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Vietnam threatened with loss of Hong Kong business unless order is restored

Lawmaker representing textile and garment sector says firms may withhold further investment until protests are quelled. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Stop-work order on site of historic Hakka terrace in Pak Tam Chung

A New Territories villager who demolished a 160-year-old Hakka terrace in what has been called an act of cultural vandalism has been ordered to stop work on three new houses he has started to build on the site. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Police won’t need military help to maintain order, Lai Tung-kwok says

The Hong Kong police alone can handle any incident on public order without requesting help from the People’s Liberation Army, the security minister says. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s top court quashes public order convictions of MTR protesters

The top court has unanimously overturned the public order convictions of two social activists for disrupting a government minister’s speech to protest against higher train fares. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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CP urges forum order

Commissioner of Police Andy Tsang has urged people planning to attend the Chief Executive’s district forum, or to protest outside the venue, to follow Police instructions.   Mr Tsang told reporters today Police have contacted related parties to explain the arrangements for this afternoon’s forum. He hopes people with different views follow the arrangements and […]

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Closure order for To Kwa Wan tenement granted

The Buildings Department obtained a court order to close an unsafe tenement block in To Kwa Wan on Friday, but residents and shop owners at 51 Kai Ming Street are refusing to move out. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Ex-Chinachem boss David Hui gets a gag order from judge

A judge has barred Chinachem Group’s former chief executive from disclosing or copying a list of documents, including notes and minutes from the company’s meetings, until further notice. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Activist wins fight over police order to stop dancing at rally

The lawyer for a gay rights activist says his successful appeal against a police decision to stop him and others dancing at a rally means the force can no longer misuse the law to curb demonstrations. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Cathay Pacific Revamps Freighter Order Plans

Boeing 777-200 freighters due for delivery during the period 2014-16 has been canceled, and Cathay has sold four of its converted B747-400s back to Boeing for an undisclosed fee. Set against the … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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HK keeping its house in order

Some four years after the onset of the financial tsunami, the global economy continues to face downside risks. Even here in Hong Kong, we are not yet fully out of the woods.   Negative spillover from the US and Europe is evident here in Hong Kong on a daily basis – in our rising asset […]

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Bhullar look to seal Order of Merit in Hong Kong

India’s Gaganjeet Bhullar believes he can produce another standout performance that will see him become the next Indian to win the Asian Tour Order of Merit when the UBS Hong Kong Open golf tees off … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Record number prosecuted under tough Public Order Ordinance

More protesters were prosecuted last year under the Public Order Ordinance – which carries harsher penalties than other laws commonly used in such situations – than in any year since the handover. Police laid charges under the ordinance against 45 protesters, compared with a total of 39 between 1997 and 2010. At least three cases […]

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Protesters say Public Order Ordinance restricts their rights

Police haul away yet another protester from another demonstration, ready to charge him or her with public order offences. This is Hong Kong now, but that long arm of the law stretches right back to the eve of the handover. “At that time, the Chinese government was very worried about the social order during the […]

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Shop owners defy eviction order

Shop owners who are facing eviction refused to leave a public housing block in Wong Tai Sin on Wednesday, rejecting the government’s offer of compensation as too low. Although the removal order for the block reached its deadline on Wednesday, 17 vendors in Block 22, Tung Tau Estate, were still conducting business. Some put up […]

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Occupy Hong Kong Holdouts Defy Order to Leave Despite Effort by HSBC

Occupy Hong Kong Holdouts Defy Order to Leave Despite Effort by HSBC HONG KONG — Occupy Wall Street and the movements it inspired in cities around the world last autumn have largely disappeared, brushed aside by battalions of police officers, but a handful of activists still cling to a site in the heart of Hong […]

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