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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing bans student leaders from taking trip to mainland to press for democracy

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 05:57pm by Joyce Ng, Amy Nip, Stuart Lau

    ... leaders' mainland trip Three student leaders at the heart of the Occupy Central protests are demanding the Hong Kong government explain why their travel documents were invalidated yesterday, hours ... not listen to Hong Kong people's views. This came as US President Barack Obama gave his strongest statement yet on the Occupy movement, saying that Hongkongers were demanding a universal, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1640648/occupy-leaders-seeking-travel-beijing-denied-boarding-airport-cathay
  2. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Boycott July 1 concert, fans urge Korean pop stars

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... pop stars told Hong Kong fans have asked Korean pop stars to boycott a cut-price July 1 music festival condemned as a political tool to keep youngsters away from the annual pro-democracy ... in Hong Kong on July 1," he posted. Other groups including Shinee, f(x) and EXO received similar requests to drop out or to at least include pro-democracy messages in their performances ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1264498/boycott-july-1-concert-fans-urge-korean-pop-stars
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Battle over new towns plan is for the future of Hong Kong, say villagers

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Ada Lee, Emily Tsang, Amy Nip

    ... the future of Hong Kong". They asked the public to join a protest to the Town Planning Board, while lawmakers repeated their intention to ask the courts to overturn Friday's vote ... people joining the fight. "It shows that the development of the northeast district is not only about the villages, it is about Hong Kong's future" She urged objectors to the scheme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542699/battle-over-new-towns-plan-future-hong-kong-say-villagers
  4. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Students’ trip to Beijing ‘unnecessary’, says Chief Secretary Carrie Lam

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 03:08pm by Amy Nip

    ... That included civil nomination proposed by the Federation of Students,” she said. The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress made its decision about Hong Kong’s 2017 chief executive ... in Hong Kong and on the mainland. Federation secretary general Alex Chow Yong-kang had said the trip was a “political protest” after several people, including Hong Kong’s sole representative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1640597/students-trip-beijing-unnecessary-says-chief-secretary-carrie-lam
  5. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong's third quarter GDP beats expectations; full-year target adjusted

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 05:01pm by Amy Nip

    ... but Occupy blow seen Hong Kong's economy grew at a faster-than-expected 2.7 per cent pace in the third quarter, but uncertainty surrounding the Occupy protests prompted the government to revise ... on the mainland was a bigger factor than the Occupy protests in Hong Kong. "We expect the Occupy movement to drag down full-year economic growth by 0.4 per cent," he said. Andy Kwan Cheuk-chiu, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1639814/hong-kongs-gdp-grew-more-expected-third-quarter
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cruise visitors double- but more are wanted

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:10am by Amy Nip

    ... are wanted The Tourism Board is encouraging cruise companies to deploy more vessels to Hong Kong after passenger numbers more than doubled in the first nine months of the year. The number of cruise passengers who set off from, arrived at or stopped off in Hong Kong from January to September was 294,075, the board said, citing Immigration Department figures, up from 136,000 for the same period ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1644775/cruise-visitors-double-more-are-wanted
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    HKTV faces stiff competition from YouTube, Facebook

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 04:20am by Amy Nip, Vivienne Chow

    ... would have to adjust its rates or prove its popularity in order to attract new clients. Hong Kong Advertisers Association chairman Raymond Ho said HKTV rates were not cheap compared with average ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1644004/hktv-faces-stiff-competition-youtube-facebook
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Allan Zeman warns of ‘disconnect’ between Hong Kong government and people

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:14pm by Amy Nip

    ... expressed concern about Occupy Central. He feared its good intentions in blocking streets to call for democracy could be hijacked. Occupy is planning a non-violent sit-in if the government fails ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546555/allan-zeman-warns-disconnect-between-hong-kong-government-and-people
  9. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Profile: Ricky Wong, the media upstart making a splash

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 05:17am by Amy Nip

    ... for Hong Kong doing business than by organising social movements. "I'm not a democracy fighter. I'm a bit leftist," said the member of the Zhejiang committee of the Chinese ... more entertaining than the repetitive statements of government ministers. "Who rules Hong Kong: the law, the policies, or the chief executive?" asked the 51-year-old, right after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1341315/profile-ricky-wong-media-upstart-making-splash
  10. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong retail sales slump by 3.1pc in July as consumers scrimp on luxury

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:54pm by Amy Nip

    ... The association maintains an optimistic forecast of 3 per cent sales growth for the full year. The Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners also noted the political factor, saying bookings this month had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581472/hong-kong-retail-sales-slump-31pc-july-consumers-scrimp-luxury

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