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China
Mainland students shun hong kong protests
Most attend classes despite sympathy for demonstrators
... importantly, he said it would enlighten mainland visitors travelling to the city. “When they see hong Kong people fighting for true democracy, for universal suffrage, it will make them think about ... ... rtantly, he said it would enlighten mainland visitors travelling to the city. “When they see Hong kong people fighting for true democracy, for universal suffrage, it will make them think about their ... ... whatever they truly think,” he said. “That’s not what the Chinese government wants to see.” ... ... whatever they truly think,” he said. “That’s not what the Chinese government wants to see.” ... ... whatever they truly think,” he said. “That’s not what the Chinese government wants to see.” ... ... nal financial centre. But with Occupy Central, it has become very interesting.” Mr Sun thinks the protesters’ determination and an endless stream of resources will sustain the movement. More impor ...
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:28:27 GMT

Europe
protesters clash with police in Naples
Heavy police presence underlines sense of urgency facing ECB
... in August. In Naples and its surrounding Campania region, youth unemployment stands at 51 per cent. ... ... in August. In Naples and its surrounding Campania region, youth unemployment stands at 51 per cent. ... ... beaked Neapolitan Pulcinella masks and carrying a banner decrying rising joblessness confronted the police. The latest unemployment figures for Italy showed that joblessness among young people contin ... ... in August. In Naples and its surrounding Campania region, youth unemployment stands at 51 per cent. ... ... in August. In Naples and its surrounding Campania region, youth unemployment stands at 51 per cent. ... ... interior ministry expecting protesters from around the country to converge on the city. Hundreds of protesters wearing traditional, black, beaked Neapolitan Pulcinella masks and carrying a banner decr ...
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:46:14 GMT

China
hong kong crisis goes unnoticed in China
Authorities have been successful at blacking out reports
... cracy are usually a convincing explanation for what is happening. Many middle-class Chinese believe hong Kongers, with their relative affluence and much greater freedoms, are making a fuss about nothi ... ... are usually a convincing explanation for what is happening. Many middle-class Chinese believe Hong kongers, with their relative affluence and much greater freedoms, are making a fuss about nothing an ... ... ourse, if this sort of thing was to happen in Beijing it would be an entirely different scenario.” ... ... ourse, if this sort of thing was to happen in Beijing it would be an entirely different scenario.” ... ... ourse, if this sort of thing was to happen in Beijing it would be an entirely different scenario.” ... ... ical analyst and former lecturer at East China Normal UniversityIn a worrying sign for the umbrella protesters, the Communist party sees shades of the “colour revolutions” that have hit Central As ...
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:21:41 GMT

Asia-Pacific
Investors unfazed by hong kong unrest
Market participants more concerned with US rates than the city’s streets
... ntre stage once more. “With the assumption that the protests won’t become violent, investors in hong Kong have other issues to deal with over the foreseeable future. Primarily, US dollar strength ... ... stage once more. “With the assumption that the protests won’t become violent, investors in Hong kong have other issues to deal with over the foreseeable future. Primarily, US dollar strength and s ... ... From the Peak, a local independent research house. “The shock of the protests will come and go.” ... ... From the Peak, a local independent research house. “The shock of the protests will come and go.” ... ... ely,” the analyst added, “the Fed is still the most important thing in my thinking for the next 12-18 months.” For many, the protests have merely reinforced their negative views on the Hong Kon ... ... estors liken the situation in Hong Kong to events earlier this year in Thailand, where thousands of protesters shut down large parts of Bangkok. Events there ultimately led to violence, a military cou ...
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 05:30:57 GMT

Markets
Russia debt freeze lesson for hong kong
Markets do react to political risk, despite apparent indifference
... n China ever to threaten economic links with the west, the impact would be dramatically larger. The hong Kong protests do not yet represent a challenge as great as Tiananmen Square in 1989. Back then, ... ... na ever to threaten economic links with the west, the impact would be dramatically larger. The Hong kong protests do not yet represent a challenge as great as Tiananmen Square in 1989. Back then, howe ... ... have been eroded – and Russia illustrates globalisation’s new fragility. ralph.atkins@ft.com ... ... have been eroded – and Russia illustrates globalisation’s new fragility. ralph.atkins@ft.com ... ... have been eroded – and Russia illustrates globalisation’s new fragility. ralph.atkins@ft.com ... ... have been eroded – and Russia illustrates globalisation’s new fragility. ralph.atkins@ft.com ...
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 04:11:38 GMT

Letters
hong kong schooling is just a memory game
From Mr Horman Cheng, UK
... all the arguments, I am afraid there is only one answer, which is hard work. If you take a tour of hong Kong, Taipei and Tokyo, you would be amazed by the number of tutorial schools. Attending tutori ... ... the arguments, I am afraid there is only one answer, which is hard work. If you take a tour of Hong kong, Taipei and Tokyo, you would be amazed by the number of tutorial schools. Attending tutorial sc ... ... e staff, I do see that parenting methods do make a difference. Horman Cheng, Saltford, Bristol, UK ... ... e staff, I do see that parenting methods do make a difference. Horman Cheng, Saltford, Bristol, UK ... ... e staff, I do see that parenting methods do make a difference. Horman Cheng, Saltford, Bristol, UK ... ... e staff, I do see that parenting methods do make a difference. Horman Cheng, Saltford, Bristol, UK ...
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:36:55 GMT

China
hong kong students vow to escalate protests
Demonstrators threaten to occupy government buildings
... cial centre was on the line. He said measures such as sending in Chinese soldiers would “ruin the hong Kong envisioned by Deng Xiaoping”. But he said the students needed to realise that they were ... ... centre was on the line. He said measures such as sending in Chinese soldiers would “ruin the Hong kong envisioned by Deng Xiaoping”. But he said the students needed to realise that they were playi ... ... es, Mr Shum said the students would not agree to meet Mr Leung following his decision to order riot police to use tear gas on peaceful protesters on Sunday. Anson Chan, former head of the Hong Kong ci ... ... me across this tragic experience in the past.” Additional reporting by agencies @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... me across this tragic experience in the past.” Additional reporting by agencies @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... an. But the tear gas episode has sparked a growing campaign to force the chief executive to resign. protesters have created banners pillorying the former real estate surveyor and comparing him to Drac ...
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:42:54 GMT

Columnists
hong kong’s status is being stress-tested
At issue is the result of collusion between local tycoons and their communist friends in Beijing
... ed an invasion force. The People’s Liberation Army has been stationed in the city since 1997. And hong Kong has been an integral part of China for 17 years. david.pilling@ft.com ... ... invasion force. The People’s Liberation Army has been stationed in the city since 1997. And Hong kong has been an integral part of China for 17 years. david.pilling@ft.com ... ... le. The Hong Kong administration led by CY Leung tried to quash protests on Sunday night using riot police. Having failed to do so, he has withdrawn his forces to consider his options. Mr Leung will b ... ... ity since 1997. And Hong Kong has been an integral part of China for 17 years. david.pilling@ft.com ... ... ity since 1997. And Hong Kong has been an integral part of China for 17 years. david.pilling@ft.com ... ... eclare Mr Xi’s words unacceptable. What of Hong Kong? There are three plausible outcomes. First, protesters win small concessions on democracy. Second, more likely, Mr Leung does not budge and Hong ...
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:27:55 GMT

Property
hong kong family buys in Canary Wharf
Songbird Estates sells £153m property to family office of hong kong’s Nan Fung group
... nd,” Mr Meadows said. “Yields are compressed but compared to prime yields in Asian markets like hong Kong and Singapore they’re still higher.” Analysts say that based on the annual rent of £ ... ... Mr Meadows said. “Yields are compressed but compared to prime yields in Asian markets like Hong kong and Singapore they’re still higher.” Analysts say that based on the annual rent of £8.58m ... ... ndon financial district’s famous towers, drove a 13 per cent rise in footfall, Songbird reported. ... ... ndon financial district’s famous towers, drove a 13 per cent rise in footfall, Songbird reported. ... ... ndon financial district’s famous towers, drove a 13 per cent rise in footfall, Songbird reported. ... ... ndon financial district’s famous towers, drove a 13 per cent rise in footfall, Songbird reported. ...
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:05:29 GMT

Asia-Pacific
hong kong’s ‘umbrella revolution’ grows

... s gather in hong Kong’s Admiralty district©Demetri SevastopuloBanners hang from an overpass near hong Kong's government offices on Wednesday©EPA©BloombergA lightning strike is seen over skyscrape ... ... her in Hong kong’s Admiralty district©Demetri SevastopuloBanners hang from an overpass near Hong kong's government offices on Wednesday©EPA©BloombergA lightning strike is seen over skyscrapers as ... ... ists with water spray©Demetri SevastopuloPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... ists with water spray©Demetri SevastopuloPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... ists with water spray©Demetri SevastopuloPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... r spray©Demetri SevastopuloPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ...
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:27:12 GMT

