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  • Pragmatic approach to reform urged
    People who are dissatisfied with the National People’s Congress Standing Committee’s decision on Hong Kong’s constitutional development should take a more pragmatic approach, says Chief ...
  • Reform decision legally practicable: SJ
    The National People’s Congress Standing Committee’s decision on Hong Kong’s constitutional development is legally practicable, Secretary of Justice Rimsky Yuen says.   He made the statem...
  • KS Wong attends energy meeting
    Secretary for the Environment KS Wong participated in the plenary session of the 11th Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation Energy Ministerial Meeting in Beijing today.   He joined minister...
  • Ebola drill held
    The Hospital Authority and Fire Services Department today conducted an exercise simulating the transfer and handling of a suspected Ebola patient.   Speaking to the media after the exerc...
  • Gov't promotes greener buildings
    Hong Kong, China is committed to reduce aggregate energy intensity by 45% by 2035, using 2005 as a base year. We attach great importance to buildings' energy efficiency. This is particul...

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  • Al-Shabaab leader may have been killed
    United States officials have confirmed that a drone strike in Somalia has targeted the leader of the Islamist militant group, al-Shabaab. The officials said they were investigating whethe...
  • US hostage Sotloff reportedly beheaded
    The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of US hostage Steven Sotloff, the SITE monitoring service reported on Tuesday. A masked figure in the vi...
  • Taiwan film to open at Busan festival
    A feature film portraying young Taiwanese soldiers at the height of cross-strait tension will open Asia's top movie festival next month, organisers said Tuesday, adding this year's event ...
  • Chinese shale hampered by lack of water
    A US research group says more than 60 percent of China's vast shale gas deposits are in regions with scarce water resources, which will make extraction more difficult. In a process known ...
  • Mainland insurance companies fined
    Mainland authorities have fined 23 Chinese insurance firms a total of 110 million Yuan for colluding to fix fees. The National Development and Reform Commission said the companies agreed ...

Hong Kong ReportHong Kong Report

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China Digital TimesChina Digital Times

Yahoo! News (About Hong Kong)Yahoo! News (About Hong Kong)

Asia TimesAsia Times

  • Gaza: Now the guns have been silenced
    The ceasefire calm after the latest round of hostilities in Gaza has ironically produced a positive effect. Both Israel and Hamas have come to the realization that neither can defeat the ...
  • VIOLENCE IN KASHMIR Modi's muscle strains Indo-Pak talks
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has toughened his stance on Pakistan since coming to power, his anger at renewed violence in Kashmir brimming over this week - and in stark contrast to...
  • India opens door to superbugs
    India recently earned the dubious distinction of being the worst country in terms of antibiotic overuse in the world. Experts warn that unchecked growth in use combined with poverty, limi...
  • Russia welcomes Asia food imports
    Russia has urged 10 Asian countries to boost their agricultural exports to Russia amid a Kremlin ban on products from many Western countries. Economic Development Minister Aleksei Ulyukay...
  • Keynes is dead; long live Marx
    No matter how passionately good-hearted Keynesians beg for jobs and other New Deal-type reform, their pleas fall on deaf ears of governments controlled by powerful moneyed interests. Marx...

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  • Nabbed Indonesian police officers linked to int'l drug ring
    Two members of the West Kalimantan Police detained by the Royal Malaysian Police in Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia on Aug. 29 are believed to be involved in an international drug syndica...
  • Pacquiao-Mayweather fight likely to happen in 2015, says Arum
    There is no killing yet the dream match of many boxing fans. Boxing promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank, said the highly-anticipated match between eight-division world boxing champion Manny Pac...
  • Foreigners using free legal aid services in China on the rise
    The number of foreign offenders receiving legal aid has increased since a law was amended last year requiring the government to provide free help to foreign criminals who face life senten...
  • 02 September 2014
    The remains of seven Malaysians and two Dutch victims of downed jetliner MH17 have arrived at KL Internatonal Airport from Amsterdam on Tuesday morning, The Star reports. Seoul and Washin...
  • Pitching in for inclusive growth
    I'm often asked what needs to be done for the Philippines to achieve inclusive growth, or economic growth with widest participation and whose attendant benefits are felt by all. We all kn...

Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal

  • U.S. Firms Feel Unwelcome in China
    Growing numbers of U.S. businesses say they feel unwelcome in China amid a crackdown on monopoly pricing and corruption that they say unfairly targets foreign companies.image
  • 'Sea Turtles' Travel Home to China
    Native executives who return home from overseas are prized by Chinese firms because they understand the nuances of Chinese culture and can draw upon Western practices to help their new em...
  • Signs of Trouble for Beijing's APEC Summit
    Russia's energy minister and the U.S. deputy energy secretary traded barbs at an APEC forum in Beijing, suggesting tensions over Russia's actions in Ukraine may impact a larger meeting of...
  • Russia Urges U.S. to Rein In Ukraine Army
    Russia's foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, called on the U.S. to push Kiev into giving up its military campaign against pro-Russia rebels and negotiate a political compromise.image
  • Hong Kong Democracy Movement Loses Steam
    An activist group at the center of threats to paralyze Hong Kong's business district with anti-Beijing protests said some of its support was waning.image

Financial TimesFinancial Times

ReutersReuters

Global ReportsGlobal Reports

  • Indonesia girl back with family after 2004 tsunami
    A girl who was swept away in the Indian Ocean tsunami seven years ago said Friday she broke down in tears this week after tracking down her parents, who had long lost hope of finding her...
  • Not just NKorea, political dynasties are all over
    If North Korea's new leader is looking for advice on how to carry on his family's dynasty, he could turn to Rahul Gandhi, who is on a quest to become the fourth generation of h...
  • Chinese villagers demand release of detainees
    Protesters gathered Saturday outside a town hall in southern China to appeal for the release of people detained during demonstrations over a planned power plant expansion, a witness said.
  • Social networking booming in Egypt, Russia
    A new survey shows people in poorer countries send text messages more often than those in wealthier countries. Men in Spain and Germany access the Internet on their phones twice as much ...
  • Faces of the recession: homeless children
    The National Center on Family Homelessness said 1.6 million children were living on the streets of the United States in 2010 or in shelters, motels and doubled-up with other families. Th...

CNN - AsiaCNN - Asia

  • Will Modi be India's Putin?
    Christiane Amanpour speaks with writer and historian William Dalrymple about the elections of Narendra Modi.
  • Astonishing origami
    When origami enthusiast Uyen Nguyen discusses her art, you quickly understand that it is about a lot more than folding paper.
  • China's outrageous hotel designs
    Proving once again that anything goes in China when it comes to design, the country's latest hotels are nothing short of incredible
  • Sydney Opera House gets color
    Vivid Sydney 2014 lights the sails
  • Vogue China editor on Asian fashion
    When I was launching Vogue China nine years ago, one of the key elements I was determined to introduce was a regular column dedicated to promoting and supporting Chinese design talents. W...

BBC News - Asia-PacificBBC News - Asia-Pacific

  • Afghan militants 'may join IS'
    Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, tell the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.
  • Pakistan MPs hold emergency session
    Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support in an emergency joint session of parliament as protesters on the streets of Islamabad call for his resignation.
  • UK activist's Thailand trial begins
    A UK activist who campaigns for better labour conditions goes on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.
  • Japan tackles dengue fever outbreak
    Japan is battling its first outbreak of dengue fever in almost 70 years, with at least 22 people confirmed as being infected.
  • Dethroned beauty queen seeks apology
    A dethroned Burmese beauty queen is refusing to hand back her crown until she receives an apology from South Korean organisers.

New York Times - Asia PacificNew York Times - Asia Pacific

Yahoo! News - AsiaYahoo! News - Asia

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