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10 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Hong Kong makes Ebola 'contingency' measures

Hong Kong said on Wednesday it was quarantining all people from Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia who were showing Ebola-like symptoms on arrival in the city, as fears grow worldwide about the spread of the deadly virus.

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Hong Kong police brace for Occupy's upcoming campaign

Hong Kong police said they are preparing for the possible Occupy Central civil disobedience campaign next month.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

South China Morning Post

US releases online gambling kingpin and alleged 14K triad member Paul Phua on bail

Former top Macau junket operator arrested in Las Vegas is believed to be behind one of the world's largest online gambling websites, Manila-based IBCBet US federal immigration officials released Asian gambling kingpin Paul Phua from custody on Monday evening in the latest twist to an ever complicating saga around the alleged leading member of Hong ... (more)

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CNN

Report: Dozens killed, injured in China terror attack

A gang wielding knives and axes attacked civilians, a police station, government offices and smashed vehicles in a restive region of China, the country's state-run Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday, citing local police.

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CNN

China announces probe into former domestic security czar

After months of intense political rumors, China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday an official probe into a retired senior leader for suspected "serious disciplinary violation."

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Channelnewsasia.com

Students push for action in Hong Kong democracy battle

Hong Kong's student activists have become local celebrities thanks to televised confrontations with officials as they demand reform -- but their frustration with the city's wider democracy movement is growing over fears of compromise with Beijing.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

Passengers rage as child defecates in plane seat

The etiquette of mainland Chinese travellers has again come under fire after a family allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

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China Digital Times

A Million Sign Hong Kong Anti-Occupy Petition as Democracy Fight Heats Up

Last month, amid growing concern that Beijing may renege on a 2007 promise to allow universal suffrage in the 2017 election of the Hong Kong's Chief Executive, the State Council Information Office issued a white paper reasserting control over the territory and insisting that " loving the country is the basic political requirement for Hong Kong's ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Politics reaching a boiling point in Hong Kong

The giant alien robot smackdown in "Transformers: Age of Extinction" isn't the only fight raging in Hong Kong this summer.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future

As skyscrapers around Hong Kong harbor erupted into a reverie of laser beams and giant digital displays during their synchronized nightly light show, one innocuous 28-story building near the water's edge had stayed dark for months, clad in bamboo scaffolding for a face-lift.

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The York Daily Record

In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future

As skyscrapers around Hong Kong harbor erupted into a reverie of laser beams and giant digital displays during their synchronized nightly light show, one innocuous 28-story building near the water's edge had stayed dark for months, clad in bamboo scaffolding for a face-lift.

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Albany Times Union

In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future

In this July 17, 2014 photo, a star ferry sails across Chinese People's Liberation Army Forces Hong Kong Building, center in the background, at the Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

The Economic Future of China and Hong Kong

I'm currently in Asia, where I just finished a series of speeches about economic policy in China and Hong Kong.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Straits Times

Probe on Taiwan plane crash underway amid questions over why plane was allowed to fly

A formal investigation into Taiwan's worst aviation disaster in a decade is underway, with the island's Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang-shih and senior aviation officials arriving at the crash site early Thursday.

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Business Times

Hong Kong at risk of losing retail rent crown

Hong Kong shop store rents stood at around HK$4,331 per square foot in the first quarter - about 25 per cent higher than those in New York and almost triple similar rents in Paris, the world's second and third most expensive cities for retailers respectively, according to property services firm CBRE.

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Circulation

Distal Single Subcortical Infarction Had a Better Clinical Outcome...

From the Department of Neurology, Beijing Tian Tan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China ; INI Stroke Network, OSF Healthcare System, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria ; and Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China .

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

South China Morning Post

Doubts cast on covert land grant to People's Liberation Army on Tai Mo Shan

Radar station on Tai Mo Shan is found to be fenced off from the public without the government listing it among local military sites A radar station that is sitting on public land at the top of Tai Mo Shan has been granted secretly to the People's Liberation Army, according to a lawmaker who is threatening to take the government to court for keeping ... (more)

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South China Morning Post

'Rotten meat' firm licensed to supply to Hong Kong; lawmakers call for tests on mainland imports

Shanghai Husi Food Company, shut down after allegations it reused rotten meat and falsified expiry labels, said it was licensed to supply to Hong Kong Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety admitted today it was unsure whether meat from a Shanghai factory at the centre of a food safety scandal had been imported into the territory, as evidence emerged ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Rival groups face off in HK over pro-democracy campaign

Rival groups are facing off in Hong Kong after pro-democracy group Occupy Central threatened a sit-in in Hong Kong's central business district, with the launch of an anti-Occupy Central signature campaign.

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Business Times

Hong Kong: Shares slip despite a rebound by casinos

The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.3 per cent at 23,387.14 points. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell for a fourth straight day, dropping 0.8 per cent.

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