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Hong Kong democracy stalwart says 'foreign forces' not behind protests

Hong Kong democracy stalwart says 'foreign forces' not behind protests China's attempt to blame U.S. and other “foreign forces” for Hong Kong's protests is merely a “convenient excuse” for Beijing to cover its shame for not granting the territory true democracy as it once promised, said Martin Lee, founding chairman of … Full News here […]

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Talk: Hong Kong Protests fall on deaf ears | Agenda – Hong Kong Video

In this edition: Hong Kong protests fall on deaf ears, shocking abuse at German asylum shelter and ebola deaths on the rise. More videos: http://www.dw.de/pr… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Hong Kong leader CY Leung: 'External forces' involved in protests

Hong Kong leader CY Leung: 'External forces' involved in protests Hong Kong (CNN) — Hong Kong's embattled chief executive has said the city's pro-democracy movement is "out of hand" and being influenced by "external forces" from outside the city. In a television interview with a local station that aired Sunday, C.Y … Full News here […]

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The Occupy protests: a month that shook Hong Kong to its core

The Occupy protests: a month that shook Hong Kong to its core It's been a month that has shaken Hong Kong. The city changed forever when, at 1.45am on September 28, Occupy Central co-founder Benny Tai Yiu-ting declared the start of the long-anticipated civil-disobedience campaign as crowds gathered to back … Full News here – Read […]

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China's World: The View on Protests From Old Hong Kong

China's World: The View on Protests From Old Hong Kong HONG KONG—Years before the British arrived in Hong Kong, Louis Tsang 's great-grandfather, a blue-robed mandarin, established a walled village for his clan in the shadow of the Lion Rock peak. Now the presiding village elder, Mr. Tsang, a sprightly 79 … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong Monday Protests 1 – Hong Kong Video

Police begin clearing the streets of Hong Kong’s Central district in the third week of student protests. Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy Visit the WSJ channel for… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Neon-Light Gang District Is 'Time Bomb' in Hong Kong Protests

Neon-Light Gang District Is 'Time Bomb' in Hong Kong Protests The tinderbox of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests is Mong Kok, where police fear a riot could erupt and demonstrators stand defiant in the face of violence, threats and even bags of feces dropped on them. The densely-populated area, covering less … Full News here – […]

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Quora Question: What Is It Like to be in Hong Kong During the Protests?

Quora Question: What Is It Like to be in Hong Kong During the Protests? A pro-democracy supporter dressed as comic book character Spider-Man carries a yellow umbrella, regarded a symbol of the Occupy civil disobedience movement, on a road blocked by protesters at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong October 24, 2014. Full News here […]

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Why Hong Kong protests are a South African issue

Why Hong Kong protests are a South African issue Though geographically distant, what is happening in Hong Kong is also very close to home for South Africa. Our role in the global community isn't to dictate to sovereign states how they should manage their affairs, but when the calls of citizens in … Full News […]

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Hong Kong Protests Reveal Chasm in Media Outlets' Visions for City's Future

Hong Kong Protests Reveal Chasm in Media Outlets' Visions for City's Future HONG KONG—As Hong Kong lumbers through its fourth week of pro-democracy protests, the variety of coverage in the local media has laid bare differences in visions for the city's future. Hong Kong has free-speech protections not available on the … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong Protests Turn DBS Wealth Deal Into Relocation Test

Hong Kong Protests Turn DBS Wealth Deal Into Relocation Test Tan Su Shan was in Singapore three weeks ago monitoring Hong Kong protesters through photos sent by her employees as she awaited an opening to move DBS Group Holdings Ltd.'s private bank into Societe Generale SA (GLE)'s offices. Tan, DBS's head … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong protests: Can talks end stalemate?

Hong Kong protests: Can talks end stalemate? Hong Kong (CNN) — Conflicting visions of how to bring about change marked the first meeting of pro-democracy protesters and Hong Kong government representatives Tuesday. While Chief Secretary Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's second in command, called on … Full News here – Read more on CNN

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Hong Kong's Chief Executive Accuses 'External Forces' of Aiding Protests

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Accuses 'External Forces' of Aiding Protests HONG KONG-CHINA-POLITICS-DEMOCRACY-LEUNG Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying answers questions during a press conference in Hong Kong on October 16, 2014. PHILIPPE LOPEZ—AFP/Getty Images … Full News here – Read more on TIME

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Hong Kong protests: CY Leung 'foreign link' claim denied

Hong Kong protests: CY Leung 'foreign link' claim denied Pro-democracy activists have strongly denied Hong Kong leader CY Leung's claim that "external forces" are involved in protests in the territory. Student activist Alex Chow said the leader's comments were "irresponsible", and said Mr Leung had not … Full News here – Read more on BBC […]

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'Critical moment' for Hong Kong protests after new clashes

'Critical moment' for Hong Kong protests after new clashes HONG KONG: Pro-democracy protesters on Sunday accused police of using excessive force against them after violent clashes in Hong Kong, as a senior politician said weeks of rallies have reached a "critical moment". Police blamed radical activists for … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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