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China
Xi slams ‘illegal’ hong kong protests
China’s president warns foreign countries to stop interfering in the territory’s affairs
... support bailiffs in this exercise, which would have the same effect,” Steve Vickers, a former top hong Kong police officer who runs a risk consultancy, wrote this week. Other analysts have noted the ... ... rt bailiffs in this exercise, which would have the same effect,” Steve Vickers, a former top Hong kong police officer who runs a risk consultancy, wrote this week. Other analysts have noted the hist ... ... iliffs in this exercise, which would have the same effect,” Steve Vickers, a former top Hong Kong police officer who runs a risk consultancy, wrote this week. Other analysts have noted the historica ... ... any form or fashion,” said Mr Xi. On Monday, Hong Kong’s high court ruled that the police could arrest anyone trying to block the government from enforcing injunctions that ban the occupation of t ... ... oops to clear protesters throughout the city, killing hundreds if not thousands of unarmed citizens. ... ... s declared martial law in Beijing and two weeks later they ordered tanks and combat troops to clear protesters throughout the city, killing hundreds if not thousands of unarmed citizens. ...
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:42:25 GMT

Currencies
hong kong scraps renminbi conversion caps
Move aimed at facilitating participation in Shanghai-HK stock connect
... und $30bn a day. That figure is expected to rise further once the stock connect is up and running. hong Kong remains by far the biggest centre for trading and investing in offshore renminbi, with Rmb ... ... 30bn a day. That figure is expected to rise further once the stock connect is up and running. Hong kong remains by far the biggest centre for trading and investing in offshore renminbi, with Rmb945bn ... ... oth those innovations have since spread to other financial centres including London and Singapore. ... ... oth those innovations have since spread to other financial centres including London and Singapore. ... ... as the launch of an offshore bond market in 2007 and renminbi-denominated investment licences in 2012. Both those innovations have since spread to other financial centres including London and Singapo ... ... oth those innovations have since spread to other financial centres including London and Singapore. ...
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:08:21 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
MPs attack May over arrest warrant debate
Backbenchers and speaker attack decision not to give MPs a vote
... e was on “ten statutory instruments” and not the arrest warrant as MPs had been led to believe. ... ... e was on “ten statutory instruments” and not the arrest warrant as MPs had been led to believe. ... ... e was on “ten statutory instruments” and not the arrest warrant as MPs had been led to believe. ... ... ne of them, Jacob Rees-Mogg, complained the vote was on “ten statutory instruments” and not the arrest warrant as MPs had been led to believe. ... ... e was on “ten statutory instruments” and not the arrest warrant as MPs had been led to believe. ... ... e was on “ten statutory instruments” and not the arrest warrant as MPs had been led to believe. ...
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:46:00 GMT

Capital Markets
hong kong infertile for Chinese IPOs
Deals in city record lower average returns and greater chance of losses than in US or Shanghai
... rket link-up with the Shanghai exchange will reverse hong Kong’s fortunes. Investment bankers in hong Kong are gearing up for a busy end to the year, with a number of large Chinese listings in the ... ... link-up with the Shanghai exchange will reverse Hong kong’s fortunes. Investment bankers in Hong kong are gearing up for a busy end to the year, with a number of large Chinese listings in the pipel ... ... line including that of developer Wanda Commercial Properties and nuclear energy producer CGN Power. ... ... line including that of developer Wanda Commercial Properties and nuclear energy producer CGN Power. ... ... However, Chinese listings completed in the US or in domestic markets have fared much better. Of the 12 US deals – most from the tech sector – only one has failed to rise, while the average share p ... ... line including that of developer Wanda Commercial Properties and nuclear energy producer CGN Power. ...
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 04:32:41 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Cuts put county’s police on thin blue line
Bedfordshire relies on volunteers to maintain visibility on the streets
... ices through a lot of pain in the process as well.” helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... ices through a lot of pain in the process as well.” helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... l patient who was not answering her phone. Officers duly found her and returned her to hospital. “police are a can-do organisation, and we’re not very good at saying no,” Ms Paul says. However, ... ... ices through a lot of pain in the process as well.” helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... ices through a lot of pain in the process as well.” helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... ices through a lot of pain in the process as well.” helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ...
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20:27:12 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Volunteers fit the bill to swell police ranks
Warnings that amateurs are replacing professionals
... the force as a whole is becoming less resilient, less skilled and less reliable,” Mr Neyroud said. ... ... the force as a whole is becoming less resilient, less skilled and less reliable,” Mr Neyroud said. ... ... nder the last Labour government, draws a line between using volunteers to improve relations between police and the community and co-opting them into everyday jobs. “There’s a point at which puttin ... ... the force as a whole is becoming less resilient, less skilled and less reliable,” Mr Neyroud said. ... ... the force as a whole is becoming less resilient, less skilled and less reliable,” Mr Neyroud said. ... ... the force as a whole is becoming less resilient, less skilled and less reliable,” Mr Neyroud said. ...
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20:01:13 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
arrest warrant plan faces legal challenge
Former Ukip treasurer to file judicial review if government opts back in
... big surrender of powers without a referendum”. “It reminds people what is going on,” he said. ... ... big surrender of powers without a referendum”. “It reminds people what is going on,” he said. ... ... big surrender of powers without a referendum”. “It reminds people what is going on,” he said. ... ... generated a heated battle between the prime minister and his eurosceptic backbenchers, who see the arrest warrant as a symbol of the “European superstate” they have pledged to resist. Jacob Rees- ... ... big surrender of powers without a referendum”. “It reminds people what is going on,” he said. ... ... big surrender of powers without a referendum”. “It reminds people what is going on,” he said. ...
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 19:49:43 GMT

China
China factory prints 125 millionth Bible
Charity in officially atheist country is world’s biggest publisher of the good book
... ng their basic living level, getting clothing and enough to eat, as everyone was poor,” says Qiu Zhonghui, chairman of the Amity Bible Printing Company. “Once people reach a certain living standar ... ... alise those bibles are probably made here in our factory in China.” Additional Reporting by Gu Yu ... ... alise those bibles are probably made here in our factory in China.” Additional Reporting by Gu Yu ... ... alise those bibles are probably made here in our factory in China.” Additional Reporting by Gu Yu ... ... Additional Reporting by Gu Yu ... ... alise those bibles are probably made here in our factory in China.” Additional Reporting by Gu Yu ...
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 02:15:06 GMT

FT View
Folly of Tory MPs over Europe’s arrest warrant
Revolt against Cameron will highlight weak leadership on Europe
... n down the volume on Europe, shift back to the centre ground and start talking about the UK economy. ... ... n down the volume on Europe, shift back to the centre ground and start talking about the UK economy. ... ... n down the volume on Europe, shift back to the centre ground and start talking about the UK economy. ... ... n his backbenches rather than make the argument about the economic benefits to Britain. Even on the arrest warrant, he could have taken a stronger line, challenging the Ukip leader Nigel Farage on the ... ... n down the volume on Europe, shift back to the centre ground and start talking about the UK economy. ... ... n down the volume on Europe, shift back to the centre ground and start talking about the UK economy. ...
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:06:00 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Jerusalem police clash with protesters
Stun grenades used to disperse the Palestinian protesters from the al-Aqsa mosque site
... July. “The mass of violence – of stone-throwing, of riots – is behind us,” Mr Barkat said. ... ... July. “The mass of violence – of stone-throwing, of riots – is behind us,” Mr Barkat said. ... ... suspended firebrand Palestinian Israeli Knesset member Haneen Zoabi, who remonstrated angrily with police. Haaretz, the left-leaning Israeli newspaper, citing Palestinian medical sources, said one ma ... ... r and fewer clashes between Israeli security forces and protesting youths. Israeli authorities have arrested more than 800 Palestinians in Jerusalem, during the latest conflict and Benjamin Netanyahu ... ... July. “The mass of violence – of stone-throwing, of riots – is behind us,” Mr Barkat said. ... ... le Mount on Wednesday morning. Police said that they used stun grenades to disperse the Palestinian protesters and loud shots resounded from the plaza where non-Muslim visitors queue to visit the site ...
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 10:05:08 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
police detain mayor after Mexico manhunt
Abarca is suspected of involvement in disappearance of students
... been combed by forensic experts, authorities have yet to either find the students, or their bodies. ... ... been combed by forensic experts, authorities have yet to either find the students, or their bodies. ... ... e was to “teach [the students] a lesson”. Mexican authorities have arrested dozens of municipal police and several members of the Guerreros Unidos cartel who have confessed to taking part in the d ... ... he order from the first couple was to “teach [the students] a lesson”. Mexican authorities have arrested dozens of municipal police and several members of the Guerreros Unidos cartel who have conf ... ... been combed by forensic experts, authorities have yet to either find the students, or their bodies. ... ... been combed by forensic experts, authorities have yet to either find the students, or their bodies. ...
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 20:48:17 GMT

Africa
Tanzania gas plans threatened by arrests
Two officials detained for refusing to reveal contracts with foreign oil companies
... refinery near Kampala, the capital, and a pipeline through neighbouring Kenya to the Indian Ocean. ... ... refinery near Kampala, the capital, and a pipeline through neighbouring Kenya to the Indian Ocean. ... ... ment Corporation, who play a key role in negotiating with foreign companies, were later released by police after several hours in detention. However, the quarrel will only add to delays in publishing ... ... production sharing agreements”. Zitto Kabwe, head of the parliamentary committee that ordered the arrests and a member of Tanzania’s opposition, said that parliament had the right to access the co ... ... refinery near Kampala, the capital, and a pipeline through neighbouring Kenya to the Indian Ocean. ... ... refinery near Kampala, the capital, and a pipeline through neighbouring Kenya to the Indian Ocean. ...
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:55:39 GMT

