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  • Lawful protest urged
    Chief Executive CY Leung says he and other Government officials do not condone unlawful protest behaviour.   Speaking to the media before the Executive Council meeting today, Mr Leung no...
  • Additional cooked meat regulation mooted
    The Government will consider strengthening cooked meat regulations, and will require importers and retailers to provide import receipts within a reasonable time, Undersecretary for Food ...
  • FS to visit Singapore
    Financial Secretary John Tsang will visit Singapore on Wednesday to meet officials and business representatives, to strengthen economic ties between the two places.   He will attend a ga...
  • HK jumps for joy – and victory
    An unlikely contender has evolved into a global, organised competitive sport: rope skipping, or jump rope. Some Hong Kongers are incredibly adept at it, too. The World Rope Skipping Cham...
  • CE to push reform discussion
    The Government will do its best to facilitate communication on constitutional reform between the Central Government and different social sectors in the coming weeks.   Chief Executive CY...

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  • Hong Kong stocks open higher
    Hong Kong stocks were up 0.26 percent Wednesday morning. The rise marked a seventh-straight gain despite a negative lead from Wall Street. The benchmark Hang Seng Index climbed 64 points ...
  • Toyota tops global sales in 1st half
    Toyota remains number one in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped General Motors out of second place as the US automaker grap...
  • Raiders explore move to San Antonio
    Raider Nation may have a new home after next season. The NFL's Oakland Raiders, whose stadium lease expires next year, are reportedly looking at San Antonio as a possible new home. Raider...
  • Scott takes over as Lakers head coach
    After nearly three months without a head coach, the Los Angeles Lakers have named Byron Scott as their new bench boss. Scott was a shooting guard on three Lakers championship teams in the...
  • Scolari returns to Gremio
    Former Brazil national football team coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has been named coach of Gremio, only three weeks after leading Brazil to a record 7-1 defeat to Germany. The Porto Alegre si...

Hong Kong ReportHong Kong Report

China Daily (HK Edition)

  • Wrong move at the wrong time for the wrong reasons
    Martin Lee and Anson Chan, two of the fading "stars" from Hong Kong's opposition camp, visited Britain earlier this month. Their London trip coincided with the release of the SAR governme...
  • Foolish to harm Sino-UK relations over HK affairs
    On July 22, the UK Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee began an inquiry into Britain's relations with Hong Kong. It will conclude in October. The committee said in a press release: "As c...
  • The popular will
    With nearly 1 million citizens having signed the petition against the "Occupy Central" campaign, it is time for organizers of the illegal movement to have second thoughts about it.
  • 'How far are you willing to go?'
    The title of this article is a trendy quotation from social media. It originated from a local film The Way We Dance. The movie depicts a group of youngsters in search of romance. It is an...
  • Jimmy Lai's donation scandal: Beware - bear on the rampage!
    Without doubt the most bizarre benefactor in Hong Kong is self-made multi-millionaire Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, who for some years now has dished out large dollops of dough to many of the quir...

China Digital TimesChina Digital Times

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

Asia TimesAsia Times

  • Russia told to pay $50bn in Yukos case
    A court based in The Hague has ordered Russia to pay about US$50 billion to a group of former shareholders of the Yukos oil company, formerly owned by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, freed last yea...
  • Vietnam buckles under Chinese pressure
    Vietnam's failure to counter China's months-long placement of an oil rig in disputed waters with any meaningful gesture threatens the Hanoi government's legitimacy. If the public believes...
  • CHAN AKYA An era of thugs
    At some stage in recent history, governments started to outsource operational aspects of geopolitical strategy to gangs of robbers, murderers and nutcases - Washington in Afghanistan to o...
  • Why no Arab state cries for Gaza
    No Arab State has had the guts to denounce Israel's use of "made-in-the-USA" death machines to rain hellfire on the civilian population of Gaza. Arab autocrats, viewing the world through ...
  • COMMENT The resistance will not be crushed
    The destruction in Gaza is overwhelming as the loss of life has climbed during nearly three weeks of battle. Historical inevitability makes it unlikely that the people of the strip will s...

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Asian InvestorAsian Investor

Asia News Network

Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal

  • EU, U.S. Expand Sanctions on Russia
    The European Union and the U.S. adopted broad economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday to punish Moscow's unbending stance in the Ukraine conflict.image
  • China Probes Former Top Security Official
    China ordered former security chief Zhou Yongkang be placed under investigation, making him the highest-ranking official targeted in a corruption crackdown.image
  • Buying Revs Up in Chinese Stocks
    China's stocks are soaring as investors scoop up investments in one of the world's cheapest markets, encouraged by signs Asia's biggest economy has turned the corner and is starting to mo...
  • Flipkart Raises $1 Billion in Fresh Funding
    India's largest e-commerce company, Flipkart Internet, raised $1 billion in fresh funding as it girds for competition with Amazon and an eBay-backed rival for dominance in the world's sec...
  • Japan Industrial Output Falls
    Firms continued to scale back operations in response to a pullback in personal spending following a sales-tax increase, raising questions about the strength of Japan's recovery.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

New York Times - Asia PacificNew York Times - Asia Pacific

Yahoo! News - AsiaYahoo! News - Asia

  • US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arm...
  • Admiral: World getting 'numb' to NKorean missiles
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid concerns about its development and testing of nuclear weapons, North Korea may be lulling the world into largely accepting its advances in missile technology, the a...
  • Canada: Chinese hackers infiltrated government org
    TORONTO (AP) — Chinese hackers infiltrated the computer systems of Canada's top research and development organization, the Canadian government said Tuesday.
  • US: Japan, SKorea strains hurting their security
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Strained relations between American allies Japan and South Korea are hurting military cooperation, including on missile defense, despite the common threat they face from...
  • Stocks inch up ahead of economic data
    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock-market indexes were mostly higher in afternoon trading as investors waited for a batch of key economic reports later this week. Earnings reports and corporate ...
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