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Hong Kong's split over what constitutes our Lion Rock spirit

Hong Kong's split over what constitutes our Lion Rock spirit It has been almost two years since Professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting first mooted the idea of mobilising 10,000 followers to occupy the central business district to put pressure on Beijing to grant Hong Kong democracy. If Tai's "civil disobedience" project … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong protest leaders say will try to win over disapproving public, but

Hong Kong protest leaders say will try to win over disapproving public, but … Hong Kong's student protesters may switch tactics in their continued fight for democracy by trying to win over the hearts and minds of citizens who so far have disagreed with the Occupy movement, said Scholarism convenor Joshua Wong Chi-fung. Speaking … Full […]

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HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested over democracy protest, quits tabloid

HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested over democracy protest, quits tabloid Hong Kong police arrested nearly 250 activists on Thursday and cleared most of the main protest site near the Central business district, marking an end to more than two months of street demonstrations in the Chinese-controlled city. Public broadcaster … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong student leader considering suing police over arrest, says lawyer

Hong Kong student leader considering suing police over arrest, says lawyer A 18-year-old pro-democracy leader is considering legal action against Hong Kong police, his lawyer said, after officers allegedly struck him and targeted his groin during his arrest on Wednesday. Joshua Wong was bailed on Thursday on condition he did … Full News here – […]

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Google sued by Hong Kong-based banker over extreme internet trolling

Google sued by Hong Kong-based banker over extreme internet trolling Google has agreed to a settlement with a Hong Kong-based businessman who sued the search engine firm over defamatory internet posts that were circulated across some 3,600 websites. Daniel Hegglin, a former Morgan Stanley banker, went to Britain's … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong families split over support for Occupy Central protest

Hong Kong families split over support for Occupy Central protest "My parents said students shouldn't take part in what the Hong Kong Federation of Students has organised, but instead, focus on their studies," said the 16-year-old, who has been out on the streets since the first day of the university class boycott on … Full News […]

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Occupy Central marshals keep an eye over Hong Kong's democracy protesters

Occupy Central marshals keep an eye over Hong Kong's democracy protesters When Hong Kong police fired the first round of tear gas at pro-democracy protesters on September 28, the head of Occupy Central's marshal team, Alex Kwok Siu-kit, was not panicked. Kwok, a seasoned unionist for more than a decade, had already tasted … Full News […]

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British Banker Arrested Over American Psycho Style Murders In Hong Kong

British Banker Arrested Over American Psycho Style Murders In Hong Kong British Banker Arrested Over American Psycho Style Murders In Hong Kong. Two women gruesomely killed, found in apartment of ex-Bank of America Merrill Lynch employee. 10:52 | 11/03/2014. Related Links: Watch: Investment Banker Charged in … Full News here – Read more on ABC News

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Hong Kong protesters plan spot referendum over government talks

Hong Kong protesters plan spot referendum over government talks Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum on Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest camps. The three main groups behind the demonstrations said on Thursday … Full News here – […]

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Amid Clamor Over Democracy, Hong Kong's Tycoons Keep Silent

Amid Clamor Over Democracy, Hong Kong's Tycoons Keep Silent HONG KONG — The two events a month ago could scarcely have been more different: As this city's wealthiest tycoons, impeccably tailored, gathered in an opulent hall in Beijing to meet with President Xi Jinping of China, thousands of scruffy university … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong Protests: Man Arrested Over Alleged Online Messages

Hong Kong Protests: Man Arrested Over Alleged Online Messages HONG KONG—A man was arrested for allegedly posting messages online that urged people to gather and agitate at a protest site, police said Sunday. The move—one of the first such arrests during three weeks of demonstrations here—could potentially … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong police use pepper spray on protesters, anger simmers over beating

Hong Kong police use pepper spray on protesters, anger simmers over beating Footage of the beating has gone viral and injected fresh momentum into a protest movement that had been flagging after nearly three weeks of demonstrations over Chinese restrictions on how Hong Kong will choose its next leader. In the latest … Full News […]

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Over 2000 Hong Kong school pupils join democracy protests

Over 2000 Hong Kong school pupils join democracy protests More than 2,000 Hong Kong secondary school pupils, some wearing uniforms, joined university students on Friday to bolster a days-long protest against Beijing's refusal to grant the city unfettered democracy. Full News here – Read more on Yahoo News

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Hong Kong Election Ruling Stirs Fear Over City's Status as Finance Hub

Hong Kong Election Ruling Stirs Fear Over City's Status as Finance Hub Hong Kong has prospered as a financial and business center through both British and Chinese rule by being able to largely ignore politics and focus squarely on the bottom line. Now, politics are coming to the fore as Beijing presses unpopular changes … […]

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China asserts paternal rights over Hong Kong in democracy clash

China asserts paternal rights over Hong Kong in democracy clash HONG KONG (Reuters) – Just days before China was set to deliver its edict on electoral reform in Hong Kong, Beijing's most senior official in the city held a rare meeting with several local lawmakers whose determined push for full democracy had … Full News […]

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