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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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Typhoon Kalmaegi hits southern China

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 7:26

Tens of thousands of Chinese are evacuated as Typhoon Kalmaegi lands in Hainan province, after barrelling past the Philippines and Hong Kong.
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HK democracy activists shave heads

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 12:16
related countries: China China

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong shave their heads in a protest against what they see as China's increasing political control over the city.
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What next for Hong Kong activists?

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 11:23

What next for Hong Kong activists?
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China accuses MPs of 'interference'

Monday, September 1st 2014, 22:38
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.
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VIDEO: HK protesters disrupt vote speech

Monday, September 1st 2014, 10:47
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have disrupted a speech by a Beijing official who was explaining how new voting procedures will be introduced for the city.
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Official heckled amid HK poll anger

Monday, September 1st 2014, 7:24
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.
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Hong Kong's battle for hearts and minds

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 21:28
related countries: China China

China's decision on Hong Kong's elections raises tensions
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VIDEO: China rules out open Hong Kong poll

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 15:04
related countries: China China

China rules out open nominations for the next Hong Kong leadership election, in a move that has dismayed pro-democracy activists.
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Protesters condemn Hong Kong ruling

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 14:49
related countries: China China

Democratic groups in Hong Kong vow to fight a Chinese government decision that rules out open nominations for the next leadership election.
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China rules out open Hong Kong poll

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 9:16
related countries: China China

China rules out open nominations for the next Hong Kong leadership election, in a move that has dismayed pro-democracy activists.
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China warns of Hong Kong 'meddling'

Saturday, August 30th 2014, 10:35
related countries: China China

China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.
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Shares rebound at carmaker BYD

Monday, August 25th 2014, 8:44
related countries: China China

Shares in Chinese carmarker BYD bounce back after falling by more than 8% in Hong Kong, following worse-than-expected first half results.
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China mulls Hong Kong political fate

Monday, August 25th 2014, 5:02
related countries: China China

China's top leaders meet this week for talks on the divisive issue of how Hong Kong picks its next leader, as democracy activists warn of protests.
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Dog on tracks sparks Hong Kong protest

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 23:44

How a dog on the tracks sparked a Hong Kong protest
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OCBC to raise $2.7bn in rights issue

Monday, August 18th 2014, 2:41

Southeast Asia's second-largest lender, OCBC, plans to raise $2.7bn (£1.6bn) in a rights issue to help fund its purchase of Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank.
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