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First rides on the mega bridge Hong Kong Macau mainland

The world's longest pier, connecting Hong Kong, Macao and mainland China, was opened to traffic on Wednesday. Excited travelers made their first trips along a place described as a politically driven and expensive white elephant. Passengers and tour groups gathered at Hong Kong's cross-border bus terminal, and bus operators gave away Chinese pastries and fried meats to passengers. "I wanted …

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Lecture on Hong Kong independence continues despite criticism

HONG KONG – The head of a political party calling for Hong Kong's independence from China said on Tuesday that the government's efforts to ban its group are a sign of eroding liberties in the city. The National Party spoke at the Foreign Correspondents' Club, an event hosted by government officials from China and Hong Kong calls on the club …

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Independence Talk tests boundaries of freedom of speech in Hong Kong

August 6, 2018 8:11 ET HONG KONG – A planned lecture by the leader of a small political group promoting Hong Kong's independence from China becomes a test of the city's independence from Beijing. The Foreign Correspondents Club, Hong Kong, is invited Andy Chan after the police recommended giving up its two-year-old Hong Kong National Party – under laws that …

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33 foot dinosaur, larger than King Kong, excavated in Argentina

An artist introduces himself to Ingentia. (Credit: Jorge A. González) Jeff Goldblum's character, dr. Ian Malcolm says in the original "Jurassic Park" movie, "What's in there, King Kong?", With reference to the size of the dinosaurs in the park. If the fictional park contained Ingentia prima Dr. Malcolm did not think big enough. Fossils of newly discovered Ingentia prima (which …

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China is faltering; Hong Kong

* SSEC -0.1 pct, CSI300 -0.2 pct, HSI 0.4 pct * HK-> Shanghai Connect daily quota uses 1 pct * FTSE China A50 -0.5 pct [SHARKHAIJuly10(Reuters)-ChinesestockstumbledonTuesdayafterastrongrecoveryinthelastsessionasfearsoverthetradewarpersisted**TheCSI300Indexfell02percentto345306pointsattheendofthemorningsessionwhiletheShanghaiCompositeIndexdropped01percentto281371points**MajorChineseportsbeganclearinggoodsfromtheUnitedStatesonMondayasnewtariffsonUSimportscameintoeffectthreesourcestoldReutersasanopen-endedBeijing-WashingtontradedisputelastFridayWarescalated**"Thedirectimpactof$50billionontariffsongoodswillbetaxablealthoughtradebetweenChinaandtheUSintermsofimprovingtheindustrycouldcontinuetoescalateandnotcooloffastheUScoreintentionistocurbChina'seconomictransformationmodernizationandtoprotectitsownedge"domesticbrokerageBohaiSecuritieswroteinnote**DuetoadeleveragingcampaignandeconomicuncertaintytriggeredbyatradewarChina'sfinancialregulatorannouncedinthethirdquarterthatitwouldsignificantlylowerlendingratesforsmallbusinessescomparedtothefirstquarter**TheHangSengIndexgained04percentto2880709pointswhiletheHongKongChinaEnterprisesIndexrose09percentto1086767points**IntheregiontheMSCIindexforAsiaexcludingJapanrose007percentwhiletheJapaneseNikkeiIndexgained084percent**Theyuanwastradingat$66057perdollarup009percentfromthepreviousclosingpriceof$66117**ThelargestpercentagegainintheShanghaiCompositeIndexwasthatSichuanWesternResourcesHoldingAGgained1012percentfollowedbyShandongCyndaChemicalCoLtdwith1003percentandLuyinInvestmentGroupCoLtdwith1002percent**ThelargestpercentagelossesintheShanghaiIndexwereNingxiaXinriHengliSteelWireCableCoLtd998percentfollowedbyHuayiElectricCoLtd995percentandZhengpingRoad&BridgeConstructionCoLtdby995percent**ThetopgainersamongtheHshareswereAnhuiConchCementCoLtdup334percentfollowedbyPostalsavingsbankChinaCoLtdwith304percentandPICCPropertyandCasualtyCoLtdup294percent**ThethreelargestpercentagedeclinesinHshareswereGreatWallMotorCoLtdwhichfell573percentChinaGasHoldingsLtdwhichlost38percentandGuangdongInvestmentLtdwhichfell32percentPercenthavedropped**About680billionshareshavesofarbeentradedontheShanghaiStockExchangeabout513percentofthemarket's30-daymarketaverageof1325billionsharesperdayThetradedvolumewas1215billiononthelastfulltradingday**From04:07GMTChinaAsharesweretradingatapremiumof2113percentoverHongKong-listedHshares**TheShanghaiStockIndexisbelowits50-dayaverageandbelowits200-dayaverage**Theprice-earningsratiooftheShanghaiIndexwas122onthelastfulltradingdaywhilethedividendyieldwas27percent**SofarthemarketcapitalizationoftheShanghaistockindexhasrisen247percentto2975trillionyuan**InHongKongthesub-indexoftheHangSengindexwhichtracksenergystocksrose17percentwhiletheITsectorfell18percentThetopgainerinHangSengwasGeelyAutomobileHoldingsLtdup291percentwhilethebiggestloserwasChinaMengniuDairyCoLtdwhichlost374percent coverage by Luoyan Liu and John Ruwitch; Editing Sunil Nair Source link

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The protestant protests in Hong Kong are lower

Image copyright EPA Caption Students wore face masks with crosses to protest China's influence over Hong Kong An annual pro-democracy demonstration in Hong Kong witnessed fierce heat and one of the lowest turnouts in history on Sunday. Protesters mark the 21st anniversary of the return of the former British colony to Chinese rule. Organizers said 50,000 protested while police said …

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