Asia-Pacific
hong kong braced for biggest protest storm

... ene like this . . . I underestimated hong Kong people,” said Mr Chan. “We believed that hong Kong people were very pragmatic and [might] not sacrifice anything for ideals, and now look at ... ... ike this . . . I underestimated Hong kong people,” said Mr Chan. “We believed that Hong kong people were very pragmatic and [might] not sacrifice anything for ideals, and now look at this ... ... ration Army to disperse the crowds, the area outside the government offices was unguarded. The only police on view were behind bars keeping the public away from Civic Square, which the government had ... ... y sit there it is already breaking the law.” Additional reporting by Julie Zhu @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... y sit there it is already breaking the law.” Additional reporting by Julie Zhu @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... gh-school student, had set up a democracy wall that included hundreds of messages in support of the protesters from her classmates. “I told them that Hong Kong was in a dangerous position,” she sa ...
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:40:18 GMT

Commodities
Brent crude at lowest since July 2012
Traders point to excess supply and end-of-quarter activity
... rompting physical traders to move crude from west Africa to the US, some market participants said. ... ... rompting physical traders to move crude from west Africa to the US, some market participants said. ... ... rompting physical traders to move crude from west Africa to the US, some market participants said. ... ... rompting physical traders to move crude from west Africa to the US, some market participants said. ... ... rom west Africa to the US, some market participants said. ... ... rompting physical traders to move crude from west Africa to the US, some market participants said. ...
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:28:16 GMT

China
Xi embraces old guard as hong kong erupts
China president unlikely to get directly involved
... n shaken by his assaults on their networks and families. He is unlikely to get directly involved in hong Kong and Mr Leung will be left to handle the situation alone in the knowledge that he has alrea ... ... ken by his assaults on their networks and families. He is unlikely to get directly involved in Hong kong and Mr Leung will be left to handle the situation alone in the knowledge that he has already fa ... ... t complex on Saturday©GettyPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious ThumbnailsThe day after police fired tear gas and pepper spray into crowds of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, China ... ... ready failed the first and most important test of a regional Chinese leader. jamil.anderlini@ft.com ... ... ready failed the first and most important test of a regional Chinese leader. jamil.anderlini@ft.com ... ... the headline read, even as global news organisations beamed live pictures of tens of thousands of protesters paralysing the centre of the city. Beijing is so afraid its citizens might see images of ...
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:50:29 GMT

Asia-Pacific Equities
hong kong stocks hit three-month lows
Pro-democracy demonstrators continue to oppose China’s plan for electoral reform, hitting shares
... ng protests are expected to reach their peak. Demonstrators are also calling for the resignation of hong Kong’s pro-Beijing chief executive CY Leung by the start of the holiday. They object to Chin ... ... otests are expected to reach their peak. Demonstrators are also calling for the resignation of Hong kong’s pro-Beijing chief executive CY Leung by the start of the holiday. They object to China’s ... ... business district being occupied by protesters indefinitely, and at some point could authorise the police to use force to clear the streets. It is even possible that the Chinese government could call ... ... a majority of the 1,200 members of a nomination committee that is stacked with Beijing loyalists. ... ... a majority of the 1,200 members of a nomination committee that is stacked with Beijing loyalists. ... ... . “The Hong Kong government is unlikely to tolerate the main business district being occupied by protesters indefinitely, and at some point could authorise the police to use force to clear the stre ...
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:37:34 GMT

The Future Of The Renminbi
hong kong ups game as competition rises
Special administrative area is working hard to maintain its renminbi dominance
... e advantage of hong Kong is not going to diminish. The expansion of the renminbi market is good for hong Kong, because it makes the pie bigger. It’s not a zero-sum game.” ... ... antage of Hong kong is not going to diminish. The expansion of the renminbi market is good for Hong kong, because it makes the pie bigger. It’s not a zero-sum game.” ... ... minbi market is good for Hong Kong, because it makes the pie bigger. It’s not a zero-sum game.” ... ... minbi market is good for Hong Kong, because it makes the pie bigger. It’s not a zero-sum game.” ... ... minbi market is good for Hong Kong, because it makes the pie bigger. It’s not a zero-sum game.” ... ... minbi market is good for Hong Kong, because it makes the pie bigger. It’s not a zero-sum game.” ...
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:08:30 GMT

Asia-Pacific
HK protesters turn to ‘private internet’
Some 100,000 people in hong kong have downloaded the FireChat messaging app in 24 hours
... 00 downloads over a week even though Iraq has no app store. More video Mr Daligault said the use in hong Kong was “already 25 to 30 times bigger than it had been in Iraq”. He said the company had ... ... wnloads over a week even though Iraq has no app store. More video Mr Daligault said the use in Hong kong was “already 25 to 30 times bigger than it had been in Iraq”. He said the company had been ... ... ce or the threat of water cannons and to organise supplies. The Hong Kong government withdrew riot police on Monday, leaving only a peaceful protest, after a tense stand-off on Sunday when the force ... ... funded by Xavier Niel, founder of the French internet service provider and mobile operator Iliad. ... ... funded by Xavier Niel, founder of the French internet service provider and mobile operator Iliad. ... ... 5 to 30 times bigger than it had been in Iraq”. He said the company had been taken by surprise as protesters around the world adopted the app as a tool, especially because all of the communication i ...
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:15:11 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
UK treads softly over hong kong protests
Britain is ‘monitoring events carefully’
... ss-party defence select committee, told the Financial Times: “We have a special relationship with hong Kong and we need to find a way of putting as much energy as we can, politically and diplomatica ... ... rty defence select committee, told the Financial Times: “We have a special relationship with Hong kong and we need to find a way of putting as much energy as we can, politically and diplomatically, ... ... ng’s plans for electoral reform. Hours after the Hong Kong authorities removed heavily armed riot police from the streets, the British Foreign Office released a rare statement on the issue, calling ... ... influence over Beijing on the issue, either through diplomacy or the terms of the joint declaration. ... ... influence over Beijing on the issue, either through diplomacy or the terms of the joint declaration. ... ... onitoring events carefully.” In a carefully calibrated statement designed to show support for the protesters while avoiding causing offence in Beijing, the person added: “Hong Kong’s prosperity ...
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:06:27 GMT

China
Business not quite as normal in hong kong
Bank branches shuttered as stock market wilts
... ith the initial public offering of Hua hong, a Chinese chipmaker looking to raise up to $360m. The hong Kong dollar – which is tightly pegged to the US dollar – dropped to its lowest level in six ... ... he initial public offering of Hua Hong, a Chinese chipmaker looking to raise up to $360m. The Hong kong dollar – which is tightly pegged to the US dollar – dropped to its lowest level in six mont ... ... to its lowest level in six months in morning trading, though steadied slightly during the afternoon. ... ... to its lowest level in six months in morning trading, though steadied slightly during the afternoon. ... ... to its lowest level in six months in morning trading, though steadied slightly during the afternoon. ... ... to its lowest level in six months in morning trading, though steadied slightly during the afternoon. ...
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:49:56 GMT

World
hong kong protests: Social media reaction
The latest updates on the pro-democracy street demonstrations
... weets containing pictures to read the text. ... ... containing pictures to read the text. ... ... reaction from the protests. Drag your cursor across tweets containing pictures to read the text. ... ... reaction from the protests. Drag your cursor across tweets containing pictures to read the text. ... ... reaction from the protests. Drag your cursor across tweets containing pictures to read the text. ... ... reaction from the protests. Drag your cursor across tweets containing pictures to read the text. ...
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:36:31 GMT

China
hong kong removes riot police from streets
Government says Chinese soldiers will not be deployed
... tacked with Beijing loyalists. Additional reporting by Julie Zhu, Jennifer Hughes and Josh Noble in hong Kong and agencies Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ... ... d with Beijing loyalists. Additional reporting by Julie Zhu, Jennifer Hughes and Josh Noble in Hong kong and agencies Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ... ... ence on the streets of Hong Kong, which on Sunday night saw protesters face down heavily armed riot police, underscores the government’s anxiety about the momentum behind the civil disobedience move ... ... hes and Josh Noble in Hong Kong and agencies Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ... ... hes and Josh Noble in Hong Kong and agencies Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ... ... f Beijing to run. The heavy police presence on the streets of Hong Kong, which on Sunday night saw protesters face down heavily armed riot police, underscores the government’s anxiety about the mom ...
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:20:38 GMT

