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HK pulls out all the stops to mark 20 years of Chinese rule - Gulf Times;

HK pulls out all the stops to mark 20 years of Chinese rule - Gulf Times

Gulf TimesHK pulls out all the stops to mark 20 years of Chinese ruleGulf TimesCommuters travel on a tram with a design commemorating the 20th anniversary since the city was handed back to China by colonial ruler Britain in a residential Hong Kong neighbourhood. Text Size: A A A. By Aaron Tam, AFP/Hong Kong. A multi-million ...and more »

As China's Investors Rush In, Hong Kong Shares Take a Wild Ride - New York Times;

As China's Investors Rush In, Hong Kong Shares Take a Wild Ride - New York Times

New York TimesAs China's Investors Rush In, Hong Kong Shares Take a Wild RideNew York TimesA derivative of the Wall Street “Charging Bull” sculpture on the Bund in Shanghai. Stock speculators from mainland China sometimes rush to invest in the same Hong Kong shares. One trader has described the behavior as “very much a herd mentality ...and more »

Lonely Planet's Hong Kong: A sensory feast - Stuff.co.nz;

Lonely Planet's Hong Kong: A sensory feast - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzLonely Planet's Hong Kong: A sensory feastStuff.co.nzHong Kong welcomes with an iconic skyline, a legendary kitchen, and lush, protected nature where rare birds and colourful traditions thrive. Neighbourhoods and islands. Hong Kong's enchanting neighbourhoods and islands offer a sensory feast. You may ...and more »

Int'l media increasingly drawn to covering local Hong Kong politics, say correspondents - Hong Kong Free Press

Int'l media increasingly drawn to covering local Hong Kong politics, say correspondentsHong Kong Free PressInternational media outlets have become more interested in covering Hong Kong's political developments, a panel of journalists have suggested. Political drama and extreme inequality in Hong Kong – compared with opacity and increased difficulties of ...and more »

Banks are closing branches all over the world, but why not in Hong Kong? - Huewire News;

Banks are closing branches all over the world, but why not in Hong Kong? - Huewire News

Huewire NewsBanks are closing branches all over the world, but why not in Hong Kong?Huewire NewsRetail banking in Hong Kong seems resilient if you look at the number of outlets. Elsewhere in the world, bank branches have been closing; in Hong Kong, by and large, they have stayed open. HSBC will have halved its UK presence compared to 2011 by the ...and more »

Indonesian president visits China's Hong Kong SAR - Xinhua;

Indonesian president visits China's Hong Kong SAR - Xinhua

XinhuaIndonesian president visits China's Hong Kong SARXinhuaHONG KONG, April 30 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Sunday for a visit. Widodo attended a meeting with Indonesian compatriots at the AsiaWorld-Expo. He is set to ...and more »

Celebration and protest as Widodo visits Hong Kong - Gulf Times;

Celebration and protest as Widodo visits Hong Kong - Gulf Times

Gulf TimesCelebration and protest as Widodo visits Hong KongGulf TimesIndonesia's President Joko Widodo was greeted by a mixture of celebration and protest in Hong Kong on Sunday with calls to improve working conditions for the city's army of foreign maids. There are around 170,000 Indonesians living in Hong Kong, many ...and more »

Beijing could intervene in Hong Kong affairs if serious political problems emerge, Chinese expert warns - South China Morning Post;

Beijing could intervene in Hong Kong affairs if serious political problems emerge, Chinese expert warns - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostBeijing could intervene in Hong Kong affairs if serious political problems emerge, Chinese expert warnsSouth China Morning PostA leading mainland constitutional scholar and adviser to Beijing has warned that the central government may have to intervene in Hong Kong affairs if the city's political problems become unmanageable and threaten national security. The warning ...and more »

Back to school? Why education is just one test for next Hong Kong leader - South China Morning Post;

Back to school? Why education is just one test for next Hong Kong leader - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostBack to school? Why education is just one test for next Hong Kong leaderSouth China Morning PostIs it something unusual for a senior Beijing official in Hong Kong to visit a local school? The central government's liaison office last Friday posted a short write-up and photo on its official website showing its deputy director,Tan Tieniu, visiting ...and more »

Hong Kong pulls out stops to mark 20 years of Chinese rule - New Straits Times Online;

Hong Kong pulls out stops to mark 20 years of Chinese rule - New Straits Times Online

New Straits Times OnlineHong Kong pulls out stops to mark 20 years of Chinese ruleNew Straits Times Online(File pix) China is expected to visit for the July 1 anniversary, with security exercises under way in preparation. (AFP). By AFP - April 30, 2017 @ 2:32pm. HONG KONG: A multi-million dollar programme of events in Hong Kong will mark 20 years since the ...and more »

Hong Kong's autonomy agreement could be scrapped if it threatens China, official warns - Hong Kong Free Press;

Hong Kong's autonomy agreement could be scrapped if it threatens China, official warns - Hong Kong Free Press

Hong Kong Free PressHong Kong's autonomy agreement could be scrapped if it threatens China, official warnsHong Kong Free PressHong Kong's high degree of autonomy under the “One Country, Two Systems” arrangement may end if it is used to threaten China, a Beijing official based in the city has warned. China Liaison Office legal chief Wang Zhenmin told a forum on Saturday that ...and more »

Hong Kong's political parties prove they can come together to act on worthy causes - South China Morning Post;

Hong Kong's political parties prove they can come together to act on worthy causes - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostHong Kong's political parties prove they can come together to act on worthy causesSouth China Morning PostAlice Wu is encouraged by the rare agreements between often-warring legislators on two issues recently. Such cooperation should be nurtured, and Beijing must do its part not to aggravate sentiments. PUBLISHED : Sunday, 30 April, 2017, 11:00am.and more »

Nine HK democracy protesters arrested - pppFocus;

Nine HK democracy protesters arrested - pppFocus

pppFocusNine HK democracy protesters arrestedpppFocusAll nine protesters emerged from Hong Kong's Western police station Thursday afternoon and said they had been charged and released on bail. Two Hong Kong independence activists who were barred from taking up their seats as lawmakers a year ago ...and more »