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HK activists mull Beijing visit during Apec

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong student protest leaders are considering visiting Beijing while it hosts a major Asian summit next week to press their demands for greater democratic reforms. [...]
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HK’s loud American defies pro-Beijing ‘smear campaign’

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has often accused “foreign forces” of trying to destabilise free-wheeling Hong Kong during the current pro-democracy protests, with a garrulous expat [...]
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For HK youngsters, protests bring taste of freedom

For HK youngsters, protests bring taste of freedom

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A month on the streets has given young Hong Kong democracy protesters a taste of life outside the city’s cramped shoebox apartments – and away from the prying [...]
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Pradasphere exhibit to arrive in HK this November

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP Relax | 6:00 AM

The Italian brand’s fashion exhibition, which was hosted by Harrods earlier this year, will arrive in Hong Kong next month. Prada has announced that its latest [...]
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Thousands denounce HSBC board member’s likening of HK people to freed slaves

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thousands have signed an online petition denouncing reported comments by an HSBC Holdings board member in which she likened Hong Kong protesters’ demands for democracy [...]
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Taiwan and HK Told you so: The protests in HK fuel Taiwan’s distrust of China

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

“ONE country, two systems”, the formula supposed to guarantee Hong Kong’s autonomy under Chinese sovereignty, was first devised for Taiwan. But it has never [...]
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Proud and Worried, Taiwanese Watch HK

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Theepochtimes | 6:00 AM

Jenny Wang knew time was tight. She rushed from work, driving an hour to get to her older sister’s apartment in Jersey City. Then, without missing a beat, Wang took the [...]
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HK’s loud American defies pro-Beijing ‘smear campaign’

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has often accused “foreign forces” of trying to destabilise free-wheeling Hong Kong during the current pro-democracy protests, with a garrulous expat [...]
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China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A senior Hong Kong lawmaker was expelled from a prestigious Chinese government body Wednesday, in a sign that Beijing will not tolerate dissent from loyalists over [...]
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Taking Back HK’s Future

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

Tuesday night marked one month since the day Hong Kong’s police attacked peaceful pro-democracy protesters with tear gas and pepper spray, inadvertently inspiring [...]
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Democracy Protests Divide HK

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

Depending on whom you ask, the ongoing pro-democracy occupation of Hong Kong streets is either a beautiful expression of the deepest wishes of the people, or an unmitigated [...]
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HK tycoon expelled from govt over comments against city chief

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong tycoon was expelled from China’s top government advisory body on Wednesday after he voiced doubts about the city’s Beijing-backed leader, who is [...]
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One Month After Tear Gas, HK Protesters Ponder Their Next Step

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Pro-democracy demonstrators are uncertain about what lies ahead for the movement, but determined not to give up on its goals Tuesday evening in front of Hong Kong’s [...]
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HK Tycoons Pressed on Protests

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Business leaders here are coming under increasing pressure from Beijing to toe the line on protests calling for more democratic elections in the city. Many in the business [...]
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Politician Who Called for HK Leader’s Resignation Is Formally Penalised

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

China’s top advisory body expelled a Hong Kong delegate on Wednesday for giving the wrong kind of advice: that the top official in the city should resign because of [...]
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