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  1. Hong Kong protesters take to streets again, marching for democracyRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    More than 10,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to press for open elections in 2017, staging the first mass rally since police cleared pro-democracy demonstrators from the streets in December. Protesters rallied in the financial district known as Central, and the prop that came to define the fall 2014 protests -- the canary yellow umbrella -- was ubiquitous, despite there being nary a threat of rain.

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  2. TAIPEI: Ko is wrong in his ignorant evaluation of culturesRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | Asia News Network

    ... title of the interview is a dig at Ko: "Taipei's Fiery New Mayor Knows Whose Culture Is Best." "Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, and mainland China - the longer the colonisation, the more advanced a place is. It's rather embarrassing. Singapore is ...

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  3. Hong Kong: Hong Kong sees another umbrella protestRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | Asia News Network

    ... decide to do so). But I won't join them - I have to go to work tomorrow." Since the movement ended on December 15, Hong Kong's fractured pro-democracy camp has struggled to maintain public support while forging a consensus on its strategy. ...

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  4. Hong Kong's yellow umbrellas are back in new demoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. THOUSANDS of pro-democracy demonstrators marched through Hong Kong's streets yesterday, in the first major rally since mass protests last year.

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  5. Thousands of Hong Kongers march for democracyThousands of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | TheCourier.com

    Thousands of Hong Kongers march for democracyThousands of...

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  6. Thousands march again for democracy in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | The China Post

    Thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday for the first time since mass demonstrations shut down parts of the city for more than two months. A sea of yellow umbrellas - the symbol of the campaign - moved slowly through central Hong Kong with crowds shouting for "true universal suffrage."

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  7. Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters take to streets againRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Hong Kong: Thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday for the first time since mass demonstrations shut down parts of the city for more than two months. A sea of yellow umbrellas -- the symbol of the campaign -- moved slowly through central Hong Kong with crowds shouting for "true universal suffrage".

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  8. Ko blasted for touting merits of colonialismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | The China Post

    ... For the world's four Chinese-speaking regions that have been colonized by foreign powers - Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong and mainland China - the longer the colonization, the more advanced the place has become, Ko said. "It's rather embarrassing. ...

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  9. Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - ChinaRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | World Health Organization

    On 23 January 2015, the Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region notified WHO of 1 additional laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with avian influenza A virus. The patient is a 79-year-old male who developed symptoms on 19 January and consulted a private doctor on the same day.

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  10. Cyclooxygenase-1 Serves a Vital Hepato-Protective Function in Chemically Induced Acute Liver InjuryRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Toxicological Sciences

    ... China, a Department of Anatomy and a Department of Physiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China and A Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Dalhousie University School of Medicine, Halifax, ...

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  11. Squeeze Put on Hong Kong Press FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | China Digital Times

    Hong Kong's 2014 pro-democracy pro-democracy protests came at the end of year that the HK Journalists Association called the "darkest for press freedom" in decades . Following the release of a PEN America report on threats to press freedom in Hong Kong earlier this month, the International Federation of Journalists today released a report warning of "intervention behind the scenes" of Hong Kong's media during pro-democracy protests.

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  12. TOKYO: Despite HK protests, more Japanese visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Greg So, Hong Kong's secretary for commerce and economic development, speaks to The Japan News in Tokyo on January 26. With recent events in Hong Kong such as the Occupy movement causing some travellers and businesses alike to change their plans, Greg So, secretary for commerce and economic development of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, came to Tokyo on Monday for a three-day visit centred on tourism and trade. While the Hong Kong protests that ran from late September through mid-December and a weaker yen may have kept some Japanese away from Hong Kong, So said there was a rise in the number of visitors from Japan.

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  13. HK varsities raise the bar for mainland Chinese studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Star Online

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong universities have raised the bar for Chinese mainland students due to the increasing number of applications. The comparatively low cost of tuition and living expenses and the world-recognised quality in higher education in Hong Kong attract mainland students to pursue higher education there.

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  14. Hong Kong Exchange Fund 2014 investment income HK$43.6bRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Business Times

    [HONG KONG] Hong Kong's Exchange Fund, which is used to back the Hong Kong dollar, posted a HK$43.6 billion (US$5.62 billion) investment gain in 2014, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) said on Monday. The figure compared with a HK$81.2 billion ...

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  15. Hong Kong tries to woo overseas offspring of former residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Vancouver Sun

    Hong Kong chief executive C.Y. Leung last week announced that overseas children of former residents were being offered visas allowing them to look for work in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong government is seeking to entice the children of former residents - thousands of whom live in the Metro Vancouver area - by offering one-year visas allowing them to work in the former British colony.

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  16. Hong Kong is not helped by threat of national security law, or those who suggest itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    Alice Wu says a ridiculous suggestion to apply national security laws in Hong Kong shows why political amateurs should keep quiet Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008.

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  17. New Market Research Report: GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd. (3800) -...Read the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    ... in solar power plants located in the US and Puerto Rico. The company and its subsidiaries operate across China, Hong Kong, the US and Cayman Islands. GCL is headquartered in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China. Full Report ...

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  18. Hong Kong: Hong Kong remains polarised as Occupy trio surrenderRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Hong Kong's political discord over electoral reform looks set to widen, spilling over into issues like education and national security, even as the original trio of Occupy organisers surrendered to the police yesterday. In Beijing, Chinese Vice-President Li Yuanchao warned that "the battle" with the Occupy movement and "the forces behind it" has not concluded.

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  19. Hong Kong Occupy protest leaders arrested, releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, centre, Hong Kong's outspoken former bishop, looks on as he joins leading pro-democracy activists in front of the Wanchai police station in Hong Kong on Saturday. Photo - AFP Hong Kong: The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement were arrested and released on Saturday as the city's police chief defended the investigation into mass protests, saying it was not "a show".

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  20. Hong Kong Occupy protest leaders arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | The Peninsula

    The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement were arrested and released Saturday as the city's police chief defended the investigation into mass protests, saying it was not "a show". Occupy founder Benny Tai said that he, Chan Kin-man and Chu Yiu-ming had been formally arrested on accusations of organising and participating in an illegal assembly, but were not charged.

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