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Britain Says It's OK to Sell Tear Gas to Hong Kong – Newsweek

Britain Says It's OK to Sell Tear Gas to Hong Kong – Newsweek LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Monday that it had decided not to block the sale of tear gas to Hong Kong, having reviewed its export policy after police there used the gas against pro-democracy protesters in September. In a written submission […]

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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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Xi Supports Hong Kong Democracy 'Within Law,' Leung Says

Xi Supports Hong Kong Democracy 'Within Law,' Leung Says Chinese President Xi Jinping told Hong Kong's leader the nation supports the city's democratic development “within the law,” Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said, as pro-democracy demonstrations entered a seventh week. The “Occupy” protests have … Full News here – Read more on Bloomberg

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Hong Kong's post-handover leader says China won't change mind on

Hong Kong's post-handover leader says China won't change mind on … HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong's first leader after its return to Chinese rule says Communist Party leaders in Beijing will not give in to students' demands for democracy, a newspaper said on Sunday, an apparent response to their suggestion he could … Full […]

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Rafael Hui trial revealed rotten heart of Hong Kong government, says prosecutor

Rafael Hui trial revealed rotten heart of Hong Kong government, says prosecutor That Rafael Hui Si-yan could pocket millions of dollars from the Kwok brothers of Sun Hung Kai Properties showed the Hong Kong government was "rotten" at its core, the prosecution said yesterday, summing up the evidence of graft in the trial of the […]

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Hong Kong Auto-Part Billionaire Clan's Johnson Electric Says Profit Flat

Hong Kong Auto-Part Billionaire Clan's Johnson Electric Says Profit Flat Net profit at Johnson Electric of Hong Kong, the automotive products supplier controlled by billionaire chairman Patrick Wang's family, was unchanged in the six months to September as rising investment increased expenses, the company said after the … Full News here – Read more on […]

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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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China says UN rights covenant no measure for Hong Kong reform

China says UN rights covenant no measure for Hong Kong reform The panel of 18 independent experts, which monitors compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, voiced concern at Beijing's plan to vet candidates for the leader of Hong Kong, which returned to Chinese rule in 1997. Full News here – Read […]

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Poor Would Dominate Free Vote, Says Hong Kong Leader

Poor Would Dominate Free Vote, Says Hong Kong Leader "So far Beijing has left it to the Hong Kong government to deal with the situation, so I think we should try our very best and this is myself, the government and the people of Hong Kong should try our very best to stay that way," […]

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Cameron says Britain should stand up for Hong Kong rights

Cameron says Britain should stand up for Hong Kong rights LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday Britain should stand up for the rights of people in Hong Kong, a former British colony, after more than two weeks of protests over Chinese restrictions on how the island chooses its next … Full News […]

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PM Cameron says Britain should stand up for Hong Kong rights

PM Cameron says Britain should stand up for Hong Kong rights LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday Britain should stand up for the rights of people in Hong Kong, a former British colony, after more than two weeks of protests over Chinese restrictions on how the island chooses its next … Full […]

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Hong Kong's leader says protests will not sway China

Hong Kong's leader says protests will not sway China Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung has insisted China will not change its mind on the format for elections in 2017, despite weeks of protests. In a TV interview, he said the protests had "spun out of control" and did not rule out the use of […]

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Hong Kong protests: CY Leung angers activists and says they have 'zero chance

Hong Kong protests: CY Leung angers activists and says they have 'zero chance … On Sunday, demonstrators remained camped out in several parts of Hong Kong, including the neon-lit neighbourhood of Mong Kok. Arguments and scuffles between rival protest groups reportedly broke out in one area, in a reminder of the powerful internal … Full News […]

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Canada has stake in Hong Kong democracy protests, ex-envoy says

Canada has stake in Hong Kong democracy protests, ex-envoy says Canada's former ambassador to China says Canada has a responsibility to speak out about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. "We do have a stake, and we have a responsibility to speak out. If you don't speak out there's a danger that China then … Full […]

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Beijing could rein in Hong Kong if Occupy Central goes ahead, says mainland

Beijing could rein in Hong Kong if Occupy Central goes ahead, says mainland … Beijing could move to reduce Hong Kong's autonomy if actions such as Occupy Central go ahead, a mainland academic has warned. Professor Zhang Dinghuai, deputy director at Shenzhen University's Centre for Basic Laws of Hong Kong and Macau, said … Full News […]

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