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Beijing officials, Hong Kong pan-democrats no closer after holding talks on

Beijing officials, Hong Kong pan-democrats no closer after holding talks on … Getting the two sides together was an achievement in itself, but hopes a meeting between pan-democratic lawmakers and senior Beijing officials would ease their differences did not last long. Sparks flew as the sides exchanged gifts – and some barbed … Full News here […]

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Citic takeover deal comes as win-win for Beijing and Hong Kong

Citic takeover deal comes as win-win for Beijing and Hong Kong One move, two gains. Nowadays Beijing and Hong Kong may not agree on a lot of things, but the Citic deal is clearly a win-win for both sides. Beijing's decision to let a Hong Kong-listed unit of Citic Group take over its parent company […]

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Beijing reluctant to give in to Hong Kong democrats over reform, says adviser

Beijing reluctant to give in to Hong Kong democrats over reform, says adviser Beijing did not want to make concessions to pan-democrats over political reform because it feared a split among its loyalists in the city could lead to defeat in the 2017 election for chief executive, an adviser to the central government said … […]

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Beijing must avoid paranoia over 'hostile foreign forces' in Hong Kong

Beijing must avoid paranoia over 'hostile foreign forces' in Hong Kong The meeting between a leader of the Occupy Central campaign and Shih Ming-teh, the former chairman of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party in Taiwan, touched a raw nerve in Beijing, and the state-run newspaper Global Times has warned … Full News here – Read more […]

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iPhone 5S reservations almost sold out in Beijing, Hong Kong

iPhone 5S reservations almost sold out in Beijing, Hong Kong As of now, only reservations for the unlocked 16GB "space gray" iPhone 5s appear to still be up for grabs in Beijing and Hong Kong. Reservations are slightly different from preorders. A reservation doesn't require any money up front but does promise … Full News […]

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Innovate or fall behind, Beijing official tells Hong Kong

Innovate or fall behind, Beijing official tells Hong Kong Beijing's top representative in Hong Kong has called on its leaders to do more to encourage innovation, saying a lack of creativity is holding back development. However, an academic said that while more innovation was needed, so was societal change. Full News here – Read more […]

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Beijing prepares for bigger, better rubber duck than Hong Kong

Beijing prepares for bigger, better rubber duck than Hong Kong Rubber duck fever is mounting in Beijing ahead of the imminent arrival of another enormous inflatable duck designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, tempered by questions about the cost of viewing it and the traffic jams it might cause. The ducks … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong 'drug mule' held at Beijing airport in record cocaine seizure

Hong Kong 'drug mule' held at Beijing airport in record cocaine seizure A 63-year old man has been detained in Beijing in what authorities have called one of the most brazen attempts to smuggle drugs through the Chinese capital's airport and into Hong Kong. Police say the Hong Kong resident attempted to smuggle 24.6kg of … […]

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Beijing envoy, Hong Kong lawmakers in landmark talks

Beijing envoy, Hong Kong lawmakers in landmark talks Zhang Xiaoming, head of the city's mainland China liaison office, was invited to the lunch by a pro-Beijing lawmaker following the July 1 protest in a bid to improve dialogue between the two sides. Several members of the feisty pro-democracy camp … Full News here – Read […]

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Is Beijing pleased Snowden fled to Hong Kong?

Is Beijing pleased Snowden fled to Hong Kong? Beijing must be pleased by Edward Snowden's NSA revelations and his flight to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, especially coming as they did on the eve of Obama-Xi summit, at which the U.S. put cyber issues … Full News here – […]

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Beijing or Hong Kong – where is best to divorce?

Beijing or Hong Kong – where is best to divorce? In a recent case, the family court ruled that divorce should take place in Hong Kong, although the marriage was registered in Beijing. This was because the wife would be seriously disadvantaged if the process took place on the mainland. Although the … Full News […]

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Beijing not interfering if Hong Kong asks for Basic Law interpretation

Beijing not interfering if Hong Kong asks for Basic Law interpretation But this is not necessarily true. In the past, when the Hong Kong administration requested an interpretation, it was because it felt it faced an insoluble problem and Beijing agreed to help. The first interpretation, in 1999, on the right of abode … Full […]

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Carrie Lam promotes Hong Kong industry to Qianhai in Beijing

Carrie Lam promotes Hong Kong industry to Qianhai in Beijing Hong Kong firms from the legal, financial and construction sectors hope to capitalise on business opportunities created by the Qianhai experimental zone, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor says in Beijing. Lam was leading a delegation attending … Full News here – Read more on […]

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BEIJING DEVELOPMENT (HONG KONG) LIMITED : EXTRAORDINARY

BEIJING DEVELOPMENT (HONG KONG) LIMITED : EXTRAORDINARY … Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited take no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, make no representation as to its accuracy or completeness and expressly disclaim any liability … Full News here – Read more on 4-traders

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Rallies in Hong Kong put pressure on Beijing-sponsored leader

Rallies in Hong Kong put pressure on Beijing-sponsored leader Full Comment's Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe. Today: New Year in Hong Kong was ushered in with its largest-ever fireworks show, culminating in a tourist-pleasing eight-minute “pyrotechnic … Full News here – Read more on National Post

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