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Hong Kong students strike in democracy battle

By Mon, Sep 22, 2014 3:37PM UTC Students raise their fists during a rally at the Chinese University of Hong Kong campus in Hong Kong, Monday. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kong students are gearing up to boycott classes over Beijing’s decision to restrict electoral reforms in the former British colony.

Hong Kong students spearhead struggle for democracy

By Mon, Sep 22, 2014 10:21AM UTC Hong Kong students spearhead struggle for democracy

The Hong Kong Federation of Students (FSU) held a press conference Thursday to announce their plans for the week-long boycott of classes starting today, September 22. Thousands of students from 26 higher education institutions of Hong Kong are expected to take part in the strike, which is being held in protest against Beijing’s recent refusal to grant Hong Kong universal suffrage.

China police formally arrest Jaycee Chan in drug case

By Wed, Sep 17, 2014 6:09PM UTC Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan. Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — Prosecutors in Beijing say police have formally arrested the son of film star Jackie Chan on suspicion of allowing other people to take drugs.

Tycoon buys 30 Rolls-Royce cars for Macau hotel

By Wed, Sep 17, 2014 4:21PM UTC Louis XIII Holdings Ltd. Chairman Stephen Hung, left, poses with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars CEO Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong tycoon has placed the biggest ever order for Rolls-Royce cars, agreeing to buy 30 Phantoms for his luxury Macau hotel-resort. Stephen Hung’s purchase surpasses the 14 Phantoms bought by Hong Kong’s Peninsula Hotel in 2006. Hung and Rolls-Royce executives signed the deal Tuesday

Protest prompts SKorea to remove flags ahead of Asian Games

By Thu, Sep 11, 2014 5:27PM UTC Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian Games organizers have taken down the flags of competing nations in South Korea following protests about the inclusion of North Korean flags.

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