Asia-Pacific
Thousands rally outside hong kong government complex
Students from more than 20 tertiary institutions start the week-long boycott of classes to protest against Beijing’s conservative framework for political reform in hong kong
... nment complex in hong Kong©GettyProtesters use barricades to block the road during a rally outside hong Kong government complex©GettyPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... complex in Hong kong©GettyProtesters use barricades to block the road during a rally outside Hong kong government complex©GettyPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... n outside headquarters of the Legislative Counsel in Hong Kong©AFPpolice make a cordon to permit a police van to cross a road during a demonstration outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong© ... ... utside Hong Kong government complex©GettyPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... utside Hong Kong government complex©GettyPrevious imageNext imageNext ThumbnailsPrevious Thumbnails ... ... Thousand of protesters take part of a rally outside Hong Kong government complex in Hong Kong©Gettyprotesters use barricades to block the road during a rally outside Hong Kong government complex©Get ...
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 06:27:47 GMT

China
hong kong police arrest student leader
Action caps week of protests against China’s electoral reform plan
... genuine political protest is possible without fears of reprisals.  Beijing has urged the people of hong Kong to support the plan – which requires two-thirds support in the territory’s legislate ... ... ne political protest is possible without fears of reprisals.  Beijing has urged the people of Hong kong to support the plan – which requires two-thirds support in the territory’s legislate – sa ... ... lice, as hundreds more people look on from outside.  Supporters of the students attempted to block police from sending reinforcements to the square, a public space that has been blocked off for sever ... ... old the Financial Times earlier this month that the goal of the leaders of Occupy Central was to be arrested so that they could generate more attention to the cause.  In an interview last week, Mr Wo ... ... n advance. Additional reporting by Julie Zhu Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ... ... run. On Friday night, students and other pro-democracy activists tweeted photographs of hundreds of protesters in Civic Square gathered in a circle and surrounded by police, as hundreds more people lo ...
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:45:35 GMT

Business
UK regulators to police more benchmarks
Currency, precious metals, oil and money market rates targeted
... consequences,” said David Peniket, president and chief operating officer, of ICE Futures Europe. ... ... consequences,” said David Peniket, president and chief operating officer, of ICE Futures Europe. ... ... tried to boost the City’s reputation and pre-empt EU lawmakers by giving regulators the power to police seven key financial market benchmarks. A set of oil, precious metals and foreign exchange be ... ... consequences,” said David Peniket, president and chief operating officer, of ICE Futures Europe. ... ... consequences,” said David Peniket, president and chief operating officer, of ICE Futures Europe. ... ... consequences,” said David Peniket, president and chief operating officer, of ICE Futures Europe. ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:47:22 GMT

Uk
Met arrests nine in London terror raids
Targets include radical preacher Anjem Choudary
... the two successor organisations Mr Choudary set up to it, Ahlus Sunnah wal Jamaah and Al Ghurabaa. ... ... the two successor organisations Mr Choudary set up to it, Ahlus Sunnah wal Jamaah and Al Ghurabaa. ... ... ism and are not in response to any immediate public safety risk,” Scotland Yard said. Though the police declined to name any of those arrested, security officials confirmed Mr Choudary was among th ... ... clined to name any of those arrested, security officials confirmed Mr Choudary was among them. The arrests are unconnected to any direct terror plot or organisation in Iraq or Syria, they added, and ... ... the two successor organisations Mr Choudary set up to it, Ahlus Sunnah wal Jamaah and Al Ghurabaa. ... ... the two successor organisations Mr Choudary set up to it, Ahlus Sunnah wal Jamaah and Al Ghurabaa. ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:37:56 GMT

China
hong kong students strike for democracy
Thousands participate in launch of civil disobedience campaign, one week before Occupy Central is expected to block a business district
... in hong Kong,” said Mr Wong, explaining that he believed many people overseas are not aware that hong Kong does not have unfettered universal suffrage. A recent South China Morning Post poll found ... ... ong kong,” said Mr Wong, explaining that he believed many people overseas are not aware that Hong kong does not have unfettered universal suffrage. A recent South China Morning Post poll found that ... ... e respondents think the pan-Democrats should block Beijing’s proposal. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... cy group, is expected to block a business district in the city, setting the stage for possible mass arrests in the financial hub. Democracy campaigners have planned a number of protests after China la ... ... e respondents think the pan-Democrats should block Beijing’s proposal. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... e respondents think the pan-Democrats should block Beijing’s proposal. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri ...
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:47:20 GMT

China
Teenager takes hong kong democracy baton
Joshua Wong, the 17-year-old founder of Scholarism, has defeated the Chinese territory’s government before – in a campaign against educational changes
... student movementHis 2012 campaign rallied more than 100,000 people to demonstrate on the streets of hong Kong and staged an occupation outside government headquarters that included some hunger protest ... ... nt movementHis 2012 campaign rallied more than 100,000 people to demonstrate on the streets of Hong kong and staged an occupation outside government headquarters that included some hunger protests. Du ... ... olitical meetings for later in the day. Additional reporting by Julie Zhu Twitter:@AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... olitical meetings for later in the day. Additional reporting by Julie Zhu Twitter:@AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... o reach the goal, you should not involve [yourself] in the social movement or student movementHis 2012 campaign rallied more than 100,000 people to demonstrate on the streets of Hong Kong and staged a ... ... olitical meetings for later in the day. Additional reporting by Julie Zhu Twitter:@AsiaNewsDemetri ...
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:14:10 GMT

Europe
Britain in £12m Calais immigration plan
Joint project with French government aims to improve border controls
... h the influx of the world’s poor into a region they see as a haven in which to build better lives. ... ... h the influx of the world’s poor into a region they see as a haven in which to build better lives. ... ... rs will be put up along the bypass leading to the port area, the ministers said. British and French police forces plan to work more closely to dismantle criminal networks seeking to transport migrants ... ... h the influx of the world’s poor into a region they see as a haven in which to build better lives. ... ... h the influx of the world’s poor into a region they see as a haven in which to build better lives. ... ... h the influx of the world’s poor into a region they see as a haven in which to build better lives. ...
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:39:32 GMT

Europe
Cyprus businessman Aristodemou arrested
The island’s leading property developer and former chairman of its largest bank is being held on conspiracy, fraud and forgery charges
... hich includes an 18-hole golf course and luxury villas, to China Glory International Investments, a hong Kong-based group. But the €290m deal fell through earlier this year, leaving Aristo strugglin ... ... includes an 18-hole golf course and luxury villas, to China Glory International Investments, a Hong kong-based group. But the €290m deal fell through earlier this year, leaving Aristo struggling to ... ... also under scrutiny as part of a probe launched in July by the Cyprus attorney-general’s office. police recently raided the company’s headquarters and seized computer disks and more than 150 proj ... ... t has sent shockwaves through the island’s business community in light of his unique stature. His arrest signalled that a clique of business owners once considered immune to prosecution may now be v ... ... ary committee investigating last year’s financial collapse. Mr Aristodemou resigned suddenly in 2012, citing health reasons, when the bank decided to seek €675m in emergency state aid following he ... ... ugh earlier this year, leaving Aristo struggling to resume sales of its villas to private investors. ...
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:14:59 GMT

Asia-Pacific
China reportedly arrests own envoy as spy
China’s envoy to Iceland allegedly accused of spying for Japan, underlining the crisis in relations between Beijing and Tokyo
... ries about him have been removed from the websites of the embassy and ministry of foreign affairs. hong Lei, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, said he had no information on whether reports of the ... ... ople are detained for interrogation for weeks or months at a time without any public notification. ... ... ople are detained for interrogation for weeks or months at a time without any public notification. ... ... ong Lei, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, said he had no information on whether reports of the arrest were true. He gave the same reply when asked where Mr Ma was and who the Chinese ambassador t ... ... ople are detained for interrogation for weeks or months at a time without any public notification. ... ... ople are detained for interrogation for weeks or months at a time without any public notification. ...
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:32:59 GMT

