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Markets Regulation
FCA to police seven more benchmarks
Move follows introduction of Libor regulations in 2013
... tion will take place until the end of January. The FCA plans to regulate the benchmarks from April. ... ... tion will take place until the end of January. The FCA plans to regulate the benchmarks from April. ... ... nuary. The FCA plans to regulate the benchmarks from April. ... ... tion will take place until the end of January. The FCA plans to regulate the benchmarks from April. ... ... tion will take place until the end of January. The FCA plans to regulate the benchmarks from April. ... ... tion will take place until the end of January. The FCA plans to regulate the benchmarks from April. ...
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:12:02 GMT

Financials
Haitong to raise $3.9bn in hong kong
Private placement share sale set to presage wave of Chinese brokerage deals
... to Dealogic. The sale price of HK$15.62 per share is 16 per cent below Haitong’s closing price in hong Kong on Friday and 45 per cent below its price in Shanghai. Nevertheless, that is still 17 per ... ... alogic. The sale price of HK$15.62 per share is 16 per cent below Haitong’s closing price in Hong kong on Friday and 45 per cent below its price in Shanghai. Nevertheless, that is still 17 per cent ... ... Macquarie, UBS and JPMorgan served as joint global co-ordinators on the deal. Twitter: @gabewildau ... ... Macquarie, UBS and JPMorgan served as joint global co-ordinators on the deal. Twitter: @gabewildau ... ... per cent and 25 per cent above the average A-share and H-share prices, respectively, over the past 12 months. Haitong International, Macquarie, UBS and JPMorgan served as joint global co-ordinators o ... ... Macquarie, UBS and JPMorgan served as joint global co-ordinators on the deal. Twitter: @gabewildau ...
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:16:19 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Mexico looks to police with one voice
Fuerza Civil seeks to lead by example in fight against corruption
... at gets passed, the trick will be implementing it,” she says. “Mexico is a work in progress.” ... ... at gets passed, the trick will be implementing it,” she says. “Mexico is a work in progress.” ... ... len car containing, among other things, a rocket-propelled grenade. Ms Starr expects changes to the police reform bill but notes a strong incentive to pass something, despite midterm elections in June ... ... at gets passed, the trick will be implementing it,” she says. “Mexico is a work in progress.” ... ... at gets passed, the trick will be implementing it,” she says. “Mexico is a work in progress.” ... ... at gets passed, the trick will be implementing it,” she says. “Mexico is a work in progress.” ...
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:59:25 GMT

World
Turkey issues arrest warrant for Gulen
US-based retired cleric accused of leading an illegal organisation that sought to capture control of Turkish state posts
... st the arrests are purely judicial and police matters, rather than actions by the government itself. ... ... st the arrests are purely judicial and police matters, rather than actions by the government itself. ... ... ng the campaign against the Gulenists, Turkish ministers insist the arrests are purely judicial and police matters, rather than actions by the government itself. ... ... e Mr Erdogan’s role spearheading the campaign against the Gulenists, Turkish ministers insist the arrests are purely judicial and police matters, rather than actions by the government itself. ... ... st the arrests are purely judicial and police matters, rather than actions by the government itself. ... ... st the arrests are purely judicial and police matters, rather than actions by the government itself. ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:18:41 GMT

Banks
Ex-RBS trader arrested in forex probe
Move by UK’s Serious Fraud Office marks acceleration of global probe into $5.3tn-a-day market
... DoJ’s fraud and antitrust teams are investigating. Additional reporting by Emma Dunkley in London ... ... DoJ’s fraud and antitrust teams are investigating. Additional reporting by Emma Dunkley in London ... ... n Friday that it had arrested a man in Billericay, Essex, with the assistance of the City of London police, but declined to give details as to which investigation the arrest concerned. RBS declined to ... ... clined to give details as to which investigation the arrest concerned. RBS declined to comment. The arrest comes a month after six banks paid a total of $4.3bn to US, UK and Swiss regulators to settle ... ... DoJ’s fraud and antitrust teams are investigating. Additional reporting by Emma Dunkley in London ... ... DoJ’s fraud and antitrust teams are investigating. Additional reporting by Emma Dunkley in London ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:04:36 GMT

Banks
hong kong clears banks in forex probe
No evidence of collusion found among 10 lenders
... MA investigated also included BofA, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase, RBS and UBS. hong Kong traders at six of the banks did, however, commit what the regulator called “communicatio ... ... vestigated also included BofA, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase, RBS and UBS. Hong kong traders at six of the banks did, however, commit what the regulator called “communication ind ... ... e regulator said. Additional reporting by Caroline Binham in London and Jeremy Grant in Singapore ... ... e regulator said. Additional reporting by Caroline Binham in London and Jeremy Grant in Singapore ... ... e regulator said. Additional reporting by Caroline Binham in London and Jeremy Grant in Singapore ... ... e regulator said. Additional reporting by Caroline Binham in London and Jeremy Grant in Singapore ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:41:20 GMT

China
hong kong tycoon found guilty of bribery
Court convicts Thomas Kwok but clears brother Raymond
... igators against high-profile tycoons, who have rarely ended up in the dock. Sun Hung Kai is one of hong Kong’s biggest developers and considered the gold standard in residential projects. The compa ... ... rs against high-profile tycoons, who have rarely ended up in the dock. Sun Hung Kai is one of Hong kong’s biggest developers and considered the gold standard in residential projects. The company de ... ... , they were 1.4 per cent higher on the day at HK$113.3, slightly outpacing the broader market rise. ... ... , they were 1.4 per cent higher on the day at HK$113.3, slightly outpacing the broader market rise. ... ... ail sentence of up to seven years. The investigation into the Kwok brothers, first made public in 2012, was considered explosive in Hong Kong because it appeared to signal a tougher approach by the ci ... ... , they were 1.4 per cent higher on the day at HK$113.3, slightly outpacing the broader market rise. ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:43:41 GMT

Business Support Services
police drop probe into Serco contract
No evidence that outsourcer falsified prisoner escort figures
... on these services.” Serco’s share price was down 2.3 per cent in early London trading on Friday. ... ... on these services.” Serco’s share price was down 2.3 per cent in early London trading on Friday. ... ... es arm, which includes council street cleaning and a division managing leisure centres. Despite the police clearance, a government watchdog report into government contracting concluded last week that ... ... on these services.” Serco’s share price was down 2.3 per cent in early London trading on Friday. ... ... fiasco cost it £70m in repayments to the Ministry of Justice early this year. Serco, which employs 122,000 staff in 20 countries, has been struggling to rebuild its reputation since the fraud investi ... ... on these services.” Serco’s share price was down 2.3 per cent in early London trading on Friday. ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:16:40 GMT

Visual Arts
Sale estimate of £12m on Cézanne landscape
Rare auction of painting from Courtauld private collection expected to pique interest of Asian buyers
... locals, remains the most expensive work of art sold, going for $250m to the state of Qatar in 2011. ... ... locals, remains the most expensive work of art sold, going for $250m to the state of Qatar in 2011. ... ... locals, remains the most expensive work of art sold, going for $250m to the state of Qatar in 2011. ... ... locals, remains the most expensive work of art sold, going for $250m to the state of Qatar in 2011. ... ... is artistic tastes, becoming an early champion of Impressionist and other modern artists. Amassing 12 Cézannes in the 1920s and 1930s, he gifted the majority to the Courtauld Institute but kept back ... ... locals, remains the most expensive work of art sold, going for $250m to the state of Qatar in 2011. ...
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:01:26 GMT

Property
Dalian Wanda raises £3.7bn in hong kong
Chinese property group caps late rush of deals boosting territory’s capital-raising status
... 3bn to its credit, having been helped by the record $25bn raised by Alibaba in September. However, hong Kong’s late flurry has pushed it ahead of Nasdaq with about $27bn against $24bn at the US exc ... ... o its credit, having been helped by the record $25bn raised by Alibaba in September. However, Hong kong’s late flurry has pushed it ahead of Nasdaq with about $27bn against $24bn at the US exchange ... ... estment bank, sponsored Wanda’s listing. UBS, Goldman Sachs and CICC led the bookrunning process. ... ... estment bank, sponsored Wanda’s listing. UBS, Goldman Sachs and CICC led the bookrunning process. ... ... estment bank, sponsored Wanda’s listing. UBS, Goldman Sachs and CICC led the bookrunning process. ... ... estment bank, sponsored Wanda’s listing. UBS, Goldman Sachs and CICC led the bookrunning process. ...
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:55:57 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Cameron rejects pressure for police reform
Chiefs say 43-force structure is outdated and obstructs the transition to digital policing
... llaboration between police forces, this will never be as efficient or consistent as amalgamation.” ... ... llaboration between police forces, this will never be as efficient or consistent as amalgamation.” ... ... ugh of ACPO said this alone was not enough: “While there has been increased collaboration between police forces, this will never be as efficient or consistent as amalgamation.” ... ... llaboration between police forces, this will never be as efficient or consistent as amalgamation.” ... ... s to oversee the 43 forces. That change cost £75m for the first round of elections alone in late 2012. A further shake-up would mean unwinding this new system of public accountability. Instead, Ms ... ... llaboration between police forces, this will never be as efficient or consistent as amalgamation.” ...
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:11:01 GMT

Banks
StanChart agrees sale of hong kong unit
UK bank to offload consumer finance business to consortium led by China tour operator
... is completed, the new owners plan to sell a HK$5.9bn ($761m) portfolio of residential mortgages to hong Kong-based Bank of East Asia. ... ... ompleted, the new owners plan to sell a HK$5.9bn ($761m) portfolio of residential mortgages to Hong kong-based Bank of East Asia. ... ... to sell a HK$5.9bn ($761m) portfolio of residential mortgages to Hong Kong-based Bank of East Asia. ... ... to sell a HK$5.9bn ($761m) portfolio of residential mortgages to Hong Kong-based Bank of East Asia. ... ... to sell a HK$5.9bn ($761m) portfolio of residential mortgages to Hong Kong-based Bank of East Asia. ... ... to sell a HK$5.9bn ($761m) portfolio of residential mortgages to Hong Kong-based Bank of East Asia. ...
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:20:55 GMT

The Connected Business
View: police must face up to cyber threats
Survey finds UK forces lack skills and tools they need to fight crime on the internet
... vely. Its victims will expect nothing less. Nick Newman is a security expert at PA Consulting Group ... ... vely. Its victims will expect nothing less. Nick Newman is a security expert at PA Consulting Group ... ... al Cyber Security Programme’s future funding should be allocated to the digital transformation of police intelligence and analytical functions. That should then be backed up by a focus at local, reg ... ... vely. Its victims will expect nothing less. Nick Newman is a security expert at PA Consulting Group ... ... vely. Its victims will expect nothing less. Nick Newman is a security expert at PA Consulting Group ... ... vely. Its victims will expect nothing less. Nick Newman is a security expert at PA Consulting Group ...
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:02:17 GMT

Telecoms
BT in exclusive talks on £12.5bn EE deal
Move will combine UK’s largest fixed-line and wireless networks
... east a partial stake in the business to raise funds for other business interests around the world. ... ... east a partial stake in the business to raise funds for other business interests around the world. ... ... east a partial stake in the business to raise funds for other business interests around the world. ... ... east a partial stake in the business to raise funds for other business interests around the world. ... ... ter the T-Mobile and Orange UK merger in 2010, had been a candidate for a sale or flotation since 2012. Its owners have wanted to sell at least a partial stake in the business to raise funds for other ... ... east a partial stake in the business to raise funds for other business interests around the world. ...
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:05:13 GMT

India arrests man over pro-Isis tweets
Indian police on Saturday arrested a company executive suspected of operating a pro-Islamic State Twitter account that published updates on the group’s military campaign
... sting pictures of pizza dinners with friends and Hawaiian parties at work, the British channel said. ... ... sting pictures of pizza dinners with friends and Hawaiian parties at work, the British channel said. ... ... n to have flown to the Middle East to fight for the Islamic State. One has since returned and is in police custody. But officials say it is hard to track the number of sympathisers of the Islamic Stat ... ... tes on the violent group’s military campaign from his base in Bengaluru. Mehdi Masroor Biswas’s arrest at home came days after Britain’s Channel Four identified him as the man behind “Shami Wi ... ... sting pictures of pizza dinners with friends and Hawaiian parties at work, the British channel said. ... ... sting pictures of pizza dinners with friends and Hawaiian parties at work, the British channel said. ...
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:59:27 GMT

China
HK protesters seek solace after defeat
Despite their apparent failure, demonstrators are hopeful of a long-term impact
... will stick with the “one country, two systems” framework. He, for one, argues that students did hong Kong a favour by revealing the limits of its autonomy and by pushing for more. “People referr ... ... stick with the “one country, two systems” framework. He, for one, argues that students did Hong kong a favour by revealing the limits of its autonomy and by pushing for more. “People referred to ... ... Frank Ching, a political commentator. “But the public became increasingly disenchanted. When the police finally moved in, there was almost no public opposition.” David Zweig, a China expert at Ho ... ... a prominent student leader, summed up the ambivalence on Thursday as he sat defiantly waiting to be arrested. “I don’t think we can count the movement a success as we didn’t get any positive res ... ... hey were the only ones who showed any leadership.” Additional reporting by Julie Zhu More video ... ... of implacable resistance from Beijing. “There was a time when there was majority support for the protesters,” says Frank Ching, a political commentator. “But the public became increasingly dise ...
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:39:01 GMT

China
hong kong protest clearance begins
Bailiffs begin to remove barriers as activists await arrest
... at as the students.” Ms Chan said that although the movement had been a failure, it had educated hong Kong people about politics. “For other movements, I’ll come out,” she said. “We don’t ... ... the students.” Ms Chan said that although the movement had been a failure, it had educated Hong kong people about politics. “For other movements, I’ll come out,” she said. “We don’t have ... ... e disruption to the normal life of the city. Some protesters on Thursday said they were waiting for police but did not plan to stay and be arrested. “We will leave at the last minute,” said Kay Ch ... ... Mr Sung said he would return if there were future protests but for the moment, as he waited to be arrested, he said “This is my choice.” ... ... e future protests but for the moment, as he waited to be arrested, he said “This is my choice.” ... ... don’t have democracy and it’s very important.” Others were more defiant. Sat with a group of protesters ahead of the arrival of bailiffs, Simpson Sung was prepared to be arrested. The 39-year-o ...
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:21:42 GMT

