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Hong Kong security chief blasts anti-mainlander protests after suspected

Hong Kong security chief blasts anti-mainlander protests after suspected … Hong Kong's security secretary and politicians on opposing sides joined in criticising the rallies against mainland-based parallel-goods traders that turned violent on Sunday, with the secretary condemning protesters' behaviour "in the strongest terms". Full News here – Read more on South China Morning Post (subscription)

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Hong Kong Protests Against Day Trippers as China Eyes Action

Hong Kong Protests Against Day Trippers as China Eyes Action (Bloomberg) — Hong Kong protesters rallied against traders who snap up goods in the city to sell in the mainland, as the governor of China's second-most populous province sought to discourage people from going there to buy milk powder. Scuffles broke … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong protests against parallel traders

Hong Kong protests against parallel traders Hong Kong police made arrests and used pepper spray against protesters on February 15, after local residents rallied against mainland Chinese shoppers in a popular shopping mall. Demonstrators were angry at Chinese parallel traders, who purchase … Full News here – Read more on CNN International

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Hong Kong Newspaper Staff Protests Editor's Shifting of Tiananmen Article

Hong Kong Newspaper Staff Protests Editor's Shifting of Tiananmen Article But when the newspaper is Ming Pao, a troubled flagship of respectable journalism in Hong Kong, and when the story is about the armed crackdown on protesters in mainland China in 1989, the grumbling can burst into protest. Once again, Ming Pao, a daily … Full […]

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Hong Kong student leaders report to police over democracy protests

Hong Kong student leaders report to police over democracy protests The former British colony of Hong Kong returned to Chinese rule in 1997 under a "one country, two systems" formula that gives the city more autonomy and freedom than the mainland, with the eventual goal of universal suffrage. The protesters are … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong media tycoon arrested over protests

Hong Kong media tycoon arrested over protests HONG KONG: Jimmy Lai, a pro-democracy newspaper tycoon, was arrested and released by police Wednesday (Jan 21) after turning himself in, the latest figure targeted in a broadening investigation which protest leaders describe as harassment. Tension … Full News here – Read more on Channel News Asia

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Teenage leader of Hong Kong pro-democracy protests turns himself in

Teenage leader of Hong Kong pro-democracy protests turns himself in Prominent Hong Kong student protest leader Joshua Wong talks to reporters outside a court in Hong Kong Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Wong and other democracy protesters were arrested during a police operation to remove barricades from a protest camp in … Full News here – Read […]

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Burberry sales clipped by Hong Kong protests

Burberry sales clipped by Hong Kong protests Luxury retailer Burberry (BURBY) said sales in the final quarter of 2014 were hit by the disruption in Hong Kong following long-running protests in the city. Pro-democracy activists camped out near the main business district for more than two months … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong leader warns against protests ahead of reform talks

Hong Kong leader warns against protests ahead of reform talks Hong Kong's leader warned Tuesday against fresh pro-democracy protests before the next step in the city's contentious political reform process, as a new official report on the mass rallies sparked widespread anger. The government will Wednesday launch … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong's protests are over, but the fight over free speech has just begun

Hong Kong's protests are over, but the fight over free speech has just begun The Umbrella Movement's pro-democracy protests have only widened the divide between Hong Kong's largely pro-Beijing local news coverage and a few pro-democracy media outlets. The protests have also shown that many of the city's citizens—particularly … Full News here – Read more […]

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Fireworks and protests as Hong Kong sees in 2015

Fireworks and protests as Hong Kong sees in 2015 About 300,000 revellers turned out on the streets to see Hong Kong's New Year fireworks, while supporters of the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement marked the festivities by releasing 500 yellow balloons at the Times Square mall in Causeway Bay. Full News here – Read more on South […]

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Hong Kong's Chief Proves 'Safe Hands' for China as Protests End

Hong Kong's Chief Proves 'Safe Hands' for China as Protests End Leung, 60, enforced the hard line from Beijing as demonstrators took to the streets in a call for a more open election of Hong Kong's leader. After missteps such as using tear gas that turned public opinion against him, he played a waiting game […]

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Hong Kong's Occupy protests did not end with a loss, says co-founder Benny Tai

Hong Kong's Occupy protests did not end with a loss, says co-founder Benny Tai He said he had "no choice" in starting the mass sit-in, which seems to have toughened Beijing's stance towards Hong Kong. "The aim of Occupy was twofold: to put pressure on Beijing through threatening to occupy the roads, and to do […]

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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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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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