Europe
Russia arrests signal new order
Charges against tycoon spur speculation of a shift in a Moscow rattled by tensions over Ukraine and the effect of western sanctions
... orsik told the FT in July. “I believe if we go for a placement it should become more expensive.” ... ... orsik told the FT in July. “I believe if we go for a placement it should become more expensive.” ... ... ssets in a similarly aggressive manner. “At a time when the Kremlin is keen to reinforce – even police – the loyalty of the oligarchs and elites, the Yevtushenkov arrest at the very least sends ... ... a decade ago. Mr Khodorkovsky said on Tuesday he believed Mr Sechin was behind Mr Yevtushenkov’s arrest: “This is the very same Igor Ivanovich [Sechin], who in 11 years has not got any wiser and ... ... Mr Yevtushenkov then appealed to Mr Putin and the matter appeared to be put to rest. Over the next 12 months, the Kremlin appeared to shift. In early July, when Bashneft faced a sudden lawsuit from c ... ... orsik told the FT in July. “I believe if we go for a placement it should become more expensive.” ...
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:15:50 GMT

Europe
Yevtushenkov placed under house arrest
Russian oligarch, the chairman and largest holder of conglomerate AFK Sistema, held on money laundering charges relating to acquisition of Bashneft
... es. Later in August, a court rejected Sistema’s appeal against the seizure of its Bashneft shares. ... ... es. Later in August, a court rejected Sistema’s appeal against the seizure of its Bashneft shares. ... ... es. Later in August, a court rejected Sistema’s appeal against the seizure of its Bashneft shares. ... ... lawsuit came ahead of a planned initial public offering by Bashneft in London. Mr Yevtushenkov’s arrest will deal another blow to Russia’s investment climate, which has rapidly depreciated this y ... ... es. Later in August, a court rejected Sistema’s appeal against the seizure of its Bashneft shares. ... ... es. Later in August, a court rejected Sistema’s appeal against the seizure of its Bashneft shares. ...
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:09:17 GMT

Property
Wanda Commercial seeks hong kong listing
Proposed float of one of China’s largest property companies may raise up to $3bn to finance further development projects on the mainland
... BBB-, making it one of China’s best-rated groups in the property sector. One debt analyst said a hong Kong listing would be a “major credit positive” for the company and should help to lower it ... ... , making it one of China’s best-rated groups in the property sector. One debt analyst said a Hong kong listing would be a “major credit positive” for the company and should help to lower its bor ... ... s in the residential market. Developers have responded with price cuts and a slowdown in investment. ... ... s in the residential market. Developers have responded with price cuts and a slowdown in investment. ... ... s in the residential market. Developers have responded with price cuts and a slowdown in investment. ... ... s in the residential market. Developers have responded with price cuts and a slowdown in investment. ...
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:51:30 GMT

China
hong kong tycoons in second US donation
Chan brothers plan gift to the University of Southern California following $350m Harvard pledge
... the public health school will be renamed. They have also donated money to the Chinese University of hong Kong. Their huge Harvard endowment mirrors a trend in China where Mr Hoogewerf said an overwhe ... ... ublic health school will be renamed. They have also donated money to the Chinese University of Hong kong. Their huge Harvard endowment mirrors a trend in China where Mr Hoogewerf said an overwhelming ... ... nder of Fuyao Glass, have focused their donations on educational causes. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... nder of Fuyao Glass, have focused their donations on educational causes. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... nder of Fuyao Glass, have focused their donations on educational causes. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... nder of Fuyao Glass, have focused their donations on educational causes. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri ...
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:32:38 GMT

Capital Markets
hong kong raises $1bn in debut Islamic bond
First sukuk by a AAA-rated government draws almost $5bn in orders as territory seeks to tap into opportunities in Islamic bond market in Asia
... ’s decision to take its listing – poised to be one of the largest to date – to New York after hong Kong rejected its proposed management structure. HKEx spent $2.2bn in 2012 to buy the London Me ... ... decision to take its listing – poised to be one of the largest to date – to New York after Hong kong rejected its proposed management structure. HKEx spent $2.2bn in 2012 to buy the London Metals ... ... exchange, and bonds. Coal and metals futures trading is due to be launched by the end of this year. ... ... exchange, and bonds. Coal and metals futures trading is due to be launched by the end of this year. ... ... – to New York after Hong Kong rejected its proposed management structure. HKEx spent $2.2bn in 2012 to buy the London Metals Exchange, a key step in its effort to move beyond equities trading and i ... ... exchange, and bonds. Coal and metals futures trading is due to be launched by the end of this year. ...
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:01:12 GMT

Opinion
hong kong must seize the chance to choose
Successive governments, with Beijing’s full support, have been working towards achieving universal suffrage
... ward. I believe this is what hong Kongers want. More video The writer is the chief executive of the hong Kong Special Administrative Region ... ... I believe this is what Hong kongers want. More video The writer is the chief executive of the Hong kong Special Administrative Region ... ... s want. More video The writer is the chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ... ... s want. More video The writer is the chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ... ... inating committee will be modelled on the election committee that selected the chief executive in 2012, that is, 1,200 members from four broadly representative sectors, most of them elected by their c ... ... s want. More video The writer is the chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ...
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:15:27 GMT

Analysis
hong kong: Voting with their feet
The fight to elect the next chief executive has exposed the tensions between the territory and Beijing
... ensitive about their interactions with members of the pro-democracy Democratic and Civic parties. hong Kong is “going in the direction of Tibet”, according to Alan Leong of the opposition Civic ... ... ive about their interactions with members of the pro-democracy Democratic and Civic parties. Hong kong is “going in the direction of Tibet”, according to Alan Leong of the opposition Civic party ... ... are enjoying universal suffrage,” says Mr Leong. Additional reporting by Julie Zhu and Wan Li ... ... g the tensions over the territory’s future. A pro-democracy rally in July ended with hundreds of arrests after activists held an overnight sit-in in Hong Kong’s central business district. Last mo ... ... are enjoying universal suffrage,” says Mr Leong. Additional reporting by Julie Zhu and Wan Li ... ... are enjoying universal suffrage,” says Mr Leong. Additional reporting by Julie Zhu and Wan Li ...
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 17:32:07 GMT

Banks
Qatari lender QNB buys 12% of Ecobank
QNB has ambitions to become the largest bank in the Middle East and Africa by 2017 – second in terms of assets, it has been looking for acquisitions
... rs: in March 2013, it completed the purchase of Société Générale’s Egyptian business for $2bn. ... ... rs: in March 2013, it completed the purchase of Société Générale’s Egyptian business for $2bn. ... ... rs: in March 2013, it completed the purchase of Société Générale’s Egyptian business for $2bn. ... ... rs: in March 2013, it completed the purchase of Société Générale’s Egyptian business for $2bn. ... ... ale’s Egyptian business for $2bn. ... ... rs: in March 2013, it completed the purchase of Société Générale’s Egyptian business for $2bn. ...
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:07:17 GMT

Columnists
China is tightening its grip on hong kong
Power resides with Beijing and the presence of Li, Beijing’s emissary, has relegated hong kong’s own officials to irrelevance
... to draw attention to Beijing’s naked power was on to something. It is now clearer than ever that hong Kong’s “high degree of autonomy” is something of an illusion. david.pilling@ft.com Twit ... ... raw attention to Beijing’s naked power was on to something. It is now clearer than ever that Hong kong’s “high degree of autonomy” is something of an illusion. david.pilling@ft.com Twitter: ... ... gh degree of autonomy” is something of an illusion. david.pilling@ft.com Twitter: @davidpilling ... ... gh degree of autonomy” is something of an illusion. david.pilling@ft.com Twitter: @davidpilling ... ... gh degree of autonomy” is something of an illusion. david.pilling@ft.com Twitter: @davidpilling ... ... outrageously (or exercise their civil liberties, as it is known in the west). Only this week, rowdy protesters ridiculed Mr Li. One man stripped himself virtually bare, a reference to what he said was ...
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:42:05 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Patten accuses UK over hong kong reforms
Writing in the FT, former governor calls into question Britain’s ‘sense of honour’ in failing to condemn China’s planned reforms
... to universal suffrage in hong Kong. British officials said any concerns about Beijing’s policy in hong Kong were better made privately. ... ... iversal suffrage in Hong kong. British officials said any concerns about Beijing’s policy in Hong kong were better made privately. ... ... that such consequences should be an overriding concern when our honour is on the line.” Hong Kong police clashed with pro-democracy campaigners this week after China said it would not back away from ... ... ritish officials said any concerns about Beijing’s policy in Hong Kong were better made privately. ... ... ritish officials said any concerns about Beijing’s policy in Hong Kong were better made privately. ... ... ritish officials said any concerns about Beijing’s policy in Hong Kong were better made privately. ...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:09:08 GMT