Live Music
hong kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Cultural Centre, hong kong — review
Richard Tsang’s work placed percussion centre stage
... Radio 4’s 30th anniversary with Overture FM (which stands for “fine music”), premiered by the hong Kong Philharmonic. Ten years later, his feelings apparently much the same, he reworked that ove ... ... 4’s 30th anniversary with Overture FM (which stands for “fine music”), premiered by the Hong kong Philharmonic. Ten years later, his feelings apparently much the same, he reworked that overture ... ... any lingering notion that surface sensation need negate musical substance. hkphil.org rthk.hk ... ... any lingering notion that surface sensation need negate musical substance. hkphil.org rthk.hk ... ... any lingering notion that surface sensation need negate musical substance. hkphil.org rthk.hk ... ... any lingering notion that surface sensation need negate musical substance. hkphil.org rthk.hk ...
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:20:03 GMT

Business
Sun journalist denies bribing police
Accusation against former managing editor linked to 2002 Soham murder inquiry
... Mr Wright asked. “No” replied Mr Dudman. The trial continues. All six men deny any wrongdoing. ... ... Mr Wright asked. “No” replied Mr Dudman. The trial continues. All six men deny any wrongdoing. ... ... told the court. “Do you see a parallel between submission of false expense claims and bribing of police officers by journalists?” Mr Wright asked. “No” replied Mr Dudman. The trial continues. ... ... Mr Wright asked. “No” replied Mr Dudman. The trial continues. All six men deny any wrongdoing. ... ... Mr Wright asked. “No” replied Mr Dudman. The trial continues. All six men deny any wrongdoing. ... ... Mr Wright asked. “No” replied Mr Dudman. The trial continues. All six men deny any wrongdoing. ...
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:26:28 GMT

China
China arrest sheds light on graft purge
Some 266,000 party members have been arrested or punished in an anti-corruption campaign
... trends,” say Jean-Pierre Cabestan, head of the government and international studies department at hong Kong Baptist University. “One of the weaknesses in the party state is the lack of checks and ... ... s,” say Jean-Pierre Cabestan, head of the government and international studies department at Hong kong Baptist University. “One of the weaknesses in the party state is the lack of checks and balan ... ... r head of China’s internal security apparatus (including the courts, judiciary, police and secret police) is accused of leaking state secrets, taking bribes and fornication. He has been formally exp ... ... ule within the party when it comes to the children of top leaders, we need to be very careful about arresting and sentencing them,” says Lin Zhe, a professor specialising in anti-corruption at the C ... ... er lengths to conceal these payments [of bribes].” Additional Reporting by Tom Mitchell and Gu Yu ... ... er lengths to conceal these payments [of bribes].” Additional Reporting by Tom Mitchell and Gu Yu ...
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:36:28 GMT

Chinese Economy
police probe China shadow bank collapse
Incident highlights dangers lurking in the outer margins of the country’s financial system
... ,” said an investor surnamed Mi. Additional reporting by Ma Nan in Shanghai Twitter: @gabewildau ... ... ,” said an investor surnamed Mi. Additional reporting by Ma Nan in Shanghai Twitter: @gabewildau ... ... he company office tomorrow morning. We’re going to hold a big banner and block the road. Then the police will show up and the government will have to pay attention,” said an investor surnamed Mi. ... ... ,” said an investor surnamed Mi. Additional reporting by Ma Nan in Shanghai Twitter: @gabewildau ... ... ,” said an investor surnamed Mi. Additional reporting by Ma Nan in Shanghai Twitter: @gabewildau ... ... ,” said an investor surnamed Mi. Additional reporting by Ma Nan in Shanghai Twitter: @gabewildau ...
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 03:22:35 GMT

Europe
Eritreans arrested for people smuggling
Italy and Germany detain Mediterranean traffickers
... r will while waiting for additional money from relatives to fund their journeys to northern Europe. ... ... r will while waiting for additional money from relatives to fund their journeys to northern Europe. ... ... f Libya. Operation Tokhla — or “jackal” in Tigrinya, Eritrea’s main language — was led by police in the south Italian region of Catania and spanned the entire country, with arrests on the so ... ... rdy in the north and Lazio in the central section of Italy. In addition, the operation involved the arrest of the alleged ringleader of the smuggling ring in Germany. More than 150,000 migrants reache ... ... r will while waiting for additional money from relatives to fund their journeys to northern Europe. ... ... r will while waiting for additional money from relatives to fund their journeys to northern Europe. ...
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 21:29:17 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
China attacked over hong kong travel ban
Beijing refuses to allow UK’s foreign affairs select committee access amid pro-democracy protests
... had been barred from visiting the mainland after holding a parliamentary debate on the situation in hong Kong. Beijing is showing no signs of backing down. Speaking before the debate began, Hua Chunyi ... ... een barred from visiting the mainland after holding a parliamentary debate on the situation in Hong kong. Beijing is showing no signs of backing down. Speaking before the debate began, Hua Chunying, a ... ... e don’t need foreign parliamentarians conducting investigations on Chinese sovereign territory.” ... ... e don’t need foreign parliamentarians conducting investigations on Chinese sovereign territory.” ... ... e don’t need foreign parliamentarians conducting investigations on Chinese sovereign territory.” ... ... e don’t need foreign parliamentarians conducting investigations on Chinese sovereign territory.” ...
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:00:14 GMT

Politics Amp Society
Lebanon claims arrest of Isis chief’s wife
Iraqi woman and child detained at border crossing with Syria
... ted did Nusra members state on their Twitter accounts that Ms Dulaimi was a wife of the Isis leader. ... ... ted did Nusra members state on their Twitter accounts that Ms Dulaimi was a wife of the Isis leader. ... ... ted did Nusra members state on their Twitter accounts that Ms Dulaimi was a wife of the Isis leader. ... ... d by Iraqi and Kurdish ground forces. The Lebanese newspaper al-Safir, which broke the story of the arrest, said Ms Dulaimi was apprehended with one of her children and that DNA tests were being carri ... ... ted did Nusra members state on their Twitter accounts that Ms Dulaimi was a wife of the Isis leader. ... ... ted did Nusra members state on their Twitter accounts that Ms Dulaimi was a wife of the Isis leader. ...
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:59:50 GMT

China
hong kong student leader plans hunger strike
Teenager in bid to regalvanise hong kong pro-democracy protests
... Monday defended its move to block entry to a group of British politicians who planned to travel to hong Kong to assess the strength of the “one country, two systems” formula. Additional report ... ... ay defended its move to block entry to a group of British politicians who planned to travel to Hong kong to assess the strength of the “one country, two systems” formula. Additional reporting b ... ... s within the movement over how to proceed, and externally as public support is rapidly evaporating. police last week cleared demonstrators from Mongkok, the smaller of the two main protest sites in Ho ... ... from Mongkok, the smaller of the two main protest sites in Hong Kong, after clashes that led to the arrest of 150 people. These included Mr Wong, who heads Scholarism, one of two student groups spearh ... ... ss the strength of the “one country, two systems” formula. Additional reporting by Julie Zhu ... ... two student groups spearheading the campaign for genuine universal suffrage. Since late September, protesters have staged sit-in demonstrations and pitched tents on the streets of Mongkok, a bustling ...
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 01:18:54 GMT

FT View
Beijing’s unresolved hong kong question
China should offer the student protesters an honourable way out
... udents and the authorities beyond the point of no return. This would be a tragedy for the future of hong Kong. The territory’s success as a financial centre depends on its freedoms including an inde ... ... s and the authorities beyond the point of no return. This would be a tragedy for the future of Hong kong. The territory’s success as a financial centre depends on its freedoms including an independe ... ... nto violence in the name of preserving stability would have serious consequences for its good name. ... ... nto violence in the name of preserving stability would have serious consequences for its good name. ... ... nto violence in the name of preserving stability would have serious consequences for its good name. ... ... nto violence in the name of preserving stability would have serious consequences for its good name. ...
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:33:18 GMT

Music
Musicarama, hong kong City Hall Theatre
The festival offered a rich mix of short works by composers based in hong kong, China and Taiwan
... ter the interval with the Romer String Quartet, a promising ensemble formed in 2013 and named after hong Kong’s endemic tree frog. Relative youth notwithstanding, the Romer proved equal to the array ... ... he interval with the Romer String Quartet, a promising ensemble formed in 2013 and named after Hong kong’s endemic tree frog. Relative youth notwithstanding, the Romer proved equal to the array of t ... ... ina’s actual air quality has seen for some time. hkcg.org/musicarama14 ... ... er transparency than China’s actual air quality has seen for some time. hkcg.org/musicarama14 ... ... er transparency than China’s actual air quality has seen for some time. hkcg.org/musicarama14 ... ... ality has seen for some time. hkcg.org/musicarama14 ...
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:14:59 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
UK-China row over hong kong escalates
Downing Street describes Chinese ban on MPs’ visit as ’mistaken’ and ‘counter-productive’
... under such a scenario. Sir Richard said on Monday he intended to conduct interviews with people in hong Kong over video by telephone link if necessary. He also intends to push for a parliamentary deb ... ... r such a scenario. Sir Richard said on Monday he intended to conduct interviews with people in Hong kong over video by telephone link if necessary. He also intends to push for a parliamentary debate t ... ... airs and will not allow them to do so.” Long-running clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police in the territory have intensified in recent days, with some government offices being briefly ... ... phone link if necessary. He also intends to push for a parliamentary debate this week on the issue. ... ... phone link if necessary. He also intends to push for a parliamentary debate this week on the issue. ... ... ur internal affairs and will not allow them to do so.” Long-running clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police in the territory have intensified in recent days, with some government offices ...
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:01:40 GMT

World
British MPs banned from hong kong visit
Foreign affairs committee kept away as pro-democracy street protests continue
... lbeit with a shortlist of candidates vetted by Beijing, pointing out that there was no democracy in hong Kong for most of the time Britain ran the former colony. Additional reporting by Amie Tsang ... ... with a shortlist of candidates vetted by Beijing, pointing out that there was no democracy in Hong kong for most of the time Britain ran the former colony. Additional reporting by Amie Tsang ... ... quarters, defying orders that they should retreat after more than two months of demonstrations. The police attacked the crowds with batons, forcing protesters – who had been gathering metal barriers ... ... in Hong Kong for most of the time Britain ran the former colony. Additional reporting by Amie Tsang ... ... in Hong Kong for most of the time Britain ran the former colony. Additional reporting by Amie Tsang ... ... ence into the affairs of another country” and a show of support for the “illegal activity” of protesters on Hong Kong’s streets. He said on Sunday: “We are a committee of elected members of ...
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:36:49 GMT

policeman in Ferguson shooting resigns
Resignation of Darren Wilson comes days after grand jury’s decision not to indict him
... about 1,000 expected to be part of the final leg of the march, said NAACP staff member Jamiah Adams. ... ... about 1,000 expected to be part of the final leg of the march, said NAACP staff member Jamiah Adams. ... ... Sandra Henry, 53, a registered nurse from St. Louis, said she was marching to press for reform of police practices. “This isn’t just about St. Louis. We are speaking for other cities, other coun ... ... about 1,000 expected to be part of the final leg of the march, said NAACP staff member Jamiah Adams. ... ... teenager in a St. Louis suburb has resigned, his lawyer said on Saturday, as activists set out on a 120-mile march to protest the killing and a grand jury’s decision not to indict him. The resignati ... ... about 1,000 expected to be part of the final leg of the march, said NAACP staff member Jamiah Adams. ...
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 04:11:18 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Mexico outlines police and justice reforms
Peña Nieto takes action after 43 students disappeared in September
... buy the house, said earlier this month that she would sell it in response to growing public furore. ... ... buy the house, said earlier this month that she would sell it in response to growing public furore. ... ... nies of some of those involved. According to the testimony of some of the alleged perpetrators, the police handed the students to the Guerreros Unidos cartel, who killed them, burnt their bodies and d ... ... buy the house, said earlier this month that she would sell it in response to growing public furore. ... ... buy the house, said earlier this month that she would sell it in response to growing public furore. ... ... hich Mexicans have vented their anger over Iguala and the government failure to respond, a group of protesters set fire to one of the palace doors. Mr Peña Nieto said he would create an obligatory si ...
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 21:20:21 GMT

China
hong kong clears protest site in Mongkok

... ng a stand-off with police in Mongkok©GettyWorkers wearing red caps and T-shirts reading ‘I Love hong Kong’ dismantle barricades put up by protesters©AFPPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPr ... ... stand-off with police in Mongkok©GettyWorkers wearing red caps and T-shirts reading ‘I Love Hong kong’ dismantle barricades put up by protesters©AFPPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPreviou ... ... clear the blocked streets©AFPPro-democracy protesters hold wooden shields during a stand-off with police in Mongkok©GettyWorkers wearing red caps and T-shirts reading ‘I Love Hong Kong’ dismant ... ... f operations to clear parts of Mongkok, one of the main pro-democracy protest sites©EPAAmong those arrested was university student Joshua Wong, seen here speaking behind a barricade before police sta ... ... antle barricades put up by protesters©AFPPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... Workers wearing red caps and T-shirts reading ‘I Love Hong Kong’ dismantle barricades put up by protesters©AFPPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:16:53 GMT

China
HK police arrest student leaders
Joshua Wong among 116 arrests as hong kong authorities move to clear up protes sites
... at the policy. China’s electoral reform plan needs approval from two-thirds of the 70 members of hong Kong’s Legislative Council. But all 27 members of the opposition “pan-Democrat” camp have ... ... e policy. China’s electoral reform plan needs approval from two-thirds of the 70 members of Hong kong’s Legislative Council. But all 27 members of the opposition “pan-Democrat” camp have vowe ... ... reet. But when the bailiffs returned after the deadline, protesters refused to leave, prompting the police to intervene. As protesters were pushed out of the occupied block, they poured into nearby st ... ... t that they must remain to keep pressure on the governments of both Hong Kong and China. Before his arrest, Mr Wong posted a statement from Scholarism, the student group that he leads, on Facebook, sa ... ... t all 27 members of the opposition “pan-Democrat” camp have vowed to block it. @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... clear the streets. “What’s the point of occupying these streets for so long? Don’t they (the protesters) have work to do?”, asked the woman. As Hong Kong residents grow impatient, a split has ...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:24:03 GMT

