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One day after pro-Beijing chief executive is elected, Hong Kong arrests 9 protest leaders

One day after pro-Beijing chief executive is elected, Hong Kong arrests 9 protest leaders

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | LA Times | 7:36 AM

Nine leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Umbrella Movement turned themselves in to police on Monday, one day after the territory selected a conservative, pro-Beijing [...]
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At least 17 people are injured after being thrown to the ground when an escalator in a HK shopping centre suddenly changes direction

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

Shoppers screamed in terror when a 45-metre escalator suddenly changed directions and hurled people to the floor of a Hong Kong shopping centre. At least 17 people were [...]
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Cathay Pacific begins Tel Aviv-HK flight route

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Jpost | 6:00 AM

As passengers awaited their flights at Ben-Gurion Airport on Sunday morning, two furry, lion-like creatures began dancing to Chinese music between gates C7 and C8 in Terminal [...]
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HK escalator accident: Two technicians arrested

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Two men from the company responsible for the upkeep of the escalator which suddenly went into reverse in a Hong Kong shopping centre on Saturday have been arrested, reported [...]
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HK protest leaders say they face criminal charges after new leader chosen

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong protest leaders said on Monday that police intend to charge at least nine activists, including students and academics, who helped organise or lead Hong Kong’s [...]
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HK leader-elect pledges smooth transfer of power amid divisions

HK leader-elect pledges smooth transfer of power amid divisions

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s chief executive-elect Carrie Lam met with the city’s incumbent and unpopular leader Leung Chun-ying on Monday, calling for a “smooth and [...]
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HK targets activists day after vote

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Police cracked down on Hong Kong democracy activists Monday saying they would be charged over the Umbrella Movement mass protests, a day after a pro-Beijing candidate was [...]
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HK’s divisive new leader faces tough task

HK’s divisive new leader faces tough task

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s new leader Carrie Lam, seen as tough and capable by supporters but hated by the pro-democracy camp, faces a difficult task in calming political tensions in [...]
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China Southern Airlines set to open 5.3 pct up in HK on tie-up talks

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong shares of China Southern Airlines are set to open up 5.3 percent on Monday after the Chinese carrier said it was negotiating a potential strategic tie-up with [...]
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An Unexplained 85pct Fall That’s Nothing New for HK Stocks

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

One of the most striking things about the 85 percent plunge in Huishan Dairy Holdings Co.’s stock on Friday was how little it surprised market observers in Hong Kong. [...]
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Why This 90pct Plunge in HK Matters

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Barrons | 6:00 AM

China Huishan Dairy Holdings (6863.HK) is giving “milking investors” a whole new meaning as shares plunged as much as 90 percent and raised fresh questions about [...]
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China’s favourite Lam wins HK leadership, vows to heal rifts

China’s favourite Lam wins HK leadership, vows to heal rifts

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s new leader Carrie Lam pledged Sunday to mend political rifts after winning a vote dismissed as a sham by democracy activists who fear the loss of the [...]
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Microcosmic representation: HK’s election committee

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Billionaire tycoons, an Olympic cyclist and even an operatic tenor are all part of the select band who will choose Hong Kong’s next leader Sunday. Representing sectors [...]
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Video protest over divisive HK vote

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

As a committee weighted towards Beijing gathered Sunday to choose Hong Kong’s next leader, ordinary residents posted protest videos online as part of an art project [...]
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An Unexplained 85pct Fall That’s Nothing New for HK Stocks

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

One of the most striking things about the 85 percent plunge in Huishan Dairy Holdings Co.’s stock on Friday was how little it surprised market observers in Hong Kong. [...]
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