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Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

Politics reaching a boiling point in Hong Kong

The giant alien robot smackdown in "Transformers: Age of Extinction" isn't the only fight raging in Hong Kong this summer.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future

As skyscrapers around Hong Kong harbor erupted into a reverie of laser beams and giant digital displays during their synchronized nightly light show, one innocuous 28-story building near the water's edge had stayed dark for months, clad in bamboo scaffolding for a face-lift.

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The York Daily Record

In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future

As skyscrapers around Hong Kong harbor erupted into a reverie of laser beams and giant digital displays during their synchronized nightly light show, one innocuous 28-story building near the water's edge had stayed dark for months, clad in bamboo scaffolding for a face-lift.

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Albany Times Union

In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future

In this July 17, 2014 photo, a star ferry sails across Chinese People's Liberation Army Forces Hong Kong Building, center in the background, at the Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

The Economic Future of China and Hong Kong

I'm currently in Asia, where I just finished a series of speeches about economic policy in China and Hong Kong.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Straits Times

Probe on Taiwan plane crash underway amid questions over why plane was allowed to fly

A formal investigation into Taiwan's worst aviation disaster in a decade is underway, with the island's Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang-shih and senior aviation officials arriving at the crash site early Thursday.

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Business Times

Hong Kong at risk of losing retail rent crown

Hong Kong shop store rents stood at around HK$4,331 per square foot in the first quarter - about 25 per cent higher than those in New York and almost triple similar rents in Paris, the world's second and third most expensive cities for retailers respectively, according to property services firm CBRE.

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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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Tue Jul 22, 2014

South China Morning Post

Doubts cast on covert land grant to People's Liberation Army on Tai Mo Shan

Radar station on Tai Mo Shan is found to be fenced off from the public without the government listing it among local military sites A radar station that is sitting on public land at the top of Tai Mo Shan has been granted secretly to the People's Liberation Army, according to a lawmaker who is threatening to take the government to court for keeping ... (more)

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South China Morning Post

'Rotten meat' firm licensed to supply to Hong Kong; lawmakers call for tests on mainland imports

Shanghai Husi Food Company, shut down after allegations it reused rotten meat and falsified expiry labels, said it was licensed to supply to Hong Kong Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety admitted today it was unsure whether meat from a Shanghai factory at the centre of a food safety scandal had been imported into the territory, as evidence emerged ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Rival groups face off in HK over pro-democracy campaign

Rival groups are facing off in Hong Kong after pro-democracy group Occupy Central threatened a sit-in in Hong Kong's central business district, with the launch of an anti-Occupy Central signature campaign.

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Business Times

Hong Kong: Shares slip despite a rebound by casinos

The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.3 per cent at 23,387.14 points. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell for a fourth straight day, dropping 0.8 per cent.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

Inside Track: a poke in the shoulder in the body attack class

With a tap, someone in my Body Attack class commences their workout by warming up a forefinger on my shoulder.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Human Exposure to Live Poultry and Psychological and Behavioral Responses to Influenza A(H7N9), China

Liping Wang 1 , Benjamin J. Cowling 1 , Peng Wu 1 , Jianxing Yu 1 , Fu Li, Lingjia Zeng, Joseph T. Wu, Zhongjie Li, Gabriel M. Leung, and Hongjie Yu Division of Infectious Disease, Key Laboratory of Surveillance and Early-warning on Infectious Disease, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China Division of Epidemiology and ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Xinhuanet

China approves 41 bln USD in RQFII quotas

Eighty-four overseas institutions have been approved as RMB Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors between 2011 and June of this year, China's securities regulator said Friday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Tax News

China Supports Hong Kong's Future Autonomy

A White Paper issued by the Chinese Government on June 10 has confirmed the Government's continued support for Hong Kong's autonomy to set its own trade, financial and taxation policies, noting the territory's successes under the 'One Country, Two Systems' policy.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Hong Kong's number two denies report ignored public views

Hong Kong Chief Secretary Carrie Lam has admitted she is not very confident on reaching a consensus on universal suffrage in the territory.

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Hospitality Net

Greg Ward has joined Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts as Vice President Sales - Europe

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 Prior to this appointment, Greg was group sales and marketing director at the private investment holding company, TDA Capital.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Global Voices Online

The Warning Squad Is Here to Tell You About Hong Kong Police's...

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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The Washington Post

Hong Kong asks Beijing for greater democracy

Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung, wearing a red T-shirt in center, is stopped by security guards as he throws a plastic hammer towards Hong Kong Chief Secretary Carrie Lam, third from right, during a meeting on proposing electoral reforms at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

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