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19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Students push for action in Hong Kong democracy battle

Hong Kong's student activists have become local celebrities thanks to televised confrontations with officials as they demand reform -- but their frustration with the city's wider democracy movement is growing over fears of compromise with Beijing.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

South China Morning Post

Simon Birch, 17 years in Hong Kong, is taking his talents elsewhere...

Simon Birch, fed up with Hong Kong's red tape, has taken his latest project to New York, writes Enid Tsui Simon Birch is furious with Hong Kong.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

The Economic Future of China and Hong Kong

I'm currently in Asia, where I just finished a series of speeches about economic policy in China and Hong Kong.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Times

Hong Kong at risk of losing retail rent crown

Hong Kong shop store rents stood at around HK$4,331 per square foot in the first quarter - about 25 per cent higher than those in New York and almost triple similar rents in Paris, the world's second and third most expensive cities for retailers respectively, according to property services firm CBRE.

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Circulation

Distal Single Subcortical Infarction Had a Better Clinical Outcome...

From the Department of Neurology, Beijing Tian Tan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China ; INI Stroke Network, OSF Healthcare System, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria ; and Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China .

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

South China Morning Post

'Rotten meat' firm licensed to supply to Hong Kong; lawmakers call for tests on mainland imports

Shanghai Husi Food Company, shut down after allegations it reused rotten meat and falsified expiry labels, said it was licensed to supply to Hong Kong Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety admitted today it was unsure whether meat from a Shanghai factory at the centre of a food safety scandal had been imported into the territory, as evidence emerged ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Rival groups face off in HK over pro-democracy campaign

Rival groups are facing off in Hong Kong after pro-democracy group Occupy Central threatened a sit-in in Hong Kong's central business district, with the launch of an anti-Occupy Central signature campaign.

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Business Times

Hong Kong: Shares slip despite a rebound by casinos

The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.3 per cent at 23,387.14 points. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell for a fourth straight day, dropping 0.8 per cent.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Human Exposure to Live Poultry and Psychological and Behavioral Responses to Influenza A(H7N9), China

Liping Wang 1 , Benjamin J. Cowling 1 , Peng Wu 1 , Jianxing Yu 1 , Fu Li, Lingjia Zeng, Joseph T. Wu, Zhongjie Li, Gabriel M. Leung, and Hongjie Yu Division of Infectious Disease, Key Laboratory of Surveillance and Early-warning on Infectious Disease, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China Division of Epidemiology and ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Hong Kong's number two denies report ignored public views

Hong Kong Chief Secretary Carrie Lam has admitted she is not very confident on reaching a consensus on universal suffrage in the territory.

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Business Times

Hong Kong: Benchmark extends rally, H-share index slips on weak insurers

The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.3 per cent at 23,523.28 points. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong shed 0.1 per cent, snapping a four-day winning streak.

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Hospitality Net

Greg Ward has joined Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts as Vice President Sales - Europe

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts 28/F Kerry Centre, 683 King's Road, Quarry Bay Hong Kong, Hong Kong Phone: 2599 3000 Fax: 2599 3131 Visit Website Prior to this appointment, Greg was group sales and marketing director at the private investment holding company, TDA Capital.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Hong Kong leader unveils vote reform plan

Hong Kong's leader will unveil the government's vision for electoral reform Tuesday as public pressure for democracy grows and activists pledge to take over the city if their demands are not met.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Asia News Network

Hong Kong: Hong Kong fears erosion of press freedom

At the lobby of the industrial building where Apple Daily , daily purveyor of political exposes and celebrity gossip, operates, there stands a bust of an unlikely person: a Scottish colonial servant.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Age

Stabbed surgeon's 'miracle' survival

After being stabbed 14 times by a crazed man outside the Western Hospital Footscray, Dr Michael Wong fought an arduous recovery but is now back at work.

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Business Times

Hong Kong shares close flat

The benchmark Hang Seng Index dipped 5.54 points to 23,233.45 on turnover of HK$51.43 billion .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bloomberg

Singer's Wing Hang Stake Pits Him Against OCBC: Real M&A

His Elliott Capital Advisors LP is in a face-off with Singapore 's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. over a family-owned Hong Kong bank.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Macau announces democracy vote after massive HK poll

Activists in the gambling hub of Macau have announced an unofficial referendum on electoral reform in the latest challenge to Beijing, after almost 800,000 turned out for a similar poll in Hong Kong.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Forbes.com

Cities Are Music

Richard Florida gave the graduation speech at Rutgers' Bloustein School in May. It is worth reading, for Richard's life story-from Newark to scholarship kid at Rutgers to grad student at Columbia to underpaid assistant professor at Ohio State to rock star professor now-is inspiring, mostly because he captured success by embracing the ... (more)

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Sys-Con Media

Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer Opens

Some 1,250 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions are participating in the 21st HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer, which opened today and continues through 10 July, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre .

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