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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Overnight Scottish referendum vote count an exercise in complex logistics

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 09:59pm by Bloomberg

    ... in retrieving ballot boxes from some islands in the dark, is confident it won't hold up the result. "We've got a very experienced team working on this and the arrangements we're ... in Glasgow and Edinburgh is due to be completed at 5am (midday Hong Kong time), and Aberdeen one hour later. ...

  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain's housing prices stagnate

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... with the same period last year, Halifax said, citing industry data. But it also noted signs of shortages of supplies and skilled labour which could hold back the pace of house-building. The Bank ... in Hong Kong last month. Higher mortgage rates could feed through to an increase in repossessions, the number of which remained unusually low during the recent housing downturn, leading ...

  3. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Asian investors eye HSBC’s headquarters in London

    Posted May 20th 2014, 02:54pm by Peggy Sito

    ... said David Green Morgan, head of research for JLL's international capital group, which is holding presentations in Hong Kong. The South Korean pension fund, National Pension Service ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Gurkhas ‘cheated’ by British government on pay and pensions, lawmakers told

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... Gurkhas 'cheated and stabbed in the back' The only surviving Gurkha to hold the Victoria Cross- Britain's highest military honour- told lawmakers he was "shocked" when he ... will continue into next month. Campaigners hope for a debate in parliament on the inquiry's recommendations. The Gurkhas, who were based in Hong Kong from the 1970s until the handover, are known ...

  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Hong Kong investors snap up older properties in London hotspots

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Wealthy Hong Kong and mainland Chinese property investors are snapping up homes in London's second-hand market, buying multiple properties to improve, rent out, and sell on to other Asian ... 3 and 4 per cent in central London, according to Knight Frank. Older properties tend to require regular maintenance, which eats into returns. Buyers' agency Black Brick is helping a Hong Kong ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Snowden journalist Greenwald launches legal action after partner’s detention

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 08:48pm by AP

    ... Greenwald The partner of the US journalist behind the Edward Snowden leaks launched legal action against Britain yesterday for holding him under anti-terror laws. David Miranda, a Brazilian national ... arguing any suggestion that anti-terrorism powers had been misused could undermine public support for those powers. Greenwald met Snowden in June in Hong Kong, from where he published the first ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    For Deng, 'Iron Lady' had to yield on Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Gary Cheung and Ng Kang-chung Thatcher failed to talk paramount leader out of taking back Hong Kong For Deng, the 'Iron Lady' had to yield The lady was not for turning, but there were times when the Iron Lady had to bend. During the historic talks with Deng Xiaoping in Beijing in September 1982, Margaret Thatcher told China's then paramount leader that Hong Kong ...

  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Half of new homebuyers in London market are foreigners

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Property Services said last month. The Bloomberg UK Home Builders Index has gained 36 per cent this year as rising sales to foreigners boosts shares. Berkeley Group Holdings, Britain's ... offices in Singapore, Dubai and Hong Kong, have increased by almost a 20 per cent this year. Only one in seven foreign buyers of new London homes will live in the property and the remainder plan ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain seals deal to regulate scandal-hungry press

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 01:37am

    ... for free speech, said it was a “sad day for press freedom in the UK”. “The involvement of politicians undermines the fundamental principle that the press holds politicians to account,” said Kirsty ... into question. Cameron’s spokesman said all three party leaders would hold a phone call later on Monday to confirm what had been agreed and that the prime minister would address parliament ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Man who set up Tibet radio gets £65 in back-pay 63 years later

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... to a 10-year term for espionage, but then released in 1955 and expelled. He was escorted to the Hong Kong border and turned over to the colonial government. On his return to Britain, Ford wrote about ... independence after his return to Britain. "I wouldn't want to go back. I hear it has changed dramatically. Sadly, I don't hold out much optimism for the Tibetan people in Tibet," he ...




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