Comment
Britain is honour bound over hong kong
When Beijing attacks London’s MPs for commenting on the territory, it forgets that our country too has treaty obligations
... ing that point, ever so diplomatically. If not us, then who? More video The writer was governor of hong Kong between 1992 and 1997 ... ... hat point, ever so diplomatically. If not us, then who? More video The writer was governor of Hong kong between 1992 and 1997 ... ... ically. If not us, then who? More video The writer was governor of Hong Kong between 1992 and 1997 ... ... ically. If not us, then who? More video The writer was governor of Hong Kong between 1992 and 1997 ... ... ically. If not us, then who? More video The writer was governor of Hong Kong between 1992 and 1997 ... ... ically. If not us, then who? More video The writer was governor of Hong Kong between 1992 and 1997 ...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:03:04 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Saudi arrests 88 over ‘imminent attack’
Detention if suspected al-Qaeda affiliates from Syria and Iraq are announced on the same day it emerges a gas pipeline has been set alight
... ernments of Syria, and now Iraq, both of which are allied to the Gulf states’ regional foe, Iran. ... ... ernments of Syria, and now Iraq, both of which are allied to the Gulf states’ regional foe, Iran. ... ... ernments of Syria, and now Iraq, both of which are allied to the Gulf states’ regional foe, Iran. ... ... tack” amid rising concerns over the threat from Sunni jihadis in Syria and neighbouring Iraq. The arrests of the suspected al-Qaeda affiliates, which had been planned for many months, were announced ... ... ily in security operations in recent years to ward off such incidents, but fell prey to an August 2012 cyber attack on national oil company Saudi Aramco’s computer systems. “It will be interestin ... ... ernments of Syria, and now Iraq, both of which are allied to the Gulf states’ regional foe, Iran. ...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:29:02 GMT

Editorial
hong kong’s hard electoral choices
China risks undermining the territory with its tough stance and damaging its own interests
... ds China. Above all, it has weakened the “one country two systems” formula designed to preserve hong Kong’s unique attributes as a commercial and financial hub. This is something that China did ... ... ina. Above all, it has weakened the “one country two systems” formula designed to preserve Hong kong’s unique attributes as a commercial and financial hub. This is something that China did not n ... ... nique attributes as a commercial and financial hub. This is something that China did not need to do. ... ... nique attributes as a commercial and financial hub. This is something that China did not need to do. ... ... nique attributes as a commercial and financial hub. This is something that China did not need to do. ... ... nique attributes as a commercial and financial hub. This is something that China did not need to do. ...
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:03:55 GMT

Pakistan
Pakistan army evicts TV station protesters
Storming of broadcaster by anti-government demonstrators suggests government’s grip is loosening
... acy through a democratically acceptable change of government. Additional reporting by Victor Mallet ... ... acy through a democratically acceptable change of government. Additional reporting by Victor Mallet ... ... . More than 500 were injured in clashes between demonstrators armed with slingshots and hammers and police. “Further use of force will only aggravate the problem,” said the army in a statement aft ... ... acy through a democratically acceptable change of government. Additional reporting by Victor Mallet ... ... acy through a democratically acceptable change of government. Additional reporting by Victor Mallet ... ... her coup d’état in the nuclear-armed nation. The meeting followed the killings of at least three protesters over the weekend. More than 500 were injured in clashes between demonstrators armed with ...
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:45:15 GMT

Airlines
hong kong Airlines eyes dual-currency IPO
Short-haul carrier aims to tap small investors’ bets on a rising renminbi with hong kong’s first dual-currency initial public offering
... can invest in IPOs, but both can buy shares as soon as they are available in the secondary market. hong Kong Airlines did not return a request for comment. JPMorgan is sole sponsor of the IPO, althou ... ... nvest in IPOs, but both can buy shares as soon as they are available in the secondary market. Hong kong Airlines did not return a request for comment. JPMorgan is sole sponsor of the IPO, although ot ... ... e sponsor of the IPO, although other banks are expected to be awarded roles as the deal progresses. ... ... e sponsor of the IPO, although other banks are expected to be awarded roles as the deal progresses. ... ... e sponsor of the IPO, although other banks are expected to be awarded roles as the deal progresses. ... ... e sponsor of the IPO, although other banks are expected to be awarded roles as the deal progresses. ...
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:14:40 GMT

China
hong kong braces after China rules out open poll
China has ruled out any public role in the choice of candidates for hong kong’s chief executive, setting the stage for a showdown with pro-democracy activists
... to the territory’s democracy. It also sparked widespread concern among lawyers by suggesting that hong Kong judges needed to be “patriotic”. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ... ... e territory’s democracy. It also sparked widespread concern among lawyers by suggesting that Hong kong judges needed to be “patriotic”. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ... ... ong Kong judges needed to be “patriotic”. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ... ... ong Kong judges needed to be “patriotic”. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ... ... ong Kong judges needed to be “patriotic”. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ... ... ong Kong judges needed to be “patriotic”. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ...
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:51:54 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
police probe attempt to sell Scottish vote
Selling and attempting to buy a vote is illegal and anyone convicted of such offences faces a year’s imprisonment, a substantial fine, or both
... e is up 4 percentage points at 47 per cent, not including undecided voters, according to the survey. ... ... e is up 4 percentage points at 47 per cent, not including undecided voters, according to the survey. ... ... rns that this could lead to the law being broken and have advised them to refer such matters to the police if they believe an offence may have been committed.” eBay said it was aware of two cases an ... ... e is up 4 percentage points at 47 per cent, not including undecided voters, according to the survey. ... ... e is up 4 percentage points at 47 per cent, not including undecided voters, according to the survey. ... ... e is up 4 percentage points at 47 per cent, not including undecided voters, according to the survey. ...
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:06:02 GMT

China
hong kong media baron denies CIA links
Colourful self-made billionaire Jimmy Lai, the subject of an anti-graft raid this week, says the ‘scandal’ reaffirms his moral character
... y control the destiny of the economy of hong Kong,” he said. “If we just ignore their interest, hong Kong capitalism will stop.” Additional reporting by Julie Zhu @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.seva ... ... trol the destiny of the economy of Hong kong,” he said. “If we just ignore their interest, Hong kong capitalism will stop.” Additional reporting by Julie Zhu @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopu ... ... ism will stop.” Additional reporting by Julie Zhu @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ... ... ism will stop.” Additional reporting by Julie Zhu @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ... ... ism will stop.” Additional reporting by Julie Zhu @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ... ... ism will stop.” Additional reporting by Julie Zhu @AsiaNewsDemetri demetri.sevastopulo@ft.com ...
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:50:18 GMT

Business Support Services
Hays reports 12% growth in pre-tax profit
The largest UK-listed recruiter sees strong growth in UK and Ireland but, like other companies, suffers from the effects of the strong pound
... r Brockton. Shares in Hays were trading 2.09 per cent higher at 132.10p in early morning trading. ... ... r Brockton. Shares in Hays were trading 2.09 per cent higher at 132.10p in early morning trading. ... ... r Brockton. Shares in Hays were trading 2.09 per cent higher at 132.10p in early morning trading. ... ... r Brockton. Shares in Hays were trading 2.09 per cent higher at 132.10p in early morning trading. ... ... d the full year figures were “in line with our forecasts”. “Improved productivity has driven 12 per cent growth in profit, despite 8 per cent adverse FX. The outlook remains unchanged. A return ... ... r Brockton. Shares in Hays were trading 2.09 per cent higher at 132.10p in early morning trading. ...
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:55:58 GMT

US Politics Amp Policy
Obama orders review of militarised police
The heavily armed response to the protests in Ferguson has sparked debate on the deployment of defence department equipment on American streets
... cquired for the right purposes and whether there is proper training on when and how to deploy it.” ... ... cquired for the right purposes and whether there is proper training on when and how to deploy it.” ... ... n there is a major emergency”. After criticism from locals, the media and national politicians of police who trained high-powered rifles on crowds in Ferguson from armoured vehicles, Missouri’s go ... ... cquired for the right purposes and whether there is proper training on when and how to deploy it.” ... ... cquired for the right purposes and whether there is proper training on when and how to deploy it.” ... ... government’s provision of military-grade equipment to police forces after its deployment against protesters in the state sparked fierce criticism. The White House announced the review at the weeken ...
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 19:07:58 GMT

Film Amp Television
The police Officer’s Wife – film review
Amid the frustrations, there is fine filmmaking in Philip Gröning’s heart-wrenching tale of a cop who serially brutalises his wife
... solation, a child near-drowning, to sometimes harrowing affect, in their violences of unreason. ... ... solation, a child near-drowning, to sometimes harrowing affect, in their violences of unreason. ... ... h life and eternity. Those are the twin verities, though with a difference, in Gröning’s new The police Officer’s Wife. Life? Definitely: in the ugly, vivid, heart-wrenching tale of a cop (David ... ... solation, a child near-drowning, to sometimes harrowing affect, in their violences of unreason. ... ... solation, a child near-drowning, to sometimes harrowing affect, in their violences of unreason. ... ... solation, a child near-drowning, to sometimes harrowing affect, in their violences of unreason. ...
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:34:59 GMT



