Hong Kong Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Police prepare to clear Hong Kong protest sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A High Court ruling published Tuesday morning called for the clearance of three sections of the main Admiralty protest site, in the heart of Hong Kong's business district. Joshua Wong addresses protesters at the movement's main protest site in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on Dec 6, 2014.

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  2. Tag Heuer boasting the best smartwatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... aspect of the smartwatch. Biver added that while the Swiss watch industry is struggling due to protests in Hong Kong, Tag Heuer would bring a better smartwatch product to the market. Biver would not give any information as to what the Tag Heuer ...

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  3. The battle for Hong Konga s future, captured in one powerful imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Washington Post

    On Wednesday, police detained two prominent Hong Kong student leaders and 167 other protesters . Joshua Wong, 18, and Lester Shum, 21, were among the crowds gathered in Mong Kok, a bustling commercial district across the harbor from Hong Kong island.

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  4. 12 Instagram Accounts Out Of China You Should Be FollowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Switched

    ... a few of our favorite Chinese feeds below. An architect who is obsessed with the geometric patterns that blanket Hong Kong. She explained her photographic practice to Instagram as an ongoing attempt "to immerse the viewer into the space in which the ...

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  5. Hong Kong students on hunger strike want government to talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Joshua Wong, the teenage face of the movement for political reform, and two young female members of his Scholarism student group went on an "indefinite" hunger strike late Monday. Joshua Wong carries his belongings towards his tent at the pro-democracy movement's main protest site in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on Dec 2, 2014.

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  6. Hong Kong: HK Protest: No raining on 'umbrella parade'Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Asia News Network

    The Umbrella movement marks a turning point in Hong Kong's quest for democracy. Before the effort by students to press for what they call "true universal suffrage", democratic activists did not question Chinese sovereignty.

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  7. Hong Kong chief C.Y. Leung issues harsh warning to student protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Age

    RAW VISION: Hong Kong police use water cannons and baton-charge thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators who were trying to encircle government headquarters. Beijing: A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction that could pave the way for authorities to clear parts of the main pro-democracy protest site outside the government headquarters, as Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying issued his strongest warning yet to protesters after a fresh outbreak of violence .

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  8. HK protest leader Joshua Wong says on hunger strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Student leader Joshua Wong stands outside the legislative council protest site in Hong Kong, November 30, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip HONG KONG: Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leader Joshua Wong and two other leaders from the student group Scholarism have gone on hunger strike starting immediately, they announced on Monday night.

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  9. Hong Kong student leader shifts tactics, announces hunger strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Joshua Wong, the 18-year-old who has become one of the leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, said Monday that he and two other teenage students would begin a hunger strike in a bid to reopen dialogue with the government. "All along I want to gain more public support," he added. 3 comments

  10. David Cameron: Beijing 'mistaken' to plan ban on British MPs from Hong Kong amid protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Independent

    ... the former British colony. Downing Street said that the action has "amplified" concerns about the situation in Hong Kong, which has had some autonomy from Beijing under the "one country, two systems" arrangements implemented when the UK handed back ...

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  11. Deals of the Day: Telecom Talks, Deutsche Annington Nabs GagfahRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... declining oil prices. [ WSJ ] IPO approval. Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties Co has reportedly won approval from Hong Kong's stock exchange for an initial public offering, which could be worth up to $6 billion. [ Reuters ] ABN Amro IPO next year. ...

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  12. China slams British lawmakers' attempt to visit Hong KongRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    China on Monday explained the refusal to allow British lawmakers to visit Hong Kong and urged them not to interfere in HK affairs. "The Chinese central government and the government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region have told Britain several times that they resolutely opposed the so-called delegation of the House of Commons foreign affairs select committee going to Hong Kong for a so-called investigation and asked for the visit to be canceled," said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying at a press briefing.

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  13. China's HK gov't strongly condemns illegal acts of violent radicalsRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Monday strongly condemned the illegal acts of violent radicals. The government said the acts of the protesters taking part in unlawful assemblies for conspiring and organizing the storming of police cordon lines and blockading access to the Central Government Offices and Lung Wo Road showed blatant disregard for the law and endangered public safety.

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  14. Easier to Do Business in Polan...Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Warsaw Voice

    ... t on the list of the top 10 economies with the most business-friendly regulatory environments are New Zealand; the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), China; Denmark; South Korea; Norway; the United States; Britain; Finland; and Australia.

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  15. Hong Kong High Court grants temporary injunction at protest siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Pro-democracy protesters gather at Tamar, near the government headquarters in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong. HONG KONG: Hong Kong's High Court on Monday granted a temporary injunction against pro-democracy protests at Admiralty district, after violent clashes broke out in the area the previous night.

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  16. Business-News-Schedule at 0930 GMT /4.30 Am EtRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Reuters

    ... insurance scheme, with a rally in mainland-listed shares of the "big five" lenders petering out while their Hong Kong traded shares fell. (CHINA-BANKS/ (UPDATE 2, PICTURE), moved, by Engen Tham, 615 words) LONDON - If the European Central Bank ...

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  17. Ap Photos: Editor selections from AsiaRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 photo, a pro-democracy protester is taken away by police officers as workers start clearing away barricades at an occupied area in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong. Hong Kong authorities on Tuesday began clearing away some barricades from part of the pro-democracy protest site, scene of previous violent confrontations with police and angry mobs.

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  18. Hong Kong shares tumble 2.58%Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Hang Seng Index fell 620.00 points to 23,367.45 after another poor reading on Chinese manufacturing activity that highlights ongoing weakness in the world's number two economy. HONG KONG: Hong Kong shares tumbled 2.58 percent on Monday after another poor reading on Chinese manufacturing activity that highlights ongoing weakness in the world's number two economy.

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  19. Hong Kong leader says protests 'in vain' after violent clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    With the protests now into their third month and frustrations mounting, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying hinted that further police action may be imminent, in his most forceful comments in recent weeks. Pro-democracy protesters scuffle with police officers on the main road outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong.

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  20. Violent clashes mar the Umbrella Movement in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Mashable

    For two months, the sprawling tent-studded demo site outside the main government offices in Hong Kong had been calm, cheerful and jam-packed with impromptu art. That changed dramatically late on Sunday and in the early hours of Monday, when protesters and police clashed in the most violent incidents that the "umbrella movement" has seen since it started in late September.

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