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Hong Kong protesters clash with pro-Beijing counterparts

Skirmishes reported at a pro-Beijing rally in Kowloon district as Hong Kong enters its 15th week of unrest.

Hong Kong protesters clash with pro-Beijing counterparts

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Hong Kong protesters light up hills on annual festival

Latest protests came hours after Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam promised to prioritise housing and people's livelihoods.

Hong Kong protesters light up hills in festival-themed rally

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London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong's $39bn takeover offer

HKEX made its surprise offer on Wednesday, just two days after its officials travelled to London.

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong's $39bn takeover offer

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Hong Kong's losses may be Singapore's gain, new survey shows

As the rivals compete to be Asia's top financial hub, fallout from protests in Hong Kong is seen as helping Singapore.

Hong Kong's losses may be Singapore's gain, new survey shows

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HK chief to focus on housing, livelihoods to woo protesters

Carrie Lam says she will increase supply of housing in territory where property costs are among the highest in world.

HK chief to focus on housing, livelihoods to woo protesters

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China prods state firms to assert more control in Hong Kong

Beijing has asked its biggest state-linked companies to invest more actively in Hong Kong businesses.

China prods state firms to assert more control in Hong Kong

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'Plan B': Hong Kong people explore options as protests deepen

As Hong Kong protesters dig in, some residents are planning to move their assets abroad or to migrate.

'Plan B': Hong Kong people explore options as protests deepen

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Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, focuses on cutting costs

New CEO Augustus Tang has asked executives to examine spending and focus on cutting costs.

Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, focuses on cutting costs

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'Riot fighters' - China steps up criticism of Hong Kong protests

Beijing officials push back against pro-democracy movement and summon German ambassador over Joshua Wong meeting.

'Riot fighters' - China steps up criticism of Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong exchange has London rival in its sights

An unsolicited takeover deal would join two major global exchanges against a backdrop of political turmoil.

Hong Kong exchange has London rival in its sights

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Hong Kong touts China's Belt and Road to shore up global trade

China's controversial BRI could prove to be a counterbalance to the damage caused by its trade war with the US.

Hong Kong touts China's Belt and Road to shore up global trade

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Hong Kong: Demonstrators boo Chinese anthem at football qualifier

Protesters sing 'Glory be to thee, Hong Kong' inside stadium hosting World Cup qualifier against Iran.

Hong Kong: Demonstrators boo Chinese anthem at football qualifier

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Singapore economy shows signs of hope as trade war drags on

Singapore's economy boosted by firms trying to beat new US tariffs on China, shift in business from Hong Kong.

Singapore economy shows signs of hope as trade war drags on

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Hong Kong leader criticises violence, chastises US over protests

Carrie Lam warns United States against interfering in Hong Kong affairs, as protesters continue democracy push.

Hong Kong leader criticises violence, chastises US over protests

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Hong Kong's tourism plunges 40 percent as protests deter visitors

Occupancy rates in some hotels have halved, with no improvement in sight, says Hong Kong's financial secretary.

Hong Kong's tourism plunges 40 percent as protests deter visitors