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  1. Foreign Journalists See Conditions Decline; Preservation of HK Press Freedom UrgedRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | China Digital Times

    Last week, the the Foreign Correspondents' Club of China released a paper on the deteriorating reporting conditions that face foreign journalists working in China, including a list of over two dozen recommendations to Beijing.

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  2. Alibaba risk: China's rise leaves out investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    In this Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, file photo, Alibaba Group founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma smiles before an IPO road show at a hotel in Hong Kong.

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  3. Alibaba must overcome history of Chinese stock losersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | SiliconValley.com

    In this Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, file photo, Alibaba Group founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma smiles before an IPO road show at a hotel in Hong Kong.

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  4. Sexy Women In Ads Make Men Less Generous With Their WalletsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    An image with cleavage or a sexual cross-legged pose may distract a man so much it stops him from being generous with his money. Researchers teamed up from the National University of Singapore and the Chinese University of Hong Kong to reveal how not to use sexy women in advertisements and published their findings in the Journal of Consumer Research.

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  5. Alibaba Seven Soar as Chinese Traders Benefit From U.S. IPORead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Chinese investors, left out of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s U.S. initial public offering, are piling into the next-best thing. The seven mainland-traded companies that either sold stakes to Alibaba or have partnerships with the e-commerce business have rallied 15 percent on average over the past month through yesterday, beating the Shanghai Composite Index by 10 percentage points, data compiled by Bloomberg and GF Securities Co.

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  6. Alibaba Seven soar as Ttraders benefit from U.S. IPORead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Chinese investors, left out of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s U.S. initial public offering, are piling into the next-best thing. The seven mainland-traded companies that either sold stakes to Alibaba or have partnerships with the e-commerce business have rallied 15 percent on average over the past month through yesterday, beating the Shanghai Composite Index by 10 percentage points, data compiled by Bloomberg and GF Securities Co.

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  7. Alibaba's NY Listing Is China's LossRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    A year of hype surrounding what's likely to become the biggest IPO in history will officially end later this week, when homegrown Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba formally lists on the New York Stock Exchange. The IPO will give most global investors access to Alibaba's shares and a chance to profit from one of the world's largest and fastest-growing e-commerce markets.

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  8. Alibaba investors beware: History not on your sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, file photo, Alibaba Group founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma smiles before an IPO road show at a hotel in Hong Kong.

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  9. Tartan Torment As Scottish Referendum NearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    I retired as Chairman of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Hang Seng Bank Ltd., and as a main board Director of HSBC Holdings in 2005 after 37 years with the HSBC Group, all of which was spent in the Middle and Far East. Having started a banking career in London 3 years prior to HSBC, I had 40 years in banking.

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  10. My $8 million young loverRead the original story

    Monday | The Standard

    Former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan admitted he once had an intimate relationship with a Shanghai woman on whom he spent up to HK$8 million. Under questioning by his own counsel Edwin Choy Wai-bond, Hui said the money was spent on property and making investments, on top of buying her expensive gifts such as bags and watches.

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  11. Brisbane Pro Am Series beginsRead the original story

    Monday | ISeeekGolf

    The 2014 bmag Week of Golf kicked off today at the Virginia Pro Am, with more than 80 professional golfers from around Australia vying for the 500,000 Frequent Flyer points on offer for the week long competition. The bmag Week of Golf will be played over the next five days at the Virginia, Victoria Park, Indooroopilly, Wantima and Royal Queensland Golf Clubs and was developed after a similar concept from many years ago gave an extra incentive to the up-and-coming Australian professionals to further their careers.

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  12. Hong Kong is home, for better or worseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | South China Morning Post

    Peter Kammerer says his physical and emotional ties make him a bona fide Hongkonger, with no plans to leave short of a catastrophe Peter Kammerer is a long-time columnist and commentator for the SCMP. He has received recognition for his writing at the Hong Kong news Awards, the annual Human Rights Press Awards and from the Society of Publishing in Asia.

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  13. Hong Kong's graft-busters a model for Asia Pacific, says US officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong's 40-year-old anti-graft agency can be a model for members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, a visiting US senior official says. But it was also vital for the city to uphold its judicial independence, said Robert Wang, senior US State Department official for the regional bloc.

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  14. Suit: very good, NYC, semi-clueful me, a month to do it in?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Ask MetaFilter

    I need help buying a suit for an interview for a massive job upgrade. For once, I'm willing and able to spend serious money.

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  15. What Hong Kong's Occupy Movement Can Learn From HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Nation

    Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong practice being sprayed by water cannons during a September 7, 2014 drill in preparation for upcoming Occupy civil disobedience events. Last week at Hong Kong's Chinese University, a crowd gathered around a replica of the statue Goddess of Democracy, a key symbol of the 1989 student occupation of Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

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  16. Penguin Enters Restaurant Dressed In Tuxedo, Can't Get Any ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Switched

    This penguin knows how to dress fancy when the occasion calls for it -- admittedly, the task is made somewhat easier by having been born wearing a tuxedo -- so when it enters this South African restaurant, the bird just can't understand why the waiters don't immediately seat it. What, is it the beak? "Every so often a curious penguin finds himself wandering into the kitchen ... and they don't always willingly go out again!" YouTuber uploader adriandh95 wrote in the video's description.

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  17. Charlotte Chen, Spottly app co-founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | South China Morning Post

    A regular on the Hong Kong style scene, "It" girl and ex-banker Charlotte Chen's innovative travel-social media app Spottly combines all her interests. "I was brought up in a 'fashion-infested' family - my mother was a designer, my father was in the garment business and my sister was a marketer at a luxury fashion house.

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  18. Economic convergence: The headwinds returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Economist

    NOWHERE are the consequences of different rates of growth clearer than on a trip up the Pearl River Delta in southern China. At the river's mouth sits Hong Kong, a city in which average living standards exceed those in most rich European countries.

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  19. Hong Kong activists 'astounded' by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Suria

    Hong Kong pro-democracy activists have expressed their anger after it emerged that a Chinese official dismissed their protest movement in a blunt comment last month. Demonstrators march in a pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong on July 1, 2014 as frustration grows over the influence of Beijing on the city - by Philippe Lopez "The fact that you are alive shows the country's civility and inclusiveness," Zhang Xiaoming, the director of China's Liaison Office in Hong Kong, was cited as saying by three people who attended a meeting with him late August.

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  20. Gaggan Anand's progressive Indian cuisine is inspired by prog rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | South China Morning Post

    This month Indian molecular gastronomy chef Gaggan Anand undertakes his first "pop-up" tour, which takes him from his Bangkok restaurant to Delhi, Mumbai, and Hong Kong, where he will be at Landmark Mandarin Oriental from September 22 to 24. He will not be travelling light. "My 300 kilos of excess baggage will include psychedelic Gaggan pop-up T-shirts and uniforms, a lot of equipment and ingredients like secret spices and a whole lot of excitement," he says.

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