Doing Business In China
Beijing looms large in hong kong’s future
Fears increase over impact on business of territory’s electoral reform plans
... ong Kong wanted “genuine universal suffrage and not democracy with Chinese characteristics”. “hong Kong people will have one person, one vote, but Beijing will select all the candidates – pupp ... ... ong wanted “genuine universal suffrage and not democracy with Chinese characteristics”. “Hong kong people will have one person, one vote, but Beijing will select all the candidates – puppets, ... ... e a significant factor”. He added that as long as the confrontation did not lead to “extreme” police action, “the reputational impact will be minimal”. Some people who are sympathetic to the ... ... he said. “What is the difference between a rotten apple, a rotten orange and a rotten banana?” ... ... he said. “What is the difference between a rotten apple, a rotten orange and a rotten banana?” ... ... ommunist party member – that the territory’s famed capitalist system could come under threat if protesters followed through on their threat to occupy the city. Under the current electoral system, ...
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 23:22:46 GMT

Business
RBS to advise police on financial crime
Bank to train City of London officers despite own legal issues
... people in an alleged “boiler-room” scam that duped people into buying fake or worthless shares. ... ... people in an alleged “boiler-room” scam that duped people into buying fake or worthless shares. ... ... cts the increasingly international dimension of economic crime investigation”. The City of London police has the UK’s biggest anti-fraud team, which is often involved in overseas operations, such ... ... ten involved in overseas operations, such as the raids this year in Spain, the UK, US and Serbia to arrest more than 100 people in an alleged “boiler-room” scam that duped people into buying fake ... ... people in an alleged “boiler-room” scam that duped people into buying fake or worthless shares. ... ... people in an alleged “boiler-room” scam that duped people into buying fake or worthless shares. ...
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 00:03:16 GMT

Asia-Pacific
Banker charged after hong kong murders
Suspect to appear in court on Monday after one victim found in suitcase
... to investigate the case. They added that they had detained the man and seized a knife at the scene. hong Kong, a city of 7m, had 14 homicides between January and June, according to government crime st ... ... vestigate the case. They added that they had detained the man and seized a knife at the scene. Hong kong, a city of 7m, had 14 homicides between January and June, according to government crime statist ... ... British national had been arrested in Hong Kong and said it was providing consular assistance. The police said the man had called them in the early hours of Saturday and asked them to investigate the ... ... rica and Barclays in London. Britain’s Foreign Office confirmed that a British national had been arrested in Hong Kong and said it was providing consular assistance. The police said the man had ca ... ... , a city of 7m, had 14 homicides between January and June, according to government crime statistics. ... ... , a city of 7m, had 14 homicides between January and June, according to government crime statistics. ...
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 19:09:19 GMT

Asia-Pacific Equities
Deal surge boosts hong kong’s ranking
hong kong’s late deal surge comes as investor nerves appear to have steadied following global turmoil in October
... in the nuclear power provider. This follows a pattern of Chinese companies doing well on listing in hong Kong when they are the first in their industry to do so, as investors welcome another sector of ... ... e nuclear power provider. This follows a pattern of Chinese companies doing well on listing in Hong kong when they are the first in their industry to do so, as investors welcome another sector of the ... ... e Sunseeker yacht business and a sought-after plot of land on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. ... ... e Sunseeker yacht business and a sought-after plot of land on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. ... ... e Sunseeker yacht business and a sought-after plot of land on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. ... ... e Sunseeker yacht business and a sought-after plot of land on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. ...
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 15:01:35 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Labour wins police commissioner election
Low turnout in poll sparked by resignation following Rotherham child exploitation scandal
... s democracy and accountability in action,” he said. helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... s democracy and accountability in action,” he said. helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... hich was “far more than ever had the chance to say who represented them on the old, unaccountable police authority which PCCs replaced”. “This is democracy and accountability in action,” he s ... ... s democracy and accountability in action,” he said. helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... points compared with 2012, when Mr Wright was elected. The Conservative candidate Ian Walker polled 12.5 per cent, a drop of almost two points on the previous election. However, the 14.88 per cent tur ... ... s democracy and accountability in action,” he said. helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:33:11 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
police review after man runs into Cameron
Met will examine procedures after incident involving PM in Leeds
... ere made, and after the man’s details were checked, he was de-arrested and allowed on his way.” ... ... ere made, and after the man’s details were checked, he was de-arrested and allowed on his way.” ... ... hat the Met police have the right security arrangements in place.” A spokesman for West Yorkshire police said: “A 28-year-old local man was briefly arrested after he came close to the PM’s group ... ... st left the civic hall. No threats were made, and after the man’s details were checked, he was de-arrested and allowed on his way.” ... ... ere made, and after the man’s details were checked, he was de-arrested and allowed on his way.” ... ... ere made, and after the man’s details were checked, he was de-arrested and allowed on his way.” ...
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:39:44 GMT

Developing Markets Amp Asia
hong kong-Shanghai bourse venture delayed
Stock Connect yet to gain final approval from Chinese authorities
... his month the China Securities Regulatory Commission and the Securities and Futures Commission, its hong Kong counterpart, signed a memorandum of understanding to toughen cross-border regulation and m ... ... onth the China Securities Regulatory Commission and the Securities and Futures Commission, its Hong kong counterpart, signed a memorandum of understanding to toughen cross-border regulation and market ... ... ng the country closer towards integration with the global financial markets. www.ft.com/tradingroom ... ... ng the country closer towards integration with the global financial markets. www.ft.com/tradingroom ... ... ng the country closer towards integration with the global financial markets. www.ft.com/tradingroom ... ... ng the country closer towards integration with the global financial markets. www.ft.com/tradingroom ...
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 17:27:40 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
protesters to leave Parliament Square
Occupy demonstrators wanted to raise awareness of fracking, global trade and hospital cuts
... nd amplification equipment. I’m not sure what the point is in a protest no one can hear or see.” ... ... nd amplification equipment. I’m not sure what the point is in a protest no one can hear or see.” ... ... traffic island are being monitored by the Metropolitan police, Greater London Authority wardens and police liaison officers. The protesters claim that the Met are being bullied on the topic of the by ... ... t if we close our eyes then whatever we are touching becomes a ‘sleeping structure’ and we’re arrested for breaching the Parliament Square byelaws, which are so strict that they make Beijing loo ... ... vice of the GLA, but a GLA spokesperson said its Heritage Wardens have been employed since before 2012 with the remit of providing assistance to those using the square. Caroline Lucas, the Green part ... ... Pavilion, was threatened with arrest after trying to give food to an occupier in Parliament Square. protesters cited such acts of “tolerant repression” as the biggest challenge to the occupation. ...
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 13:53:15 GMT

Politics Amp Society
Tunisia police kill six ahead of poll
Violence highlights threats to the country’s fragile democracy
... Sunday’s election, a crucial step towards the completion of the country’s democratic transition. ... ... Sunday’s election, a crucial step towards the completion of the country’s democratic transition. ... ... tary was shelling jihadi positions on the border as part of efforts to secure the election. A heavy police presence has been deployed on streets and major intersections of the capital in the run-up to ... ... s have been warning that militant attacks could disrupt the election. Last week, they announced the arrest of 12 people allegedly involved in a plot to assassinate a politician with a car bomb. Ahmed ... ... n warning that militant attacks could disrupt the election. Last week, they announced the arrest of 12 people allegedly involved in a plot to assassinate a politician with a car bomb. Ahmed Nejib Cheb ... ... Sunday’s election, a crucial step towards the completion of the country’s democratic transition. ...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:25:35 GMT

China
hong kong talks deadlocked
Government offers few concessions to protesters in televised dialogue
... Lam, a life-long civil servant, at a press conference after the discussion. Alex Chow, head of the hong Kong Federation of Students, told reporters that he had not heard “any concrete proposals to ... ... a life-long civil servant, at a press conference after the discussion. Alex Chow, head of the Hong kong Federation of Students, told reporters that he had not heard “any concrete proposals to resol ... ... ing as “meaningful and constructive” and said she hoped further rounds of dialogue would follow. ... ... ing as “meaningful and constructive” and said she hoped further rounds of dialogue would follow. ... ... ing as “meaningful and constructive” and said she hoped further rounds of dialogue would follow. ... ... – Hong Kong’s mini-constitution. In the only specific measure designed to appease the student protesters, Carrie Lam, Hong Kong chief secretary, said the government would submit a report to Beij ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:34:56 GMT

China
Leung warns protesters not to test China
HK chief ready to listen to suggestions for ending demonstrations
... teahouse. It’s something that concerns us. It’s something we need to deal with,” he said. “hong Kong is [the] kind of society . . . that attracts a good deal of external interest in o ... ... ouse. It’s something that concerns us. It’s something we need to deal with,” he said. “Hong kong is [the] kind of society . . . that attracts a good deal of external interest in our po ... ... executive’s office – to call for a rethink. The impasse has led to violent confrontations with police, and presented China’s central government with a full-blown political crisis. Protesters wa ... ... ector. He confirmed that he did not pay any tax on the payments as they were not considered salary. ... ... e students. The current plan would use the 1,200-member election committee that chose Mr Leung in 2012 as a template. More video “There could be a compromise, somewhere in between, by making the nom ... ... In comments that drew sarcastic responses from student leaders, Mr Leung said over the weekend that protesters had been influenced by “external forces”, rhetoric previously seen in Chinese state m ...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:37:31 GMT

