowing protests unimaginable on the mainland to thrive in Hong Kong. For a country of 1.3 … Full News […]

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Mainland sex workers in Hong Kong seek money, travel and tend to be married

Mainland sex workers in Hong Kong seek money, travel and tend to be married … In Hong Kong, most women arrested for vice-related offences are from the mainland; 96 per cent of those arrested for sex work between 2010 and last year were from there, police figures show. While working as a prostitute is legal […]

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Hong Kong protesters denied entry into mainland China

Hong Kong protesters denied entry into mainland China A growing number of people in Hong Kong who have taken part in the city's recent pro-democracy protests aresuddenly finding themselves denied entry into China. The action hasshocked many and sparked widespread belief that Chinese authorities have … Full News here – Read more on The Guardian

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Hong Kong shares close down but China shares up on mainland rally

Hong Kong shares close down but China shares up on mainland rally Among the most actively traded stocks on Hong Kong's main board were CCT Land Holdings, unchanged at HK$ 0.02 South East Group, up 28.4 percent to HK$ 0.29 and Bank Of China, up 3.6 percent to HK$ 4.00. Chinese investment flowing from Shanghai … […]

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Hong Kong shares close down but China shares up on mainland rally

Hong Kong shares close down but China shares up on mainland rally Among the most actively traded stocks on Hong Kong's main board were CCT Land Holdings, unchanged at HK$ 0.02 South East Group, up 28.4 percent to HK$ 0.29 and Bank Of China, up 3.6 percent to HK$ 4.00. Chinese investment flowing from Shanghai … […]

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Mainland investors to sit out first dance on Hong Kong stock connect

Mainland investors to sit out first dance on Hong Kong stock connect The percentage of those with the means to trade is much lower; Beijing set an asset requirement for mainland investors into Hong Kong at 500 thousand yuan ($ 81,628) in securities and cash deposits, while the China Household Finance Survey published in … Full […]

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Hong Kong gap with Mainland wider than imagined

Hong Kong gap with Mainland wider than imagined The Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong is not only proving more durable than anyone imagined. It is uncovering all kinds of aspects of both mainland and local politics and attitudes that have long lain buried under platitudes and wishful thinking. Full News here – Read more […]

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Beijing could rein in Hong Kong if Occupy Central goes ahead, says mainland

Beijing could rein in Hong Kong if Occupy Central goes ahead, says mainland … Beijing could move to reduce Hong Kong's autonomy if actions such as Occupy Central go ahead, a mainland academic has warned. Professor Zhang Dinghuai, deputy director at Shenzhen University's Centre for Basic Laws of Hong Kong and Macau, said … Full News […]

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Urban Outfitters To Debut In Hong Kong; Mainland China Likely To Be Next Stop

Urban Outfitters To Debut In Hong Kong; Mainland China Likely To Be Next Stop A recent note published in the South China Morning Post reported that the American clothing chain is planning to open its first Asian retail store in Hong Kong later this month. Although Urban Outfitters entered Asia through a partnership with World […]

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Beijing could rein in Hong Kong if Occupy Central goes ahead, says mainland

Beijing could rein in Hong Kong if Occupy Central goes ahead, says mainland … Beijing could move to reduce Hong Kong's autonomy if actions such as Occupy Central go ahead, a mainland academic has warned. Professor Zhang Dinghuai, deputy director at Shenzhen University's Centre for Basic Laws of Hong Kong and Macau, said … Full News […]

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Hong Kong election rules could be here to stay, says top mainland official Li Fei

Hong Kong election rules could be here to stay, says top mainland official Li Fei Beijing's conservative framework for Hong Kong's universal suffrage in 2017 could apply to elections beyond that year even if it is vetoed by local lawmakers, a mainland official has said in a warning that deepens pan-democrats' desperation. Li Fei's … […]

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Hong Kong must find a way to resolve dilemma of mainland visitor numbers

Hong Kong must find a way to resolve dilemma of mainland visitor numbers Recent figures show that Hong Kong's economy slowed in the second quarter of the year. Analysts say a marked drop in mainland visitors' spending on luxury goods is part of the reason. Representatives of the retail sector have expressed concern about … […]

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Lifeguards in Hong Kong strike over influx of mainland tourists to pools and

Lifeguards in Hong Kong strike over influx of mainland tourists to pools and … Alex Kwok Siu-kit, vice-chairman of the Hong Kong and Kowloon Lifeguards' Union, yesterday said the number of lifeguards in the city was cut from 2,400 to 1,580 in 2004. The number went up to 1,900 recently, he said. "There are about […]

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Hong Kong races to complete gateway to mainland stock market

Hong Kong races to complete gateway to mainland stock market The Hong Kong and Chinese governments agreed in April to allow international investors to trade Shanghai 'A' shares via the Hong Kong stock exchange while mainland investors will be able to trade Hong Kong 'H' shares via the Shanghai Stock Exchange, … Full News here – […]

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Mainland tourists' satisfaction with Hong Kong hits four-year record, study finds

Mainland tourists' satisfaction with Hong Kong hits four-year record, study finds Japanese and Korean tourists were used to good transport links and high-end shops and would expect the same in Hong Kong, he said. The language barrier could also be a problem. Mainlanders, meanwhile, were likely to stay in cheap hotels and spend … Full News […]

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