US Politics Amp Policy
Ferguson police officer not charged
Violence erupts after grand jury rules on killing of black US teenager
... feels like we’re in a game they made and they know all the rules, so we can’t play,” he said. ... ... feels like we’re in a game they made and they know all the rules, so we can’t play,” he said. ... ... vening, giving protesters several hours to assemble and presenting fresh operational challenges for police forces. Michael Wright, 20, said he had seen the decision not to indict coming. “But I can ... ... feels like we’re in a game they made and they know all the rules, so we can’t play,” he said. ... ... feels like we’re in a game they made and they know all the rules, so we can’t play,” he said. ... ... law enforcement sources questioned the wisdom of releasing the news so late in the evening, giving protesters several hours to assemble and presenting fresh operational challenges for police forces. ...
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 03:38:32 GMT

Utilities
CGN opens books for hong kong listing
China’s top nuclear power group eyes territory’s biggest IPO since 2013
... 3, and begin trading a week later. The final month of the year is gearing up to be a busy one for hong Kong’s equity market bankers, much as it has been in previous years. Sinopharm also announced ... ... d begin trading a week later. The final month of the year is gearing up to be a busy one for Hong kong’s equity market bankers, much as it has been in previous years. Sinopharm also announced on M ... ... ($716m) from a share placement, while Wanda Commercial Properties is planning a $3bn-$5bn listing. ... ... ($716m) from a share placement, while Wanda Commercial Properties is planning a $3bn-$5bn listing. ... ... ($716m) from a share placement, while Wanda Commercial Properties is planning a $3bn-$5bn listing. ... ... ($716m) from a share placement, while Wanda Commercial Properties is planning a $3bn-$5bn listing. ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:20:12 GMT

Construction
Brazil police probe UK property developer
Criminal investigation for alleged fraud involving funds raised for social housing scheme
... t money dealers],” the Receita Federal said. Mr Armstrong Emery could not be reached for comment. ... ... t money dealers],” the Receita Federal said. Mr Armstrong Emery could not be reached for comment. ... ... ave participated in the scheme, with promises of 12 to 20 per cent gains each year. It mobilised 50 police officers and 12 tax officers in raids on the company. Brazil’s tax authority, the Receita F ... ... t money dealers],” the Receita Federal said. Mr Armstrong Emery could not be reached for comment. ... ... the scheme, with promises of 12 to 20 per cent gains each year. It mobilised 50 police officers and 12 tax officers in raids on the company. Brazil’s tax authority, the Receita Federal, said EcoHous ... ... t money dealers],” the Receita Federal said. Mr Armstrong Emery could not be reached for comment. ...
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:05:19 GMT

China
China police detain teachers after strike
Rare instance of labour unrest involving the country’s public sector workforce
... ned in a commentary about the Zhaodong teachers strike Additional reporting by Wan Li in Beijing ... ... ned in a commentary about the Zhaodong teachers strike Additional reporting by Wan Li in Beijing ... ... he law can’t punish a crowd. Many of us wore big hats and masks so we wouldn’t be recognised in police photos and videos.” The teacher also questioned how various subsidies and pension had been ... ... ned in a commentary about the Zhaodong teachers strike Additional reporting by Wan Li in Beijing ... ... ned in a commentary about the Zhaodong teachers strike Additional reporting by Wan Li in Beijing ... ... houting slogans,” one teacher’s relative said. According to state media accounts, the number of protesters never exceeded 1,000. “We dared to go to government headquarters because our numbers we ...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:58:05 GMT

China
China rail group signs $12bn Nigeria deal
CRCC to build 1,400km of railway in biggest Chinese overseas contract
... in an otherwise flat market. The company did not put out an announcement on either the Shanghai or hong Kong exchanges, where its shares are also traded, or its own website. Last year, Lamido Sanusi, ... ... n otherwise flat market. The company did not put out an announcement on either the Shanghai or Hong kong exchanges, where its shares are also traded, or its own website. Last year, Lamido Sanusi, Nige ... ... e signing of a $1.1bn low-interest loan agreement to fund infrastructure development in his country. ... ... e signing of a $1.1bn low-interest loan agreement to fund infrastructure development in his country. ... ... id is retendered. Trains on the conventional rail project in Nigeria would travel at a top speed of 120km per hour, CRCC said, adding that it would create as many as 200,000 jobs directly and indirect ... ... e signing of a $1.1bn low-interest loan agreement to fund infrastructure development in his country. ...
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:56:09 GMT

Africa
Kenya police arrest 109 in mosque raids
Explosives seized in anti-terror operations in Mombasa
... ions to issue travel warnings, hitting the tourism industry, which is a big source of hard currency. ... ... ions to issue travel warnings, hitting the tourism industry, which is a big source of hard currency. ... ... eased for lack of evidence. Prosecutors said 158 would be charged with being members of al-Shabaab. police said they were still considering what to do with the other detainees. Al-Shabaab killed at le ... ... o accelerate explosions . . . and literature about jihadism,” Mr Ngatia said. Police have arrested 376 people so far during the raids, which started on Sunday, but 91 were subsequently relea ... ... ions to issue travel warnings, hitting the tourism industry, which is a big source of hard currency. ... ... ions to issue travel warnings, hitting the tourism industry, which is a big source of hard currency. ...
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:39:49 GMT

Asia-Pacific
HK protesters break into government building
Small group of pro-democracy protesters enter city’s legislature
... ngkok, across the harbour, which has seen some of the most violent clashes of the past seven weeks. hong Kong was returned to China from British colonial rule in 1997 under a “one country, two syste ... ... , across the harbour, which has seen some of the most violent clashes of the past seven weeks. Hong kong was returned to China from British colonial rule in 1997 under a “one country, two systems” ... ... ed over, using pepper spray and batons to keep other demonstrators from also smashing their way in. police raised red signs warning protesters to stay back as the activists held up a wall of umbrellas ... ... ve in 2017. Beijing has said it will allow a vote in 2017, but only between pre-screened candidates. ... ... ve in 2017. Beijing has said it will allow a vote in 2017, but only between pre-screened candidates. ... ... city more autonomy and freedom than the mainland, with an eventual goal of universal suffrage. The protesters are demanding open nominations in the city’s next election for chief executive in 2017. ...
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:23:10 GMT

Business
police chief warns on cyber terror attack
Ties with New York bolstered in effort to increase security amid heightened threat of sabotage
... rporate responsibility held by the board,” he said. helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... rporate responsibility held by the board,” he said. helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... n absorb the costs in order to avoid alarming customers and to safeguard their reputation. The City police force is working with the banking sector on the formation of a new intelligence-sharing hub, ... ... rporate responsibility held by the board,” he said. helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... rporate responsibility held by the board,” he said. helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... rporate responsibility held by the board,” he said. helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ...
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:39:22 GMT

UK Economy
UK house prices rise 12.1% in a year
Acceleration in prices runs counter to signs of cooling seen in other data
... capital reporting a drop in demand, with the rest of the UK showing a net balance of -18 per cent. ... ... capital reporting a drop in demand, with the rest of the UK showing a net balance of -18 per cent. ... ... capital reporting a drop in demand, with the rest of the UK showing a net balance of -18 per cent. ... ... capital reporting a drop in demand, with the rest of the UK showing a net balance of -18 per cent. ... ... seen in other indicators. The Office for National Statistics said house prices rose on average by 12.1 per cent in the year to September, up from 11.7 per cent in the previous month, driven by stron ... ... capital reporting a drop in demand, with the rest of the UK showing a net balance of -18 per cent. ...
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:39:55 GMT

China
China targets supporters of HK protesters
Beijing charges activist with ‘inciting subversion’ for posting messages of support
... ting messages of support online, for shaving their heads in solidarity or for planning to travel to hong Kong to participate in the protests. Mr Wang is so far the only one to be charged with the more ... ... messages of support online, for shaving their heads in solidarity or for planning to travel to Hong kong to participate in the protests. Mr Wang is so far the only one to be charged with the more seri ... ... is considered severe and they have a history of behaviour that the party considers “subversive”. ... ... similar charges against the scores of mainland supporters of the Hong Kong protests.” Mr Wang was arrested on November 3 after he and three other people unfurled a banner on the street in Guangzhou ... ... is considered severe and they have a history of behaviour that the party considers “subversive”. ... ... colony of Hong Kong, where citizens enjoy far greater political freedoms than in the rest of China, protesters are still occupying several sites in the centre of the city as part of a campaign for gen ...
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 06:58:11 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
police lied’ about Mitchell pleb claims
Former Tory chief whip tells High Court he would ‘never call a police officer a pleb’
... ear details of evidence about previous incidents between police and Mr Mitchell. The case continues. ... ... ear details of evidence about previous incidents between police and Mr Mitchell. The case continues. ... ... e Mitting, without a jury, is also due to hear details of evidence about previous incidents between police and Mr Mitchell. The case continues. ... ... ave apologised many times.” PC Rowland then told Mr Mitchell that if he swore at him he would be arrested, the MP told the court. Desmond Browne QC, acting for PC Rowland, said that although Mr Mit ... ... scended on my head” after the story was published. The trial hinges on an incident in September 2012 when Mr Mitchell was leaving Downing Street, during which he was involved in an altercation with ... ... ear details of evidence about previous incidents between police and Mr Mitchell. The case continues. ...
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:06:54 GMT

Latin America Amp Caribbean
police raid Petrobras and contractors
Corruption allegations throw oil group’s accounts into disarray
... ancial statements based on the accusations and investigations” and evaluate its internal controls. ... ... ancial statements based on the accusations and investigations” and evaluate its internal controls. ... ... said no one was arrested. Rivals Queiro Galvão, Engevix, UTC and Mende Jr did not confirm whether police had attended their premises but said they were co-operating with authorities. Others named in ... ... confirmed on Friday that investigators had visited its office in Rio de Janeiro but said no one was arrested. Rivals Queiro Galvão, Engevix, UTC and Mende Jr did not confirm whether police had attend ... ... ray. Petrobras said on Friday that it would release its third quarter financial results on December 12 but they would not be accompanied by a review by its independent auditors, PwC. The company said ... ... ancial statements based on the accusations and investigations” and evaluate its internal controls. ...
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:19:23 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Legal fight on arrest warrant alarms UK
High court hears challenge by former Ukip treasurer Stuart Wheeler
... y eurosceptic Conservative backbenchers see the warrants as a symbol of a “European superstate”. ... ... y eurosceptic Conservative backbenchers see the warrants as a symbol of a “European superstate”. ... ... y eurosceptic Conservative backbenchers see the warrants as a symbol of a “European superstate”. ... ... ed on Monday. This is because the UK is due to formally tell the EU of its intention to readopt the arrest warrant and the other measures next week. They are meant to take effect on December 1. Mr Whe ... ... y eurosceptic Conservative backbenchers see the warrants as a symbol of a “European superstate”. ... ... y eurosceptic Conservative backbenchers see the warrants as a symbol of a “European superstate”. ...
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:57:03 GMT

Europe
police detain 11 after ‘golden visa’ raids
Probe focuses on granting of residency for wealthy non-Europeans
... run, but in the long haul, it risks cheapening something far more important: citizenship itself”. ... ... run, but in the long haul, it risks cheapening something far more important: citizenship itself”. ... ... nclude three Chinese citizens, are expected to appear before an investigating magistrate on Friday. police said they were detained on suspicion of corruption and money-laundering, influence pedalling ... ... run, but in the long haul, it risks cheapening something far more important: citizenship itself”. ... ... he Portuguese scheme has attracted investment totalling more than €1bn since it was launched in 2012, greatly exceeding initial forecasts. Chinese citizens account for 81 per cent of the 1,775 golde ... ... run, but in the long haul, it risks cheapening something far more important: citizenship itself”. ...
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:44:12 GMT

Banks
US and Brussels target 12 banks on forex
Financial institutions are still in the sights of regulators despite $4.3bn settlement
... and Deutsche Bank as part of that probe. Standard Chartered is one of the banks being investigated. ... ... and Deutsche Bank as part of that probe. Standard Chartered is one of the banks being investigated. ... ... and Deutsche Bank as part of that probe. Standard Chartered is one of the banks being investigated. ... ... and Deutsche Bank as part of that probe. Standard Chartered is one of the banks being investigated. ... ... and Deutsche Bank as part of that probe. Standard Chartered is one of the banks being investigated. ... ... and Deutsche Bank as part of that probe. Standard Chartered is one of the banks being investigated. ...
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:47:23 GMT

Management
The hong kong ‘petit entrepreneurs’
More French expats are starting businesses in the territory
... unity is acting as an opinion leader,” Mr Rendall says. “People from every walk of life come to hong Kong, and we’ve reached cultural and critical mass.” Emma Jacobs is away. Working Lives re ... ... is acting as an opinion leader,” Mr Rendall says. “People from every walk of life come to Hong kong, and we’ve reached cultural and critical mass.” Emma Jacobs is away. Working Lives returns ... ... ve reached cultural and critical mass.” Emma Jacobs is away. Working Lives returns next week ... ... ve reached cultural and critical mass.” Emma Jacobs is away. Working Lives returns next week ... ... ve reached cultural and critical mass.” Emma Jacobs is away. Working Lives returns next week ... ... ve reached cultural and critical mass.” Emma Jacobs is away. Working Lives returns next week ...
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:04:13 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
police to share DNA data across Europe
Move threatens to reignite concerns of eurosceptics in Conservative party
... re in place whenever UK authorities receive a request to search records and that will not change.” ... ... re in place whenever UK authorities receive a request to search records and that will not change.” ... ... es of EU justice schemes earlier this autumn, including so-called “Prűm Decisions”, which help police to check DNA, fingerprint and vehicle registration data in other EU countries. Ms May decide ... ... re in place whenever UK authorities receive a request to search records and that will not change.” ... ... re in place whenever UK authorities receive a request to search records and that will not change.” ... ... re in place whenever UK authorities receive a request to search records and that will not change.” ...
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:27:39 GMT



