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HK leader given 'secret' payment

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 14:39
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Hong Kong's chief executive, CY Leung, received millions from an Australian publicly-listed firm, according to Fairfax media.
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VIDEO: Record price for vivid pink diamond

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 22:30

A vivid pink diamond has broken a new record at auction after it sold for $17.8m (£11.07m) at Sotheby's in Hong Kong.
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HK students agree to formal talks

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 6:57

Hong Kong student leaders agree to hold formal talks with the government after a week of protests, which are still blocking parts of the city.
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HK back at work as protests dwindle

Monday, October 6th 2014, 15:04

Hundreds of people remain camped on the streets of Hong Kong, but civil servants are able to return to work as protester numbers dwindle.
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Asia markets rebound on US jobs data

Monday, October 6th 2014, 5:57
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Monday

Asian markets rebound on Monday following stronger-than-expected US payroll data for September and a rally in the dollar.
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HK leader call for 'return to order'

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 15:51

Hong Kong's leader warns police will take "all actions necessary" to ensure public offices and schools reopen on Monday, as thousands rally against violence.
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Hong Kong arrests 'triad' members

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 7:42

Hong Kong police arrest 19 people, including suspected triad gang members accused of attacking rallies, as talks with the government are shelved.
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Hong Kong street protests in symbols

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 23:45

The symbols of Hong Kong's protests explained
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Hong Kong protesters postpone talks

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 21:25

A pro-democracy student group protesting in Hong Kong calls off talks with the government after demonstrators scuffle with opponents.
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Talks accepted amid HK stand-off

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 11:12

Protesters blockading key parts of Hong Kong agree to talks with the government, hours after Chief Executive CY Leung rejected calls to step down.
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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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