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  Hong Kong's Annie Au beats Egypt's Heba El Hong Kong's Annie Au beats Egypt's Heba El TorkySouth China Morning Post (subscription)Annie Au Wing-chi doused Egyptian firebrand Heba El Torky in the first round of the US$220,000 Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open yesterday and heaved a huge sigh of relief after emerging injury-free. With the Asian Games in three ...and more »
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 6:41 am
  ​China Expects Fallout After Announcing Reuters​China Expects Fallout After Announcing Decisions On Hong Kong's Political ...ForbesThe Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress began discussing reform proposals for electing Hong Kong's chief executive in 2017 today in Beijing. The meeting finished at 5:30 p.m. Asia time, and no substantial details have been ...China moves to limit Hong Kong election could stir protestsReutersPan-democrats vow to fight NPC draft plan for Hong Kong chief executive poll ...South China Morning Post (subscription)UK's top judge: Hong Kong independence not erodedFinancial Timesall 68 news articles »
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 5:45 am
  Hong Kong couple jailed for torturing Hong Kong couple jailed for torturing Indonesian helper fail in appeal bidSouth China Morning Post (subscription)A Hong Kong couple convicted of torturing their Indonesian helper for two years with hot irons and bicycle chains have failed in a bid to appeal the verdict. Catherine Au Yuk-shan, 41, and her husband Tai Chi-wai, 42, were found guilty in September ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 12:43 am
  Teach English for the real world to Hong Teach English for the real world to Hong Kong's struggling studentsSouth China Morning Post (subscription)Former chief secretary Sir David Akers-Jones intends to embark on an ambitious project: to save tens of thousands of teenagers attending the so-called "Band 3" schools from sliding into a zombie-like existence. He was provoked into action by the plight ...
Posted on 26 August 2014 | 11:45 pm
  Buoyant Hong Kong women aim high in World Buoyant Hong Kong women aim high in World Series qualifiersSouth China Morning Post (subscription)While the men's team will have to wait until the Hong Kong Sevens to have another crack at becoming a core team on the world circuit, the women will get the opportunity on September 13-14, when the 12-team IRB Women's Sevens World Series qualifiers ...
Posted on 26 August 2014 | 11:19 pm

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  Armoured China vehicles cause alarm in HongHong Kong democracy advocates expressed alarm Friday after Chinese army vehicles were photographed travelling down a major thoroughfare, in what they condemned as a show of "military might" ahead of expected protests. At least four People's Liberation Army (PLA) armoured personnel carriers were seen in the small hours of Thursday near the busy Jordan and Yau Ma Tei regions of the city, the Apple ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 9:15 am
  Sinosphere Blog: Hong Kong Prepares forThe territory will learn on Sunday the framework for its next vote for chief executive, including whether and to what extent the candidates will be vetted by a nominating committee.
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 6:01 am
  Sinosphere Blog: Wang Zhenmin on Hong Kong,In an unusual theoretical leap, a leading Chinese academic said democracy in Hong Kong must be limited in order to protect the interests of its capitalist class.
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 6:01 am
  Will China vet Hong Kong election? ProtestsWith Beijing signaling it is unlikely to allow the direct democracy in Hong Kong that many here say is overdue, protesters may “occupy” and block parts of China’s most significant international financial hub as early as next week.  The contretemps is seen as a fight over Hong Kong’s future identity and has brought hundreds of thousands to the street in recent months. It has sparked an often ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 4:30 am
  Hong Kong media mogul unbowed by raid asBy James Pomfret and Greg Torode HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's most powerful critic of Beijing, a brash media tycoon whose home was raided by anti-corruption officers, said on Friday he won't be cowed by efforts to silence him ahead of a crunch decision this weekend on the city's political future. Jimmy Lai, 65, a self-made millionaire smuggled into Hong Kong by boat as a child, has become ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 2:08 am

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  Hong Kong media tycoon stays defiantHONG KONG - Hong Kong's most powerful critic of Beijing, a brash media tycoon whose home was raided by anti-corruption officers, said he will not be cowed by efforts to silence him ahead of a crunch decision tomorrow on the city's political future.
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 12:32 pm
  Hong Kong Seeks Debate on Dual-Class SharesHong Kong’s stock exchange is seeking views on loosening shareholder voting rules that spurred Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to choose the U.S. for what may be the world’s biggest initial public offering this year. The bourse issued a “concept paper ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 11:00 am
  Armoured China vehicles cause alarm in HongHong Kong democracy advocates expressed alarm Friday after Chinese army vehicles were photographed travelling down a major thoroughfare, in what they condemned as a show of "military might" ahead of expected protests. At least four People's Liberation Army ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 8:08 am
  Hong Kong Prepares for Decision on ElectionThe countdown to Beijing’s decision on how Hong Kong people will elect their next leader has not been short of drama. In late June, the activist group Occupy Central With Love and Peace held an unofficial referendum, in which about 700,000 Hong Kong ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 1:22 am
  Will China vet Hong Kong election? ProtestsWith Beijing signaling it is unlikely to allow the direct democracy in Hong Kong that many here say is overdue, protesters may “occupy” and block parts of China’s most significant international financial hub as early as next week. The contretemps ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 12:03 am
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