Mining
Jindal Steel sinks after police raid mine
New probe is latest twist in series of investigations in India’s troubled coal sector
... morning’s stock slide. Shares in JSPL were down 7.5 per cent early on Monday afternoon in Mumbai. ... ... morning’s stock slide. Shares in JSPL were down 7.5 per cent early on Monday afternoon in Mumbai. ... ... ed by Indian billionaire Naveen Jindal, fell as much as 10 per cent on Monday in Mumbai following a police raid at one of the company’s coal mines. Sunday’s raid came as India’s Central Bureau o ... ... morning’s stock slide. Shares in JSPL were down 7.5 per cent early on Monday afternoon in Mumbai. ... ... morning’s stock slide. Shares in JSPL were down 7.5 per cent early on Monday afternoon in Mumbai. ... ... morning’s stock slide. Shares in JSPL were down 7.5 per cent early on Monday afternoon in Mumbai. ...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:56:56 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Suspects charged with targeting police
Men ‘conducted hostile reconnaissance’ on Met and army sites
... ed ways in order to recruit or persuade individuals towards their violent and warped ideologies.” ... ... ed ways in order to recruit or persuade individuals towards their violent and warped ideologies.” ... ... charged with terrorist activity after returning from Syria. A further 66 people reported missing to police are feared to have travelled to the war-torn country. Mr Rowley said that the “volume, rang ... ... ch week, including videos of beheadings, torture and suicides. “So far this year we have made 218 arrests and are running exceptionally high numbers of counter-terrorism investigations, the likes of ... ... ed ways in order to recruit or persuade individuals towards their violent and warped ideologies.” ... ... ed ways in order to recruit or persuade individuals towards their violent and warped ideologies.” ...
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:45:14 GMT

Asia-Pacific
HK police clear protesters in surprise raid
Hundreds of police stage dawn raid to clear Mong Kok area of demonstrators
... mainland China, with universal suffrage an eventual goal. They are concerned calls for democracy in hong Kong, and in the neighbouring former Portuguese-run colony of Macau, could spread to the mainla ... ... and China, with universal suffrage an eventual goal. They are concerned calls for democracy in Hong kong, and in the neighbouring former Portuguese-run colony of Macau, could spread to the mainland, t ... ... have to guard our positions to the end,” Mr Wong said. The raid came just days after hundreds of police used sledgehammers and chainsaws to tear down barricades erected by protesters to reopen a ma ... ... ues, then it came and cleared our base,” said Cony Cheung, 21, a skincare products saleswoman. No arrests were made, said Barry Smith, a police chief superintendent on the scene, describing the oper ... ... ormer Portuguese-run colony of Macau, could spread to the mainland, threatening their grip on power. ... ... t was hard to see how that could change with the two sides remain poles apart. At its peak, 100,000 protesters had been on the streets, presenting Beijing with one of its biggest political challenges ...
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:02:55 GMT

Financial Services
Singapore takes on hong kong
City-state’s rise as a centre for trading is creating a new competitive dynamic in Asia
... and New York. Jim Rogers, the commodities guru who has made Singapore his home since 2007, says: “hong Kong and Singapore have a window before China fully opens up. Before the second world war Shang ... ... ew York. Jim Rogers, the commodities guru who has made Singapore his home since 2007, says: “Hong kong and Singapore have a window before China fully opens up. Before the second world war Shanghai w ... ... nghai was the largest financial centre along with London and New York – and it will be again.” ... ... nghai was the largest financial centre along with London and New York – and it will be again.” ... ... argest hub in Asia and third largest after London and New York. Financial services now accounts for 12 per cent of Singapore’s gross domestic product, not that far behind Hong Kong on 16 per cent, o ... ... nghai was the largest financial centre along with London and New York – and it will be again.” ...
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:02:40 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Eurosceptic meets with Ukip on EU arrest warrant
Rees-Mogg’s Commons lunch over opt-out of justice rules
... gstanding position of the Tory party as shown by David Cameron’s speeches in the early 2000s.” ... ... gstanding position of the Tory party as shown by David Cameron’s speeches in the early 2000s.” ... ... gstanding position of the Tory party as shown by David Cameron’s speeches in the early 2000s.” ... ... t deems vital to national security. The focus of their challenge is whether readopting the European arrest warrant is feasible against the backdrop of the British government’s decision to opt out of ... ... gstanding position of the Tory party as shown by David Cameron’s speeches in the early 2000s.” ... ... gstanding position of the Tory party as shown by David Cameron’s speeches in the early 2000s.” ...
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:53:26 GMT

China
HK police unblock crucial traffic artery
Several hundred personnel remove makeshift barricades as government chips away at protest movement
... have also cleared a protest area in Causeway Bay, a bustling shopping and entertainment district on hong Kong island. Protesters remain entrenched in Mongkok, a working-class area across the harbour i ... ... also cleared a protest area in Causeway Bay, a bustling shopping and entertainment district on Hong kong island. Protesters remain entrenched in Mongkok, a working-class area across the harbour in Kow ... ... ent has been facing growing calls from Hong Kong residents to stop disrupting traffic and commerce. police have also cleared a protest area in Causeway Bay, a bustling shopping and entertainment distr ... ... ers involved in activities ranging from drug running to prostitution. @AsiaNewsDemetri dimi@ft.com ... ... ers involved in activities ranging from drug running to prostitution. @AsiaNewsDemetri dimi@ft.com ... ... a protest area in Causeway Bay, a bustling shopping and entertainment district on Hong Kong island. protesters remain entrenched in Mongkok, a working-class area across the harbour in Kowloon, where l ...
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:19:17 GMT

Property
China’s Agile dives on chairman’s arrest
Developer’s head is latest tycoon to be ensnared in anti-graft campaign
... ment on Sunday Agile said it had not received any legal documents from prosecutors. The company’s hong Kong-listed shares were down 20.8 per cent early on Monday afternoon as they resumed trading af ... ... on Sunday Agile said it had not received any legal documents from prosecutors. The company’s Hong kong-listed shares were down 20.8 per cent early on Monday afternoon as they resumed trading after a ... ... ge and the cancelled rights issue. Additional reporting by Ma Nan in Shanghai Twitter: @gabewildau ... ... per cent on Monday after the Chinese property developer confirmed that its chairman is under house arrest, the latest tycoon to be ensnared in the country’s sweeping anti-corruption campaign. Guan ... ... ge and the cancelled rights issue. Additional reporting by Ma Nan in Shanghai Twitter: @gabewildau ... ... ge and the cancelled rights issue. Additional reporting by Ma Nan in Shanghai Twitter: @gabewildau ...
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:10:58 GMT

China
HK police start removing barricades
Remaining demonstrators urged to leave protest sites
... . In mainland China, censors have blocked people from accessing information about the protests in hong Kong, the only place in China where people can demonstrate freely without fear of retribution. ... ... n mainland China, censors have blocked people from accessing information about the protests in Hong kong, the only place in China where people can demonstrate freely without fear of retribution. But C ... ... for demonstrators to creating works of street art to criticise the government. One common image has police confronting Paddington Bear, who is carrying a yellow umbrella, and calling him a “thug”. ... ... les and editorials castigating the “illegal” Occupy movement and its leaders. @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... les and editorials castigating the “illegal” Occupy movement and its leaders. @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... ear gas two weeks ago. The area around government headquarters resembles a student campground, with protesters doing everything from making food for demonstrators to creating works of street art to cr ...
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:26:59 GMT

Business
Top pay up to 120 times that of workers
Growth in total earnings of 21% in a year propelled by share awards
... ding to IDS, while the corresponding rise in total earnings for full-time employees was 48 per cent. ... ... ding to IDS, while the corresponding rise in total earnings for full-time employees was 48 per cent. ... ... ding to IDS, while the corresponding rise in total earnings for full-time employees was 48 per cent. ... ... ding to IDS, while the corresponding rise in total earnings for full-time employees was 48 per cent. ... ... 2.5 per cent, but there was a 44 per cent increase in vested long-term incentive share awards and a 12 per cent increase in bonuses. The median FTSE 100 director’s total earnings were £2,433,000 wh ... ... ding to IDS, while the corresponding rise in total earnings for full-time employees was 48 per cent. ...
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:01:30 GMT

Arab-Israel Conflict
US pledges $212m in aid to Palestinians
Britain commits $20m but voices concerns about rebuilding Gaza without deal between Israel and Hamas
... UN and private builders to import them from a pre-vetted list of Palestinian and Israeli suppliers. ... ... UN and private builders to import them from a pre-vetted list of Palestinian and Israeli suppliers. ... ... UN and private builders to import them from a pre-vetted list of Palestinian and Israeli suppliers. ... ... UN and private builders to import them from a pre-vetted list of Palestinian and Israeli suppliers. ... ... here, and waged two previous military campaigns against the militant Islamist group in 2008-9 and 2012. It says it needs strict controls to prevent Gaza’s militants from building rockets and tunnel ... ... UN and private builders to import them from a pre-vetted list of Palestinian and Israeli suppliers. ...
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:36:15 GMT

China
Clash over lessons to be learnt in hong kong
China’s leaders opposed democratisation even under British rule
... se to introduce universal suffrage by 2017 – at least in the eyes of the hundreds of thousands on hong Kong’s streets in the last two weeks. Given its contrarian and unsentimental view of history, ... ... introduce universal suffrage by 2017 – at least in the eyes of the hundreds of thousands on Hong kong’s streets in the last two weeks. Given its contrarian and unsentimental view of history, that ... ... contrarian and unsentimental view of history, that is almost certainly not the way Beijing sees it. ... ... contrarian and unsentimental view of history, that is almost certainly not the way Beijing sees it. ... ... contrarian and unsentimental view of history, that is almost certainly not the way Beijing sees it. ... ... contrarian and unsentimental view of history, that is almost certainly not the way Beijing sees it. ...
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:17:18 GMT