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U S News
Ferguson protesters Aim for Bigger Movement
Many of the young people who have taken to the streets around the U.S. in Ferguson-related protests vow to turn the rallies against police brutality into a movement that will last long beyond this week.
... om, Ana Campoy at ana.campoy@wsj.com and Valerie Bauerlein at valerie.bauerlein@wsj.com ... ... om, Ana Campoy at ana.campoy@wsj.com and Valerie Bauerlein at valerie.bauerlein@wsj.com ... ... monstrations are largely composed of younger people, who say that with each new incident of alleged police brutality, their movement is essentially reborn, bringing new followers. Indeed, some of the ... ... ar culture, social media.” On Tuesday night, Dream Defenders executive director Phillip Agnew was arrested in Miami during a Ferguson solidarity protest, sparking a blizzard of Twitter posts calling ... ... Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager who was killed by a neighborhood watchman in Florida in 2012. “This is an issue that can be kept at the forefront,” said Sherika Shaw, an organizer with D ... ... antive change. The movement, which peaked in 2011, has largely vanished from view. For the Ferguson protesters to create a lasting movement, experts said the largely inexperienced younger activists wi ...
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:13:41 EST

World News
police Clear Mong Kok Protest Site
hong kong police have cleared the most volatile protest site and arrested several student leaders in a 24-hour operation that marked a new phase in the two-month long occupation.
... ground as they are chased by riot police outside the Legislative Council building. A small group of hong Kong pro-democracy protesters broke into the city’s legislature via a side door early on Wedn ... ... d as they are chased by riot police outside the Legislative Council building. A small group of Hong kong pro-democracy protesters broke into the city’s legislature via a side door early on Wednesday ... ... in custody until they appear in court in the coming days, according to their lawyer, Jonathan Man. police wouldn't comment on the arrests. Other student leaders said they had planned for some member ... ... n court in the coming days, according to their lawyer, Jonathan Man. Police wouldn't comment on the arrests. Other student leaders said they had planned for some members to be detained and others to ... ... @wsj.com, Fiona Law at fiona.law@wsj.com and Isabella Steger at isabella.steger@wsj.com ... ... sk everybody to like your idea but did you ask me?’ —Resident Terrence Kwan to protesters ...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:36:55 EST

China News
hong kong police Step Up Crackdown
police arrested several student protest leaders and 30 others Wednesday as they moved aggressively to clear major roads at the most volatile protest site.
... ficials in Beijing are focusing on the nominating committee that will select candidates running for hong Kong’s chief executive post in 2017, according to this person. They are considering adjusting ... ... ls in Beijing are focusing on the nominating committee that will select candidates running for Hong kong’s chief executive post in 2017, according to this person. They are considering adjusting the ... ... A police officer stands on a barricade built by pro-democracy protesters during a sweep through the Mo ... ... h With Police Hong Kong's high court authorized police to arrest protesters who obstruct bailiffs from removing barricades at the protest site. ... ... Write to Mia Lamar at mia.lamar@wsj.com and Fiona Law at fiona.law@wsj.com ... ... A police officer stands on a barricade built by pro-democracy protesters during a sweep through the Mong Kok district on Wednesday. Agence Fran ...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:13:56 EST

U S News
Law and Evidence Tilted in Ferguson police's Favor
The factors that ultimately shaped the grand jury’s decision were in place at an early stage.
... ite to Ashby Jones at ashby.jones@wsj.com and Joe Palazzolo at joseph.palazzolo@wsj.com ... ... ite to Ashby Jones at ashby.jones@wsj.com and Joe Palazzolo at joseph.palazzolo@wsj.com ... ... the 18-year-old was running away when he was shot. Blood on Mr. Wilson’s pant leg and inside his police car supported his account of a struggle. “When they went through all that evidence, many, m ... ... ite to Ashby Jones at ashby.jones@wsj.com and Joe Palazzolo at joseph.palazzolo@wsj.com ... ... ite to Ashby Jones at ashby.jones@wsj.com and Joe Palazzolo at joseph.palazzolo@wsj.com ... ... ite to Ashby Jones at ashby.jones@wsj.com and Joe Palazzolo at joseph.palazzolo@wsj.com ...
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:17:30 EST

U S News
Detroit Neurosurgeon arrested for Alleged Fraud
Detroit-area neurosurgeon Aria Sabit was arrested Monday for allegedly defrauding federal and private health-insurance programs by billing for spine surgeries that he either didn’t perform or that were medically unnecessary.
... the mining business in Afghanistan. Write to John Carreyrou at john.carreyrou@wsj.com ... ... the mining business in Afghanistan. Write to John Carreyrou at john.carreyrou@wsj.com ... ... the mining business in Afghanistan. Write to John Carreyrou at john.carreyrou@wsj.com ... ... n Carreyrou at john.carreyrou@wsj.com ... ... the mining business in Afghanistan. Write to John Carreyrou at john.carreyrou@wsj.com ... ... the mining business in Afghanistan. Write to John Carreyrou at john.carreyrou@wsj.com ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:18:00 EST

Digits
Chinese Social Network Renren Invests In hong kong Startup GoGoVan
Chinese social network company Renren has taken a stake in GoGoVan this month, providing the hong kong-based startup additional funding for expansion across Asia.
... omplicated and we are international students so didn’t know how to do it. All of us moved back to hong Kong after the financial crisis. We started that company distributing lunch boxes and then we r ... ... cated and we are international students so didn’t know how to do it. All of us moved back to Hong kong after the financial crisis. We started that company distributing lunch boxes and then we ran th ... ... ng Asia. From there, we will go out. ... ... ng Asia. From there, we will go out. ... ... ng Asia. From there, we will go out. ... ... ng Asia. From there, we will go out. ...
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 02:16:21 EST

College Football
Week 12: WSJ College Football Rankings
Here’s what the college-football rankings would look like if we ignored all the wins and losses and just focused purely on performance.
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... rage team by nearly 27 points. CLICK ON THE CHART BELOW TO SEE THE FULL SORTABLE RANKINGS FOR WEEK 12. ... ... ...
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:33:50 EST

Buffett gastó US$12.000 millones en firmas de las que no es muy fan
Warren Buffett no es un aficionado a las empresas que demandan mucho capital, pero su empresa holding ha gastado en 2014 US$12.000 millones en BNSF Railway y Berkshire Hathaway Energy, dos compañías en su portafolio. El inversionista, no se queja, ya
... pos y otras inversiones en activos. ... ... pos y otras inversiones en activos. ... ... pos y otras inversiones en activos. ... ... pos y otras inversiones en activos. ... ... .100 millones en el último trimestre del año, lo que llevará el gasto de capital total a casi US$12.000 millones. Para BNSF, hay cierta urgencia en gastar dinero para expandir vías, sumar vagones ... ... pos y otras inversiones en activos. ...
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:11:14 EST

Digits
What is Tor? Did police Outfox It?
European police Friday made a bold declaration: They had figured out how to pierce an Internet privacy tool used by dissidents, journalists and online drug dealers.
... ed a mass-deanonymization attack.” ... ... ed a mass-deanonymization attack.” ... ... s around the world before it reaches its destination. That makes it harder for Internet censors and police to see who is talking to whom online. For instance, the author of this article worked from an ... ... ed a mass-deanonymization attack.” ... ... ed a mass-deanonymization attack.” ... ... ed a mass-deanonymization attack.” ...
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:53:09 EST

La policía mexicana arresta al alcalde implicado en la desaparición de los 43 normalistas
La policía federal arrestó al ex alcalde de una ciudad en la que 43 estudiantes universitarios desaparecieron a manos de policías corruptos, dijeron las autoridades, un gran avance en un caso que ha trastornado a México por semanas y que ha generado
... sde 2006, según cifras oficiales. ... ... sde 2006, según cifras oficiales. ... ... sde 2006, según cifras oficiales. ... ... ios más violentos y densamente poblados de Ciudad de México en las primeras horas del martes para arrestar a José Luis Abarca y su esposa, María de los Ángeles Pineda, los cuales escaparon de la ... ... sde 2006, según cifras oficiales. ... ... sde 2006, según cifras oficiales. ...
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 10:45:41 EST

