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Monday, November 10, 2014
Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters marched on Sunday to the Chinese government's offices in the semi-autonomous city, demanding direct talks with Beijing officials after six weeks of mass street rallies.
The murder of two young Indonesian women in Hong Kong allegedly by a British expatriate has sparked a backlash against wealthy Western bankers accused of treating the financial hub as their own personal playground.
Rising inequality spurs Hong Kong farmers to protest tycoon land grab
Hong Kong farming villages bordering mainland China are locked in a bitter struggle against property developers accused of “land hoarding,” as resentment of the city's vast wealth gap fuels democracy protests.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Thousands of people marched through Hong Kong for the city's gay pride parade on Saturday, some of them wrapped in rainbow flags or dressed in drag.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
British banker charged over HK double murder
A British banker appeared in a Hong Kong court on Monday charged with the grisly murder of two women whose bodies were found in his upmarket apartment, one of them decomposing in a suitcase.
One month after the large-scale Occupy Central protests began, Hong Kong is still mired in its worst political crisis since its handover to China in 1997.
Monday, November 3, 2014
Hong Kong police were Sunday questioning a 29-year-old British financier who worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch after the grisly discovery of two female corpses, including one in a suitcase, in his upmarket apartment.
Sunday, November 2, 2014
A prominent businesswoman has sparked outrage in Hong Kong by comparing the city's pro-democracy protesters to African-American slaves, suggesting they might need to “wait for a while” to win the freedoms they are seeking.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
HK protesters mull taking to Beijing's streets
Hong Kong's democracy protesters are considering traveling to Beijing to directly petition Communist authorities as the Chinese capital hosts U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders at an upcoming summit.
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Thursday, October 30, 2014
A senior Hong Kong lawmaker was expelled from a prestigious Chinese government body Wednesday, in a sign that Beijing will not tolerate dissent from loyalists over pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous city.
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