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4 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

Govt's leadership of HK political reforms supported

China's central government has unquestionable right to lead the upcoming political reform in Hong Kong as it is a local administrative region of China, an academic specializing in the field has said.

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15 hrs ago | The China Post

False election reform won't satisfy Hong Kongers

Beijing is expected to soon decide how Hong Kong is going to elect its next leader amid growing calls from activists for a truly democratic election process.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Will China vet Hong Kong election? Protests hang in the balance

With Beijing signaling it is unlikely to allow the direct democracy in Hong Kong that many here say is overdue, protesters may "occupy" and block parts of China's most significant international financial hub as early as next week.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hospitality Net

New World Hotels to Manage 378-key New World Manila Bay Hotel Beginning in 2015

Rosewood Hotel Group 36/F New World Tower 1. 18 Queen's Road Central Hong Kong, Hong Kong Phone: +852 2138 2222 Fax: +852 2138 2233 Visit Website New World Hotels has been appointed by New Coast Hotel, Inc. to manage New World Manila Bay Hotel effective 1 January 2015.

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South China Morning Post

Airport Authority's fixation with third runway is blinding it to other options

Albert Cheng says more feasible ways to reduce airspace congestion must be considered, not least because of the hefty costs of airport expansion Ir.

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Asia News Network

A tale of a cosmetics mule in Hong Kong

Every six months or so, whenever I return to my family home in Tianjin, China, from Hong Kong where I now live, I cross the airport customs surreptitiously with all sorts of intoxicating products stowed in my suitcase.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

South China Morning Post

Students and staff free to join Occupy Central, says HKU head

HKU vice chancellor Peter Mathieson said students were free to express themselves in "peaceful and constructive ways".

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bioinformatics

FaSD-somatic: a fast and accurate somatic SNV detection algorithm for cancer genome sequencing data

However, the presence of intratumoral heterogeneity, normal cell contamination and insufficient sequencing depth, together pose a challenge for detecting somatic mutations.

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South China Morning Post

No need to fear Beijing's white paper, says top British judge Lord Neuberger

Lord David Neuberger, President of Britain's Supreme Court and non-permanent judge of Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal, delivers a speech at the FCC at Central.

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People's Daily Online

HK to officially commemorate China's victory of anti-Japanese aggression

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region announced Tuesday that starting from this year, official ceremonies will be held every year to commemorate the victory of the Chinese people's war of resistance against Japanese aggression and victims who died in the Nanjing Massacre respectively.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

South China Morning Post

The more you protest, the less Beijing will bend, democracy activists told

HK's representative on NPC Standing Committee, which will decide 2017 poll format, says democracy protests will only prompt bigger pushback The more Hong Kong activists talk about using civil disobedience to press Beijing to heed demands for greater democracy, the more it will stand firm on electoral reform, the city's sole representative on the ... (more)

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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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Hospitality Net

Shangri-La launches new brand: Hotel Jen - Rebrands existing Traders-branded hotels

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 Fresh, friendly and fuss-free.

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Newsday

China media: Washington ties

Media criticise the US for what they call "spying activities" against China after a recent "dangerously close encounter" between the planes of the two countries.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Forbes.com

Occupy Central Or Not? Hong Kong Won't Accept China's 'Sham' Elections

I have been a business journalist for the past 10 years working for various news outlets from Asia and New York.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Hong Kong marks 110th anniversary of Deng Xiaoping's birth

Friday marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, and a national-level exhibition is being held in Hong Kong to commemorate his legacy at a time when the city is undergoing fierce debate on electoral reforms.

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The Star Online

Penang's growing pains

Rising volume: Heavy traffic and large crowds outside the Air Itam market. Can Penang Island's already clogged-up roads cope with thousands more people, and vehicles, when new housing projects are ready? The 'good' problem of a city's growth brings with it the inevitable increasing density and traffic congestion an urgent issue that must be ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

HK lawmakers hope to negotiate with Beijing on political reform

Hong Kong lawmakers are holding out for hope that there is room to negotiate with Beijing on political reform in the territory.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

People's Daily Online

USS Makin Island Makes a Port Visit in Hong Kong

The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island arrives in Hong Kong for a port visit on Aug. 20, 2014.

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People's Daily Online

Hong Kong's gov't official takes"Ice Bucket Challenge"

Secretary for the Commerce and Economic Development of China's Hong Kong Gregory So completed the "Ice Bucket Challenge" by pouring a bucket of ice water over his head Wednesday to call for social's awareness on a serious motor neuron disease ALS.

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