Digits
Slack’s One-Year-Old Software Business Valued at $1.12 Billion
Slack is now one of the most highly valued business software startups in the world.
... a Ovide contributed to this article. ... ... a Ovide contributed to this article. ... ... a Ovide contributed to this article. ... ... a Ovide contributed to this article. ... ... mployees. Jive’s stock price now trades at less than one-quarter of its peak share price in 2012. Though Slack has benefited from Silicon Valley buzz, Butterfield said the app is starting to be ... ... a Ovide contributed to this article. ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:08:24 EDT

Politics And Policy
For More Teens, arrests Replace School Discipline
A generation ago, schoolchildren caught fighting in the corridors, sassing a teacher or skipping class might have ended up in detention. Today, there’s a good chance they will end up in police custody.
... ol—well, school and basketball.” ... ... ol—well, school and basketball.” ... ... worries what the arrest will do for his grandson’s future. Despite assurances from the school and police that the record is sealed, he doesn’t believe the record won’t one day surface. Rashe has ... ... ficials thought a crime had been committed, a requirement of state law. Mr. Mathis worries what the arrest will do for his grandson’s future. Despite assurances from the school and police that the r ... ... Schools didn’t respond to requests for comment. School had just started in Southaven, Miss., in 2012 when Rashe France and another student shoved each other in the hallway, the now-freshman said. Ra ... ... ol—well, school and basketball.” ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:05 EDT

World News
hong kong police Release Photographer
U.S. photojournalist Paula Bronstein, who was arrested while covering pro-democracy protests in hong kong, was released after posting bail of $300 hong kong dollars (US$38.70).
... y been student-led. Friday’s clashes came as protesters sought to reclaim a major intersection in hong Kong’s Mong Kok district that had been reopened by police earlier in the day. Ms. Bronstein ... ... n student-led. Friday’s clashes came as protesters sought to reclaim a major intersection in Hong kong’s Mong Kok district that had been reopened by police earlier in the day. Ms. Bronstein said ... ... remained closed. The area occupied effectively exceeded the area that had been occupied before the police’s attempt to clear the protest site that morning. --Chester Yung contributed to this arti ... ... irmed Ms. Bronstein’s arrest and subsequent release on bail. Police say a total of 33 people were arrested throughout the city and 18 officers injured in the past day as a crowd of up to 9,000 gathe ... ... r Yung contributed to this article. ... ... pened by police earlier in the day. Ms. Bronstein said she was pushed forward by an angry crowd of protesters and police officers Friday night. “I got on a car to temporarily protect myself, took a ...
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 06:06:00 EDT

hong kong News
police Clear Protest Site in hong kong
police cleared one of three protest sites in hong kong in an early morning operation Friday that appeared to avoid conflicts with protesters.
... e students’ directions. Many of the protesters in Mong Kok were members of more radical groups in hong Kong and had their own leaders. The police effort to clear Mong Kok was the latest in a series ... ... dents’ directions. Many of the protesters in Mong Kok were members of more radical groups in Hong kong and had their own leaders. The police effort to clear Mong Kok was the latest in a series of e ... ... n the Mong Kok site. police were criticized for standing by while scuffles went on for hours. Later police said the opponents were members of organized crime groups known as triads. Write to Jason Ch ... ... to Jason Chow at jason.chow@wsj.com ... ... to Jason Chow at jason.chow@wsj.com ... ... est began. “How could it go on any longer?” Days later, fights broke out when opponents of the protesters descended on the Mong Kok site. Police were criticized for standing by while scuffles wen ...
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:09:25 EDT

Review Outlook
hong kong's Property Fumble
A case study in how not to respond to capital inflows.
... n governments could still learn something from that older, less interventionist hong Kong. So could hong Kong's own leaders. ... ... ernments could still learn something from that older, less interventionist Hong kong. So could Hong kong's own leaders. ... ... g. So could Hong Kong's own leaders. ... ... g. So could Hong Kong's own leaders. ... ... g. So could Hong Kong's own leaders. ... ... g. So could Hong Kong's own leaders. ...
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:37:26 EDT

World News
At Least 12 Killed in Nepal Blizzard
Authorities in Nepal said at least 12 people died when a major storm hit a high mountain pass in the Himalayas, dumping up to four feet of snow in an area popular with trekkers.
... an avalanche had caused the deaths. ... ... an avalanche had caused the deaths. ... ... napurna range of the Himalayas. Communications in the area are difficult, hindering search efforts, police said. ... ... an avalanche had caused the deaths. ... ... At least 12 people died when a major storm hit a high mountain pass in the Himalayas, dumping up to 4 feet of ... ... an avalanche had caused the deaths. ...
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:24:14 EDT

World News
Violent Flashes Shift Course of hong kong Protests
Scuffles again broke out between student protesters and police early Thursday, leading to the arrest of two demonstrators.
... ne should follow the law,” he said. “If the law breaks down, it will be the biggest tragedy for hong Kong.” —Charles Hutzler, Isabella Steger and Prudence Ho contributed to this article. ... ... ould follow the law,” he said. “If the law breaks down, it will be the biggest tragedy for Hong kong.” —Charles Hutzler, Isabella Steger and Prudence Ho contributed to this article. ... ... Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests have given one policeman a bit of fame. That and more in this week's trending in Asia, with the WSJ's Ramy Inocenci ... ... Dennis Kwok, said Mr. Tsang was arrested on suspicion of unlawful assembly. He was later freed, Mr. Kwok said. The video was shot in ... ... nce Ho contributed to this article. ... ... in a brief statement on Wednesday, joined the calls for the protesters to go home. “We can understand the passion of Hong Kong students, but their pursuit sho ...
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:01:55 EDT

Arts Entertainment
To hong kong, With Love
A documentary about disadvantaged students rehearsing a high-school musical takes on added significance amid the city’s pro-democracy demonstrations.
... cap, but he was struggling with a mother who couldn’t accept his blindness. The film looks at how hong Kong educates “the next generation” and serves as a platform for discussion among parents, ... ... but he was struggling with a mother who couldn’t accept his blindness. The film looks at how Hong kong educates “the next generation” and serves as a platform for discussion among parents, educa ... ... “It’s a political awakening.” ... ... “It’s a political awakening.” ... ... “It’s a political awakening.” ... ... “It’s a political awakening.” ...
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:03:00 EDT

NY Region
police Unions Ask Again to Appeal Frisk Decision
Lawyers for New York City police unions argued in court that they deserved legal standing to join an appeal of a decision that ruled as unconstitutional the policing tactic known as stop-and-frisk.
... ite to Mara Gay at mara.gay@wsj.com ... ... ite to Mara Gay at mara.gay@wsj.com ... ... ppeal. “I think they have a weak case,” said Ms. Joh, who isn’t involved in the case. “The police unions haven’t been able to show the court that there is some kind of damage or injury to t ... ... ite to Mara Gay at mara.gay@wsj.com ... ... ite to Mara Gay at mara.gay@wsj.com ... ... ite to Mara Gay at mara.gay@wsj.com ...
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:40:45 EDT

Business
hong kong Protests Hit LVMH Sales
Luxury-goods company LVMH warned that the continuing pro-democracy protests in hong kong are affecting its business.
... n 2½ weeks. Mr. Guiony said that while sales in the company’s selective retail shops in downtown hong Kong were lower earlier this month, sales at duty-free airport shops were unaffected. Write to ... ... weeks. Mr. Guiony said that while sales in the company’s selective retail shops in downtown Hong kong were lower earlier this month, sales at duty-free airport shops were unaffected. Write to Ruth ... ... travel, especially by large tourist groups. Protests in Hong Kong reached a new phase this week as police and students clashed over territory in districts that have been paralyzed by pro-democracy ra ... ... Ruth Bender at Ruth.Bender@wsj.com ... ... n France: Paris €125.25 +0.35 +0.28% ... ... Ruth Bender at Ruth.Bender@wsj.com ...
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:44:45 EDT

Sports - Golf
Ernie Els Eyes hong kong Crown
When the hong kong Open happens, Ernie Els is normally back in South Africa spending time with his family and friends on the beach. But this year he’s here, and he’s feeling confident.
... sky. Both golfers are playing in the hong Kong Open. “I’m playing well and I need to keep playing well, especially in the big events, ... ... Both golfers are playing in the Hong kong Open. “I’m playing well and I need to keep playing well, especially in the big events,” L ... ... fternoon, I’ll take that spot.” ... ... fternoon, I’ll take that spot.” ... ... history of the event has dominated the Hong Kong Open quite like Jiménez, winner in 2004, 2007, 2012 and 2013. “Last year’s finish was very exciting with Miguel (Jiménez) winning,” Els said. ... ... fternoon, I’ll take that spot.” ...
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:33:51 EDT

