Hong Kong Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Who Is Chinese?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Outlook

    On September 26th, China's President Xi Jinping restated his hope to see mainland China and Taiwan united on the basis of the "one country, two systems" principle. The timing was odd, with Hong Kong in the throes of a massive student protest demanding true universal suffrage.

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  2. UFC President Dana White Talks UFC 180, State Of The SportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... as well as Pitt Football and Men's Basketball. The Fan also features live and local programming, 7-days [...] HONG KONG - JUNE 24: Dana White, President UFC during the Macao UFC Fight Night Press Conference at the Four Season Hotel on June 24, 2014 ...

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  3. Change of agenda sparks anger on panelRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Standard

    ... education, schools and sewage treatment facilities. "This is clear evidence Leung is not putting the welfare of Hong Kong people foremost in his mind ... that is something I find totally unacceptable and regrettable. If Beijing still supports this ...

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  4. China changes the subject in Hong KongRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Mydigitalfc.com

    As hedge fund managers declare victory with the launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock link, don't forget the obvious loser: the city's pro-democracy movement. For almost seven weeks, the students who have commandeered key streets around Hong Kong have sought modest concessions from Beijing.

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  5. For some Hong Kong protesters, Tiananmen still casts a shadowRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Every night around 1 a.m. for the last five weeks, Jonathan Chan has taken up watch near the Hong Kong government office complex. As pro-democracy demonstrators settle in for the night, he watches like a hawk for any movement of police on the perimeter.

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  6. Hong Kong student leaders say they may stay on the streets until JuneRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests said Friday they might stay on the streets until next June if their attempt to seek talks with authorities in Beijing fails to resolve their political impasse.

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  7. Rev. Billy Graham through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... USA and UK, and later in South America, the USSR and Western Europe. (Photo credit should read AFP/Getty Images) HONG KONG, HONG KONG: Billy Graham (CX), the American evangelist, preaches 07 November 1990 on a podium in Hong Kong during his tour to ...

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  8. This week in beera VictoriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Canberra City News

    ... at the 2014 Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA), their pilsener winning Best Lager/Pilsner at the 2011 Hong Kong International Beer Awards and their Amber Ale winning awards from Australia to London. Making their first ever venture into the ...

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  9. HK protest leaders request formal meeting with BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Protest leaders in Hong Kong have made a formal request to speak with Beijing officials over political reform, presenting an open letter to former Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa to act as their mediator. Protesters camp at a protest site in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong on Nov 7. More than a month after tens of thousands of Hong Kongers took to the streets demanding free leadership elections for the city, weary demonstrators remain encamped across several major roads.

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  10. HK chief executive to attend APEC meetingRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | China Daily

    Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung will leave for Beijing on Saturday to attend the Asia- Pacific Economic Cooperation 2014 Leaders' Week and other related meetings, according to the news website of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government on Thursday. On Sunday morning, Leung will attend the opening session of the APEC CEO Summit, and he will address a discussion session of the summit entitled "The Global Economy Today: How Sustainable? How Fragile?" in the afternoon.

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  11. Murders darken HK's red light's glitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    The murders took place in the Wan Chai district, which has long been the heart of Hong Kong's sex industry. Photo / AP For generations of Western men, Hong Kong's Wan Chai neighbourhood captured all the mystery and hedonism of this financial capital known around the world as the Pearl of the Orient.

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  12. Rights group slams Indonesia over Hong Kong double murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Asian Migrants' Coordinating Body accused Indonesia of being "silent and passive" on the murder of two of its nationals in Hong Kong File photo: Police at the apartment of British expatriate Rurik Jutting, after the discovery of two Indonesian women's bodies there. HONG KONG: Hong Kong rights activists slammed the Indonesian government on Thursday for "being silent and passive" over the gruesome murder of two young women in the southern Chinese city.

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  13. HK chief executive to attend APEC meeting in BeijingRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung will leave for Beijing on Saturday to attend the Asia- Pacific Economic Cooperation 2014 Leaders' Week and other related meetings, according to the news website of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government on Thursday. On Sunday morning, Leung will attend the opening session of the APEC CEO Summit, and he will address a discussion session of the summit entitled "The Global Economy Today: How Sustainable? How Fragile?" in the afternoon.

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  14. The Soft-power of Hong Kong ProtestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Dissident Voice

    ... Oct 2014) revealed that, "it is an open secret at this meeting that plans were hatched for the demonstrations (in Hong Kong) nearly two years ago, perhaps more than 1,000 of them have been given specific training to help make the campaign as ...

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  15. Pay rises are on the cards, but Hong Kongers will see some of the lowest "real" increases in AsiaRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Emailwire.com

    Press Release Distribution Services -- Hong Kong -- Employees in Hong Kong will see their salaries increase by an average of 5 per cent in 2015, according to the latest Salary Trends survey by ECA International, the world's leading provider of knowledge, information and technology for the management and assignment of employees around the world. The figure is up from the 4.5 per cent increases that local employees received this year.

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  16. Horror hits Hong Kong's famed crossroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    For generations of Western men, Hong Kong's Wan Chai neighborhood captured all the mystery and hedonism of this financial capital known around the world as the Pearl of the Orient. Prostitutes, strippers and bar girls entertained visiting sailors and businessmen at all hours in these neon-filled blocks, even as working-class Hong Kongers went about their business around them.

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  17. Hong Kong Demonstrators Preserve Their LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Voice of America

    Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" is still occupying city streets despite there being no signs of a negotiated conclusion. Amid the standoff, demonstrators are making plans to safeguard the creative legacy of their pro-democracy campaign.

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  18. Horror hits Hong Kong's famed red-light districtRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    For generations of Western men, Hong Kong's Wan Chai neighborhood captured all the mystery and hedonism of this financial capital known around the world as the Pearl of the Orient. Prostitutes, strippers and bar girls entertained visiting sailors and businessmen at all hours in these neon-filled blocks, even as working-class Hong Kongers went about their business around them.

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  19. Hong Kong democracy protesters in fresh clashes with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The London Free Press

    Pro-democracy protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks stand in front of an advertisement as they take a subway train to a protest site occupied by them as part of the Occupy Central civil disobedience movement in Hong Kong November 5, 2014, the day marking Guy Fawkes Night. REUTERS/Bobby Yip HONG KONG - Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters clashed with police in the densely populated district of Mong Kok early on Thursday as tensions escalated at one of three remaining demonstration sites for the first time in more than two weeks.

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  20. The Wire: Obama's election hangover; Israel car attacks; Hong Kong killings; Brokaw does improvRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... you guys don't do what I want I'm going to do it on my own," McConnell said. Bar girls sit outside a night club in Hong Kong's Wan Chai district Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. For generations of Western men, Hong Kong's Wan Chai neighborhood captured all ... 2 comments