China
HK protesters return to the streets
Demonstrators pitch tents as they bed in for prolonged protest
... o business and commuter chaos have underscored the challenges Beijing faces in imposing its will on hong Kong. While the largely young crowds sit it out, their democratic lawmaker allies are stepping ... ... iness and commuter chaos have underscored the challenges Beijing faces in imposing its will on Hong kong. While the largely young crowds sit it out, their democratic lawmaker allies are stepping up pr ... ... the harbour from Hong Kong island, scene of some of the most violent clashes between protesters and police and pro-Beijing groups last week. The government’s decision on Thursday to call off the tal ... ... lives, as they step up their civil disobedience campaign and try to paralyse government operations. ... ... lives, as they step up their civil disobedience campaign and try to paralyse government operations. ... ... ongkok, across the harbour from Hong Kong island, scene of some of the most violent clashes between protesters and police and pro-Beijing groups last week. The government’s decision on Thursday to c ...
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 00:47:58 GMT

Editorial
Beijing should cut hong kong some slack
Electoral reform is required if the pro-democracy protests are to end
... ence policies that appear to favour the city’s entrenched elite. Beijing would do better to allow hong Kong a little slack. If it does not, the steam inside the city’s political pressure cooker wi ... ... policies that appear to favour the city’s entrenched elite. Beijing would do better to allow Hong kong a little slack. If it does not, the steam inside the city’s political pressure cooker will bu ... ... essure cooker will build. In that case, sooner or later, the protesters will be back on the streets. ... ... essure cooker will build. In that case, sooner or later, the protesters will be back on the streets. ... ... essure cooker will build. In that case, sooner or later, the protesters will be back on the streets. ... ... steam inside the city’s political pressure cooker will build. In that case, sooner or later, the protesters will be back on the streets. ...
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:25:56 GMT

Columnists
hong kong will never be the same again
A yearning for democracy will ensure a prolonged period of political volatility
... nger generation, want more. That means the city will be politically volatile for years to come. The hong Kong as we know it – where business trumps politics and money trumps ideology – is gone. d ... ... generation, want more. That means the city will be politically volatile for years to come. The Hong kong as we know it – where business trumps politics and money trumps ideology – is gone. david. ... ... ourts. No Tiananmen-style massacre was ever plausible, though there could have been some deaths if police had been more heavy-handed. More video As Jeff Wasserstrom of the University of California, ... ... rumps politics and money trumps ideology – is gone. david.pilling@ft.com Twitter: @davidpilling ... ... rumps politics and money trumps ideology – is gone. david.pilling@ft.com Twitter: @davidpilling ... ... to a Tiananmen Square on which students could camp out for weeks or months. Even after a few days, protesters ran up against opposition from ordinary citizens resentful at losing time and money. The ...
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:38:16 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Four held in London terror arrests
Suspects linked to an ‘early-stage plan to conduct an attack in the UK
... released on Friday – threatens a US hostage, Peter Kassig, with execution if air strikes continue. ... ... released on Friday – threatens a US hostage, Peter Kassig, with execution if air strikes continue. ... ... h museum in May this year. Mr Nemmouche had previously fought with Isis in Syria. The Metropolitan police said: “A number of residential addresses and vehicles are being searched by specialist offi ... ... n operation, including radical preacher Anjem Choudary, but they were later released on bail. Their arrests were not connected with plotting to commit acts of terror, security officials said. British ... ... released on Friday – threatens a US hostage, Peter Kassig, with execution if air strikes continue. ... ... released on Friday – threatens a US hostage, Peter Kassig, with execution if air strikes continue. ...
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:57:49 GMT

China
HK protesters take stock as calm returns
Movement has sent a strong message to Beijing on the need to engage, say observers
... were on Tuesday returning to their usual routines. Peter Mathieson, president of the University of hong Kong, says there is a “sense that things are more or less back to normal” on campus. But th ... ... on Tuesday returning to their usual routines. Peter Mathieson, president of the University of Hong kong, says there is a “sense that things are more or less back to normal” on campus. But the stu ... ... d storming government buildings at a key juncture last week – says the fact that the students and police had avoided violent confrontation allows the protesters to continue their long-term fight wit ... ... ur bargaining power goes down.” Additional reporting by Amie Tsang @AsiaNewsDemetri dimi@ft.com ... ... hief executive, who was ultimately forced to resign over the discontent. The second took place in 2012 when Joshua Wong, the then 15-year old founder of Scholarism, led a mass movement that forced Mr ... ... hina will not reverse course, the Umbrella Revolution – so named because of the umbrellas used by protesters to shield themselves from tear gas at the height of the protests – has helped raise awa ...
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:41:27 GMT

Asia-Pacific Equities
hong kong unrest spotlights fading growth
Economists warn on territory ahead of US rate increases
... y have access to onshore markets have therefore been bidding up mainland shares and selling down in hong Kong, bringing the two markets – as measured by the Hang Seng AH Premium Index – towards pa ... ... e access to onshore markets have therefore been bidding up mainland shares and selling down in Hong kong, bringing the two markets – as measured by the Hang Seng AH Premium Index – towards parity. ... ... ng, bringing the two markets – as measured by the Hang Seng AH Premium Index – towards parity. ... ... ng, bringing the two markets – as measured by the Hang Seng AH Premium Index – towards parity. ... ... ng, bringing the two markets – as measured by the Hang Seng AH Premium Index – towards parity. ... ... isk. That the market rallied hard on Friday afternoon, just as torrential rain forced thousands of protesters to seek shelter, suggests that a peaceful end to proceedings is quickly being priced in. ...
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 07:53:00 GMT

Slideshows
CY Leung lampooned in hong kong’s ‘umbrella revolution’
protesters use art to express their opinion of HK’s leader
... Demetri SevastopuloTwo men attending the pro-democracy protests give their verdict on CY Leung, the hong Kong chief executive©Demetri SevastopuloPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbn ... ... ri SevastopuloTwo men attending the pro-democracy protests give their verdict on CY Leung, the Hong kong chief executive©Demetri SevastopuloPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... Kong chief executive©Demetri SevastopuloPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... Kong chief executive©Demetri SevastopuloPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... Kong chief executive©Demetri SevastopuloPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... votes won by CY Leung in the chief executive selection committee©Demetri SevastopuloPro-democracy protesters vent their anger at Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung©Demetri SevastopuloTwo men attend ...
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:32:37 GMT

Opinion
hong kong should focus fight on tycoons
The real target is the anti-competitive, anti-consumer economy, writes Joe Studwell
... f that is taken away they will adjust and add more value to the economy by doing so. It is time for hong Kong to work for the majority. If the protesters make Mr Xi understand the economic problem, it ... ... t is taken away they will adjust and add more value to the economy by doing so. It is time for Hong kong to work for the majority. If the protesters make Mr Xi understand the economic problem, it beco ... ... writer is author of ‘How Asia Works: success and failure in the world’s most dynamic region’ ... ... writer is author of ‘How Asia Works: success and failure in the world’s most dynamic region’ ... ... to get the picture. Hong Kong has had a Competition Ordinance and a Competition Commission since 2012. But so far nothing has changed. In a striking contrast with mainland China, where the Communist ... ... dd more value to the economy by doing so. It is time for Hong Kong to work for the majority. If the protesters make Mr Xi understand the economic problem, it becomes easier to compromise on the politi ...
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:14:14 GMT

Asia-Pacific
hong kong protesters hold firm
Students and government await talks, but streets remain closed
... strict on Monday, September 29©Josh NoblePrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... strict on Monday, September 29©Josh NoblePrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... strict on Monday, September 29©Josh NoblePrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... strict on Monday, September 29©Josh NoblePrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... strict on Monday, September 29©Josh NoblePrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... d messages of support tied to a pillar at the government headquarters©Josh NobleA message from the protesters adorns a traffic sign in Central district on Monday, September 29©Josh NoblePrevious ima ...
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 05:52:27 GMT

Europe
Suicide bomber kills 5 police officers
Attack is first major violent incident in Chechnya for 4 years
... rganisations say his rule is marked by suppression of all dissent and omnipresent security services. ... ... rganisations say his rule is marked by suppression of all dissent and omnipresent security services. ... ... ay. Russian news agencies quoted Mr Kadyrov as saying that the professionalism and vigilance of the police officers had prevented the attacker from hurting civilians. The investigative committee ident ... ... rganisations say his rule is marked by suppression of all dissent and omnipresent security services. ... ... and omnipresent security services. ... ... rganisations say his rule is marked by suppression of all dissent and omnipresent security services. ...
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 21:21:13 GMT

Health
BD agrees to buy CareFusion for $12.2bn
Deal latest in record-breaking year for healthcare tie-ups
... ed BD, while Perella Weinberg, Barclays and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz acted for CareFusion. ... ... ed BD, while Perella Weinberg, Barclays and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz acted for CareFusion. ... ... ed BD, while Perella Weinberg, Barclays and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz acted for CareFusion. ... ... ed BD, while Perella Weinberg, Barclays and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz acted for CareFusion. ... ... allahue, chairman and chief executive of CareFusion, described the valuation of 14.1 times trailing 12 months ebitda as “attractive”. He will leave the company once the deal is completed. Goldman ... ... ed BD, while Perella Weinberg, Barclays and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz acted for CareFusion. ...
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 20:43:32 GMT

Asia-Pacific
Tens of thousands continue to protest for democracy in hong kong
Pro-democracy supporters continue to occupy the streets in various hong kong districts
... rs in the Kowloon district of hong Kong©AFPPro-democracy demonstrators gather for a night rally in hong Kong©AFPPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... the Kowloon district of Hong kong©AFPPro-democracy demonstrators gather for a night rally in Hong kong©AFPPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... vious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... gather for a night rally in Hong Kong©AFPPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... gather for a night rally in Hong Kong©AFPPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... tyTens of thousands of democracy protesters listen during speeches in Hong Kong©GettyPro-democracy protesters (right) protect a barricade from rival protest groups (left) in the Mongkok district of H ...
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 19:33:17 GMT