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Asia News
hong kong police arrest 12 protesters
hong kong police say they arrested 12 protesters who were blocking several roads in the Mong Kok district as pro-democracy demonstrators returned to the site hundreds had occupied for months.
... in 2017 from an open list of candidates. In August, China’s government ruled that candidates for hong Kong’s top leadership post must be approved by a committee heavily loyal to Beijing. ... ... 017 from an open list of candidates. In August, China’s government ruled that candidates for Hong kong’s top leadership post must be approved by a committee heavily loyal to Beijing. ... ... ng from assaulting a police officer to failing to produce proof of identity. The statement said two police officers were injured in the operation. In recent months, thousands of protesters occupied th ... ... a statement Thursday, police said officers used pepper spray and batons to break up the protest and arrested demonstrators on charges ranging from assaulting a police officer to failing to produce pro ... ... Hong Kong police say they arrested 12 protesters who were blocking several roads in the Mong Kok district overnight Wednesday as pro-de ... ... he statement said two police officers were injured in the operation. In recent months, thousands of protesters occupied three busy Hong Kong neighborhoods to demand that residents of the semiautonomou ...
Thu, 25 Dec 2014 23:18:41 EST

U S News
Missouri police Officer Kills Man Who Pulled Gun
The police-involved shooting death of an allegedly armed black man in a St. Louis suburb led to small protests, scuffles with police and four arrests overnight, according to police.
... olved killings of unarmed black suspects. Write to Joe Barrett at joseph.barrett@wsj.com ... ... olved killings of unarmed black suspects. Write to Joe Barrett at joseph.barrett@wsj.com ... ... ath of Michael Brown, an incident that sparked national protests over police-involved killings of unarmed black suspects. Write to Joe Barrett at joseph.barrett@wsj.com ... ... at the gas station after the incident, which began around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, and four people were arrested for assaults against police, Chief Belmar said. By Wednesday morning, the crowd had largel ... ... olved killings of unarmed black suspects. Write to Joe Barrett at joseph.barrett@wsj.com ... ... olved killings of unarmed black suspects. Write to Joe Barrett at joseph.barrett@wsj.com ...
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:35:47 EST

Asia News
Piles of Cash Pour Onto hong kong Road
An armored van spilled nearly $2 million in cash onto one of hong kong’s busiest roads, bringing traffic to a halt as people got out of cars and scooped up money.
... ause of the incident is continuing. The van was transporting a total of 30 containers of cash from hong Kong Island to Kowloon on the opposite side of Victoria Harbour. Police sealed off the affecte ... ... of the incident is continuing. The van was transporting a total of 30 containers of cash from Hong kong Island to Kowloon on the opposite side of Victoria Harbour. Police sealed off the affected lan ... ... the road. Authorities are calling on people who recovered any of the lost cash to return it to the police; otherwise, they say, they could face prosecution for theft. Parts of Gloucester Road were a ... ... st sites were cleared earlier this month. Write to Chester Yung at chester.yung@wsj.com ... ... st sites were cleared earlier this month. Write to Chester Yung at chester.yung@wsj.com ... ... st sites were cleared earlier this month. Write to Chester Yung at chester.yung@wsj.com ...
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 06:59:56 EST

World News
Australian police arrest Two in Counterterror Raid
Australian police arrested two men in operations to disrupt an alleged plot to carry out a terrorist strike on a government target—hours after the prime minister warned a militant attack was thought likely following a recent hostage siege by a lone gunm
... munication, or “chatter” in its aftermath. Write to Rob Taylor at rob.taylor@wsj.com ... ... munication, or “chatter” in its aftermath. Write to Rob Taylor at rob.taylor@wsj.com ... ... t week spoke about plans to attack potential government targets, triggering the two latest arrests. police said a number firearms and shotguns were also seized. “There is nothing that indicates any ... ... d out last week spoke about plans to attack potential government targets, triggering the two latest arrests. Police said a number firearms and shotguns were also seized. “There is nothing that indic ... ... munication, or “chatter” in its aftermath. Write to Rob Taylor at rob.taylor@wsj.com ... ... munication, or “chatter” in its aftermath. Write to Rob Taylor at rob.taylor@wsj.com ...
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 23:28:25 EST

Asia Markets
hong kong Regulator Targets Short Seller
hong kong’s securities regulator has begun its first legal action against a short seller, targeting the head of Citron Research for issuing a report on Evergrande that the watchdog says was false and misleading.
... cer team and has recently been diversifying beyond real estate. In November, it bought a stake in a hong Kong-based magazine publisher, adding to interests in solar energy and bottled water. Analysts, ... ... eam and has recently been diversifying beyond real estate. In November, it bought a stake in a Hong kong-based magazine publisher, adding to interests in solar energy and bottled water. Analysts, incl ... ... llion) in the six months to the end of June compared with the same period a year earlier. ... ... llion) in the six months to the end of June compared with the same period a year earlier. ... ... itself released a statement highlighting its backing from banks. In a statement released in June 2012 titled “Eight Famous Investment Banks Support Evergrande to Dispel Rumors Spread by A Short Sel ... ... llion) in the six months to the end of June compared with the same period a year earlier. ...
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 05:57:22 EST

China News
hong kong Tycoon Gets Five Years in Prison
Thomas Kwok, the former co-chairman of hong kong developer Sun Hung Kai Properties, was sentenced to five years in prison, while the city’s former No. 2 official, Rafael Hui, received 7½ years, following a corruption trial.
... is city and drew attention to the tight relationship between the government and property tycoons in hong Kong, which has the world’s highest housing prices. Write to Chester Yung at chester.yung@w ... ... ty and drew attention to the tight relationship between the government and property tycoons in Hong kong, which has the world’s highest housing prices. Write to Chester Yung at chester.yung@wsj.co ... ... rices. Write to Chester Yung at chester.yung@wsj.com and Ned Levin at ned.levin@wsj.com ... ... rices. Write to Chester Yung at chester.yung@wsj.com and Ned Levin at ned.levin@wsj.com ... ... rices. Write to Chester Yung at chester.yung@wsj.com and Ned Levin at ned.levin@wsj.com ... ... rices. Write to Chester Yung at chester.yung@wsj.com and Ned Levin at ned.levin@wsj.com ...
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:23:48 EST

NY Crime
protesters Soften Tone, Carry On
The fatal shootings of two New York City police officers have protesters recalibrating their tone as they demonstrate against what they see as violent law-enforcement tactics.
... d Saul contributed to this article. Write to Mike Vilensky at mike.vilensky@dowjones.com ... ... d Saul contributed to this article. Write to Mike Vilensky at mike.vilensky@dowjones.com ... ... oon, a group of about 20, mostly teenagers, decried what they see as racist and excessively violent police actions. One participant, Priya Dieterich, an 18-year-old freshman at Swarthmore College, sai ... ... dful of protesters were caught on video assaulting two police officers as they attempted to make an arrest. But in the wake of Saturday’s killings, when the two officers were gunned down at close ra ... ... d Saul contributed to this article. Write to Mike Vilensky at mike.vilensky@dowjones.com ... ... squad car in front of a public-housing project in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, protesters have expressed outrage and sympathy. “We express our deepest condolences to the familie ...
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:43:55 EST

U S News
NYC Mayor, police Unions Postpone Debate
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and police unions agreed to end a war of words until two officers fatally shot this weekend are laid to rest, as law-enforcement agencies nationwide assessed the safety of members.
... el Howard Saul at michael.saul@wsj.com and Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... el Howard Saul at michael.saul@wsj.com and Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... nion conflict wasn’t new. “Can you point out to me one mayor who has not been battling with the police unions?” he asked. “It’s nothing new. It’s part of life.” —Kris Maher, Mike V ... ... el Howard Saul at michael.saul@wsj.com and Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... el Howard Saul at michael.saul@wsj.com and Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... n asked about protesters who threw paint at his police commissioner, decrying attempts to smear the protesters. “The vast majority of our citizens are good and decent people who do not say negative ...
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:25:02 EST

Heard On The Street Other
Ho, Ho, hong kong -- Overheard
“Dear Santa” isn’t how investors typically expect the hong kong Stock Exchange’s chief executive to begin a letter. So let’s indulge the merry pen of Charles Li. On his blog, Mr. Li tells Mr. Claus of hong kong Exchange’s gift-deserving good w
... —“decided to have a party at someone else’s house.” Left unsaid was the 32% rally in hong Kong Exchange’s own shares. Mr. Li smartly realizes Santa doesn’t like greedy kids. ... ... —“decided to have a party at someone else’s house.” Left unsaid was the 32% rally in Hong kong Exchange’s own shares. Mr. Li smartly realizes Santa doesn’t like greedy kids. ... ... s Santa doesn’t like greedy kids. ... ... s Santa doesn’t like greedy kids. ... ... igits: Uber Fights to Stay on... 12/22/14 Western Brands Learn Some Hard... 12/22/14 Ho, Ho, Hong Kong -- Overheard More quote details and news » ... ... s Santa doesn’t like greedy kids. ...
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:55:00 EST

NY Politics
NYC Mayor, police Unions Postpone Debate
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city’s largest police union have vowed to put aside their strife until after two officers fatally shot last weekend were laid to rest.
... el Howard Saul at michael.saul@wsj.com and Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... el Howard Saul at michael.saul@wsj.com and Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... because it is personal for them.” “We as citizens have an obligation to join in protecting our police just as they protect us,” he said. “We will find the way to come together,” Mr. de Blas ... ... el Howard Saul at michael.saul@wsj.com and Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... el Howard Saul at michael.saul@wsj.com and Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... rn in anyone involved in a demonstration who is engaging in violence or destroying property. “The protesters should join with the police in solidarity to keep the peace and uphold the values of our ...
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:29:39 EST

NY Crime
NYC police Commissioner: Killings of Officers a 'Spin-off' of Demonstrations
Saturday’s targeted killings of two New York City police officers were a “direct spin-off” of demonstrations following the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner earlier this year, police Commissioner William Bratton said Monday.
... .” “We’ll seize on all of these issues,” he said, “and we’ll move forward.” ... ... .” “We’ll seize on all of these issues,” he said, “and we’ll move forward.” ... ... ed the mayor on Monday and said he planned to speak with one of Mr. de Blasio’s harshest critics, police union leader Patrick Lynch, about bringing the “temperature down.” Speaking of the racia ... ... .” “We’ll seize on all of these issues,” he said, “and we’ll move forward.” ... ... .” “We’ll seize on all of these issues,” he said, “and we’ll move forward.” ... ... .” “We’ll seize on all of these issues,” he said, “and we’ll move forward.” ...
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:21:37 EST

NY Politics
Lawmakers Seek Bullet-Proof Glass for police
New York state lawmakers plan to introduce legislation that would require law-enforcement vehicles statewide to be equipped with bulletproof glass.
... ort,” but that he hadn’t yet contacted the governor’s office to solicit his backing. ... ... ort,” but that he hadn’t yet contacted the governor’s office to solicit his backing. ... ... ons of Long Island’s Suffolk County, with the first phase of the program directed at the New York police Department. He said the lawmakers didn’t yet have a cost estimate for the proposed program ... ... ort,” but that he hadn’t yet contacted the governor’s office to solicit his backing. ... ... ort,” but that he hadn’t yet contacted the governor’s office to solicit his backing. ... ... ort,” but that he hadn’t yet contacted the governor’s office to solicit his backing. ...
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:12:52 EST

NY Crime
After police Shootings, protesters Vow to Continue
The killings of two New York City police officers is putting new pressure on protesters demonstrating against policing tactics to stand down or scale back their efforts, but organizers showed no immediate signs of ending their demonstrations.
... ica Orden contributed to this article. Write to Heather Haddon at heather.haddon@wsj.com ... ... ica Orden contributed to this article. Write to Heather Haddon at heather.haddon@wsj.com ... ... ngs shouldn’t be linked to the protests. They vowed to continue seeking peaceful means to address police relations with minority communities. We “remain unwavering in our demand for accountability ... ... oklyn Bridge escalated into violence and two police officers were assaulted while trying to make an arrest. Police have aggressively pursued suspects in that case, publishing video and asking for the ... ... ica Orden contributed to this article. Write to Heather Haddon at heather.haddon@wsj.com ... ... aten Island in August. The killings of two New York City police officers is putting new pressure on protesters demonstrating against policing tactics to stand down or scale back their efforts., but pr ...
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:56:07 EST

World News
Pakistan Makes arrests in School Attack
Authorities made several arrests in the case of the Taliban school attack that killed 148 in the northwestern city of Peshawar, officials said.
... e appealed to the nation to help authorities in a countrywide crackdown on the insurgents. ... ... e appealed to the nation to help authorities in a countrywide crackdown on the insurgents. ... ... e appealed to the nation to help authorities in a countrywide crackdown on the insurgents. ... ... rywide crackdown on the insurgents. ... ... ng into the military run school and slaughtering 148 people, including 132 students. Another nearly 121 students were wounded in the ensuing eight-hour siege of the school, located in an area where ma ... ... e appealed to the nation to help authorities in a countrywide crackdown on the insurgents. ...
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:59:28 EST

Europe News
France Probes Knife Attack on police
French authorities have asked antiterrorism prosecutors to investigate an attack involving a knife-wielding man who stabbed and injured three police officers in central France.
... ’t deemed life-threatening, the police said. Write to Jason Chow at jason.chow@wsj.com ... ... ’t deemed life-threatening, the police said. Write to Jason Chow at jason.chow@wsj.com ... ... ers were expected to survive from the attack as the injuries weren’t deemed life-threatening, the police said. Write to Jason Chow at jason.chow@wsj.com ... ... ’t deemed life-threatening, the police said. Write to Jason Chow at jason.chow@wsj.com ... ... ’t deemed life-threatening, the police said. Write to Jason Chow at jason.chow@wsj.com ... ... ’t deemed life-threatening, the police said. Write to Jason Chow at jason.chow@wsj.com ...
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:12:36 EST

