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U.S. President Barack Obama last Sept. 7 admitted it did not look good when front-page photos of the president smiling and relaxing in a golf buggy at a course just minutes after commenting on the beheading of an American journalist.
Rafael Hui, accused of taking bribes from the billionaire brothers who run Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd. , denied being favorably disposed to the Hong Kong developer when he was the city's No. 2 official.
China is warning Britain in no uncertain terms not to stick its nose into Hong Kong affairs, despite the fact that the two countries co-signed the Sino-British Joint Declaration in 1984 and registered it with the United Nations as an international treaty whose terms will last until 2047. But 30 years is a long time.
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 Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore has become the first hotel in Singapore to engage with guests in Asia via WeChat , the world's fastest growing social application that changed the way people connect and communicate with each other. To celebrate this new partnership, the hotel has launched a "Share and Win" campaign to encourage users to share the news of this initiative.
When China announced last week that it would not permit open nominations for the post of Hong Kong chief executive in 2017, it marked a turning point in one of the most serious crises to affect the city since it was handed over by the United Kingdom in 1997 with a promise that it could retain its own way of life for 50 years. According to the Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong, by which the city was returned to China, Beijing promised to allow Hong Kong to retain its basic capitalist economic system and social institutions until 2047.
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A protester stands beside a sign that translates as "disobedience" during a rally organised by Occupy Central with Love and Peace. Photo: Bloomberg Hong Kong: The totality of one-party rule in China means most senior Communist Party officials can probably expect to go through entire careers without encountering serious political dissent firsthand.
See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. Mainland Chinese political cartoonist @remonwangxt proclaimed the decision marks the end of "one country two system" with his latest drawing in Twitter.
Pro-democracy activists clash with the police during a protest outside the hotel where China's National People's Congress Standing Committee Deputy General Secretary Li Fei is staying, in Hong Kong, Sept. 1, 2014.
The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority recently welcomed a delegation from Invest Hong Kong , the department to promote foreign direct investment for the Hong Kong SAR government. The visit aimed at exploring ways in which to activate an MoU signed between Shurooq and Invest Hong Kong in 2013, under the terms of which both parties had agreed to forge a strategic investment partnership to increase foreign investment and business activities in their respective regions.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:16 am
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