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HK stocks rebound in late trade

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 9:51

Hong Kong's stock market recovers to close higher in its first trading session following a two-day public holiday.
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HK protests 'cost retailers millions'

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 1:33
related countries: China China

Hong Kong's protests may have cost retailers more than $2bn Hong Kong dollars (£175,7m), ANZ bank estimates as China bans travel permits from mainland.
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Hong Kong leader refuses to quit

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 20:30

Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung insists he will not quit, but offers talks to pro-democracy protesters calling for his resignation.
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Tension at HK government offices

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 15:56
related places: Central District

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong surround key government buildings, as police warn they will "decisively uphold the law".
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'Democracy dogs' give HK protests added bite

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 13:24

Democracy rallies in Hong Kong are given an added bite by demonstrators who bring their pet dogs to protest venues.
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China throws weight behind HK leader

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 10:56
related countries: China China

China's state media strongly back Hong Kong's embattled leader CY Leung, while condemning democracy protests as "chaos".
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China warns on 'illegal' HK protests

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 6:34
related countries: China China

China issues a warning against "illegal acts" in Hong Kong, as protesters there vow to step up their campaign if the chief executive does not resign.
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VIDEO: Defiant HK protests on National Day

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 1:11

Pro-democracy crowds remain on the streets of Hong Kong at the start of National Day, which activists hope will see the largest protests so far.
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Students vow to step up HK protests

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 19:32

Student demonstrators in Hong Kong vow to step up pro-democracy protests and occupy government buildings if leader CY Leung does not quit.
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Defiant HK protests on National Day

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 13:21

Thousands gather in Hong Kong for pro-democracy rallies on China's National Day, despite a call by leader CY Leung to work with Beijing.
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Asian stocks retreat on HK protests

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 10:28

Asian stocks suffer their fourth consecutive day of losses as political protests in Hong Kong show no signs of abating.
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VIDEO: Thousands more join Hong Kong protest

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 18:31

Thousands more people have been joining pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, ahead of what organisers hope will be the largest day of protests so far.
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L'Oreal halts travel to Hong Kong

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 13:23
related countries: France France

French cosmetics giant L'Oreal bans its staff from travelling to Hong Kong until 6 October in response to the growing unrest in the city's streets.
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Hong Kong leader in protest appeal

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 12:43

Hong Kong leader CY Leung urges pro-democracy protesters to "immediately" stop their campaign, as crowds bring areas to a standstill.
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Hong Kong protesters stay on streets

Monday, September 29th 2014, 19:06

Protests in Hong Kong appear set to continue, as tens of thousands of people camped on the streets defy calls to go home.
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Protesters defiant amid HK stand-off

Monday, September 29th 2014, 15:59

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters block Hong Kong's streets, shutting down its business hub and ignoring appeals to leave.
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VIDEO: HK protesters defy calls to leave

Monday, September 29th 2014, 13:19

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters are blocking Hong Kong's streets, shutting down its business hub and ignoring appeals from officials to leave.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong protesters stay put

Monday, September 29th 2014, 9:40

There has been continuing unrest in Hong Kong as thousands of pro-democracy campaigners continue their stand off with riot police in the central and financial districts of the city.
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Hong Kong protests weigh on shares

Monday, September 29th 2014, 9:04

Protests in Hong Kong drag down the stock market by nearly 2% but elsewhere in the region, the sentiment is positive.
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Hong Kong's future?

Monday, September 29th 2014, 7:35

Linda Yueh asks if Hong Kong's future as a hub is at risk
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Banks shut branches over HK protests

Monday, September 29th 2014, 3:19

Standard Chartered and other lenders have suspended some of their operations in Hong Kong following pro-democracy protests.
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VIDEO: Tear gas used at HK protest

Sunday, September 28th 2014, 21:40

Hong Kong police have used tear gas to disperse thousands of pro-democracy protesters near the government complex, after a week of escalating tensions.
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Tear gas and clashes at HK protest

Sunday, September 28th 2014, 17:09

Hong Kong police use tear gas to disperse thousands of pro-democracy protesters outside government headquarters as tensions rise.
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Thousands at HK democracy protests

Saturday, September 27th 2014, 20:22

Thousands gather outside government headquarters in central Hong Kong as Occupy Central launches a disobedience campaign seeking greater reform.
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Hong Kong police clear protesters

Saturday, September 27th 2014, 11:00

Police in Hong Kong arrest more than 60 pro-democracy protesters after clearing them from a government compound they had occupied overnight.
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HK protesters enter government HQ

Saturday, September 27th 2014, 4:45

Dozens of pro-democracy protesters have pushed through a police cordon to break into the main government compound in Hong Kong.
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School students join HK protests

Friday, September 26th 2014, 6:58

Hundreds of secondary school students have joined the week-long protest to demand fully democratic elections in Hong Kong.
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VIDEO: More Hong Kong protests planned

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 11:38
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The Occupy Central movement is planning more protests in Hong Kong over Beijing's restriction of democratic elections.
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HK protests muddle China's politics

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 9:08
related countries: China China

Hong Kong protests muddle China's political lines
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HK students escalate protest

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 14:44

More than 1,000 Hong Kong students take their pro-democracy march to government offices, as part of a week-long boycott of classes.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong student strike enters second day

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 14:37

More than 1,000 students in Hong Kong have taken their fight for democracy to the centre of the city, on the second-day of a week-long strike.
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Thousands of HK students at boycott

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 13:09
related countries: China China

Hong Kong students begin a week-long boycott of classes to protest against China's stance on electoral reform in the territory.
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VIDEO: HK protests: 'We have to fight'

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 12:37

Thousands of students in Hong Kong have converged on a university campus to begin a week-long boycott of classes.
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