World News
Taliban Kill Seven Afghan policemen
Seven policemen were killed in a northern Afghanistan province after their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents, an Afghan official said.
... ent as foreign combat troops prepare to withdraw from the country by the end of the month. ... ... ent as foreign combat troops prepare to withdraw from the country by the end of the month. ... ... ere wounded in the attack late Saturday in a village in the province’s Qashtepa district. He says police reinforcements were sent to the location and a gunbattle ensued. Five insurgents also died, h ... ... ent as foreign combat troops prepare to withdraw from the country by the end of the month. ... ... ent as foreign combat troops prepare to withdraw from the country by the end of the month. ... ... ent as foreign combat troops prepare to withdraw from the country by the end of the month. ...
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:43:35 EST

Middle East News
Bahrain Blast Wounds Three policemen
Three policemen have been wounded by an explosion west of the Bahraini capital, Manama, the country’s Interior Ministry said.
... losives. A policeman and a civilian were killed in separate explosions earlier this month. ... ... losives. A policeman and a civilian were killed in separate explosions earlier this month. ... ... frequently clash with police, and hard-line protesters have at times used improvised explosives. A policeman and a civilian were killed in separate explosions earlier this month. ... ... losives. A policeman and a civilian were killed in separate explosions earlier this month. ... ... losives. A policeman and a civilian were killed in separate explosions earlier this month. ... ... rily drawn from Sunni-ruled Bahrain’s Shiite majority frequently clash with police, and hard-line protesters have at times used improvised explosives. A policeman and a civilian were killed in separ ...
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:08:08 EST

Middle East News
Saudi police Kill Four Gunmen
Saudi government forces shot and killed four gunmen in a restive eastern town that is heavily populated by minority Shiites, the country’s Interior Ministry said.
... g outraged his Shiite supporters who complain of discrimination from the Sunni leadership. ... ... g outraged his Shiite supporters who complain of discrimination from the Sunni leadership. ... ... ficer nearly a week earlier. Mr. Turki described the four men killed as “terrorists” and said a policeman was moderately wounded in the exchange of gunfire. The town of al-Awamiya, where Saturday ... ... g outraged his Shiite supporters who complain of discrimination from the Sunni leadership. ... ... g outraged his Shiite supporters who complain of discrimination from the Sunni leadership. ... ... g outraged his Shiite supporters who complain of discrimination from the Sunni leadership. ...
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:00:43 EST

NY Politics
Mayor Meets protesters, but police Conduct Protests Go On
Seeking to calm protests calling for wholesale changes to law-enforcement policies, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio met with some of the movement’s organizers on Friday.
... Write to Mara Gay at mara.gay@wsj.com and Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... Write to Mara Gay at mara.gay@wsj.com and Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... Daniel Pantaleo, the officer involved in Mr. Garner’s death; a special prosecutor for police-involved deaths; and an immediate end to the so-called broken windows policing, among other i ... ... ing with protesters came as police were conducting a search warrant in Brooklyn that led to a third arrest in connection with attacks on the two officers. The charges against the man were pending. Aft ... ... ez, the Justice League’s executive director, emerged from the union headquarters about 12:30 p.m. Friday, her arms linked with other organizers. Ms. Perez said she appreciated Mr. de Bla ... ... rotesters could organize demonstrations when he was in office—just not take over the streets. “[protesters] should not be given the run of the city,” the two-term Republican said. “The rules h ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:18:47 EST

World News
Turkey Issues arrest Warrant for Erdogan Rival Gulen
Turkey issued an arrest warrant Friday against a rival of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan living in the U.S., although Western allies have warned the country against using any trials to settle political scores.
... untable for alleged schemes against the state. Write to Emre Peker at emre.peker@wsj.com ... ... untable for alleged schemes against the state. Write to Emre Peker at emre.peker@wsj.com ... ... 3 provinces, including top executives at media companies run by Mr. Gulen’s supporters and former police chiefs. “We remain concerned about due process, broadly speaking, and effective access to j ... ... a Sinclair-Webb, senior Turkey researcher at Human Rights Watch. Friday’s pleas for an arrest warrant indicates that Turkish authorities are taking formal steps to realize Mr. Erdogan’s ... ... iary leveled corruption charges against the Turkish leader’s allies in a serious challenge to his 12-year rule. The U.S. and Turkey have an extradition treaty. During the past year, the government h ... ... untable for alleged schemes against the state. Write to Emre Peker at emre.peker@wsj.com ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:55:04 EST

U S News
U.S. arrests More Non-Mexicans Trying to Enter Country Illegally
For the first time ever the U.S. Border Patrol apprehended more non-Mexicans, mainly from Central America, than Mexican nationals trying to enter the country illegally, according to fiscal year 2014 records.
... mited resources and focus on criminals. Write to Miriam Jordan at miriam.jordan@wsj.com ... ... mited resources and focus on criminals. Write to Miriam Jordan at miriam.jordan@wsj.com ... ... mited resources and focus on criminals. Write to Miriam Jordan at miriam.jordan@wsj.com ... ... ainst national databases. Immigrant advocates had criticized the program for sweeping up immigrants arrested for minor offenses, such as driving with a broken taillight, and landing them in deportatio ... ... ican nationals trying to enter the country illegally, according to fiscal year 2014 records. In the 12 months that ended Sept. 30, border agents arrested 486,651 individuals. Out of that total 257,473 ... ... mited resources and focus on criminals. Write to Miriam Jordan at miriam.jordan@wsj.com ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:03:25 EST

Markets
U.K. police arrest Man in Forex Market Manipulation Probe
British police arrested a man at his suburban home east of London in connection with the government’s probe into rigging of the foreign-exchange markets, according to a person familiar with the matter.
... as earlier reported by the Guardian. Write to Jenny Strasburg at jenny.strasburg@wsj.com ... ... as earlier reported by the Guardian. Write to Jenny Strasburg at jenny.strasburg@wsj.com ... ... nnected to an SFO investigation but didn’t identify the person or provide other details. A London police spokeswoman declined to provide details. The man arrested formerly worked at ... ... An arrest in the U.K. is a preliminary step, and won’t necessarily lead to a criminal charge. The arrest was earlier reported by the Guardian. Write to Jenny Strasburg at jenny.strasburg@wsj.com ... ... as earlier reported by the Guardian. Write to Jenny Strasburg at jenny.strasburg@wsj.com ... ... as earlier reported by the Guardian. Write to Jenny Strasburg at jenny.strasburg@wsj.com ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:00:52 EST

Markets
hong kong Finds No Evidence of Forex Collusion by Banks
hong kong’s de facto central bank said it found no evidence of collusion among banks in rigging benchmarks in the $5.3-trillion-a-day foreign-exchange market.
... ase, a hong Kong-based trader at Deutsche Bank made a failed attempt to influence the U.S. dollar—hong Kong dollar spot rate in March 2009 at the request of an overseas colleague, the HKMA said. The ... ... a Hong kong-based trader at Deutsche Bank made a failed attempt to influence the U.S. dollar—Hong kong dollar spot rate in March 2009 at the request of an overseas colleague, the HKMA said. The HKMA ... ... a Curran contributed to this article. Write to Anjani Trivedi at anjani.trivedi@wsj.com ... ... a Curran contributed to this article. Write to Anjani Trivedi at anjani.trivedi@wsj.com ... ... ws its yearlong investigation into banks rigging a local benchmark interest rate between 2005 and 2012. That investigation found evidence of misconduct by UBS AG and no evidence of collusion between b ... ... a Curran contributed to this article. Write to Anjani Trivedi at anjani.trivedi@wsj.com ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:07:00 EST

Europe News
Germany arrests Suspected Turkish Spies
German police have arrested three Turks suspected of spying on compatriots living in Germany for a Turkish intelligence agency.
... eker in Istanbul contributed to this item. Write to Andrea Thomas at andrea.thomas@wsj.com ... ... eker in Istanbul contributed to this item. Write to Andrea Thomas at andrea.thomas@wsj.com ... ... rrested 58-year old Muhammed Taha G. and 33-year-old Göksel G. when arriving at Frankfurt airport. police also arrested 58-year-old Ahmet Duran Y. at his home in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. ... ... ear old Muhammed Taha G. and 33-year-old Göksel G. when arriving at Frankfurt airport. Police also arrested 58-year-old Ahmet Duran Y. at his home in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Prosecutors ... ... eker in Istanbul contributed to this item. Write to Andrea Thomas at andrea.thomas@wsj.com ... ... eker in Istanbul contributed to this item. Write to Andrea Thomas at andrea.thomas@wsj.com ...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:49:48 EST

World News
Australian police Sidestep Siege Questions
Three days after the start of a deadly Sydney siege, Australian police and intelligence agencies are declining to answer questions about how events unfolded, including how two hostages died.
... Thurlow in Sydney contributed to this article. Write to Rob Taylor at rob.taylor@wsj.com ... ... Thurlow in Sydney contributed to this article. Write to Rob Taylor at rob.taylor@wsj.com ... ... entally shot by police, Mr. Abbott said investigations would uncover what happened. New South Wales police Commissioner Andrew Scipione said he wouldn’t pre-empt any in ... ... Thurlow in Sydney contributed to this article. Write to Rob Taylor at rob.taylor@wsj.com ... ... Thurlow in Sydney contributed to this article. Write to Rob Taylor at rob.taylor@wsj.com ... ... Thurlow in Sydney contributed to this article. Write to Rob Taylor at rob.taylor@wsj.com ...
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:52:35 EST

Asia News
Taliban Attacks Kill 12 Across Afghanistan
Taliban attacks killed at least 12 people across Afghanistan on Wednesday, underscoring the country’s deteriorating security situation as the U.S.-led combat mission winds down this month.
... har’s district of Sherzad. Write to Margherita Stancati at margherita.stancati@wsj.com ... ... har’s district of Sherzad. Write to Margherita Stancati at margherita.stancati@wsj.com ... ... Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, a spokesman for the local government there. The explosions targeted police vehicles, he said. Security across the country has worsened in recent weeks as Taliban milita ... ... har’s district of Sherzad. Write to Margherita Stancati at margherita.stancati@wsj.com ... ... at margherita.stancati@wsj.com ... ... har’s district of Sherzad. Write to Margherita Stancati at margherita.stancati@wsj.com ...
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:41:47 EST

U S News
arrests Made in 2012 Meningitis Outbreak
Federal authorities arrested 14 people early Wednesday related to a Massachusetts pharmacy connected to a deadly 2012 outbreak of fungal meningitis.
... joint or back pain. The outbreak claimed 64 lives. Write to Jon Kamp at jon.kamp@wsj.com ... ... joint or back pain. The outbreak claimed 64 lives. Write to Jon Kamp at jon.kamp@wsj.com ... ... joint or back pain. The outbreak claimed 64 lives. Write to Jon Kamp at jon.kamp@wsj.com ... ... the arrests. Authorities were planning an 11 a.m. EST news conference. In September federal agents arrested a supervising pharmacist from the New England Compounding Center on a mail-fraud charge. Au ... ... ties arrested 14 people early Wednesday related to a Massachusetts pharmacy connected to a deadly 2012 outbreak of fungal meningitis, a spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney’s office in Boston confirmed ... ... joint or back pain. The outbreak claimed 64 lives. Write to Jon Kamp at jon.kamp@wsj.com ...
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:25:34 EST

Politics And Policy
Los Angeles police to Wear Body Cameras
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday the rollout of on-body cameras for the city’s entire police force, an endorsement of a tool that has gained attention since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo., in the summer.
... of the camera technology won’t solve. Write to Miriam Jordan at miriam.jordan@wsj.com ... ... of the camera technology won’t solve. Write to Miriam Jordan at miriam.jordan@wsj.com ... ... cording of encounters between law enforcement and civilians. Skeptics say the lack of trust between police and minority communities is a significant problem, and one that the use of the camera technol ... ... nd jury not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama has requ ... ... of the camera technology won’t solve. Write to Miriam Jordan at miriam.jordan@wsj.com ... ... of the camera technology won’t solve. Write to Miriam Jordan at miriam.jordan@wsj.com ...
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:28:00 EST

Markets
hong kong Pulls Into Second in IPOs
A rush of multibillion-dollar initial public offerings in the last month has pushed hong kong into second place in the global IPO rankings, behind New York, home to the record Alibaba listing in September.
... assets. Citic Pacific has renamed itself Citic Ltd. since the deal was completed. In a second major hong Kong deal, Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of ... ... s. Citic Pacific has renamed itself Citic Ltd. since the deal was completed. In a second major Hong kong deal, Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of Chin ... ... h;Shefali Anand contributed to this article. Write to Prudence Ho at prudence.ho@wsj.com ... ... h;Shefali Anand contributed to this article. Write to Prudence Ho at prudence.ho@wsj.com ... ... h;Shefali Anand contributed to this article. Write to Prudence Ho at prudence.ho@wsj.com ... ... h;Shefali Anand contributed to this article. Write to Prudence Ho at prudence.ho@wsj.com ...
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:56:43 EST

Business
LightSquared Has Now Lost $1.8 Billion Since 2012 Chapter 11 Filing
LightSquared lost $68.1 million during November, bringing the wireless venture’s total losses since its 2012 bankruptcy filing to $1.8 billion.
... parties have denied any wrongdoing. Write to Joseph Checkler at joseph.checkler@wsj.com ... ... parties have denied any wrongdoing. Write to Joseph Checkler at joseph.checkler@wsj.com ... ... parties have denied any wrongdoing. Write to Joseph Checkler at joseph.checkler@wsj.com ... ... parties have denied any wrongdoing. Write to Joseph Checkler at joseph.checkler@wsj.com ... ... erest payments LightSquared has shelled out in the case. LightSquared filed for Chapter 11 in May 2012, shortly after federal regulators refused to clear LightSquared’s plans to launch its wireless ... ... parties have denied any wrongdoing. Write to Joseph Checkler at joseph.checkler@wsj.com ...
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:48:22 EST