Asia-Pacific
The tumultuous week that shook hong kong
Fears rise over end game for pro-democracy protests as rhetoric escalates on both sides
... ina,” said Mr Zweig. “The best you can do is slow down what I call the ‘mainlandisation’ of hong Kong. I don’t know if the students can ever go beyond that.” ... ... said Mr Zweig. “The best you can do is slow down what I call the ‘mainlandisation’ of Hong kong. I don’t know if the students can ever go beyond that.” ... ... the police of standing by as they came under attack. More video “We didn’t fight back, but the police just stood there,” said Paul Lam, a 25-year-old purchasing assistant in a green flak jacket ... ... ng crushed, either slowly through a drawn-out waiting game, or quickly through the use of lightning arrests and more barrages of tear gas. The pro-democracy protests, which have turned Hong Kong upsid ... ... l the ‘mainlandisation’ of Hong Kong. I don’t know if the students can ever go beyond that.” ... ... to get the students to go home unless they won some concrete concessions. “Ninety per cent of the protesters are very young people, aged between 20 and 30. We can’t tell them what to do and expect ...
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 10:42:11 GMT

China
HK protesters prepare for police action
Government has set Monday deadline to clear the streets
... had under British rule. But many of the protesters who were just children when Britain handed back hong Kong to China in 1997 want to fight for democracy on their own terms. Additional reporting by J ... ... under British rule. But many of the protesters who were just children when Britain handed back Hong kong to China in 1997 want to fight for democracy on their own terms. Additional reporting by Julie ... ... ndon plans for talks with the government – which had been agreed following a tense stand-off with police on Thursday evening. Protesters, often wearing the black T-shirts and yellow ribbons that hav ... ... Additional reporting by Julie Zhu @AsiaNewsDemetri dimi@ft.com @JoshTANoble josh.noble@ft.com ... ... Additional reporting by Julie Zhu @AsiaNewsDemetri dimi@ft.com @JoshTANoble josh.noble@ft.com ... ... e grounds that it gives locals a greater say than they ever had under British rule. But many of the protesters who were just children when Britain handed back Hong Kong to China in 1997 want to fight ...
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 09:57:03 GMT

The Big Read
hong kong: Power play
Beijing has limited control over the territory but how long will it be before the leadership acts?
... r equivalent. “Every Chinese person should know what kind of contemptuous wolf has been raised in hong Kong.” Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri Additional reporting by David Pilling, Julie Zhu, Wan Li an ... ... ivalent. “Every Chinese person should know what kind of contemptuous wolf has been raised in Hong kong.” Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri Additional reporting by David Pilling, Julie Zhu, Wan Li and Zha ... ... hat when the police catch someone, the courts do not automatically buy it,” says one. “Here the police cook the food, the prosecutors serve it and the courts eat it.” In China, the person adds, ... ... Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri Additional reporting by David Pilling, Julie Zhu, Wan Li and Zhang Yan ... ... Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri Additional reporting by David Pilling, Julie Zhu, Wan Li and Zhang Yan ... ... ople believe Beijing will make sufficient concessions over the electoral reform plan to satisfy the protesters. China last month followed through on a promise to introduce universal suffrage – one p ...
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 17:42:48 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Poll gives Tories first lead since 2012
YouGov survey points to popularity of tax cut promises unveiled this week
... ty has tumbled from the 23 per cent of the popular vote they garnered in the 2010 general election. ... ... ty has tumbled from the 23 per cent of the popular vote they garnered in the 2010 general election. ... ... ty has tumbled from the 23 per cent of the popular vote they garnered in the 2010 general election. ... ... ty has tumbled from the 23 per cent of the popular vote they garnered in the 2010 general election. ... ... e-elected and the public finances returned to surplus, he would raise the income tax threshold to £12,500 and increase the 40 per cent tax rate from just under £42,000 to £50,000. Ed Miliband, the ... ... ty has tumbled from the 23 per cent of the popular vote they garnered in the 2010 general election. ...
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:27:58 GMT



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Before Clearance, hong kong police arrested Four Activists
Before police cleared the main protest site in hong kong, they arrested four pro-democracy activists at their homes, including two leaders of more radical groups involved in the occupation, according to family members and supporters.
... Before police cleared the main protest site in hong Kong, they arrested four pro-democracy activists at their homes, including two leaders of more ... ... Before police cleared the main protest site in Hong kong, they arrested four pro-democracy activists at their homes, including two leaders of more radic ... ... a man surnamed So, aged 28 in the area where Mr. So lives. “It’s a change of strategy that the police have started arresting people at their homes and not on site,” said Mr. Yeung. Write to I ... ... ged 28 in the area where Mr. So lives. “It’s a change of strategy that the police have started arresting people at their homes and not on site,” said Mr. Yeung. Write to Isabella Steger at is ... ... d not on site,” said Mr. Yeung. Write to Isabella Steger at isabella.steger@wsj.com ... ... d not on site,” said Mr. Yeung. Write to Isabella Steger at isabella.steger@wsj.com ...
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:08:00 EST

China News
Clearance of hong kong Protest Site Begins
Authorities met little resistance as they began clearing the main hong kong protest site, effectively ending an occupation that has stretched out over more than 10 weeks.
... ong’s top job must be prescreened by a nominating committee that is heavily loyal to Beijing. The hong Kong government has said Beijing’s August decision is nonnegotiable under the city’s Basic ... ... s top job must be prescreened by a nominating committee that is heavily loyal to Beijing. The Hong kong government has said Beijing’s August decision is nonnegotiable under the city’s Basic Law, ... ... Authorities will work to reopen the occupied streets to traffic by Thursday evening and will keep police officers deployed in the area to block protesters from reoccupying the site, the people said. ... ... or arrest,” said Claudia Mo, a lawmaker and member of the Civic Party. “I will be honored to be arrested with all these very respectable democrats here.” ... ... @wsj.com, Isabella Steger at isabella.steger@wsj.com and Fiona Law at fiona.law@wsj.com ... ... y Carrie Lam, on Wednesday. She added that the public wants the occupied roads to be reopened. The protesters took to the streets more than two months ago to demand that Beijing allow Hong Kong resid ...
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:21:06 EST

In hong kong, Pro-Democracy protesters Pack Up

... In hong Kong, Pro-Democracy Protesters Pack Up FAREWELL: Demonstrators embrace in hong Kong Thursday. Authorities began clearing the main protest site, ending more than 10 weeks of o ... ... ong kong, Pro-Democracy Protesters Pack Up FAREWELL: Demonstrators embrace in Hong kong Thursday. Authorities began clearing the main protest site, ending more than 10 weeks of occupa ... ... e verification code below to send. • Invalid entry: Please type the verification code again. ... ... e verification code below to send. • Invalid entry: Please type the verification code again. ... ... est site, ending more than 10 weeks of occupation. Copyright 2012 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved This copy is for your personal, non-commercial u ... ... Larger In Hong Kong, Pro-Democracy protesters Pack Up FAREWELL: Demonstrators embrace in Hong Kong Thursday. Authoriti ...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 20:23:00 EST

Political Diary
The police Aren't the Problem
By Jason L. Riley Obama’s anti-cop task force feeds a false narrative.
... s for failing to have an honest discussion about race. Here’s his chance to start one. ... ... s for failing to have an honest discussion about race. Here’s his chance to start one. ... ... rown robbed a store in his own community. And local residents and shop owners repeatedly called the police on Eric Garner, who had a rap sheet that dated to the 1980s and included more than 30 arrests ... ... ed the police on Eric Garner, who had a rap sheet that dated to the 1980s and included more than 30 arrests. Instead of feeding the left’s anti-cop narrative with yet another task force that ignores ... ... s for failing to have an honest discussion about race. Here’s his chance to start one. ... ... uman tragedies, but that doesn’t make these men emblems of systemic police overreach or abuse, as protesters and a sympathetic media are alleging. In both cases, grand juries declined to bring charg ...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:23:05 EST

World News
Political Generation Rises in hong kong
The legacy of hong kong’s 10-week-long occupation may be the awakening of a younger generation that has shrugged off apathy to fight for democracy.
... ublic’s unhappiness with the electoral plan that sparked the protests. But officials there and in hong Kong didn’t want to be seen as making concessions while protesters occupied streets. While Be ... ... ’s unhappiness with the electoral plan that sparked the protests. But officials there and in Hong kong didn’t want to be seen as making concessions while protesters occupied streets. While Beijing ... ... . The protests, which were dubbed the Umbrella Movement after demonstrators used umbrellas to block police pepper spray, signaled a transition to a new leadership for the city’s opposition, said ... ... he expected clearance, a set of balloon letters formed the words, “We will be back.” ... ... he expected clearance, a set of balloon letters formed the words, “We will be back.” ... ... as making concessions while protesters occupied streets. While Beijing isn’t expected to meet the protesters demands, it could modify the nominating committee to give it broader representation. Mr. ...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:58:13 EST

U S News
Protests Against police Shootings Continue in California
Protests against police shootings continued for a fourth night in San Francisco’s East Bay area, as hundreds marched through Berkeley and Oakland, blocking a highway and prompting the cancelation of a city council meeting.
... a Elinson at zusha.elinson@wsj.com ... ... a Elinson at zusha.elinson@wsj.com ... ... tinued in full force. Separate grand juries in Missouri and New York recently decided not to indict police officers in the deaths of ... ... state 80. State troopers used tear gas to try to disperse protesters Sunday, and made more than 150 arrests Monday. Write to Zusha Elinson at zusha.elinson@wsj.com ... ... a Elinson at zusha.elinson@wsj.com ... ... ed traffic on another major freeway, Interstate 80. State troopers used tear gas to try to disperse protesters Sunday, and made more than 150 arrests Monday. Write to Zusha Elinson at zusha.elinson@w ...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:21:41 EST

