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HK activists have jail sentences overturned

HK activists have jail sentences overturned

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Three prominent Hong Kong democracy activists have won an appeal in the territory’s highest court against jail sentences relating to the 2014 “umbrella [...]
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Loan for Li Ka-shing’s HK Skyscraper Would Be Biggest Since 2015

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A Chinese-led consortium is seeking a financing package of HK$33 billion ($4.2 billion) to buy a landmark skyscraper, testing the waters for what could be the biggest [...]
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HK man, 56, who slashed neighbour repeatedly with meat cleaver escapes jail term due to ‘delusional disorder’

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong construction worker who clobbered and slashed his neighbour on suspicion that the lovemaking sounds coming from next door belonged to his mainland-born wife [...]
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Chinese Buying of HK Stocks Tops $1 Billion Amid Selloff

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s stock market now has a sizable bulwark against global bearishness: Chinese buyers from north of the border. After the benchmark Hang Seng Index plunged as [...]
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HK democracy activists urge UK to release unseen files

HK democracy activists urge UK to release unseen files

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Foreign Office still holding back tens of thousands of files now eligible for release after 20 years Hong Kong democracy activists are demanding that Britain releases tens of [...]
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Billion-dollar biosim maker mulls $500M HK IPO

05-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Endpts | 6:00 AM

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Smoke from iPhone battery lands two HK Apple store workers in hospital

05-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Two employees at an Apple store in Hong Kong were taken to a hospital on Friday (February 2), after inhaling smoke emitted by a mobile phone battery they were repairing. [...]
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HK on alert as ATM withdrawals surge

03-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cash withdrawals at Hong Kong ATMs have surged, prompting scrutiny from monetary authorities, the banking industry and police amid media reports that mainland Chinese are [...]
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HK anti-smoking body hit by manpower shortage and dismal night enforcement

03-Feb-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s anti-smoking body is facing manpower issues and a high turnover rate of 16 per cent in a “worrying” trend that has led to dismal enforcement, [...]
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US congress members nominate HK’s Joshua Wong for Nobel Peace Prize

US congress members nominate HK’s Joshua Wong for Nobel Peace Prize

03-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A dozen members of the United States Congress have nominated Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, and its most prominent student leader, Joshua Wong, for this [...]
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HK protesters proposed for peace prize

03-Feb-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

US lawmakers have nominated Hong Kong pro-democracy activistsincluding 21-year-old student leader Joshua Wongfor the Nobel Peace Prize. He was nominated alongside Nathan Law, [...]
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HK December retail sales rise 5.8 pct yr/yr

03-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

December retail sales data (percent change from a year earlier):2017 December November October September August July June Value 5.8 7.6^ 3.9 5.7 2.7 4.0 0.1 Volume 4.3 7.0^ [...]
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Paris-bound flight forced to return to HK airport

03-Feb-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Cathay Pacific plane headed for Manila had turned back due to similar issue A Paris-bound flight had to return to Hong Kong hours after taking off due to technical issues on [...]
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HK ties Namibia and Paraguay as ‘flawed democracies’ as city falls on global index

02-Feb-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s democratic standing tumbled three places in 2017 to hit a five-year low, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s latest Democracy Index [...]
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Beijing envoy in HK urges preparedness against ‘significant political and legal incidents’ this year

02-Feb-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A senior Beijing envoy has warned Hong Kong to be prepared against “certain significant political and legal incidents” this year, while describing the [...]
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