Economy
U.K. Inflation Hits 12-Year Low
Inflation in the U.K. dropped to its lowest levels in more than a decade due to falling oil and food prices, a welcome relief for British consumers after years of declining living standards.
... Write to Jon Sindreu at jon.sindreu@wsj.com and Matthew Cowley at matthew.cowley@wsj.com ... ... Write to Jon Sindreu at jon.sindreu@wsj.com and Matthew Cowley at matthew.cowley@wsj.com ... ... Write to Jon Sindreu at jon.sindreu@wsj.com and Matthew Cowley at matthew.cowley@wsj.com ... ... Write to Jon Sindreu at jon.sindreu@wsj.com and Matthew Cowley at matthew.cowley@wsj.com ... ... Write to Jon Sindreu at jon.sindreu@wsj.com and Matthew Cowley at matthew.cowley@wsj.com ... ... Write to Jon Sindreu at jon.sindreu@wsj.com and Matthew Cowley at matthew.cowley@wsj.com ...
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:17:31 EST

U S News
Pennsylvania police Hunt for Man Wanted in Shooting Spree
A manhunt was under way outside Philadelphia for a 35-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting six people and seriously wounding another early Monday.
... the children. “They’ve had a very, very tumultuous relationship,” Ms. Brewster said. ... ... the children. “They’ve had a very, very tumultuous relationship,” Ms. Brewster said. ... ... they found the bodies of Ms. Stone’s mother and grandmother, Ms. Ferman said. Just before 5 a.m., police in Lower Salford Township were called to Ms. Stone’s residence and found the 33-year-old wo ... ... the children. “They’ve had a very, very tumultuous relationship,” Ms. Brewster said. ... ... the children. “They’ve had a very, very tumultuous relationship,” Ms. Brewster said. ... ... the children. “They’ve had a very, very tumultuous relationship,” Ms. Brewster said. ...
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:06:01 EST

NY Crime
police Widen Net in Bridge Attack
The New York police Department is hunting for at least six more people in connection with an attack on two police officers who were kicked and punched by protesters as they tried to make an arrest on the Brooklyn Bridge, Commissioner William Bratton said.
... Vilensky at mike.vilensky@dowjones.com and Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... Vilensky at mike.vilensky@dowjones.com and Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... arrested 331 people in connection with the demonstrations, including six on charges of assaulting a police officer, Mr. Bratton said. —Mark Morales and Joe Jackson contributed to this article. ... ... F— the police,” he wrote. Other poems are less overtly political. Through Sunday, police have arrested 331 people in connection with the demonstrations, including six on charges of assaulting a ... ... Vilensky at mike.vilensky@dowjones.com and Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... Aubry, occurred on the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge as officers were escorting protesters over the span. Mr. Bratton called the attack the “selfish” act of a small group of de ...
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:48:34 EST

Politics And Policy
Supreme Court Gives police More Leeway in Traffic Stop Case
The Supreme Court on Monday gave police additional leeway to use evidence they find during routine traffic stops to pursue crimes.
... it through the ninth week of pregnancy. Write to Brent Kendall at brent.kendall@wsj.com ... ... it through the ninth week of pregnancy. Write to Brent Kendall at brent.kendall@wsj.com ... ... Sonia Sotomayor dissented. She said the court’s ruling expanded police officers’ authority and could make it more difficult for law-abiding citizens to avoid traf ... ... it through the ninth week of pregnancy. Write to Brent Kendall at brent.kendall@wsj.com ... ... it through the ninth week of pregnancy. Write to Brent Kendall at brent.kendall@wsj.com ... ... it through the ninth week of pregnancy. Write to Brent Kendall at brent.kendall@wsj.com ...
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:09:53 EST

U S News
protesters Block Streets in California
Demonstrators blocked streets and chained shut four doors of Oakland police headquarters to protest recent grand jury decisions not to indict white officers who killed unarmed black men in Missouri and New York.
... longer view the life-size effigies as a hate crime. —Copyright 2014 Associated Press ... ... longer view the life-size effigies as a hate crime. —Copyright 2014 Associated Press ... ... land near the police building despite steady rain Monday morning. One protester climbed a flagpole. police estimated the number of protesters at about 100 at one point and said at least some of those ... ... officers who killed unarmed black men in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York. Police made at least 13 arrests as the protesters chained themselves to the doors of the Oakland police headquarters during ... ... longer view the life-size effigies as a hate crime. —Copyright 2014 Associated Press ... ... espite steady rain Monday morning. One protester climbed a flagpole. Police estimated the number of protesters at about 100 at one point and said at least some of those blocking roads were also chaine ...
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:47:26 EST

Business
Boeing Unveils $12 Billion Buyback
Boeing Co. said its board authorized the repurchase of $12 billion of the aerospace and defense company’s shares over the next two to three years and raised its quarterly dividend by 25%.
... a record order backlog for commercial jets. Write to Tess Stynes at tess.stynes@wsj.com ... ... a record order backlog for commercial jets. Write to Tess Stynes at tess.stynes@wsj.com ... ... a record order backlog for commercial jets. Write to Tess Stynes at tess.stynes@wsj.com ... ... a record order backlog for commercial jets. Write to Tess Stynes at tess.stynes@wsj.com ... ... es over the next two to three years and raised its quarterly dividend by 25%. Shares rose 2.4% to $125 in recent after-hours trading. The new stock repurchase plan replaces a previous authorization a ... ... a record order backlog for commercial jets. Write to Tess Stynes at tess.stynes@wsj.com ...
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:17:56 EST

Asia News
hong kong police Clear Last Protest Site
hong kong police began to clear a small pro-democracy protest site in Causeway Bay, removing the last of the encampments that blocked roads across the city for over 10 weeks.
... y protester chants slogans beside a paper cutout of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Causeway Bay in hong Kong. Reuters ... ... tester chants slogans beside a paper cutout of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Causeway Bay in Hong kong. Reuters ... ... in the Causeway Bay shopping district, was largely abandoned in the final weeks of the occupation. police dismantled the largest protest site in the Admiralty district in an all-day operation on Thur ... ... whole procedure and bear the responsibility,” Mr. Chan said as he awaited arrest. Also awaiting arrest, Civic Party lawmaker Kenneth Chan sharply criticized the city’s leader, Leung Chun-ying, a ... ... under a mini-constitution it holds with Beijing. Write to Mia Lamar at mia.lamar@wsj.com ... ... the first time but requiring candidates be approved by a committee that leans pro-Beijing. Student protesters demanded open elections, which the government has repeatedly dismissed as impossible unde ...
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 23:10:05 EST



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China
hong kong’s unrest: Folding the umbrellas
IT WAS the most sustained street campaign for democracy in China since the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989. Yet the protests in hong kong ended very differently. Instead of using tanks and machine-guns to clear the streets, police in hong kong ended
... rotest sites (the last and smallest was cleared on December 15th) without attempting to resist. The hong Kong government, by refusing the protesters’ demands for free elections and largely ignoring ... ... t sites (the last and smallest was cleared on December 15th) without attempting to resist. The Hong kong government, by refusing the protesters’ demands for free elections and largely ignoring them, ... ... in Hong Kong ended very differently. Instead of using tanks and machine-guns to clear the streets, police in Hong Kong ended 79 days of sit-ins on busy roads in the city armed with court orders, pepp ... ... accepted complaints by those whose businesses were suffering and ordered bailiffs to move in. Those arrested in the clearing operations, which began in late November, included prominent pro-democracy ... ... they prepared to leave: “We will be back”. From the print edition: China ... ... me the symbol of their movement. But the authorities quickly decided it would be better to wait the protesters out. Public support for them ebbed as the disruption to traffic grew more irksome. Eventu ...
Wed, 17 December 2014 14:11:26 GMT

Leaders
Unrest in hong kong: It’s not over
hong kong’S government and its maste
... ed during the Occupy movement. The past weeks’ protests serve as a warning for the mainland, too. hong Kongers are already privileged citizens of China. Even so, among a generation of students unfor ... ... ring the Occupy movement. The past weeks’ protests serve as a warning for the mainland, too. Hong kongers are already privileged citizens of China. Even so, among a generation of students unformed b ... ... in Beijing are not exactly declaring victory, but they must be feeling satisfied. On December 15th police quietly tidied away the last of the barricades that had been set up in late September, when s ... ... d Shanghai put forward demands of their own? From the print edition: Leaders ... ... d Shanghai put forward demands of their own? From the print edition: Leaders ... ... hough that has recently faded as the territory’s people have tired of the standoff, up to 100,000 protesters joined in to begin with—a display of people power that might make the authorities think ...
Wed, 17 December 2014 14:11:26 GMT

Leaders
Criminal justice: America’s police on trial
THE store camera tells a harrowin
... ging it will be hard; but change is overdue. From the print edition: Leaders ... ... ging it will be hard; but change is overdue. From the print edition: Leaders ... ... as to wage war on criminals; too many poor neighbourhoods see the police as an occupying army. The police need more training and less weaponry: for a start, the Pentagon should stop handing out milit ... ... ging it will be hard; but change is overdue. From the print edition: Leaders ... ... it happened. The second is accountability: it must be easier to sack bad cops. Many of America’s 12,500 local police departments are tiny and internal disciplinary panels may consist of three fello ... ... ging it will be hard; but change is overdue. From the print edition: Leaders ...
Thu, 11 December 2014 09:18:09 GMT

China
hong kong and Taiwan: Losing hearts and minds
THE Communist Party’s strategy fo
... must be addressed. On December 2nd an editorial in Global Times, a newspaper in Beijing, said that hong Kong should manage its own problems. “The mainland shouldn’t be tempted to quell the unrest ... ... be addressed. On December 2nd an editorial in Global Times, a newspaper in Beijing, said that Hong kong should manage its own problems. “The mainland shouldn’t be tempted to quell the unrest with ... ... ctic: a hunger strike. Three founders of the protest movement, however, turned themselves in to the police. They were released without charge. Anti-mainland sentiments still run high. A poll in Octobe ... ... ut the deep-rooted cause will still linger.” From the print edition: China ... ... ut the deep-rooted cause will still linger.” From the print edition: China ... ... nd demonstrators. Leaders of one protest group, Occupy Central with Love and Peace, have called for protesters to go home. Two encampments, one of them outside the government’s headquarters, remain. ...
Thu, 04 December 2014 13:34:37 GMT

China
hong kong politics: Clearing up
THE change in tone in hong kong newspapers that are sympathetic to the Communist Party says it all. Once hysterical about the territory’s pro-democracy protests, their commentators are now smugly dismissive and condescending. The “Occupy” demonst
... off. Protest leaders watched the police without interfering. They still have the support of younger hong Kong residents, who resent China’s refusal to allow free elections for the territory’s lead ... ... Protest leaders watched the police without interfering. They still have the support of younger Hong kong residents, who resent China’s refusal to allow free elections for the territory’s leader. B ... ... dicals”. But the protesters’ three encampments look unlikely to last for much longer. Since the police’s counter-productive tear-gas attack on September 28th the government has tried to wait out ... ... g a metal barricade to smash a glass entrance. Police used pepper spray and batons to stop them and arrested six people. The government called them “violent radicals”. But the protesters’ three ... ... . The signs are that this strategy is working. From the print edition: China ... ... 28th the government has tried to wait out the “Umbrella Movement”, as it was dubbed because of protesters’ use of umbrellas to protect themselves. The government hoped that the public would gro ...
Thu, 20 November 2014 13:38:13 GMT

Asia
Taiwan and hong kong: Told you so
More practical
... ers, says Mr Xi does not want to add Taiwan to a daunting foreign-policy agenda. “If you bring in hong Kong, the South China Sea, the East China Sea: China has no extra energy for Taiwan,” he says ... ... says Mr Xi does not want to add Taiwan to a daunting foreign-policy agenda. “If you bring in Hong kong, the South China Sea, the East China Sea: China has no extra energy for Taiwan,” he says. Mr ... ... China Times, owned by Tsai Eng-meng, a pro-China billionaire, played them down. When Hong Kong’s police used tear-gas, Taiwan’s Apple Daily screamed: “Hong Kong is Crying.” Mr Tsai’s China ... ... ,” he says. Mr Xi may have to wait after all. From the print edition: Asia ... ... ,” he says. Mr Xi may have to wait after all. From the print edition: Asia ... ... anage relations with the mainland. But its supporters would naturally sympathise with the Hong Kong protesters. Taiwan’s students in particular are worried about Chinese encroachment. They fear Mr M ...
Thu, 30 October 2014 13:39:09 GMT

China
hong kong’s protests: Poor conversation
IT WAS a scene that must have made China’s leaders squirm with uncomfortable memories. On October 21st senior officials in hong kong held talks live on television with protesters clad in T-shirts displaying the slogan “Freedom now”. The encounter
... talks heavy rain dampened some protesters’ spirits. But many were prepared. What is often called hong Kong’s “umbrella revolution” has not transformed the territory’s politics, but particip ... ... s heavy rain dampened some protesters’ spirits. But many were prepared. What is often called Hong kong’s “umbrella revolution” has not transformed the territory’s politics, but participants ... ... till proudly carry the symbol of their unrest. From the print edition: China ... ... till proudly carry the symbol of their unrest. From the print edition: China ... ... till proudly carry the symbol of their unrest. From the print edition: China ... ... iven us what we want so we will continue to stay.” A day after the talks heavy rain dampened some protesters’ spirits. But many were prepared. What is often called Hong Kong’s “umbrella revolu ...
Thu, 23 October 2014 14:53:32 GMT

China
police firearms: Weaponised
WHEN five assailants armed with l
... olice exists with or without guns,” he says. From the print edition: China ... ... olice exists with or without guns,” he says. From the print edition: China ... ... ht, police should still be given guns—they should just be better trained. “Abuse of power among police exists with or without guns,” he says. From the print edition: China ... ... olice exists with or without guns,” he says. From the print edition: China ... ... . The recent expansion of such units has been rapid and striking. The city of Shanghai has deployed 125 mobile units of elite armed police around the city since May, each carrying at least two guns (f ... ... olice exists with or without guns,” he says. From the print edition: China ...
Thu, 16 October 2014 14:59:37 GMT

