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Banned US beef entering mainland via Hong Kong, says American official

Banned US beef entering mainland via Hong Kong, says American official "Huge amounts" of American beef are being illegally smuggled to the mainland through Hong Kong, deputy US trade representative Robert Holleyman said in Washington on Wednesday. The mainland banned imports of US beef in 2003 after the discovery of … Full News here – Read […]

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Inventor Professor Ron Hui says free-thinking is vital for Hong Kong's future

Inventor Professor Ron Hui says free-thinking is vital for Hong Kong's future Q: If Hong Kong could do one thing to boost its competitiveness, what would it be? A: What the government should do is to maintain a stimulating environment. Hong Kong has shown it can lead the world in innovation – but it can […]

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China parliament chief says Hong Kong decision correct

China parliament chief says Hong Kong decision correct "This has important meaning for fully effecting 'one country, two systems', 'Hong Kong people ruling themselves', the policy of a high degree of autonomy … and promoting the gradual development of democracy and the smooth carrying out of the 2017 … Full News here – Read more […]

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China No. 3 leader says more attention needed for Hong Kong young

China No. 3 leader says more attention needed for Hong Kong young Zhang Dejiang, who heads China's largely rubber-stamp parliament, the National People's Congress (NPC), said last year's "illegal acts" highlighted a need to focus on young people and possibly revive the idea of a patriotic curriculum, Hong Kong media … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong set for HK$45 billion in investment income this year, says Financial

Hong Kong set for HK billion in investment income this year, says Financial … Hong Kong will receive an estimated HK$ 45 billion of investment income this year – enough to cover 10 per cent of total government expenditure and the most since a record high in 2008, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah revealed yesterday. […]

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Hong Kong minister says pro-democracy camp is softening on Beijing's electoral

Hong Kong minister says pro-democracy camp is softening on Beijing's electoral … In an unprecedented move, the constitutional affairs minister on Friday said he was "cautiously optimistic" that the Legislative Council would eventually pass the government's political reform proposal. Raymond Tam Chi-yuen had previously expressed … Full News here – Read more on South China Morning […]

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Press Freedom in Hong Kong Under Threat, Report Says

Press Freedom in Hong Kong Under Threat, Report Says HONG KONG — Press freedom in Hong Kong, long an enclave of liberties in the shadow of mainland China, is increasingly threatened, with journalists assaulted, news organizations censoring stories and advertisers shunning publications that rile the … Full News here – Read more on New York Times

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Maid in Hong Kong was 'unpaid slave', prosecution says

Maid in Hong Kong was 'unpaid slave', prosecution says HONG KONG: A Hong Kong employer accused of starving and beating her Indonesian maid treated the woman as an "unpaid slave", prosecutors said Tuesday (Jan 20) on the last day of hearings in a case which has shocked the city. In the course of the … Full […]

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Hong Kong's Leader Says Concessions to Protesters Could Lead to Anarchy

Hong Kong's Leader Says Concessions to Protesters Could Lead to Anarchy HONG KONG — The embattled leader of Hong Kong's government warned on Wednesday that concessions to pro-democracy demonstrators could invite anarchy, as he laid out measures to defuse public anger over housing and inequality that resounded … Full News here – Read more on New […]

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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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China Says It Will Deny British Parliament Members Entry to Hong Kong

China Says It Will Deny British Parliament Members Entry to Hong Kong BEIJING — China has said it will deny a group of British members of Parliament entry into Hong Kong after the lawmakers signaled they were going to look into the handling of the pro-democracy protests there, the chairman of the group said. Richard […]

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Hong Kong student leader considering suing police over arrest, says lawyer

Hong Kong student leader considering suing police over arrest, says lawyer A 18-year-old pro-democracy leader is considering legal action against Hong Kong police, his lawyer said, after officers allegedly struck him and targeted his groin during his arrest on Wednesday. Joshua Wong was bailed on Thursday on condition he did … Full News here – […]

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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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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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