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4 hrs ago | 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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Hospitality Net

Miramar Group Launches 50-room Mira Cube Hotel in Hong Kong

Miramar Hotel and Investment Company, Limited 15/F, Miramar Tower, 132 Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui Hong Kong, Hong Kong Phone: 2315 5555 Fax: 2736 4975 Visit Website Miramar Hotel & Investment Company, Ltd - owner of The Mira Hong Kong and recently opened Mira Moon Hotel will open its latest boutique hotel, Mira Cube in January 2015.

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Singapore Alternatives

PM Lee is a TOTAL Failure

A month or two prior to this National Day Rally speech of PM Lee, there was much hype about it with rumours that "Major announcement" and Major changes will be made during his speech.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Foreign Policy

'Today's Hong Kong, Tomorrow's Taiwan'

Two days before Hong Kong's annual July 1 pro-democracy march, 23-year-old Chen Wei-ting hopped on a plane from Taipei in the hope of joining the rally -- only to be denied entry and forced to return the same day.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

China Digital Times

Cartoon on Hong Kong Counter-Protests by "Traitor"

Chinese political cartoonist Wang Liming, aka Rebel Pepper , has found himself the subject of a smear campaign following the release of his latest piece.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Nation

Thousands join anti-Occupy rally in Hong Kong

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/international/18-Aug-2014/thousands-join-anti-occupy-rally-in-hong-kong For news details Read on : Thousands join anti-Occupy rally in Hong Kong HONG KONG : Tens of thousands gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against a pro-democracy campaign that has threatened to shut ... (more)

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China Daily

Defending the rule of law

Rules on political donations in HKSAR need to be tightened to require political organizations to declare the funds they get Recently, local media revealed documents which showed that Next Media Chairman Jimmy Lai Chee-ying has maintained close ties with right-wing politicians in the United States.

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