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18 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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South China Morning Post

LIVE: Anti-Occupy Central march kicks off amid controversy

This afternoon the streets between Causeway's Bay's Victoria Park and Chater Road in Central are once again filled with demonstrators.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

China Daily

Getting rid of pandering hypocrisy

The British Parliament has launched an inquiry into the present chaotic situation in Hong Kong.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Standard

Community service for slapping activist

A man has been sentenced to 120 hours of community service for twice slapping an activist in the head right outside Eastern Court.

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Kyodo Top12 News

U.S. sends some 130 more military personnel to Iraq WASHINGTON - The U.S. military has sent some 130 more personnel to Iraq to expand humanitarian aid to Kurds who are affected by Islamist militants' offensives, a U.S. official said Tuesday, while denying the forces will engage in combat.

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Sys-Con Media

Hotelwifitest.com Focuses on Poor WiFi: If Holiday Inn Express was a City, it Would be Las Vegas

Hotelwifitest.com has released a new report that ranks hotel chains and cities by the percentage of hotels with poor WiFi performance.

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People's Daily Online

HK gov't discusses ways to handle Ebola cases

The government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region held a cross-departmental meeting Wednesday to discuss ways to handle possible Ebola cases in Hong Kong.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Asia News Network

Hong Kong: Hong Kong banks exposure to mainland clients a concern, say analyst

The growth in Hong Kong banks' exposure to mainland clients - which analysts say is at a historic high - is sounding alarm bells amid a slowing Chinese economy.

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Hospitality Net

Shangri-La Hotel, Tianjin Opens

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 Hotels and Resorts opens its 85th hotel today in China's largest northern port city.

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Christoph Schmidinger has been promoted Regional Vice President and General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Christoph Schmidinger has been promoted Regional Vice President and General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong , Hong Kong With William Mackay's recent promotion to the senior operations leadership role based in Singapore, William is passing the baton to another Four Seasons veteran, Christoph Schmidinger, who will assume the position as ... (more)

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