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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong govt silent on Snowden’s fate as lawmakers call for China to decide

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:33pm by Agencies in Hong Kong

    ... Snowden, however, could claim political asylum. Under article six of the treaty, extradition should be refused for “an offence of a political character”. Legal sources in Hong Kong say Snowden has ... effort to have Snowden extradited from Hong Kong, a process that could become a prolonged legal battle. Snowden could contest extradition on grounds of political persecution. Hong Kong lawyer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1266580/hong-kong-govt-silent-snowdens-fate-lawmakers-call-china-decide
  2. News - Hong Kong

    Jackie Chan’s China appointment draws Hong Kong ire

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 02:24pm by Agence France Press in Hong Kong

    ... Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan this week joins China’s top political advisory body in a move analysts say highlights Beijing’s growing “soft power” efforts to project unity between ... was a campaign to promote a strong and peaceful homeland, unified with Taiwan. China’s growing clout over the past decade has seen actors from Hong Kong and Macau drafted into patriotic movies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1169587/jackie-chans-china-appointment-draws-hong-kong-ire
  3. News - Hong Kong - AUCTIONS

    Sotheby’s sets record with HK$4.2bn at Hong Kong autumn sales

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:46pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... Reuters in Hong Kong Sales in Hong Kong considered a barometer of demand from China for expensive artworks and luxury goods Sotheby’s celebrated its 40 years of business in Asia by raising a better-than-expected HK$4.2 billion ($542 million) in Hong Kong, a record for the global auction house’s autumn sales in the city. Sotheby’s biannual sales in Hong Kong are considered a barometer of demand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1327827/sothebys-sets-record-hk42bn-hong-kong-autumn-sales
  4. Business - Money

    China shares fall in sharp reversal, Hang Seng slips

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 05:28pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... Apple suppliers hit by disappointed quarterly revenue results Hong Kong shares slipped for a second-straight day on Thursday, falling further away from chart resistance that had stymied ... profit on recent outperformers, triggering a sharp intra-day reversal that left benchmark indexes vulnerable to further losses in the near term. Weakness in mainland markets dragged on Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1135226/china-shares-fall-sharp-reversal-hang-seng-slips
  5. Business - Money

    Asian markets slump due to fears over central bank stimulus

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 05:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Asian markets dived Thursday, with Tokyo’s Nikkei losing more than six per cent, while the dollar hit 10-week lows against the yen on expectations ... cent since hitting its peak last month, putting it in a bear market. Hong Kong shed 2.19 per cent, or 467.62 points, to end at 20,887.04 while Sydney ended 0.61 per cent lower, giving up 28.7 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/market-snapshot/article/1260001/asian-markets-slump-due-fears-over-central-bank
  6. News - China

    Asset or liability? Beijing's decision on whistle-blower could seal Snowden's fate

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng and Zhang Hong

    ... national security, mainland observers say. But it will be handled in a low-profile manner to avoid upsetting the Sino-US relationship and being seen as meddling in Hong Kong affairs. Snowden's revelation, that the US government had been hacking into Hong Kong and mainland networks for years, had put Beijing in an awkward position, observers said. On the one hand, it hoped to extract ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1260304/beijing-weigh-snowdens-case
  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Former premier Zhu Rongji lifts lid on talks with CY Leung

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of Leung Chun-ying, now Hong Kong's chief executive, on the core reform issues of land ownership and housing. Leung, then a young surveyor at British real estate firm Jones Lang Wootton, is the only Hong Kong politician mentioned in the book, but it is an indication of his close ties with the mainland. Zhu (pictured) has kept a low profile since he retired a decade ago and avoided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296275/zhu-rongji-lifts-lid-talks-cy-leung
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Southern Weekly protests highlight stalling political reform

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 07:29pm by Zhang Hong

    ... Xi Jinping was sworn in last November, many liberal intellectuals hoped he might kick start a process of long-awaited political reform, with looser media control and the fight against ... political reform and abidance with the constitution into a tribute praising the ruling party. The authority also ordered the newspaper to drop many critical articles, or to replace them with soft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1123103/southern-weekly-protests-highlight-stalling-political-reform
  9. News - China - HISTORY

    Younger brother of President Xi Jinping speaks on their father's achievements

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong zhang.hong@scmp.com Younger Xi face of family for father's anniversary President Xi Jinping's younger brother, Xi Yuanping, has been making rare high-profile appearances at commemorative activities ahead of the centennial of their father's birth on Tuesday. Xi Zhongxun was a leading mainland political figure whose revolutionary pedigree can be traced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1329796/younger-brother-president-xi-jinping-speaks-their-fathers-achievements
  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Sweating and on the verge of tears: Chinese officials carry out self-criticism on TV

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong hong.zhang@scmp.com Senior officials sweat over self-criticisms Senior officials revising their self-criticisms nearly 30 times, sweating and "almost in tears", ... people's concerns," People's Daily quoted Zhou Benshun as saying. Zhou was previously secretary general of the party's Political and Legal Affairs Commission. The officials were also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1319552/senior-chinese-officials-face-mao-style-self-criticism-sessions

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