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  1. Reform consultation to start soon: Hong Kong chief executiveRead the original story

    18 min ago | Newkerala.com

    The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government will soon start the second phase of the public consultation on political reform, Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said here Monday, adding that he believes there is sufficient time to complete the task. Speaking to media, Leung said the National People's Congress Standing Committee decision on constitutional development in August has set out a framework for this round of consultation, and he urged people to be rational and pragmatic in voicing their opinions, Xinhua reported.

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  2. Hong Kong tycoon Kwok faces sentencing TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MarketWatch

    ... Executive Donald Tsang, said he was "devastated" to hear that Mr. Hui had been convicted and called him one of Hong Kong's "most outstanding officials." "Mr. Hui has made humongous contributions to Hong Kong," Mr. Tsang continued. Mr. Tsang himself ...

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  3. Despite Occupy protests, Hong Kong's financial centre status is assuredRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong's bad publicity from the protests pales next to what London and New York have experienced. Photo: Bloomberg Many commentators have argued that the Occupy movement has damaged Hong Kong's status as Asia's leading financial centre.

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  4. Ges prepares to launch New Trading System - Ges Ex for Exchange Traded ProductsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 22, 2014 - CAUSEWAY BAY, Hong Kong -- Hong Kong - Dec 22, 2014 - Hong Kong base Global eSolutions Limited , a leading financial trading platform vendor, prepares to launch its new online trading platform - GES EX. GES EX is a cutting edge online trading platform especially designed for Equities and Futures Brokerages.

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  5. Hong Kong Debit Cards: Market Update Market: New industry data releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    It also provides data on latest market data, along with leading companies and latest deals in Hong Kong debit cards market. Furthermore the report enables readers to examine the components of change in the market by looking at historic and future growth patterns broken down by segment.

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  6. Linda Kennedy Inside Track: Hypothermia hypocrisy in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    There is a wildly popular app here from the Hong Kong Observatory. It shows temperature range and carries symbols, and offers advice on accessories that may be useful to get through the day.

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  7. Butterfly on Hollywood Was Granted "Luxury Boutique Hotel" in World Luxury Hotel Awards 2014Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR.com

    Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., December 21, 2014 -- -- Butterfly Hotels and Serviced Apartments is delighted to announce that Butterfly on Hollywood boutique hotel was granted "Luxury Boutique Hotel" in the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2014. The World Luxury Hotel Awards was established in 2006 to recognize the worldwide luxury hotel industry and legendary hotels with respect to overall service excellence.

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  8. No budging from 'one country, 2 systems', says Xi JinpingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    In a year roiled by the Occupy movement in Hong Kong, raising questions about the future of the "one country two systems" model, Chinese President Xi Jinping said that China "remains unswerving" in putting into practice the framework that governs Beijing's relationship with Hong Kong and Macau, and which it hopes will be applicable to Taiwan too. But he said all sides must hold fast to the principle of "one country" and accept the authority of the central government, while respecting the differences in the "two systems" and the "high degree of autonomy" in the special administrative regions .

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  9. Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday delivered a speech at a...Read the original story

    Saturday | Xinhuanet

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday delivered a speech at a gathering marking the 15th anniversary of Macao's return to China and the inauguration of the fourth-term government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Good morning.

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  10. Beijing Supports Leung as Protesters Express Continued FrustrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | China Digital Times

    ... is satisfied with the performance of Leung," said Chen Guanghan, deputy director of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macau Studies, a semi-official body staffed with retired Chinese policymakers. "He has shown that he can keep the same line ...

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  11. The Hong Kong bung scandal: tycoon guilty of bribing lawmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The usually drab head office of Sun Hung Kai Properties, looming on the Hong Kong island waterfront, illuminates the sky with gaudy neon Christmas decorations.

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  12. Baby causes fight on plane, pilot threatens emergency landingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Examiner.com

    When does a baby become a deadly threat on a plane? When passengers start a knock down brawl akin to a World Wresting Federation fight midair reported the Independent on December 19, 2014. The fight began when the infant began crying onboard Air China Flight 433 from Chongqiing, China to Hong Kong .

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  13. Hong Kong tycoon found guilty of bribery and corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The usually drab head office of Sun Hung Kai Properties, looming on the Hong Kong island waterfront, illuminates the sky with gaudy neon Christmas decorations.

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  14. President Xi voices full trust, support to HK chief executiveRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Xinhuanet

    President Xi Jinping said here Friday that China's central government has full trust in Leung Chun-ying, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region . "The central government will, as always, support you and the SAR government in your work," President Xi said at a meeting with Leung.

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  15. Hong Kong tycoon, former top official found guilty of corruptionRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | UAport

    ... Image Credit: SCMP (Clockwise from top left) Rafael Hui, Thomas Kwok, Francis Kwan, Thomas Chan and Raymond Kwok. Hong Kong: Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and the government's former deputy leader Rafael Hui were found guilty of corruption ...

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  16. HK former top civil servant, tycoon found guilty in graft trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Channelnewsasia.com

    In a blockbuster trial that shocked a city known for clean governance, Hong Kong's former chief secretary Rafael Hui was found guilty on Friday of accepting millions of dollars in bribes from the city's largest property developer Sun Hung Kai Properties. File photo shows Hong Kong's former chief secretary Rafael Hui arriving at the high court in Hong Kong.

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  17. Tycoon Thomas Kwok, ex-official Rafael Hui found guilty of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Straits Times

    Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok, and the government's former No. 2 official Rafael Hui, were found guilty of corruption on Friday in the city's most high-profile graft case.

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  18. Hong Kong Billionaire Thomas Kwok Guilty of Conspiracy With Hong Kong OfficialRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Bloomberg

    Thomas Kwok, the billionaire co-chairman of Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd. , was convicted along with Rafael Hui, Hong Kong's former No. 2 official, of conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office.

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  19. Hong Kong Vs. China: Understand The DifferencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Investopedia

    Many recognize Hong Kong as an international financial hub, business center, shopping paradise, and tourist destination but are still unclear about its true identity. Is Hong Kong a de facto country or is it truly a part of China? As with many things in Hong Kong, the answer is not clear cut.

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  20. In Hong Kong, trams offer a ride like no othersRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Los Angeles Times

    Since 1904, trams have ferried passengers across Hong Kong, a former British colony that returned to Chinese rule in 1997. Since 1904, trams have ferried passengers across Hong Kong, a former British colony that returned to Chinese rule in 1997.

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