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Pan-democrats’ talks in Shanghai only first step in reform debate with Beijing

Even before pan-democratic lawmakers flew to Shanghai on Friday, it was seen as a foregone conclusion that their talks with mainland officials in charge of Hong Kong affairs would do little to bridge the divide between the two sides. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Shanghai seminar enhances communication

Chief Executive CY Leung says Legislative Council members and Central Government officials had a frank and pragmatic exchange today on constitutional development at a seminar in Shanghai.   Briefing reporters after attending the seminar, Mr Leung said the three Central Government officials attending the seminar made substantive and comprehensive responses. Exchanges like this are beneficial […]

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China Exchange Opening Puts Tencent In Shanghai Accounts

China Exchange Opening Puts Tencent In Shanghai Accounts Chinese investors will get unprecedented access to Macau casino stocks and Tencent Holdings Ltd. (700) through an agreement to link Shanghai and Hong Kong markets that analysts say will shrink valuation gaps. Under a plan announced yesterday, … Full News here – Read more on Bloomberg

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Shanghai tour enhances understanding: CE

Chief Executive CY Leung said his visit with Legislative Council members to Shanghai is a good opportunity for them to learn about the city, and the country’s development.     Speaking from Shanghai today, Mr Leung attended a meeting between the Legislative Council delegation and CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee Secretary Han Zheng.   He said […]

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Treatment in Shanghai ‘unacceptable,’ says Hong Kong lawmaker ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung

Radical legislator “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung, who returned to Hong Kong after a row with custom officers at Shanghai airport on Friday night, said the treatment he had received on the mainland was “unacceptable.” Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung refused entry to Shanghai over Tiananmen documents

Hong Kong lawmakers’ trip to Shanghai to discuss constitutional reform with state officials met with a hostile start on Friday, as Shanghai airport custom officers tried to seize political material from Leung Kwok-hung’s luggage, and he was forced to return to Hong Kong after refusing to give up the items. Full News here – Hong […]

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UPDATE 2-China to allow cross-border Hong Kong, Shanghai stock investment

UPDATE 2-China to allow cross-border Hong Kong, Shanghai stock investment SHANGHAI, April 10 (Reuters) – China will allow cross-border stock investment between Shanghai and Hong Kong, regulators said on Thursday, a small step towards opening China's capital account and letting Chinese individuals buy foreign equities … Full News here – Read more on Reuters UK

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Link set for Shanghai, HK bourses

Beijing plans to enable mutual stock market access between Hong Kong and Shanghai, Premier Li Keqiang announced today, at the opening of the Boao Forum for Asia.   The Hong Kong Government welcomed the decision.   The Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect pilot programme will allow Mainland investors to trade Hong Kong stocks through the Shanghai […]

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Confirmed: Pan-democrats get OK for exclusive meeting in Shanghai

Pan-democrats have finally secured an exclusive meeting with the Beijing officials in Shanghai – and Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying will be absent. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Shanghai trip offers hope: CE

Chief Executive CY Leung says he hopes useful discussions can be conducted during legislators’ upcoming Shanghai visit.   Speaking to the media today, Mr Leung said he has relayed requests concerning this weekend’s trip to the Central Government, such as the pan-democrats’ request for a separate meeting with officials.   He added the trip presents […]

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Seize Shanghai opportunities: CE

Chief Executive CY Leung urges lawmakers to cherish the opportunities to meet with Central Government officials during this week’s Shanghai visit.   Speaking to the media today, Mr Leung said it will be the first time all Legislative Council members have the chance to meet directly with the Hong Kong & Macau Office Director since […]

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CE to attend Boao, Shanghai meetings

Chief Executive CY Leung will attend the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2014 on April 9, then join parts of a Legislative Council member visit in Shanghai on April 11.   The Boao conference theme is “Asia’s New Future: Identifying New Growth Drivers”. It will include a session on Hong Kong’s future as an […]

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‘Don’t have high expectations’ on Shanghai meeting, legislator warns

Civic Party legislator Ronny Tong Ka-wah today tried to calm expectations of the Legislative Council trip to Shanghai later this month saying it’s not “a matter of life and death”. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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HK, Shanghai finance meeting held

Hong Kong and Shanghai government officials, financial regulators and trade representatives met in Shanghai today to discuss financial co-operation between the two places.   Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury Prof KC Chan and Shanghai Financial Services Office Director-General Zheng Yang gave accounts of the latest financial developments in the two cities at the […]

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KC Chan leads delegation to Shanghai

Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury Prof KC Chan will lead a delegation to Shanghai tomorrow to attend the fourth Hong Kong-Shanghai financial co-operation working meeting.   The delegation will meet Shanghai government departments, regulatory bodies and exchanges representatives to discuss ways to deepen financial co-operation in cross-border renminbi business, banking, securities and insurance. […]

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