Hong Kong

Type: Country
Name: Hong Kong
First reported 23 mins ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 1 reports

Respect Hong Kong’s right to democratic elections: Editorial

As the incredible story of China’s emergence as an economic superpower continues, the fate of Hong Kong has become little more than a footnote. But 17 years after the territory returned to China, the country’s rulers are quietly putting the squeeze on ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 23 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Hong Kong hikes airport departure tax

Hong Kong has announced plans to raise its airport departure tax.From 1 June 2014, the so-called “passenger security charge”, which is collected from each departing passenger at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), will be increased 36% from HK$33 ... [Published Travel Daily Media - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

4/20/2014: INDULGE: Hong Kong diary

Unless you are very young or have no interest at all in international affairs, you probably have some recollection of the Handover. This occurred in 1997, when the British finally returned Hong Kong to the Chinese at an elaborate function where the.. ... [Published Hindustan Times - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Hong Kong, Handover
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

ASEAN forum eyes cultural exchanges

Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing attended two ASEAN meetings in Vietnam today to introduce Hong Kong's cultural vision and policy to promote cultural exchange.The meetings are the Sixth Meeting of the ASEAN Plus Three (China, Japan, Korea) Ministers ... [Published ISD.gov.hk - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Foreigners make up almost 13 percent of new marriages

A total of 39,071 marriages were registered in Taiwan in the first three months of the year, with nearly 13 percent being cross-national unions, according to figures released yesterday by the Ministry of the Interior.The figures showed a 1.2 percent increase ... [Published Taipei Times Online - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Macau, Hong Kong, China
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Asia stocks advance on US data, China stimulus bets

Asian stocks rose this week after US data and earnings boosted optimism about the world’s biggest economy, while further signs of a slowdown in China stoked speculation the government will add stimulus to stabilize growth.The MSCI Asia Pacific Index gained ... [Published Taipei Times Online - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 3 reports

China sacks head of state firm amid corruption allegations

China on Saturday announced the removal of the head of one its major state-owned firms, conglomerate China Resources, for suspected law violations, state media reported using terms which typically refer to corruption.Chinese President Xi Jinping has pursued ... [Published PM News Nigeria - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 9 reports

Court hears of passenger demand to fly to Sochi

HONG KONG: A passenger on board a Hong Kong-bound Cathay Pacific flight, armed only with a Toblerone chocolate bar, demanded the plane fly to Sochi so he could watch the Olympics, a court heard.Antti Oskari Manselius, 23, from Finland, also made a false ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - China Voice: Don't talk democracy while selling sovereignty

China Voice: Don't talk democracy while selling sovereigntyContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.BEIJING, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Inviting foreign forces to interfere in their own country's internal affairs, that's what the two mischief-makers, Lee Chu-ming and ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Cathay Pacific comes back to Manchester

HONG KONG- Cathay Pacific Airways ?announced that it will launch a?four-times-weekly service to Manchester in the UK with effect from 8?December 2014 (subject to government approval). Tickets for the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Markets Rise In Asia

REUTERS/Paul BarkerGood morning! Things are very quiet and there's not that much going on due to the Good Friday holiday, which has all markets closed in Europe and the US.The only action of the day was in Europe, where things were generally positive ... [Published Business Insider - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

China Resources Chairman Song Faces Corruption Investigation

(Updates with statement retraction in fifth paragraph.)April 18 (Bloomberg) -- China’s anti-corruption agency is investigating the chairman of China Resources Holdings Co. after domestic media repeated accusations a unit of the state-owned company deliberately ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 18 2014]


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