Hong Kong

Type: Country
Name: Hong Kong
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 14 mins ago - 3 reports

Hong Kong, Shanghai Shares Rise

Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index and shares on the mainland traded higher Monday, brushing off weak Chinese manufacturing data earlier this morning. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was last up 0.19% at 24778.55, despite signs that economic growth in Asia's largest economy ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 14 reports

Hong Kong's right to pick nominees denied

The move is likely to spark long-promised protests in Hong Kong’s business district, as activists began planning and mobilizing within hours of the announcement.The decision by China’s National People’s Congress essentially allows Communist leaders to ... [Published Journal-Gazette - 17 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 19 mins ago - 17 reports

Activists to keep fighting against China vote decision

(48 mins ago)Hong Kong activists launched their fightback Monday against Beijing's landmark decision to limit voting reforms, heckling a senior Chinese official in angry scenes after hopes for full democracy were crushed.Li Fei, a member of the top ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - 19 mins ago]
Entities: China, Hong Kong, Democracy
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Hong Kong stocks shrug off weak data

HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Hong Kong stocks moved higher Monday morning after a brief loss in choppy opening trade, shrugging off two separate gauges of China's manufacturing activity which both showed a slight slowing[1] last month. The Hang Seng Index ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

Hong Kong Protestors Heckle Senior Chinese Official

Hong Kong police have used pepper spray to disperse pro-democracy demonstrators who heckled a senior Chinese official as he attempted to explain Beijing's decision to tightly control the nomination of candidates for the territory's chief executive.As ... [Published VOA News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Hong Kong stocks rise 0.17 per cent by break

HONG KONG: Hong Kong shares rose 0.17 per cent in the morning session Monday, in line with a regional advance, following a record close on Wall Street. The benchmark edged up 42.50 points to 24,784.56 on turnover of HK$32.59 billion ($4.21 billion). ... [Published Economic Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 15 reports

HK protestors disrupt Beijing speech

Pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong have disrupted a speech given by a Beijing official explaining new voting changes being introduced for the city. They chanted slogans and held placards accusing Beijing of breaking its promise to allow Hong Kong to ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 26 reports

NPC decision vital for development of Hong Kong's political system

The decision adopted by the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee on Hong Kong's electoral reform is vital for the development of the region's political system, the People's Daily said Monday. Sunday's decision granted universal suffrage ... [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 159 reports

China will control Hong Kong candidates

China’s parliament said it will tightly control the nomination of candidates for a landmark election in Hong Kong in 2017, a move likely to trigger mass protests in the city’s Central business district by disappointed democracy activists. ... [Published IrishExaminer.com - World - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Legal experts welcome Hong Kong decision

Move in accord with Basic LawThe decision by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress concerning the selection of future chief executives in Hong Kong opens the door to universal suffrage in the special administrative region, legal experts ... [Published CHINAdaily - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 6 reports

Macau leader elected for second term

10:09 pmHONG KONG: Macau re-elected its incumbent leader in an unchallenged contest on Sunday, as the gambling hub faces growing calls for democracy amid anger over deteriorating living conditions and government accountability. The booming city’s sole ... [Published Manila Times - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 29 reports

China takes a hard line over foreign interference in the direction of Hong Kong's politics

China has warned against any foreign interference ahead of a crucial ruling on Hong Kong's political future today, saying Beijing will not tolerate the use of the city as a "bridgehead to subvert and infiltrate the mainland". ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 31 2014]

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"Anyone who does not love the country, love Hong Kong or is confrontational towards the central government shall not be the chief executive" he said
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Back to the Drawing Board for Hong Kong Electio... [Published WSJ.com: China Real Time Report - 52 mins ago]
Beijing’s plans to allow Hong Kong people to elect their next leader—albeit only from among prescreened candidates and effectively denying an open vote—will need approval of two-thirds of the city’s 70-member strong legislature. ...
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Breakingviews: Beijing signals no more 'hands-o... [Published Reuters Video: Business - 3 hours ago]
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