Digits
Pirate Bay Goes Offline After Raid by Swedish police
Swedish police raided a computer server hall on Tuesday, confiscating equipment in an operation targeting The Pirate Bay, one of the world’s most popular file-sharing websites.
... than through file sharing services. ... ... than through file sharing services. ... ... ong other places. One of the site’s founders, Peter Sunde, blogged in response to Tuesday’s police raid and noted that when The Pirate Bay was raided eight years ago in Sweden, people rallied ... ... es related related to intellectual property rights,” he added. Pintér declined to say if any arrests had been made in connection with the raid, but said police had seized a number of computers ... ... than through file sharing services. ... ... than through file sharing services. ...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:16:05 EST

Latin America News
Brazilian police Indict 13 Suspects in Corruption Probe Involving Petrobras
Brazilian Federal police have indicted 13 suspects arrested last month in a corruption investigation involving state-controlled oil giant Petrobras, some of its main contractors and national politicians.
... still relatively low,” Mr. Neves said. Write to Paul Kiernan at paul.kiernan@wsj.com ... ... still relatively low,” Mr. Neves said. Write to Paul Kiernan at paul.kiernan@wsj.com ... ... cal press late Tuesday. Newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo published on its website a series of Federal police documents showing charges had been filed. The federal prosecutors’ office in the southeaste ... ... m ... ... still relatively low,” Mr. Neves said. Write to Paul Kiernan at paul.kiernan@wsj.com ... ... still relatively low,” Mr. Neves said. Write to Paul Kiernan at paul.kiernan@wsj.com ...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:03:00 EST

Business
The Pirate Bay Raided by police
File-sharing website The Pirate Bay was down after Swedish police raided a server hall in Stockholm, Swedish police said.
... les through peer-to-peer technology. Write to Jens Hansegard at jens.hansegard@wsj.com ... ... les through peer-to-peer technology. Write to Jens Hansegard at jens.hansegard@wsj.com ... ... operty rights,” Swedish police spokesman Paul Pintér said. Swedish police declined to say if any arrests had been made in connection with raid, but said it had seized ... ... ce spokesman Paul Pintér said. Swedish police declined to say if any arrests had been made in connection with raid, but said it had seized a number of computers and serv ... ... les through peer-to-peer technology. Write to Jens Hansegard at jens.hansegard@wsj.com ... ... les through peer-to-peer technology. Write to Jens Hansegard at jens.hansegard@wsj.com ...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 04:00:54 EST

China News
hong kong protesters Prepare for police Action
Student leaders in hong kong say they will stay put at the main pro-democracy protest site in anticipation of a Thursday clearance action by bailiffs and police.
... senior hong Kong officials in October didn’t bear fruit. Another main student protest group, the hong Kong Federation of Students, also urged protesters not to fight police. But some protesters say ... ... r Hong kong officials in October didn’t bear fruit. Another main student protest group, the Hong kong Federation of Students, also urged protesters not to fight police. But some protesters say they ... ... ain student protest group, the Hong Kong Federation of Students, also urged protesters not to fight police. But some protesters say they will defend Admiralty, including a newly formed group called St ... ... rounding government buildings. Police used batons and pepper spray to disperse crowds and dozens of arrests were made. “We don’t encourage people to do so [Thursday],” Mr. Lai said. ... ... come to the area Thursday with defensive gear. Write to Fiona Law at fiona.law@wsj.com ... ... ay they will defend Admiralty, including a newly formed group called Student Front, which calls for protesters to come to the area Thursday with defensive gear. Write to Fiona Law at fiona.law@wsj.co ...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 02:34:08 EST

Commodities
Oil Futures arrest Slide, Notching Gain for Day
Oil prices arrested their free fall Tuesday, notching a small gain in a move analysts attributed to profit-taking by traders with bearish bets against the market.
... %, to $2.0840 a gallon. Write to Christian Berthelsen at christian.berthelsen@wsj.com ... ... %, to $2.0840 a gallon. Write to Christian Berthelsen at christian.berthelsen@wsj.com ... ... %, to $2.0840 a gallon. Write to Christian Berthelsen at christian.berthelsen@wsj.com ... ... Oil prices arrested their free fall Tuesday, notching a small gain in a move analysts attributed to profit-taki ... ... %, to $2.0840 a gallon. Write to Christian Berthelsen at christian.berthelsen@wsj.com ... ... %, to $2.0840 a gallon. Write to Christian Berthelsen at christian.berthelsen@wsj.com ...
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:46:58 EST

Europe News
France Makes arrests in Connection to Jewish Museum Shootings
French police detained five people as part of an investigation into the fatal shootings at the Jewish Museum in Brussels in late May.
... deo when he was detained in Marseille. Write to Inti Landauro at inti.landauro@wsj.com ... ... deo when he was detained in Marseille. Write to Inti Landauro at inti.landauro@wsj.com ... ... the prosecutor’s office said. The five people are being detained in Marseille and can be held in police custody for up to 96 hours, the spokeswoman said. The individuals are suspected of complicity ... ... deo when he was detained in Marseille. Write to Inti Landauro at inti.landauro@wsj.com ... ... deo when he was detained in Marseille. Write to Inti Landauro at inti.landauro@wsj.com ... ... deo when he was detained in Marseille. Write to Inti Landauro at inti.landauro@wsj.com ...
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:30:36 EST

NY Crime
New York police Shoot Man Inside Brooklyn Synagogue
A knife-wielding man who allegedly stabbed another man in the head was shot and killed by the New York police Department inside a Brooklyn synagogue after he lunged at officers with a knife, police said.
... l contributed to this article Write to Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... l contributed to this article Write to Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... n and controversy around the country over police shootings, although unlike in some of those cases, police say this suspect clearly had a knife and had already stabbed someone. —Andrew Tangel c ... ... l contributed to this article Write to Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... l contributed to this article Write to Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... l contributed to this article Write to Pervaiz Shallwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ...
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:38:08 EST

Asian Business News
Trial of hong kong Billionaire Brothers Headed for Jury
The bribery trial of the Kwok brothers, hong kong billionaires, and the city’s former No. 2 official will soon go to the jury.
... an that,” Mr. Hui testified. A person answering the phone at the Chinese government’s office in hong Kong declined to answer questions. Mr. Hui said the 2005 payments were part of a consulting arr ... ... at,” Mr. Hui testified. A person answering the phone at the Chinese government’s office in Hong kong declined to answer questions. Mr. Hui said the 2005 payments were part of a consulting arrangem ... ... g and Jacky Wong contributed to this article. Write to Ned Levin at ned.levin@wsj.com ... ... fect its normal business and operations.” Shares of the company are roughly flat since before the arrests in early 2012. —Chester Yung and Jacky Wong contributed to this article. Write to Ne ... ... iness and operations.” Shares of the company are roughly flat since before the arrests in early 2012. —Chester Yung and Jacky Wong contributed to this article. Write to Ned Levin at ned.levi ... ... g and Jacky Wong contributed to this article. Write to Ned Levin at ned.levin@wsj.com ...
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:30:11 EST

World News
hong kong Protest Site to Be Cleared
Bailiffs will clear parts of the main Admiralty protest site in central hong kong on Thursday, a lawyer familiar with the plan said, as protesters prepared for potential clashes with police.
... he police force has been caught between political forces. The two main student protest groups, the hong Kong Federation of Students and Scholarism, meanwhile, have decided against calling for protest ... ... lice force has been caught between political forces. The two main student protest groups, the Hong kong Federation of Students and Scholarism, meanwhile, have decided against calling for protesters t ... ... ism, meanwhile, have decided against calling for protesters to retreat, but urged them not to fight police. But some protesters say they will defend the site, including a newly formed group called Stu ... ... Write to Isabella Steger at isabella.steger@wsj.com and Fiona Law at fiona.law@wsj.com ... ... Write to Isabella Steger at isabella.steger@wsj.com and Fiona Law at fiona.law@wsj.com ... ... say they will defend the site, including a newly formed group called Student Front, which calls for protesters to come to Admiralty with defensive gear like shields on Thursday. Write to Isabella St ...
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 05:25:31 EST

NY Crime
New York AG Seeks to Probe police-Involved Deaths
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will review Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s request to investigate and prosecute police-involved deaths of unarmed civilians, following the deaths of Eric Garner and Akai Gurley.
... whose office oversaw the grand-jury proceedings in the Garner case, declined to comment. ... ... whose office oversaw the grand-jury proceedings in the Garner case, declined to comment. ... ... rict attorneys. But they noted a lack of public confidence in the system of seeking charges against police—and in the highly secret grand-jury process. That did little to quell the concerns of some ... ... whose office oversaw the grand-jury proceedings in the Garner case, declined to comment. ... ... whose office oversaw the grand-jury proceedings in the Garner case, declined to comment. ... ... whose office oversaw the grand-jury proceedings in the Garner case, declined to comment. ...
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 22:03:32 EST

Asia News
hong kong Students Stand Firm
Student groups leading hong kong’s pro-democracy protests have decided to remain on the streets, setting up for a showdown with a government increasingly determined to clear their encampments.
... icked by a nominating committee. The government has called the Beijing decision nonnegotiable under hong Kong’s Basic Law, or “mini-constitution.” The city will vote in 2017 for its next chief e ... ... by a nominating committee. The government has called the Beijing decision nonnegotiable under Hong kong’s Basic Law, or “mini-constitution.” The city will vote in 2017 for its next chief execut ... ... pation there. “The main issue will be whether protesters can be restrained. If protesters provoke police, that gives them an excuse to clear the whole area,” Mr. Lai said. Protesters are calling f ... ... offices that resulted in a violent night of clashes between police and protesters and more than 50 arrests. “We ask protesters not to fight hard against police when they come, for the sake of safet ... ... @wsj.com, Isabella Steger at isabella.steger@wsj.com and Fiona Law at fiona.law@wsj.com ... ... . If protesters provoke police, that gives them an excuse to clear the whole area,” Mr. Lai said. protesters are calling for the right of Hong Kong’s people to select their own candidates for the ...
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 02:45:00 EST