China
hong kong’s protests: Chipping away
MORE than two weeks after failing to shift pro-democracy protesters with tear gas and pepper spray, police in hong kong have begun to step up pressure on the demonstrators to abandon their street barricades. Their tactics, which range from more pe
... terminology suggests officials in Beijing see the protests as a challenge to the party itself. Some hong Kong residents clearly resent the disruption. On October 13th a group of several dozen masked m ... ... nology suggests officials in Beijing see the protests as a challenge to the party itself. Some Hong kong residents clearly resent the disruption. On October 13th a group of several dozen masked men at ... ... ted man being taken to a dark corner by plainclothes police who then appeared to beat and kick him. police say the seven officers involved have been suspended from their duties. The protesters want ... ... ering movement may have been rekindled by footage that was broadcast on local television showing an arrested man being taken to a dark corner by plainclothes police who then appeared to beat and kick ... ... central government such prolonged discomfort. From the print edition: China ... ... d honked their horns in a vain effort to persuade demonstrators to get off the road. (Worried about protesters’ blockades, Mr Leung cancelled an appearance he was due to make on October 16th in the ...
Thu, 16 October 2014 14:59:37 GMT

China
hong kong protests: The waiting game

... est movement’s colours of black and yellow, she acknowledged the “inherent contradictions” of hong Kong’s union with China. Ms Ip sees more battles ahead. From the print editi ... ... ovement’s colours of black and yellow, she acknowledged the “inherent contradictions” of Hong kong’s union with China. Ms Ip sees more battles ahead. From the print edition: C ... ... protesters’ protection against rain, police pepper-spray and tear gas), many residents are weary. police have worked several days of 18-hour shifts. Taxi drivers and shop-owners are fed up with losi ... ... ion with China. Ms Ip sees more battles ahead. From the print edition: China ... ... ion with China. Ms Ip sees more battles ahead. From the print edition: China ... ... student boycott of classes unpredictably morphed into an “Umbrella revolution” (named after the protesters’ protection against rain, police pepper-spray and tear gas), many residents are weary. ...
Thu, 09 October 2014 14:58:57 GMT

Special-report
Emerging economies: arrested development
UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The third great wave Fly Title:
... adily. The fruits of this process are clearly visible. As visitors approach the checkpoints between hong Kong and the mainland, a modern skyline rises on the horizon. Great glass-sheathed skyscrapers ... ... . The fruits of this process are clearly visible. As visitors approach the checkpoints between Hong kong and the mainland, a modern skyline rises on the horizon. Great glass-sheathed skyscrapers reach ... ... tate of affairs may soon be reversed. From the print edition: Special report ... ... From the print edition: Special report ... ... ervices in which research and development or skilled labour contribute a large share of value—at $12.6 trillion, or nearly half the total value of trade in goods, services and finance. Physical asse ... ... tate of affairs may soon be reversed. From the print edition: Special report ...
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:00:55 +0000

China
hong kong protests: No exit
IT IS a challenge unlike anything
... Nobody can really see what the exit is”, he says. As The Economist went to press the Chinese and hong Kong authorities appeared to hope that the two-day public holiday, when many had time on their ... ... dy can really see what the exit is”, he says. As The Economist went to press the Chinese and Hong kong authorities appeared to hope that the two-day public holiday, when many had time on their hands ... ... st’s peak and that it would begin to dissipate without the need for force. On September 29th riot police pulled back and have continued to keep a low profile. Their restraint has paid off: in most n ... ... g classes on September 22nd. On the evening of September 26th the police inflamed their passions by arresting Joshua Wong, the 17-year-old leader of a movement called Scholarism, which two years ago l ... ... cracy activists. Albert Ho, a respected pro-democracy politician who stood for chief executive in 2012 (with no chance of success), says the resignation of Mr Leung would “cool the atmosphere”, bu ... ... a part of China. Surrendering the head of Mr Leung might be a short-term concession that could send protesters home. But as Mr Leung himself has noted, he would merely be replaced with another appoint ...
Thu, 02 October 2014 09:33:10 GMT

Leaders
hong kong protests: The Party v the people
OF THE ten bloodiest conflicts in
... governance without resorting to protests that risk turning into a struggle for the nation’s soul. hong Kong, with its history of free expression and semi-detached relationship to the mainland, is an ... ... nance without resorting to protests that risk turning into a struggle for the nation’s soul. Hong kong, with its history of free expression and semi-detached relationship to the mainland, is an idea ... ... Like so much in the territory, the protests are startlingly orderly. After a night of battles with police, students collected the plastic bottles that littered the streets for recycling. For some of ... ... vast and violent country before him.   From the print edition: Leaders ... ... ths of more than 20m, and a decade later conflict between Han Chinese and Muslims killed another 8m-12m. In the 20th century 20m-30m died under Mao Zedong: some murdered, most as a result of a famine ... ... isfied with the way they are governed. Repression, co-option and force may succeed in silencing the protesters in Hong Kong today, but there will be other demonstrations, in other cities, soon enough. ...
Thu, 02 October 2014 09:03:07 GMT

Economist-explains
The Economist explains: Why hong kong remains critical to China’s economy
AS PROTESTS grip hong kong and worries mount about how China might respond, one of the most unsettling questions for the city’s residents is whether its fate matters much to the rest of the country. hong kong has long served as the bridge between
... nland China may continue to rise (September 2014)Daily chart: China’s censorship of the hong Kong protests on social media (September 2014)Essay: China wants the respect it enjoy ... ... China may continue to rise (September 2014)Daily chart: China’s censorship of the Hong kong protests on social media (September 2014)Essay: China wants the respect it enjoyed in ... ... the respect it enjoyed in centuries past. But it does not know how to achieve it (August 2014)  ... ... the respect it enjoyed in centuries past. But it does not know how to achieve it (August 2014)  ... ... Hong Kong has proved to be more reliable than the mainland as a source of equity financing. Since 2012, Chinese companies have raised $43 billion in initial public offerings in the Hong Kong market, v ... ... the respect it enjoyed in centuries past. But it does not know how to achieve it (August 2014)  ...
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:50:00 +0000

China
Democracy in hong kong: Political city
Angry youth
... y can be allowed a political system that might produce a challenge to the centre. China still wants hong Kong to be a success, and it would prefer stability. But if instability is the price of having ... ... be allowed a political system that might produce a challenge to the centre. China still wants Hong kong to be a success, and it would prefer stability. But if instability is the price of having the f ... ... knows that is a risk. Mr Li was heckled in Hong Kong (see photo above), and there were scuffles as police used pepper spray to disperse protesters. In a practice mini-occupation, following on from a ... ... he July 1st anniversary of Britain’s handover of Hong Kong to China in 1997, over 500 people were arrested. But Mr Tai has admitted that the apparent hopelessness of the cause is eroding support for ... ... es. But gloomier businessmen note that Hong Kong’s importance to China is dwindling. Its economy, 12% the size of China’s in 1984, is now just 3% of it (see chart). Its port, in terms of tonnage h ... ... led in Hong Kong (see photo above), and there were scuffles as police used pepper spray to disperse protesters. In a practice mini-occupation, following on from a 500,000-strong annual pro-democracy m ...
Thu, 04 September 2014 10:03:10 GMT

Leaders
Democracy in China: The struggle for hong kong
CHINESE officials have called it
... e been a good place to start. Xi Jinping, the party chief and president, had the opportunity to use hong Kong as a test-bed for political change in China. Had he taken this opportunity, he might have ... ... n a good place to start. Xi Jinping, the party chief and president, had the opportunity to use Hong kong as a test-bed for political change in China. Had he taken this opportunity, he might have gone ... ... tory’s long history of peaceful campaigning for political reform will give way to skirmishes with police, mass arrests and possibly even intervention by the People’s Liberation Army. That would di ... ... history of peaceful campaigning for political reform will give way to skirmishes with police, mass arrests and possibly even intervention by the People’s Liberation Army. That would disrupt one of ... ... a’s proposals, even though that would mean reverting to the equally undemocratic system used in 2012. Only a few dozen democrats now sit in the electoral college. They should, in future, boycott it. ... ... rue reformer. Instead, he has squandered it. From the print edition: Leaders ...
Thu, 04 September 2014 08:03:10 GMT

Britain
police cameras: Kojak moments
ON THE mean streets of the Isle of Wight, police are testing a new toy. Pinned to the chest of each officer is a miniature video camera, about the size of a cigarette packet, designed to capture their interactions with the public. Supporters say t
... the capital. Recorded crime is sure to rise. From the print edition: Britain ... ... the capital. Recorded crime is sure to rise. From the print edition: Britain ... ... the risks. In Rialto, a town in California, complaints fell by nearly 90%—and the use of force by police officers by 60%—when cops started carrying cameras. Researchers at the University of Portsm ... ... hem to switch on their cameras—and to announce that they are doing so—during stop-and-searches, arrests and other encounters with the public. That is partly for practical reasons. Batteries do not ... ... the capital. Recorded crime is sure to rise. From the print edition: Britain ... ... the capital. Recorded crime is sure to rise. From the print edition: Britain ...
Thu, 21 August 2014 15:15:12 GMT

China
Politics in hong kong: Learning from the enemy
China rules, H
... ovoke a confrontation with its critics now, and show the democrats, once and for all, who now rules hong Kong. From the print edition: China ... ... a confrontation with its critics now, and show the democrats, once and for all, who now rules Hong kong. From the print edition: China ... ... ts, once and for all, who now rules Hong Kong. From the print edition: China ... ... ts, once and for all, who now rules Hong Kong. From the print edition: China ... ... ,200-strong “election committee” which chose the current chief executive, Leung Chun-ying, in 2012. Its composition is designed to ensure that the committee picks people whom China trusts. Blockin ... ... usiness district to a halt if Hong Kong is denied a real election in 2017. It was obvious that many protesters had been bused in, paid and treated to lunch, and in many cases had come from other parts ...
Thu, 21 August 2014 15:15:12 GMT

Democracyinamerica
Guns, police and the people
FOR the past w
... rom that ledge is a riddle I don't know the answer to. But Mr Johnson seems to have some good ideas. ... ... rom that ledge is a riddle I don't know the answer to. But Mr Johnson seems to have some good ideas. ... ... legitimate right to shoot someone in a disagreement. It happened because America's citizens and its police are too heavily armed, and too quick to believe they have a legitimate right to shoot someone ... ... ation for which suspects can be detained without charge, requirements for warrants for searches and arrests, situational rules governing the use of force. They must justify their actions to judges. Of ... ... rom that ledge is a riddle I don't know the answer to. But Mr Johnson seems to have some good ideas. ... ... rom that ledge is a riddle I don't know the answer to. But Mr Johnson seems to have some good ideas. ...
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:03:37 +0000

Finance-and-economics
hong kong’s finances: Going with the flow
UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  A personal choice Fly Title:&nb
... sanctions or hong Kong’s own politics, the Federal Reserve will have the biggest hand in shaping hong Kong’s financial fortunes in the coming months. From the print edition: Fina ... ... tions or Hong kong’s own politics, the Federal Reserve will have the biggest hand in shaping Hong kong’s financial fortunes in the coming months. From the print edition: Finance a ... ... fortunes in the coming months. From the print edition: Finance and economics ... ... fortunes in the coming months. From the print edition: Finance and economics ... ... fortunes in the coming months. From the print edition: Finance and economics ... ... fortunes in the coming months. From the print edition: Finance and economics ...
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:01:10 +0000

Letters
On hong kong, cyber-security, flight MH17, Scotland, youths: Letters to the editor
UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Winning the battle, losing the war
... he steady growth of China-Britain relations. hong Kong is a special administrative region of China. hong Kong’s affairs are purely China’s internal affairs. The Chinese government is against any o ... ... eady growth of China-Britain relations. Hong kong is a special administrative region of China. Hong kong’s affairs are purely China’s internal affairs. The Chinese government is against any outsid ... ... nnsylvania * Letter appears online only From the print edition: Letters ... ... nnsylvania * Letter appears online only From the print edition: Letters ... ... ntly turned seventeen-year-old, your briefing on today’s youth (“Oh! You pretty things”, July 12th) was of particular interest. I was pleasantly surprised not to find the usual Luddite condemnat ... ... nnsylvania * Letter appears online only From the print edition: Letters ...
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:00:42 +0000

China
hong kong’s media: Tamed hounds
LEUNG CHUN-YING, hong kong’s chie
... do so again. Perhaps more importantly, they have also taken to the internet, which is uncensored in hong Kong. A younger generation, which reads fewer newspapers, uses social media to vent its frustra ... ... again. Perhaps more importantly, they have also taken to the internet, which is uncensored in Hong kong. A younger generation, which reads fewer newspapers, uses social media to vent its frustrations ... ... media group. This was corrected on July 17th. From the print edition: China ... ... media group. This was corrected on July 17th. From the print edition: China ... ... as have violence and intimidation. According to a survey by the HKJA of 663 local journalists in 2012, 79% believed that self-censorship had risen since 2005, and 36% said that they or their supervis ... ... media group. This was corrected on July 17th. From the print edition: China ...
Thu, 17 July 2014 15:01:36 GMT

Leaders
Britain and hong kong: No panderers, please: this issue’s black and white
ON JULY 15th hong kong’s leader,
... t Chinese bullying in neighbouring seas and distant continents. If Britain were willing to stand by hong Kong’s liberties, they would be prepared to do so too. If Britain kow-tows to China, why shou ... ... nese bullying in neighbouring seas and distant continents. If Britain were willing to stand by Hong kong’s liberties, they would be prepared to do so too. If Britain kow-tows to China, why should th ... ... n kow-tows to China, why should they bother? From the print edition: Leaders ... ... n kow-tows to China, why should they bother? From the print edition: Leaders ... ... n kow-tows to China, why should they bother? From the print edition: Leaders ... ... n kow-tows to China, why should they bother? From the print edition: Leaders ...
Thu, 17 July 2014 15:01:36 GMT

Americasview
The beat police
ARGENTINE children
... own in the three districts where the metropolitan police operates. That counts as victory of a sort. ... ... own in the three districts where the metropolitan police operates. That counts as victory of a sort. ... ... t Bank (IADB), perception of insecurity has gone down in the three districts where the metropolitan police operates. That counts as victory of a sort. ... ... own in the three districts where the metropolitan police operates. That counts as victory of a sort. ... ... own in the three districts where the metropolitan police operates. That counts as victory of a sort. ... ... own in the three districts where the metropolitan police operates. That counts as victory of a sort. ...
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:31:55 +0000

