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  1. U.S. carrier barred from entering Hong Kong portRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WGN-TV Chicago

    China has denied a U.S. aircraft carrier entry into a Hong Kong port, according to Pentagon spokesman Cmdr. Bill Urban.

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  2. China denies US aircraft carrier port visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KMIZ

    China has denied a U.S. aircraft carrier entry into a Hong Kong port, according to Pentagon spokesman Cmdr. Bill Urban.

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  3. A growing political force in Hong Kong: the localistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    Localist Edward Leung arrives in court in April to face charges of rioting after Hong Kong officials tried to clear illegal street hawkers from the busy commercial neighborhood of Mong Kok. Localist Edward Leung arrives in court in April to face charges of rioting after Hong Kong officials tried to clear illegal street hawkers from the busy commercial neighborhood of Mong Kok.

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  4. Defense publisher leaving Hong Kong over safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    " The publisher of a leading magazine on Chinese and regional defense issues says he's leaving Hong Kong out of concern he could be targeted by China's state security bodies, a further sign of how Beijing's growing presence is chilling the political atmosphere in the territory. Kanwa Asian Defense publisher Andrei Chang said Thursday that the suspected abductions to China of booksellers tied to a Hong Kong publisher of tomes about sensitive Chinese political topics had left him shocked and concerned, prompting him to decide to move to Tokyo next month while continuing to publish his magazine in Hong Kong.

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  5. WHO: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Crofs Blogs

    On 19 April 2016, the Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region notified WHO of a confirmed, imported case of human infection with avian influenza A virus. The patient is an 80-year-old man with underlying illnesses, travelled to Dongguan, Guangdong province from 1 to 5 April.

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  6. An employee walks on top of an oil tank in Wuhan, Hubei province. Photo: ReutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | South China Morning Post

    Struggling oil and gas producer MIE Holdings has unveiled its second major asset disposal in two months, agreeing to sell its two coal seam natural gas projects in Shanxi province for around US$220 million to a mysterious firm registered in Hong Kong. Hong Kong-listed MIE, controlled by chairman Zhang Ruilin and brother-in-law and executive director Zhao Jiangwei, on Tuesday inked an agreement to sell the projects to Hong Kong-incorporated China New Energy Mining, MIE said in a stock exchange filing on Wednesday.

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  7. Defence magazine publisher Andrei Chang quits Hong Kong over concerns for safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | NEWS.com.au

    Andrei Chang, the founder of the influential military magazine Kanwa Asian Defence , is leaving Hong Kong because he fears his safety as a journalist and publisher can no longer be guaranteed in the city. He said he made the decision in the wake of the disappearance last year of five Hong Kong booksellers who had sold works critical of China's government.

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  8. GES's Liquidity Source is Now Covering Interactive BrokersRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | PR.com

    Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., April 27, 2016 -- -- Global eSolutions Limited , a Hong Kong-based leading financial trading platform vendor is pleased to announce a new liquidity source from Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. to offer brokers direct access to interbank quotes. IB is one of the premier securities firms with over US$5 billion in equity capital.

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  9. Beijing opposes EU report on HK booksellers caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Newsday

    In this Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016 file photo, led by a man holding a sign that reads "missing men," a protester wearing a mask of missing bookseller Lee Bo stands in a cage during a protest against the disappearances of booksellers in Hong Kong after five men associated with a Hong Kong publisher known for books critical of China's leaders have vanished one by one, alarming activists and deepening suspicions that mainland authorities are squeezing free expression in the enclave. Beijing on Tuesday, April 26, told the European Union to stay out of its internal affairs in response to criticism that China's investigation of five Hong Kong booksellers undermined the territory's autonomy and damaged its rule of law.

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  10. Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - ChinaRead the original story

    Monday Apr 25 | World Health Organization

    On 19 April 2016, the Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region notified WHO of a confirmed, imported case of human infection with avian influenza A virus. The patient is an 80-year-old man with underlying illnesses, travelled to Dongguan, Guangdong province from 1 to 5 April.

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  11. Beijing Opposes EU Report on HK Booksellers Case9 minutes agoRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | ABC News

    Beijing told the European Union on Tuesday to stay out of its internal affairs in response to criticism that China's investigation of five Hong Kong booksellers undermined the territory's autonomy and damaged its rule of law. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a regular news briefing that the matter is an internal affair and the EU should refrain from interfering in matters concerning the former British colony.

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  12. Dramatic birds-eye view of Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | CNN

    ... photographs taken in the daytime during the fog season," Yeung says. "I thought it would be interesting to capture Hong Kong in the thick mist at nighttime." Hong Kong becomes a beautiful blend of the natural and artificial as the lights from ...

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  13. Hong Kong leader warns independence calls threaten economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Hong Kong's Beijing-friendly leader warned Tuesday the city will lose investment and job opportunities if residents continue to seek independence, painting a bleak economic picture of the former British colony without Chinese support. Hong Kong's Beijing-friendly leader Leung Chun-ying warns the city will lose investment and job opportunities if residents continue to seek independence.

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  14. Europe Warns China Over the Detention of Hong Kong BooksellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | TIME.com

    A poster showing five booksellers from the Mighty Current publishing house outside the closed Causeway Bay Books store on March 1, 2016, Hong Kong The European Union has rebuked China for impinging on Hong Kong's autonomy over the detention of five men linked to a publishing house and bookshop carrying material critical of Communist Party leaders, warning that the territory's status as an international financial hub was at stake. The owner of Mighty Current Media, Gui Minhai, turned up in the custody of mainland Chinese authorities after going missing in Thailand late last year.

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  15. Hong Kong like you've never seen beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | CNN

    ... photographs taken in the daytime during the fog season," Yeung says. "I thought it would be interesting to capture Hong Kong in the thick mist at nighttime." Hong Kong becomes a beautiful blend of the natural and artificial as the lights from ...

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  16. Bauhinia Valley innovation guidance body established in Hong Kong to...Read the original story

    Monday Apr 25 | Xinhuanet

    Chan King Wai, chairman of the Hong Kong China Chamber of Commerce and Hong Kong King Wai Group Company Limited, announced here Monday the donation of 200 million Hong Kong dollars to set up innovation centers in 10 universities in the Chinese mainland. The Bauhinia Valley Innovation Guidance Centers, to be set up in collaboration with universities including Tsinghua University, Peking University and the China Foreign Affairs University, will facilitate innovation and business ventures for small and medium sized enterprises as well as young individuals from Hong Kong.

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  17. Hong Kong Trilogy: Preschooled Preoccupied PreposterousRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Hell on Frisco Bay

    ... an auteur, probably because he hasn't saddled himself with the laborious task of following a narrative. Instead, Hong Kong Trilogy is an impressionistic consideration of three different contemporary populations in HK. The first part allows a loosely ...

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  18. Birmingham Stage Company to Present Horrible Histories - the Best of Barmy BritainRead the original story

    Monday Apr 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Stage Company. BSC has been touring Horrible Histories for eleven years throughout the UK, Ireland, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. Other current productions include Gangsta Granny adapted from David Walliams ' best-selling book and ...

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  19. 20 students claim top prize in China's national writing contestRead the original story

    Monday Apr 25 | Xinhuanet

    Altogether 20 students from the Chinese mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region were awarded the top prize of China's national middle school writing contest on Monday. Around 150 finalists went through rounds of competition in the past three days, including listening, reading, writing and impromptu speech, before reaching for the top prize.

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  20. Separatism will doom Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | The Nation

    A slew of bad news hit Hong Kong recently. On the financial side, downgrades of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 's credit rating and ranking as an international financial centre followed in quick succession.

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