Middle East News
Saudi Arabia arrests Terror Suspects
Saudi Arabia said it has arrested 135 suspects who were allegedly plotting to carry out terrorist attacks inside the kingdom.
... activity of jihadists. Write to Ahmed Al Omran at Ahmed.AlOmran.wsj.com@g.dowjones.com ... ... activity of jihadists. Write to Ahmed Al Omran at Ahmed.AlOmran.wsj.com@g.dowjones.com ... ... activity of jihadists. Write to Ahmed Al Omran at Ahmed.AlOmran.wsj.com@g.dowjones.com ... ... o use weapons “then return home to take actions that destabilize security.” The majority of the arrested suspects are Saudi nationals; other nationalities include 16 Syrians and 3 Yemenis, the spo ... ... activity of jihadists. Write to Ahmed Al Omran at Ahmed.AlOmran.wsj.com@g.dowjones.com ... ... activity of jihadists. Write to Ahmed Al Omran at Ahmed.AlOmran.wsj.com@g.dowjones.com ...
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:38:41 EST

U S News
Carbon Monoxide Kills 2, Sickens 12 in New Jersey
Authorities say carbon monoxide killed two people in a recording studio and led to the hospitalization of 12 others in a New Jersey building.
... nd a gas company were on the scene. ... ... nd a gas company were on the scene. ... ... others in a New Jersey building. Passaic Mayor Alex Blanco said at a news conference Saturday that police responded to a 911 call about 1:30 p.m. and found the two dead on the second floor. He says t ... ... nd a gas company were on the scene. ... ... sponded to a 911 call about 1:30 p.m. and found the two dead on the second floor. He says the other 12 victims “experienced confusion and were choking” as they tried to leave the mixed-use commerc ... ... nd a gas company were on the scene. ...
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:15:04 EST

New York
protesters Slosh Over New York City Venues
Demonstrators angry over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a policeman in the death of an unarmed African-American man, Eric Garner, converged on Friday on some of New York City’s most famous businesses and venues.
... nges.” — Joe Jackson contributed to this article. ... ... nges.” — Joe Jackson contributed to this article. ... ... ic. Many of the New York events seemed fluid, small and hastily organized. Earlier Friday, New York police Chief Bill Bratton said he expected crowds to peter out, partic ... ... lice broke out about 8:30 p.m. At least one person was arrested. More than 300 protesters have been arrested since Wednesday. Meanwhile, a group jammed into Times Square, while a separate crowd of hun ... ... nges.” — Joe Jackson contributed to this article. ... ... Jaymye Thomas, a 23-year-old Brooklynite, was standing alone looking for other protesters in Union Square. “I’m still angry,” she said. “I’ll be angry til anything chang ...
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 00:45:01 EST

NY Crime
300 arrests After 2 Days of Eric Garner Protests, More Demonstrations Planned
Pepper spray was used by officers in Manhattan’s West Village and Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges were briefly closed down Thursday night due to the protests.
... sh can was ripped from the ground and overturned, sending litter throughout the street. ... ... sh can was ripped from the ground and overturned, sending litter throughout the street. ... ... sed pepper spray on a group of protesters after several small objects were thrown from the crowd at police. The crowd had been jeering the arrest of two protesters in the middle of intersection. “G ... ... rs after several small objects were thrown from the crowd at police. The crowd had been jeering the arrest of two protesters in the middle of intersection. “Get the Mace,” one officer said, direc ... ... sh can was ripped from the ground and overturned, sending litter throughout the street. ... ... them to the curb, while another officer deployed a sound siren. Several more objects were thrown by protesters, including a metal pipe and a mail crate, and a trash can was ripped from the ground and ...
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:48:51 EST

U S News
police Move to Revamp Tactics
police departments around the country are racing to develop new training rules on the use of force, a response that has gained urgency amid scrutiny from the U.S. Justice Department.
... @wsj.com, Zusha Elinson at zusha.elinson@wsj.com and Gary Fields at gary.fields@wsj.com ... ... @wsj.com, Zusha Elinson at zusha.elinson@wsj.com and Gary Fields at gary.fields@wsj.com ... ... asic disagreements over what exactly happened in some of these high-profile incidents. In New York, police-department officials have said Mr. Pantaleo put Mr. Garner in an apparent chokehold. The medi ... ... tion to use “appropriate tactics” if officers need to take a person who is violent or resisting arrest into custody to overcome resistance. Even with the challenges, Kami Chavis Simmons, a former ... ... ty has already begun trying to address some concerns. In November, the organization contacted about 120 of its leaders and recommended they start formulating plans with their members on what kind of p ... ... he wake of a grand jury's decision not to indict an NYPD officer in the death of Eric Garner as protesters took to the streets. WSJ's Jennifer Weiss reports. Photo: Getty Images ...
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:45:52 EST

NY Jets
police Stories Hit Home for Jets' Richardson
‘Someone got murdered,’ said Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson, a St. Louis native, about the grand-jury decision in the death of Staten Island resident Eric Garner. ‘It’s just that simple.’
... g to make this a white or black thing. Someone got murdered. It’s just that simple.” ... ... g to make this a white or black thing. Someone got murdered. It’s just that simple.” ... ... hat followed the grand jury decision in the Wilson case and clarified that he doesn’t dislike the police—only those officers whom he sees as reckless. “They’re trying to make this racial,” ... ... been heard, but his mind remains unchanged. To Richardson, the video in which Garner is shown being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes and subsequently suffering a fatal neck compressio ... ... g to make this a white or black thing. Someone got murdered. It’s just that simple.” ... ... g to make this a white or black thing. Someone got murdered. It’s just that simple.” ...
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:32:47 EST

NY Crime
Suspected Gunman in Jewelry Heist arrested
The suspected gunman in the robbery of a luxury watch dealer in Manhattan’s Diamond District has been arrested in Maryland, authorities said.
... the robbery, according to the complaint. Write to Yoni Bashan at Yoni.Bashan@wsj.com ... ... the robbery, according to the complaint. Write to Yoni Bashan at Yoni.Bashan@wsj.com ... ... in a law-enforcement database. Mr. Fenner is the second person to be charged in the robbery, which police say was an inside job. Rondu Frisby, a friend of the store’ ... ... 58 years old, was the subject of a weekslong manhunt after the Nov. 11 heist. The Bronx man was arrested Wednesday night by police in Suitland, Md., a spokesman for Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet B ... ... the robbery, according to the complaint. Write to Yoni Bashan at Yoni.Bashan@wsj.com ... ... the robbery, according to the complaint. Write to Yoni Bashan at Yoni.Bashan@wsj.com ...
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 22:53:40 EST

General News
police Move to Revamp Tactics
police departments around the country are racing to develop new training rules on the use of force, a response that has gained urgency amid scrutiny from the U.S. Justice Department and an emerging consensus that law-enforcement practices need to be
... rrett contributed to this article. ... ... rrett contributed to this article. ... ... asic disagreements over what exactly happened in some of these high-profile incidents. In New York, police-department officials have said Mr. Pantaleo put Mr. Garner in an apparent chokehold. The medi ... ... tion to use “appropriate tactics” if officers need to take a person who is violent or resisting arrest into custody to overcome resistance. —Matthew Dolan, Ben Kesling, Siobhan Hughes and D ... ... ty has already begun trying to address some concerns. In November, the organization contacted about 120 of its leaders and recommended they start formulating plans with their members on what kind of p ... ... rrett contributed to this article. ...
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:42:18 EST

U S News
Obama Faces Limits in Overseeing police
The deaths of unarmed African-American men in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City at the hands of white officers have sparked a debate over deadly force while highlighting Washington’s limits in dealing with local police issues.
... n Barrett at devlin.barrett@wsj.com and Colleen McCain Nelson at colleen.nelson@wsj.com ... ... n Barrett at devlin.barrett@wsj.com and Colleen McCain Nelson at colleen.nelson@wsj.com ... ... n said he should have calibrated his words differently and invited both Mr. Gates and the Cambridge police Department sergeant to the White House for a beer. After that, he generally ceased offering s ... ... ridge, Mass., police had “acted stupidly” in responding to a call about a possible break-in and arrested Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. for disorderly conduc ... ... n Barrett at devlin.barrett@wsj.com and Colleen McCain Nelson at colleen.nelson@wsj.com ... ... n Barrett at devlin.barrett@wsj.com and Colleen McCain Nelson at colleen.nelson@wsj.com ...
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:29:39 EST

U S News
U.S. Probe Faults police Tactics in Cleveland
A Justice Department probe has concluded the Cleveland Division of police has a pattern and practice of using excessive force, both in firing weapons and in using non-deadly techniques.
... , bloodying his nose, as punishment. Write to Devlin Barrett at devlin.barrett@wsj.com ... ... , bloodying his nose, as punishment. Write to Devlin Barrett at devlin.barrett@wsj.com ... ... hree or four times. After the boy had been arrested for shoplifting, he began to kick the door of a police car and kicked an officer in the leg. Federal investigators concluded the officer punched him ... ... er who punched a handcuffed 13-year-old boy in the face three or four times. After the boy had been arrested for shoplifting, he began to kick the door of a police car and kicked an officer in the leg ... ... osses of these and far too many other Americans—including, just last month, the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice here in Cleveland—have raised urgent, national questions. And they have spa ... ... , bloodying his nose, as punishment. Write to Devlin Barrett at devlin.barrett@wsj.com ...
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:50:02 EST

