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The Standard

  • More MK clearance on Wednesday
    Police will support bailiffs executing the court order to remove barriers on Nathan Road between Argyle Street and Dundas Street tomorrow.   Police today again met the plaintiffs of the ...
  • Protesters urged to disperse
    Acting Chief Executive John Tsang has urged protesters in Mong Kok to be calm and rational, and leave protest sites immediately.   Addressing the media this evening, Mr Tsang said Police...
  • 80 arrested in MK clearance
    Police today arrested 80 people while helping bailiffs execute a court order to remove barriers on Argyle Street between the junction of Tung Choi and Portland Streets.   Briefing the me...
  • CE urges calm clearance
    Chief Executive CY Leung has urged protesters to co-operate with bailiffs executing court injunctions to reopen Argyle Street, and called on shoppers to return to the cleared area.   Bri...
  • Strong economy buoys livelihoods
    It is hard to solve livelihood problems without the support of economic development, Chief Executive CY Leung said today.   He urged lawmakers to deal with both issues as soon as possibl...


  • Protesters brace for police clearance operation
    Tensions remain high in Mongkok overnight, with thousands of protesters remaining in place at the main Occupy protest site, and bracing for an expected police clearance operation in a few...
  • European stocks close higher on ECB hopes
    European stocks closed higher, buoyed by hopes of more stimulus from the European Central Bank. In Paris, the CAC 40 rose 0.3 percent to end at 4,382, while in Frankfurt the DAX gained 0....
  • Don't let Mediterranean become graveyard: Pope
    Pope Francis has launched a withering attack on a "haggard" Europe, urging it to reclaim global leadership after years of crisis and to take in migrants before the Mediterranean becomes a...
  • UK security service cleared over Rigby murder
    Britain's security services could not have prevented two men hacking to death a British soldier in broad daylight on a London street last year, even though one of the killers had been inv...
  • BOJ governor ready to boost stimulus
    Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday stressed the bank's readiness to expand stimulus further to meet its price goal, a message that was partially echoed by an European Centr...

Hong Kong ReportHong Kong Report

China Daily (HK Edition)

  • What does the rule of law really stand for?
    The recent debate over the rule of law in Hong Kong deserves more public attention. I hope both the Hong Kong Law Society and the Hong Kong Bar Association can clarify what actually const...
  • Banning HK journalists from the Philippines is unjustified
    On Aug 23, 2010 in Manila, a dismissed Filipino police officer took hostage 20 tourists from Hong Kong, as well as a Hong Kong tourist guide, and four Filipinos. The officer was killed in...
  • Win-win cooperation
    Economic cooperation between Beijing and Hong Kong has seen remarkable progress over the past decade - thanks to the many ways their economies complement one another.
  • Hong Kong's population problems must be addressed
    In part one of this two-part series, we discussed the serious consequences resulting from young people in Hong Kong residing with and depending financially upon their parents until they a...
  • Men don't cry
    It was after 10 pm, the end of a long day. Benny Hon had been sitting at the wheel of his taxi for more than 14 hours. It was Nov 17 - the day Hon turned 62 and nobody cared. He would "ce...

China Digital TimesChina Digital Times

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

Asia TimesAsia Times

  • DISPATCHES FROM AMERICA Washington's daydream believers
    The ruling elite in the United States is lost in a world of its own concerning the threat of terrorism and interests that are vital to security. Yet its fantasies are so widely and deeply...
  • Myanmar regime in test of solidarity
    With one year remaining before Myanmar's general election there is growing skepticism both internationally and domestically that the reform process is at best beginning to stagnate and at...
  • The rise and fall of Palestine's socialists
    When news reports alleged that the two cousins behind the Jerusalem synagogue attack on November 18 were affiliated with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a level of conf...
  • China's graft body finds vast wealth at official's home
    The Chinese Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog recently found 37 kilograms of gold, documents showing ownership of 68 properties and 120 million yuan (US$19.5 million) in cash at the h...
    In a global financial backdrop possibly the most fragile since 2012, we've now seen 2012-style aggressive concerted central bank stimulus measures. One of these days, such measures will n...

Asian CorrespondentAsian Correspondent


Asian InvestorAsian Investor

  • China Life Franklin boosts third-party focus
    China Life’s offshore investment arm has been focusing more on third-party high-net-worth and institutional segregated-account business, a move that seems to be paying off.
  • DeAWM to relocate EM CIO in North Asia push
    Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management will move an emerging-market investment team to Hong Kong from Europe, as it increases its focus on North Asian institutions.
  • Supply of real assets tipped to swell in Japan
    The government and corporations are forecast to divest their inventory of real estate amid a positive outlook for the sector to improve operational efficiency, says MC Asset Management.
  • Julius Baer switches head gatekeepers
    Kenneth Ho is moving into a strategic project role at the Swiss private bank, and Luigi Vignola will replace him as Asia head of the investment solutions group.
  • CPPIB seeking more Asia co-investments
    The $208 billion Canada Pension Plan Investment Board wants to build its Asian asset portfolio via further joint ventures, as it allocates another $400 million to a China logistics JV.

Asia News Network

Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal

  • Conflicts Mar Flight 370 Search
    Disagreements among investigators over where to look for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are complicating an already difficult effort to recover the missing jetliner.image
  • Sony to Revamp Smartphone Unit
    Sony pledged to return its money-losing smartphone unit to profitability over the next year even if it means drastically lower sales.image
  • BOJ Governor Defends Easing
    Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday defended the central bank’s decision last month to boost its stimulus measures despite a split vote, saying the central bank needed to show i...
  • Hong Kong Police Drive Protesters From Part of Mong Kok
    Police took their strongest action in weeks against pro-democracy protesters, making scores of arrests and driving activists from a portion of the most volatile of the three Hong Kong sit...
  • Sony Pulls World Cup Sponsorship
    Sony has decided to end its sponsorship of World Cup soccer amid growing concerns about the transparency of the bidding process for the next two tournaments.image

Financial TimesFinancial Times


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

  • Music gives Indian children a voice
    As Faith Gonsalves walks through the dusty streets of a slum on the outskirts of New Delhi, she passes pigs rummaging through piles of trash, and colorful saris hanging out to dry. In a n...
  • Grief led to greening China's deserts
    Each year Yi Jiefeng does what she can to stop China turning into a desert.
  • Uniting Hong Kong's refugees
    On a promenade that runs along Hong Kong's harbor, crowds of tourists jostle for their chance to photograph the city's spectacular skyline.
  • Top museum shows a grim history
    The steep rock walls of Thailand's Hellfire Pass symbolize the slavery, starvation, torture and lost lives of thousands of POWs and Asian civilians during World War II, when Japan forced ...
  • Insects the next big food phenom?
    "Why not eat insects?" asked Vincent Holt, a 19th century British author in his eccentric treatise on changing the English diet.

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