Hong Kong Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Crowds Gather to Remember Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution, One Year OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Time

    For 79 days last year, the world was watching Hong Kong as this towering metropolis, carved into verdant hilltops and following the sweep of cerulean bays, came to a standstill. Beginning on Sept.


  2. Bet Against The Hong Kong Dollar Peg And You Will Lose Your ShirtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    The peg to the greenback gives the Hong Kong dollar an international credibility and transparency that is of huge value to China. Every so often, particularly when the moon is full or when Hong Kong's quasi-central bank intervenes heavily in the market to defend its currency peg, predictions that the former British colony is about to drop its 32-year-old link to the US dollar again make headlines.


  3. 'Throw Me in Jail for the Best Reasons': Artistic Defiance in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Time

    Popular singer Denise Ho is escorted by police officers near the Central Government Offices in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on Dec. 11, 2014 The city's cultural community is both inspired by the passion of 2014's democracy uprising and wary of the consequences it may have Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution - the 79-day pro-democracy protest that began on Sept. 28 last year - not only brought tens of thousands onto the streets.


  4. A Year After the Umbrella Revolution, Calls For More Autonomy, Even Independence, Grow in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Time

    A protester wears the colonial Hong Kong flag around his shoulders as he attends a pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong on July 1, 2015. Frustrated by the realities of Chinese sovereignty, some activists are proposing a dangerous and radical path for the politically divided city Sai Yeung Choi Street in Hong Kong's blue-collar Mong Kok neighborhood was a riot of color on the night of July 11 - in more ways than one.


  5. Hong Kong police on alert on anniversary of Occupy protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    HONG KONG: Hong Kong police patrolled the area around government buildings ahead of rallies planned later on Monday to mark the first anniversary of pro-democracy protests that crippled parts of the Chinese-controlled city. Police will be on alert to avoid a repeat of last year when protesters streamed on to major highways in a push for full democracy, demonstrations that became the biggest political challenge to Beijing's Communist Party leaders for decades.


  6. Qilin World Capital Ltd Announces Share Finance Facility in Hong KongRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2015 | PRWeb

    Today Qilin World Capital Ltd announces the availability of its share financing product in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. The Asian based lending group will monetize shares of publicly traded companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.


  7. Paedophile on run from UK police arrested in Hong Kong Hong Kong...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | Yahoo!

    A paedophile on the run from British police appeared in court in Hong Kong on Saturday after being arrested on an extradition request, reports and police said. Police in the southern Chinese city said they had arrested an unnamed 31-year-old on Friday, but reports identified him as Joseph Tsang, a fugitive convicted last month of two counts of rape and two counts of sexual assault last month.


  8. Hong Kong: Hong Kong's Occupy Movement a force no moreRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | Asia News Network

    ... its allies in the Special Administrative Region (SAR) have mounted a multi- pronged offensive to set the agenda in Hong Kong. The central government is unleashing combative comments on how Hong Kong should be governed - with the implicit threat of ...


  9. Wei Bing Lim has been appointed Executive Chef at Shangri-La Hotel, Xian, ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Hospitality Net

    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 Hotel, Xian welcomes newly appointed Executive Chef Wei Bing Lim, who joins the hotel with distinct culinary mastery. In his new role, Chef Lim will oversee the hotel's food and beverage operations, including Yi Cafe, Siam Garden, Tian Xiang Ge and Lobby Lounge, as well as in-room dining.


  10. Hong Kong chief executive is not above the executive, judicial and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    John Chan says the power of HK's leader is today limited by the Basic Law, in contrast with colonial days In reality, the political system in Hong Kong has evolved since the colonial era to put in place by convention - in practice and in spirit - the principle of separation of powers. In April 1987, when China's paramount leader Deng Xiaoping met the Basic Law Drafting Committee members in Beijing, he criticised the suggestion to introduce the principle of separation of powers to the would-be Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.


  11. Voth Nixon Group Survey Finds That Advisors Vitally Influence Retirement DecisionsRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | PR.com

    According to Voth Nixon Group's 2015 Retirement Approach and Strategy survey, financial advisers play an important role when it comes to clients making definitive retirement decisions. Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., September 25, 2015 -- -- The results of the survey reveal that 65% of the respondent investors which use a financial advisor are knowledgeable regarding the amount of capital that they will withdraw on an annual basis from their retirement funds.


  12. Self-Determination Is the Only Solution for Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Time

    Pro-democracy protesters put their hands up in the air in front of the police in Hong Kong on Sept. 28, 2014 Taking the first step on the path toward independence is the only way that Hong Kong can defend its autonomy The 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration clearly stated that Hong Kong could remain unchanged for 50 years after China resumed sovereignty in 1997.


  13. Hong Kong's judicial independence is here to stay - as long as 'one...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong's judicial independence is here to stay - as long as 'one country' and 'two systems' are both fully recognised This week will mark the official opening of the new premises of the Court of Final Appeal at the building which housed previously the Legislative Council and originally the Supreme Court. This is an event of great significance.


  14. Image of Asia: Getting ready for China National DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Star Tribune

    In this photo by Kin Cheung, statues of Chinese People's Liberation Army personnel are displayed to celebrate China National Day on Oct. 1 at a shopping mall in Hong Kong. Malls in the territory are trying to attract more mainland shoppers during National Day and the extended Golden Week holidays, a peak travel period for Chinese.


  15. Governor Herbert Meets with Top Chinese Business LeadersRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2015 | Utah Business

    As part of the Zions Bank Utah Trade Mission to Hong Kong and China, Governor Gary R. Herbert attended several meetings on Sept. 16 and 17 with some of China's top business leaders to strengthen existing international relationships and build new ones.


  16. Citic Securities Slump Seen Deepening as Bulls Lose FaithRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2015 | The Washington Post

    That's the view of Hong Kong traders at Changjiang Securities Holdings Ltd. and Geo Securities Ltd., who predict analysts will cut their recommendations as a government campaign to stop the equity rout-- from a crackdown on speculative trading to suspending initial public offerings -- reduces profits and share prices across the industry. Brokerages are also being compelled to foot a 220 billion yuan rescue bill for the stock market, while an investigation into the turmoil has ensnared Citic Securities' president.


  17. Hong Kong PrideRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | Xtra!

    Even in Asia, where the level of LGBT acceptance can vary and change with alarming regularity, Hong Kong is a contradictory beast. In 1991, the territory finally ditched British anti-buggery laws that still dog former colonies like Singapore and Malaysia.


  18. Why fish balls top one Hongkonger's hate listRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    ... or strategically plan every bite to avoid a runaway ball is my idea of hell. Someone please explain to me why Hong Kong is so obsessed with them. I can't think of any-thing worse. LOL To be honest, there are just some things that can't be translated ...


  19. Altered myocardial response in patients with diabetic retinopathy:...Read the original story

    Sep 18, 2015 | Cardiovascular Diabetology

    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Rm 1929b, Block K, Hong Kong, China Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://www.cardiab.com/content/14/1/123


  20. All Set for Hong Kong - Macau Yacht RacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | Marine News

    Yacht races between Hong Kong and Macau will take place on 26 September and 28 September 2015 . About 25 sailing boats are expected to participate in the races.