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Hong Kong police move in against protest zone

By Fri, Oct 17, 2014 11:26AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — Dozens of Hong Kong police have descended on a pro-democracy protest zone to remove barricades in a dawn raid....

Hong Kong irks Beijing with democracy vote

By Sun, Jun 22, 2014 7:17PM UTC 1 Comment Pro-democracy supporters show the thumbs-up signs during a kickoff ceremony for Friday’s official referendum on democracy in Hong Kong. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — More than half a million Hong Kongers have voted in an unofficial referendum on democratic reform in the specially administered Chinese city that Beijing has blasted as illegal....

Judge: HK Occupy activists can be evicted

By Mon, Aug 13, 2012 12:53PM UTC Comments Off

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Occupy movement needs to find a new home. A judge on Monday granted a legal motion by HSBC to clear out anti-capitalist protesters from a public space below the bank’s headquarters in the southern Chinese financial center. The judge ruled that the activists must leave by 9 p.m. on...

HK: Men spend more time at work than women

By Thu, Nov 24, 2011 8:21PM UTC Comments Off HK: Men spend more time at work than women

In Hong Kong, it is well known that work-life balance can be tough. But when comparing men and women, it wasn’t very clear which one had the edge until a survey by Regus confirmed that it’s the men who tend to spend more hours at work and more likely to bring tasks home than women....

HK: New virus discovery prompts call for further cleanliness drive

By Wed, Nov 16, 2011 3:52PM UTC 1 Comment

It’s been almost 10 years since the SARS crisis put Hong Kong on its knees and redefined, sort of, how cleanliness should be practiced. But as SARS and its 299 victims become part of a painful chapter in the city’s history, and threat of SARS doesn’t appear imminent, everyone must continue to exercise proper hygiene...

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