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China says Hong Kong economy will be hit by protests

China says Hong Kong economy will be hit by protests BEIJING (Reuters) – Hong Kong's economy will be affected in coming months by pro-democracy demonstrations that have occupied parts of the city for nearly two months, a spokesman for China's Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday. Shen Danyang, the … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong Protests at a Crossroads

Hong Kong Protests at a Crossroads The fate of the Hong Kong protests is at a crossroads. A new public opinion survey indicates 83 percent of people say pro-democracy protesters should end their street demonstrations. Even the movement's founders have suggested protesters find other … Full News here – Read more on Voice of America

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Billionaire Kwok Says Protests Weigh on Its Hong Kong Hotels

Billionaire Kwok Says Protests Weigh on Its Hong Kong Hotels The Ritz-Carlton's revenue was about 10 percent below expectations for September and October, Kwok, a co-chairman, told reporters after the company's annual meeting in Hong Kong on Nov. 15. The firm's other hotels were down by about 5 percent to 10 … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong Protests: Inside Occupy Central's Tent City

Hong Kong Protests: Inside Occupy Central's Tent City HONG KONG – Local police who may be planning to clear pro-democracy protesters from the streets will have a big job if they do. Aside from the demonstrators occupying roads around Hong Kong, a veritable tent city has sprung up with artwork, a café and … Full […]

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China's president praises Hong Kong chief's handling of protests

China's president praises Hong Kong chief's handling of protests Xi met with Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Beijing. It was the first time the two had met face-to-face since the protests began in late September. Xi thanked Leung for his … Full News here […]

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Iowa City filmmaker humbled by Hong Kong protests

Iowa City filmmaker humbled by Hong Kong protests Kaitlyn Busbee didn't know if anyone would show up. It was just days before pro-democracy activists gathered on the streets of Hong Kong, calling for open elections outside the influence of the Communist Party in China — demonstrations that now have … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong Democracy Protests Are Far From APEC Spotlight in Beijing

Hong Kong Democracy Protests Are Far From APEC Spotlight in Beijing Protesters holding yellow umbrellas stand in front of the China liaison office in Hong Kong on Wednesday demanding the release of people arrested in mainland China for their support to the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement. Agence … Full News here – Read more on Wall […]

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As a mainlander, Hong Kong's protests inspire and sadden me

As a mainlander, Hong Kong's protests inspire and sadden me HONG KONG—I was picking up a Beijing friend from the MTR the other day. She was carrying a huge suitcase and we were just about to walk up the stairs to the exit when we realized it was pouring outside and we didn't have an […]

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Hong Kong's Economy Unaffected by Pro-Democracy Protests

Hong Kong's Economy Unaffected by Pro-Democracy Protests Hong Kong's economic activity has largely been unaffected by the pro-democracy protests in the city state, with its key retail and property sectors remaining strong. Bloomberg reported that evidence shows that Hong Kong's economy is doing well in … Full News here – Read more on International Business […]

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Hong Kong protests a 'national security issue' for China

Hong Kong protests a 'national security issue' for China Tien was speaking a day after his brother, James Tien Pei-chun, was expelled from China's top parliamentary advisory body and resigned as leader of Hong Kong's pro-Beijing Liberal Party after urging the Leung to step down. Beijing has said it fully … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong’s artistic protests – Hong Kong Video

Some of the striking images and scenes that show the creativity, passion and mood within the main Hong Kong protest area. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Hong Kong protests: Did China go back on its promises?

Hong Kong protests: Did China go back on its promises? The young demonstrators occupying four areas of Hong Kong frequently chant "Give me real universal suffrage" in rousing unison. Wearing black T-shirts and yellow ribbons, the symbols of the city's democracy movement, they have taken to the streets in … Full News here – Read more […]

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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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