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China's Hong Kong chief says remarks to lawmakers were misrepresented in

China's Hong Kong chief says remarks to lawmakers were misrepresented in … Zhang said in the statement on Friday night that his intended meaning was that Beijing had already shown "great political inclusiveness" in allowing some democrat lawmakers to run for legislative office in Hong Kong. He said media reports of the … Full News […]

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China's Hong Kong chief says remarks to lawmakers were misrepresented in

China's Hong Kong chief says remarks to lawmakers were misrepresented in … Zhang said in the statement on Friday night that his intended meaning was that Beijing had already shown "great political inclusiveness" in allowing some democrat lawmakers to run for legislative office in Hong Kong. He said media reports of the … Full News […]

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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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'Gutter oil' scandal tarnishing Hong Kong's reputation, says health secretary

'Gutter oil' scandal tarnishing Hong Kong's reputation, says health secretary Hong Kong company Globalway is under investigation after it is suspecting of selling lard oil — made from pork fat but intended for animal feed or industrial use – to Taiwanese edible oil firm Chang Guann that is at the centre of the latest food […]

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Hong Kong pro-democracy group says support fizzles – Bloomberg

Hong Kong pro-democracy group says support fizzles – Bloomberg HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Hong Kong pro-democracy movement that has threatened to blockade the financial district to protest against Beijing ruling out full democracy for the city said support for the group has dwindled, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Some senior Chinese cadres oppose universal suffrage for Hong Kong, says

Some senior Chinese cadres oppose universal suffrage for Hong Kong, says … Some senior mainland cadres believe it would be wrong to grant Hong Kong universal suffrage unless tight restrictions are imposed and that the decision in 2007 to allow "one man, one vote" in 2017 was unwise, a local source familiar with Beijing's … […]

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Britain has 'moral obligation' to speak up on Hong Kong, says ex-governor

Britain has 'moral obligation' to speak up on Hong Kong, says ex-governor … It is London's “duty” to speak up on Beijing's recent decision about Hong Kong's political reform because Britain has a “moral obligation” to the city, according to a former colonial governor of Hong Kong. In an article published in the Financial Times […]

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Hong Kong election rules could be here to stay, says top mainland official Li Fei

Hong Kong election rules could be here to stay, says top mainland official Li Fei Beijing's conservative framework for Hong Kong's universal suffrage in 2017 could apply to elections beyond that year even if it is vetoed by local lawmakers, a mainland official has said in a warning that deepens pan-democrats' desperation. Li Fei's … […]

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Q&A: Hong Kong a hub for illegal gambling, says FIFA's former head of security

Q&A: Hong Kong a hub for illegal gambling, says FIFA's former head of security … Among those arrested was Paul Phua Wei-seng, a Macau junket operator with a San Marino diplomatic passport, who police say is a “high-level figure” in Hong Kong's 14k triad. Phua denied the allegation and the charges through his lawyer and […]

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Hong Kong ranks third in number of women in the workplace, says study

Hong Kong ranks third in number of women in the workplace, says study Community Business, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to enhancing corporate social responsibility, polled 32 multi-national companies in Hong Kong, the mainland, India, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore from October last year to March this year. Full News here – Read more on South China […]

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US human trafficking report misleading, says Hong Kong

US human trafficking report misleading, says Hong Kong Hong Kong has hit back after a US State Department report accused it of not doing enough to tackle human trafficking. The latest annual Trafficking in Persons report for the first time identified the city as a "source territory" – as well as a … Full News […]

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Occupy Central not worth it, says Peter Woo of Wharf, a likely loser from protest

The chairman of developer Wharf (Holdings), Peter Woo Kwong-ching, says he does not expect the central government to make any concessions in the election of Hong Kong’s chief executive or on electoral reform. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong provides huge market for illegal betting websites, investigator says

Hong Kong’s multibillion-dollar illegal gambling habit has been built on sports betting but increasingly sophisticated online bookmakers – operating from servers around the region – are now offering punters a dizzying array of betting options. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Raymond Kwok says SHKP paid Rafael Hui HK$4m ‘to avoid looking mean’

Raymond Kwok Ping-luen claimed he paid Rafael Hui Si-yan HK$ 4.125 million, which Hui had demanded as consultancy fees from Sun Hung Kai Properties , because it would have been “embarrassing” not to pay, the Court of First Instance heard. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Grandfather says son’s family bought flat with HK$2m given for safekeeping

Man gave grandson money to look after in 2009, but family revealed last year they had spent it, court documents say. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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