Opinion
arresting Democracy in hong kong
The trio who launched ‘Occupy Central’ face police. Their students fight on.
... r historic challenge to authoritarian power. Mr. Feith is a Journal editorial-page writer based in hong Kong. ... ... toric challenge to authoritarian power. Mr. Feith is a Journal editorial-page writer based in Hong kong. ... ... hem is unknown. Similarly uncertain is what will happen to the student hunger strikers, and whether police will forcibly clear the main protest zone outside government headquarters. What is clear, tho ... ... ssed gratitude for the Occupy trio. The response of the police is harder to read. They opted not to arrest the trio Wednesday, perhaps to deny them the satisfaction. So the men walked free after signi ... ... authoritarian power. Mr. Feith is a Journal editorial-page writer based in Hong Kong. ... ... ets in order to avoid police clashes and focus on longer-term organizing. This drew scorn from some protesters, including one on Twitter who likened ...
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:35:46 EST

U K News
U.K. Lawmaker arrested on Rape Allegation
Mark Pritchard, a lawmaker from U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party, was arrested this week following an allegation of rape, according to parliamentary documents.
... ht party said in a short statement. Write to Nicholas Winning at nick.winning@wsj.com ... ... ht party said in a short statement. Write to Nicholas Winning at nick.winning@wsj.com ... ... e Conservative Party or the government. The Conservative Party said Mr. Pritchard’s arrest was a police matter and declined to comment. “It would be inappropriate to comment while an investigatio ... ... member of the Conservative Party or the government. The Conservative Party said Mr. Pritchard’s arrest was a police matter and declined to comment. “It would be inappropriate to comment while an ... ... ht party said in a short statement. Write to Nicholas Winning at nick.winning@wsj.com ... ... ht party said in a short statement. Write to Nicholas Winning at nick.winning@wsj.com ...
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:12:32 EST

China News
hong kong protesters Weigh Retreat
Student protesters demanding greater democracy for hong kong said they are more seriously weighing a retreat from the roads they have occupied for over two months.
... ion on Monday called for police to clear part of the main protest site in the Admiralty district on hong Kong island. The injunction, filed by a bus company claiming the protest has led to financial l ... ... n Monday called for police to clear part of the main protest site in the Admiralty district on Hong kong island. The injunction, filed by a bus company claiming the protest has led to financial losses ... ... site across Victoria Harbour in the Mong Kok neighborhood. A court injunction on Monday called for police to clear part of the main protest site in the Admiralty district on Hong Kong island. The inj ... ... id their offer to surrender was in response to escalating violence. Police on Wednesday declined to arrest them. Police this month have made strides toward ending the protests, with the successful cle ... ... Write to Mia Lamar at mia.lamar@wsj.com and Isabella Steger at isabella.steger@wsj.com ... ... streets without a strong concession from the government. City leaders have repeatedly dismissed the protesters’ demands as unreasonable, however, and rising violence at the sites has further eroded ...
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 01:39:00 EST

Off Duty Travel
For Work and Travel, hong kong Is Tops
Jo Lusby of Penguin Random House talks about her affection for the city, always flying with a Kindle, and her habit of buying bulky souvenirs.
... I mainly really like boutique hotels more than chains. I like the Swire hotels: the Upper House in hong Kong and the Opposite House in Beijing. Exercise on the road? I take my running shoes. That ... ... inly really like boutique hotels more than chains. I like the Swire hotels: the Upper House in Hong kong and the Opposite House in Beijing. Exercise on the road? I take my running shoes. That’s ... ... ul, which is big, made of paper and wiry. —Edited from an interview by Debra Bruno ... ... ul, which is big, made of paper and wiry. —Edited from an interview by Debra Bruno ... ... ul, which is big, made of paper and wiry. —Edited from an interview by Debra Bruno ... ... ul, which is big, made of paper and wiry. —Edited from an interview by Debra Bruno ...
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 23:47:00 EST

U S News
Obama Says Work on police, Community Relations to Continue
President Barack Obama renewed his vow to help improve police and community relations after a New York grand jury’s Wednesday decision not to indict a police officer in the death of a Staten Island man.
... ecutive order reforming the federal program that transfers military equipment to police. ... ... ecutive order reforming the federal program that transfers military equipment to police. ... ... ised to draft an executive order reforming the federal program that transfers military equipment to police. ... ... ecutive order reforming the federal program that transfers military equipment to police. ... ... ecutive order reforming the federal program that transfers military equipment to police. ... ... ecutive order reforming the federal program that transfers military equipment to police. ...
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 18:20:31 EST

U S News
Hundreds of police Killings Are Uncounted
More than 550 justifiable homicides by police between 2007 and 2012 aren’t included in records kept by the FBI.
... ed. Write to Rob Barry at rob.barry@wsj.com and Coulter Jones at Coulter.Jones@wsj.com ... ... ed. Write to Rob Barry at rob.barry@wsj.com and Coulter Jones at Coulter.Jones@wsj.com ... ... ashington. A spokesman for the office declined to comment on the status of the case. The Washington police department, citing the continuing investigation, declined to provide the officers’ names, a ... ... ed. Write to Rob Barry at rob.barry@wsj.com and Coulter Jones at Coulter.Jones@wsj.com ... ... agencies provided the Journal with numbers of people killed by police each year from 2007 through 2012; five more provided statistics for some years. Several, including the police departments in New Y ... ... ed. Write to Rob Barry at rob.barry@wsj.com and Coulter Jones at Coulter.Jones@wsj.com ...
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:14:45 EST

World News
hong kong Protests Divide Along Generations
A day after urging hong kong student protesters to abandon their street occupation, the older founders of the pro-democracy group Occupy Central With Love and Peace attempted to surrender to police, who declined to arrest them.
... , raising the prospect of further clashes. The Admiralty encampment sits at a major thoroughfare on hong Kong Island and has led to worsened traffic conditions in the area. A court injunction on Mond ... ... sing the prospect of further clashes. The Admiralty encampment sits at a major thoroughfare on Hong kong Island and has led to worsened traffic conditions in the area. A court injunction on Monday ca ... ... nd and has led to worsened traffic conditions in the area. A court injunction on Monday called for police to clear part of the site. The injunction, filed by a bus company claiming the protest has le ... ... render, claiming to have committed the offense of “unauthorized assembly.” None was detained or arrested. Meanwhile, student protesters, who have been at the forefront of the demonstrations, showe ... ... ed yet against that site. —Mia Lamar and Chester Yung contributed to this article. ... ... the safety of the protesters. The three middle-aged Occupy founders have repeated pleas for student protesters to stick to the original nonviolent principles that the Occupy movement laid out last yea ...
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 09:12:15 EST

U S News
Hundreds of police Killings Uncounted in Federal Stats
WASHINGTON—When 24-year-old Albert Jermaine Payton wielded a knife in front of the police in this city’s southeast corner, officers opened fire and killed him.
... s involved are back on duty, according to D.C. authorities, but the case isn’t closed. ... ... s involved are back on duty, according to D.C. authorities, but the case isn’t closed. ... ... ashington. A spokesman for the office declined to comment on the status of the case. The Washington police department, citing the continuing investigation, declined to provide the officers’ names, a ... ... s involved are back on duty, according to D.C. authorities, but the case isn’t closed. ... ... agencies provided the Journal with numbers of people killed by police each year from 2007 through 2012; five more provided statistics for some years. Several, including the police departments in New Y ... ... s involved are back on duty, according to D.C. authorities, but the case isn’t closed. ...
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 01:03:16 EST

U S News
Cameras Put New Pressure on police
police body cameras have gained considerable currency in the wake of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., this summer. But what happens if officers don’t turn their cameras on?
... ding that they feared for their lives. Write to Zusha Elinson at zusha.elinson@wsj.com ... ... ding that they feared for their lives. Write to Zusha Elinson at zusha.elinson@wsj.com ... ... robe into the shooting of the man, Darrien Hunt, who was carrying a sword when he was confronted by police. Mr. Jackson said that the department was testing the cameras and didn’t have a policy abo ... ... ding that they feared for their lives. Write to Zusha Elinson at zusha.elinson@wsj.com ... ... t police dropped from 24 to 3 in the first year that the patrol officers began wearing cameras in 2012. Use-of-force incidents plummeted from 61 to 25 during the period. Experts say that the cameras e ... ... ding that they feared for their lives. Write to Zusha Elinson at zusha.elinson@wsj.com ...
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 23:06:04 EST

Review Outlook
Raising the Stakes in hong kong
Student leaders start a hunger strike as officials refuse to talk.
... . We are afraid, but we won’t run away.” Mr. Wong and his comrades continue to demonstrate that hong Kong’s democrats are braver and tougher than most imagined three months ago. ... ... are afraid, but we won’t run away.” Mr. Wong and his comrades continue to demonstrate that Hong kong’s democrats are braver and tougher than most imagined three months ago. ... ... stor who founded the group Occupy Central with Love and Peace will attempt to turn themselves in to police. They are urging younger democrats to retreat from the exhausting occupation of downtown stre ... ... l Video Human Rights Watch Director of Global Initiatives Minky Worden on the arrest of student leaders Joshua Wong and Lester Shum and the future of the pro-democracy movement. ... ... ed “Civic Square” by democrats, was where Mr. Wong first came to prominence two years ago. In 2012, at Beijing’s urging, Hong Kong officials tried imposing a curriculum of “patriotic education ... ... s social media. The road ahead is uncertain. Early Monday, police forcefully repelled an attempt by protesters to surround government buildings. And on Wednesday the two professors and a pastor who fo ...
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:09:00 EST



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