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Swatch Group voices concerns over uncertain Hong Kong outlook

Swatch Group voices concerns over uncertain Hong Kong outlook Hong Kong accounted for nearly 20 per cent of total Swiss watch exports in the first half, worth about 2 billion Swiss francs (HK$ 17.2 billion). Last year, Swatch's sales to Hong Kong, the mainland, Macau and Taiwan totalled 3.2 billion francs, 38 per … Full […]

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Hong Kong's Rex Tso in fifth-round TKO over Indonesia's John Bajawa

Hong Kong's Rex Tso in fifth-round TKO over Indonesia's John Bajawa Hong Kong's unbeaten Rex Tso Sing-yu returned to the ring as though he was never injured, pounding his latest victim into submission at last night's Champions of Gold. Tso had been nursing severely bruised hands and an injured nose only four weeks ago … Full […]

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China lodges protest with Britain over Hong Kong affairs

China lodges protest with Britain over Hong Kong affairs BEIJING, July 16 (Xinhua) — China on Wednesday lodged solemn protests with Britain over the meetings between high-ranking British officials and the Hong Kong opposition. "What Britain has done is interference in China's internal affairs. China … Full News here – Read more on Xinhua

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Hong Kong financial planners barred from World Cup semi-final over 'fake' tickets

Hong Kong financial planners barred from World Cup semi-final over 'fake' tickets Four financial planners on an incentive trip to the soccer World Cup in Brazil were refused entry to the Netherlands-Argentina match after being told that their tickets were fakes. The four were awarded the trip by employer Convoy Financial Services … Full News […]

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Hong Kong's financial hub braces for possible shutdown over democracy protest

Hong Kong's financial hub braces for possible shutdown over democracy protest Multinational companies and financial institutions in Hong Kong are drawing up emergency plans in the event of a partial shutdown of the financial hub's business district this summer due to a planned pro-democracy protest. Activists have threatened to … Full News here – Read […]

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Q. and A.: Michael C. Davis on the Battle Over Hong Kong's Future

Q. and A.: Michael C. Davis on the Battle Over Hong Kong's Future Hong Kong is undergoing deepening tensions over its political future as a self-governed territory under Chinese sovereignty. Democratic activists have demanded that residents win the right to elect Hong Kong's top leader, called the chief executive … Full News here – Read […]

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It's time to set idealistic pieties aside over Hong Kong's universal suffrage

It's time to set idealistic pieties aside over Hong Kong's universal suffrage A survey finds 54 per cent of Hong Kong people want "one person, one vote" even if the candidate nomination process is not one they are happy with. That should not surprise anyone. Most of us are practical people who understand the way […]

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Activists arrested over storming of Legco

Wong Yeung-tat and Dickson Cheung Hon-yin arrested after demonstration against government’s plan for northeastern New Territories. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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China Releases White Paper Strengthening Authority Over Hong Kong

Demonstrators shout slogans, holding a large reproduction of Beijing's white paper, as they march toward Beijing's representative office in Hong Kong on June 11. China released a white … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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'Flash mob' of 1600 papier mache pandas takes over Hong Kong airport

'Flash mob' of 1600 papier mache pandas takes over Hong Kong airport HONG KONG (AFP) — An army of papier mache pandas swarmed the arrivals area at the Hong Kong airport Monday as part of a charity campaign to promote conservation of the endangered bears. The display of 1,600 papier mache pandas was the first […]

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Confusion over gay unions at consulates

Confusion is reigning over whether same-sex couples can be wed at the British consulate, after the Hong Kong government appeared to distance itself from claims that it objected to the conduct of such unions. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Beijing reasserts its total control over Hong Kong in white paper

City has become ‘rife’ with ‘wrong views’ due to misunderstanding of ‘one country, two systems’, mainland cabinet writes, warning of ‘outside forces’ trying to interfere in China. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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British passport holders demand compensation over renewal delay

Hong Kong residents who hold British passports are demanding compensation after waiting as long as four months to renew their travel documents. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Protesters storm Legco over northeastern New Territories plan

Dozens of opponents of the government’s development plan for the northeastern New Territories breached security cordons and stormed the legislative building in Admiralty yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Tiananmen anniversary has Hong Kong agonizing over its future

Tiananmen anniversary has Hong Kong agonizing over its future HONG KONG — Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents will gather at Victoria Park on Wednesday, as they do every June 4, for a candlelight vigil to honor those killed in 1989 at Tiananmen Square. It's an annual ritual of defiance against Beijing, and … […]

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