China
hong kong’s politics: Fighting for their future
IN THE end, warnings from Beijing about sowing chaos did no
... played an increasingly influential role. All this has made residents uneasy, leading more ordinary hong Kongers, especially the young, to take a more political stance. Many protesters on July 1st wer ... ... ed an increasingly influential role. All this has made residents uneasy, leading more ordinary Hong kongers, especially the young, to take a more political stance. Many protesters on July 1st were stu ... ... ’s leaders. In the early morning of July 2nd a sit-in outside government offices was broken up by police, who detained hundreds of protesters. The Basic Law, under which Hong Kong has been governed ... ... he said. “We are fighting for our future.” From the print edition: China ... ... he said. “We are fighting for our future.” From the print edition: China ... ... sy, leading more ordinary Hong Kongers, especially the young, to take a more political stance. Many protesters on July 1st were students, some there against their parents’ wishes. Nelly Kwong, a 21- ...
Thu, 03 July 2014 15:05:19 GMT

Gametheory
The 12th man

... the sport makes further moves to automate refereeing, the home-field advantage is likely to dwindle. ... ... the sport makes further moves to automate refereeing, the home-field advantage is likely to dwindle. ... ... the sport makes further moves to automate refereeing, the home-field advantage is likely to dwindle. ... ... the sport makes further moves to automate refereeing, the home-field advantage is likely to dwindle. ... ... being from the same continent as the host increases a team’s probability of reaching the final by 12 percentage points. Perhaps it is not a coincidence that Italy, Germany, France, England and Spain ... ... the sport makes further moves to automate refereeing, the home-field advantage is likely to dwindle. ...
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:40:59 +0000

China
hong kong’s politics: Marking the past, fearing the future
HOLDING candles and wearing black
... till much freer and on average richer than mainlanders) have experienced no such uplift. Protest in hong Kong, compared with some other big cities in Asia, has long been remarkable for its orderliness ... ... much freer and on average richer than mainlanders) have experienced no such uplift. Protest in Hong kong, compared with some other big cities in Asia, has long been remarkable for its orderliness. Tha ... ... pring of 2011, when Chinese officials feared that copycat demonstrations might occur in China, have police issued warnings to such a large number of reporters. Hong Kong’s freedom to commemorate ... ... rkable for its orderliness. That might change. From the print edition: China ... ... rkable for its orderliness. That might change. From the print edition: China ... ... rkable for its orderliness. That might change. From the print edition: China ...
Thu, 05 June 2014 14:59:55 GMT

China
Bitcoin in hong kong: Still different
INSIDE the world’s first Bitcoin store in hong kong, a visitor from Tokyo hands over a wad of thousand-dollar bills and waits for a clerk to process the transaction on a laptop. Moments later, a notification on his phone shows that bitcoins have b
... ups is to attract capital from flush mainland Chinese investors. The problem for David Shin, a hong Kong banker who launched Cryptomex, a Bitcoin crowdfunding investment platform, is that in ... ... s to attract capital from flush mainland Chinese investors. The problem for David Shin, a Hong kong banker who launched Cryptomex, a Bitcoin crowdfunding investment platform, is that investo ... ... arn digital currencies wider legitimacy.  From the print edition: China ... ... arn digital currencies wider legitimacy.  From the print edition: China ... ... arn digital currencies wider legitimacy.  From the print edition: China ... ... arn digital currencies wider legitimacy.  From the print edition: China ...
Thu, 05 June 2014 14:59:55 GMT

Schumpeter
Money talks: May 12th 2014: Save the sturgeon
THIS week: Creating a world liquefied natural gas market, paying people to switch the power off, and environmentally friendly caviar Comment Expiry Date:  Tue, 2014-05-27
... efied natural gas market, paying people to switch the power off, and environmentally friendly caviar ... ... efied natural gas market, paying people to switch the power off, and environmentally friendly caviar ... ... efied natural gas market, paying people to switch the power off, and environmentally friendly caviar ... ... efied natural gas market, paying people to switch the power off, and environmentally friendly caviar ... ... efied natural gas market, paying people to switch the power off, and environmentally friendly caviar ... ... efied natural gas market, paying people to switch the power off, and environmentally friendly caviar ...
Mon, 12 May 2014 17:35:54 +0000

Freeexchange
Reading "Capital": Chapters 10, 11, and 12
LAST year Thomas Piketty, an economist at the Paris School of Economics and a renowned expert on global inequality, published a book titled "Capital in the Twenty-first Century"—in French. It was released in English on March 10th. We 
... a worry to be an unusual or unnatural thing.You can see the previous entry in the series here. ... ... a worry to be an unusual or unnatural thing.You can see the previous entry in the series here. ... ... a worry to be an unusual or unnatural thing.You can see the previous entry in the series here. ... ... a worry to be an unusual or unnatural thing.You can see the previous entry in the series here. ... ... a worry to be an unusual or unnatural thing.You can see the previous entry in the series here. ... ... a worry to be an unusual or unnatural thing.You can see the previous entry in the series here. ...
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:50:33 +0000

United-states
police violence: Breaking, and bad
“HERE comes the rabble,” a woman said. She was joining hundreds of citizens filing into Albuquerque’s City Hall on April 7th to voice their frustration about a police force they think has lost its way. It was local politics at its rawest. Tempora
... four police stations were vandalised. From the print edition: United States ... ... four police stations were vandalised. From the print edition: United States ... ... says he can’t remember the last time things were this bad. Hours after the council meeting, four police stations were vandalised. From the print edition: United States ... ... four police stations were vandalised. From the print edition: United States ... ... ter of officers have been trained to deal with “crisis intervention”, as in the Boyd case. In 2012 the Department of Justice (DOJ) began an investigation into the police department for alleged civ ... ... t; provocateurs blocked traffic and spat in officers’ faces. The police reacted as, perhaps, some protesters had hoped they would, with horses, riot gear and tear gas. Police in Albuquerque, home to ...
Thu, 10 April 2014 14:59:07 GMT

United-states
police violence: Breaking, and bad
“HERE comes the rabble,” a woman said. She was joining hundreds of citizens filing into Albuquerque’s City Hall on April 7th to voice their frustration about a police force they think has lost its way. It was local politics at its rawest. Tempora
... four police stations were vandalised. From the print edition: United States ... ... four police stations were vandalised. From the print edition: United States ... ... says he can’t remember the last time things were this bad. Hours after the council meeting, four police stations were vandalised. From the print edition: United States ... ... four police stations were vandalised. From the print edition: United States ... ... ter of officers have been trained to deal with “crisis intervention”, as in the Boyd case. In 2012 the Department of Justice (DOJ) began an investigation into the police department for alleged civ ... ... t; provocateurs blocked traffic and spat in officers’ faces. The police reacted as, perhaps, some protesters had hoped they would, with horses, riot gear and tear gas. Police in Albuquerque, home to ...
Thu, 10 April 2014 14:59:07 GMT

Blighty
Osborne and the ghost of 2012
What did Britons make of
... managed as well as it could be. But, increasingly, they think the right people are in charge.  ... ... managed as well as it could be. But, increasingly, they think the right people are in charge.  ... ... managed as well as it could be. But, increasingly, they think the right people are in charge.  ... ... managed as well as it could be. But, increasingly, they think the right people are in charge.  ... ... he summer of 2012, in YouGov’s tracker.This year’s budget, though much less dramatic than the 2012 vintage, helps to reverse that impression. Britons still do not feel at all good about the econom ... ... managed as well as it could be. But, increasingly, they think the right people are in charge.  ...
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:46:49 +0000

United-states
Paramilitary police: Cops or soldiers?
FROM the way police entered the h
... in Festival doesn’t get out of hand. From the print edition: United States ... ... in Festival doesn’t get out of hand. From the print edition: United States ... ... t are extremely cagey. In 2009 Maryland’s governor, Martin O’Malley, signed a law requiring the police in his state to report such information every six months. Three published reports showed that ... ... ent”, rather than rape and murder investigations, which do not. They also provide an incentive to arrest suspected drug-dealers inside their houses, which can be seized, and to bust stash houses aft ... ... budgets. In 1986, its first year of operation, the federal Asset Forfeiture Fund held $93.7m. By 2012, that and the related Seized Asset Deposit Fund held nearly $6 billion. Mr Balko contends that th ... ... in Festival doesn’t get out of hand. From the print edition: United States ...
Thu, 20 March 2014 16:01:14 GMT

Britain
police oversight: Missing a beat
Busier days
... better oversight. PCCs are not providing it. From the print edition: Britain ... ... better oversight. PCCs are not providing it. From the print edition: Britain ... ... of historical corruption as well as some continuing dodgy practices among undercover officers. The police need better oversight. PCCs are not providing it. From the print edition: Br ... ... better oversight. PCCs are not providing it. From the print edition: Britain ... ... ut she appointed him nonetheless. England’s 37 panels held 280 public meetings between November 2012 and January 2014. Eight do not accept questions from members of the public. Of those that do, 13 ... ... better oversight. PCCs are not providing it. From the print edition: Britain ...
Thu, 13 March 2014 16:00:43 GMT

China
Journalism in hong kong: Beat the press
AS HE got out of his car on the morning of February 26th Kevin Lau Chun-to was approached by a man who stabbed him in the back and legs, before fleeing with an accomplice on a motorcycle. Mr Lau was rushed to hospital critically wounded. His condi
... nt enough you just may get hurt.” Reporters Without Borders, a Paris-based pressure group, ranked hong Kong 61st for press freedom worldwide in 2013—far below its 18th place when the rankings were ... ... ough you just may get hurt.” Reporters Without Borders, a Paris-based pressure group, ranked Hong kong 61st for press freedom worldwide in 2013—far below its 18th place when the rankings were firs ... ... hen the rankings were first conducted in 2002. From the print edition: China ... ... hen the rankings were first conducted in 2002. From the print edition: China ... ... hen the rankings were first conducted in 2002. From the print edition: China ... ... hen the rankings were first conducted in 2002. From the print edition: China ...
Thu, 27 February 2014 16:07:00 GMT

Britain
police and social media: Inspector calls
EVERYBODY grouses about work—few more than police officers. But doing so on social networks is increasingly dangerous. On February 19th Michael Brown, an inspector in the West Midlands police who tweets as “Mental Health Cop”, was reprimanded for
... e police can reliably get their message out. From the print edition: Britain ... ... e police can reliably get their message out. From the print edition: Britain ... ... English, not police jargon. As traditional media fragment, tweets are one of the few ways that the police can reliably get their message out. From the print edition: Britain ... ... —of whom there are a growing number. In Birmingham, an officer was disciplined for tweeting about arresting an “offender” when he should have said “suspect”. Another officer in Dorset was di ... ... e police can reliably get their message out. From the print edition: Britain ... ... e police can reliably get their message out. From the print edition: Britain ...
Thu, 20 February 2014 15:58:34 GMT

Britain
Law and order: What do the police do all day?
AMONG those who telephoned Avon a
... coming the first and last emergency service. From the print edition: Britain ... ... coming the first and last emergency service. From the print edition: Britain ... ... where a person’s safety is of concern. This suggests other parts of the state are faltering. The police are becoming the first and last emergency service. From the print edition: B ... ... coming the first and last emergency service. From the print edition: Britain ... ... (compared with one for most suspects). Of 176 such detentions in the force’s area between April 2012 and February 2013, only three resulted in a crime being recorded. Dealing with a mental-health ca ... ... coming the first and last emergency service. From the print edition: Britain ...
Thu, 30 January 2014 16:01:44 GMT

Letters
Letters: On Europe, hong kong, Canada, London, Brazil, lawyers, Lou Reed
Cleaning up Europe’s debts SIR – You encouraged t
... their exchange-rate system sometimes, he did not mean for three-quarters of the time. Malcolm Merryhong Kong Canada’s First Nations SIR – The popular myth that Britain betrayed Canada’s aborigi ... ... r exchange-rate system sometimes, he did not mean for three-quarters of the time. Malcolm MerryHong kong Canada’s First Nations SIR – The popular myth that Britain betrayed Canada’s aboriginal i ... ... RepublicLondon * Letter appears online only From the print edition: Letters ... ... RepublicLondon * Letter appears online only From the print edition: Letters ... ... hich Abraham Lincoln served as a congressman, 74% of the members were lawyers. In contrast, in the 112th Congress, which ended in January this year, the leading occupation was business, flowed closely ... ... RepublicLondon * Letter appears online only From the print edition: Letters ...
Thu, 14 November 2013 16:01:02 GMT

Schumpeter
Money talks: October 29th 2012: Picking up Penguin
OUR correspondents discuss Cynthia Carroll's departure from Anglo American, Penguin's merger with Random House and the failure of corporate governance in Japan
... Anglo American, Penguin's merger with Random House and the failure of corporate governance in Japan ... ... Anglo American, Penguin's merger with Random House and the failure of corporate governance in Japan ... ... Anglo American, Penguin's merger with Random House and the failure of corporate governance in Japan ... ... Anglo American, Penguin's merger with Random House and the failure of corporate governance in Japan ... ... Anglo American, Penguin's merger with Random House and the failure of corporate governance in Japan ... ... Anglo American, Penguin's merger with Random House and the failure of corporate governance in Japan ...
Mon, 29 Oct 2012 21:44:08 +0000

Leviathan
A (very) sober way of dealing with police leaks
It will not be a lot of fun being a crime reporter in the capital for the foreseeable future. A report by Dame Elizabeth Filkin into relations between hacks and the Metropolitan police paints a dim picture of alcohol-soaked
... t would not be well served by that, even if the price of probity is an abstemious glass of lemonade. ... ... t would not be well served by that, even if the price of probity is an abstemious glass of lemonade. ... ... t impeded the inquiry into Stephen Lawrence's death in 1993 or the messy events around the police-shooting of the (innocent) terror-suspect Jean Charles de Menezes in 2005. We should not ... ... t would not be well served by that, even if the price of probity is an abstemious glass of lemonade. ... ... est some pitfalls of a too stentorian approach to public probity: http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/jan/04/met-police-warned-of-drinking-with-journalists.  Of course, in the wake of the hackin ... ... t would not be well served by that, even if the price of probity is an abstemious glass of lemonade. ...
Wed, 04 Jan 2012 17:03:19 +0000



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