Asia Stocks
hong kong Stocks Take Cue From Chinese Inflation
Shares in Asia were mixed, with the hong kong market up as signs of low inflation in China fueled hope of more easing measures.
... 10/14/14 Asian Shares Mixed; hong Kong ... 10/14/14 German Bonds Surge to Record L... 10/14/14 Early Rele ... ... 10/14/14 Asian Shares Mixed; Hong kong ... 10/14/14 German Bonds Surge to Record L... 10/14/14 Early Release o ... ... e to Chao Deng at Chao.Deng@wsj.com ... ... e to Chao Deng at Chao.Deng@wsj.com ... ... :06 am Volume (Delayed 15m) : 126,930 P/E Ratio ... ... e to Chao Deng at Chao.Deng@wsj.com ...
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:28:38 EDT

hong kong News
hong kong police Crackdown Escalates
police harshly beat back a push by protesters to maintain their grip on downtown areas, signaling a growing crackdown on pro-democracy protests that have paralyzed hong kong streets for 2½ weeks.
... Tuesday evening. —Charles Hutzler in Beijing and Isabella Steger and Gregor Stuart Hunter in hong Kong contributed to this article. ... ... ay evening. —Charles Hutzler in Beijing and Isabella Steger and Gregor Stuart Hunter in Hong kong contributed to this article. ... ... t want to see us on their way to work,” said Mr. Wong, a 20-year-old student. “I feel that the police didn’t just want to disperse us, but beat us.” Protesters’ core demands are for freer e ... ... ations into possible criminal offenses by the police in the video and asking whether they should be arrested. Wong Ling-man said he was standing near the tunnel overnight when police used pepper spra ... ... ng Kong contributed to this article. ... ... told pro-establishment lawmakers in the city that protesters were using “radical forms of street confrontation” to pressure Beijing and the Hong K ...
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:19:10 EDT

Japan News
Man arrested in Hawaii-Japan Flight
A Japan Airlines flight had to return to Honolulu after a male passenger sexually assaulted a female passenger in the airplane’s bathroom.
... health issues or the facial injury. ... ... health issues or the facial injury. ... ... health issues or the facial injury. ... ... m. Hawaii sheriff deputies took Mr. Tanouye off the plane when it landed in Honolulu and FBI agents arrested him, said Special Agent ... ... health issues or the facial injury. ... ... health issues or the facial injury. ...
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:18:25 EDT

In hong kong, Clashes Escalate Between protesters and police

... maller Larger In hong Kong, Clashes Escalate Between Protesters and Police ROAD HAZARD: Officers for ... ... r Larger In Hong kong, Clashes Escalate Between Protesters and Police ROAD HAZARD: Officers forced d ... ... Larger In Hong Kong, Clashes Escalate Between Protesters and police ROAD HAZARD: Officers forced demonstrators early Wednesday to a nearby park, ... ... e verification code below to send. • Invalid entry: Please type the verification code again. ... ... ened with no resolution in sight for the conflict. Copyright 2012 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved This copy is for your personal, non-commercial u ... ... Larger In Hong Kong, Clashes Escalate Between protesters and Police ROAD HAZARD: Officers forced demonstrators early Wednesday to ...
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:38:00 EDT

hong kong News
hong kong police Move In to Clear protesters at Tunnel
Hundreds of police officers moved in early Wednesday to clear pro-democracy protesters out of a tunnel outside the city government headquarters.
... -ying, to resign. They also want the hong Kong government to drop plans for a pro-Beijing committee to screen candidates for the inaugura ... ... , to resign. They also want the Hong kong government to drop plans for a pro-Beijing committee to screen candidates for the inaugural ele ... ... tests after demonstrators used them to protect themselves against pepper spray and tear gas used by police in an attempt to disperse them two weeks ago. —Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. ... ... Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. ... ... Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. ... ... ged the streets for peaceful sit-ins after police used tear gas on Sept. 28 to disperse the unarmed protesters. The numbers have seen dwindled. Police have chipped away at the protest zones in three a ...
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT

China S World
Ridicule Proves an Effective Formula for protesters
The past protest-filled weeks in hong kong have given civil disobedience a surprising degree of validity, which means the city’s future leaders will have to work hard to remain credible.
... a sham. Yet hong Kong politics, at least at a street level, will be more authentic. In that sense, hong Kong may be in the process of inverting a Western democratic model where elections are free and ... ... am. Yet Hong kong politics, at least at a street level, will be more authentic. In that sense, Hong kong may be in the process of inverting a Western democratic model where elections are free and fair ... ... cial hub famed for its good order, civil disobedience has acquired a surprising degree of validity. police now hesitate to use coercion after volleys of tear gas and pepper spray fired early in the pr ... ... at they, too, could join the chorus. ... ... at they, too, could join the chorus. ... ... protesters rest by a portrait of Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Monday in Hong Kong. ...
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:51:33 EDT

China News
Foreign Forces Fuel hong kong Protests, Ex-China Official Says
A retired Chinese official who was once a top troubleshooter on hong kong affairs said foreign intelligence agencies were behind protests in the territory and warned that the hong kong government’s patience with demonstrators has limits.
... protesters’ demands that Mr. Leung resign and that China’s parliament withdraw its program for hong Kong’s chief-executive election in 2017, the first by popular vote. Protesters object to a ce ... ... esters’ demands that Mr. Leung resign and that China’s parliament withdraw its program for Hong kong’s chief-executive election in 2017, the first by popular vote. Protesters object to a central ... ... Related police Dismantle Protesters’ Barricades In Mong Kok, Protesters Split With Student Leadersh ... ... Hutzler at charles.hutzler@wsj.com ... ... Hutzler at charles.hutzler@wsj.com ... ... withdraw its program for Hong Kong’s chief-executive election in 2017, the first by popular vote. protesters object to a central feature of that plan—that all candidates be nominated by a committe ...
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:10:00 EDT

Digits
Humanoid Robot Robi to Launch in hong kong
Robi, a humanoid robot that can chat and control your TV, will be available in hong kong later this month, its fifth market after Japan, Italy, Taiwan and the U.K.
... nge channels without using a remote control. Takahashi claims Robi takes more than 250 commands and hong Kong’s version would speak Cantonese.   For other markets, there are also localized version ... ... hannels without using a remote control. Takahashi claims Robi takes more than 250 commands and Hong kong’s version would speak Cantonese.   For other markets, there are also localized versions tha ... ... s into prototypes,” said Takahashi. ... ... s into prototypes,” said Takahashi. ... ... ni has started selling the weekly magazine that includes parts  for Robi in Japan since February 2012  but the company declined to disclose the total sales worldwide. Robi’s sales have been doing ... ... s into prototypes,” said Takahashi. ...
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:51:54 EDT

China News
hong kong police Dismantle Barricades
police stepped up their effort to open roads in hong kong, tearing down barricades and tents but facing no resistance from protesters who have blocked streets for more than two weeks.
... Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying received a controversial $6.4 million payment before he ran for hong Kong's top job. WSJ’s Fiona Law talks to David Eldon, former HSBC’s Asia chairman, on wheth ... ... hief Executive Leung Chun-ying received a controversial $6.4 million payment before he ran for Hong kong's top job. WSJ’s Fiona Law talks to David Eldon, former HSBC’s Asia chairman, on whether Mr ... ... he occupied area and to block the roads is illegal and extremely irresponsible,” he said. He said police would clear more road obstacles, including in the business district of Causeway Bay, “to re ... ... art Hunter at gregor.hunter@wsj.com ... ... art Hunter at gregor.hunter@wsj.com ... ... ay Bay, “to recover part of the roads for public transport” but wouldn’t take action to clear protesters. While no group has set a deadline for when the protests must end, two coming events in C ...
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 02:45:48 EDT

Spanish
Opinión: El multimillonario demócrata que apoya las protestas en hong kong
Si los soldados chinos aplastan las manifestaciones prodemocracia en hong kong, hay pocas dudas de que el magnate de los medios Jimmy Lai estará al tope de su lista de más buscados. Su diario y su revista alientan el movimiento que pide el sufragio u
... acuerdo sobre si apoyar o no las protestas. Pero si hay algo en lo que casi todos los habitantes de hong Kong están de acuerdo es la necesidad de proteger a los estudiantes idealistas del daño físi ... ... do sobre si apoyar o no las protestas. Pero si hay algo en lo que casi todos los habitantes de Hong kong están de acuerdo es la necesidad de proteger a los estudiantes idealistas del daño físico. C ... ... bro de la junta editorial del WSJ. ... ... bro de la junta editorial del WSJ. ... ... logró sacarlo de la cercana provincia de Guangdong, en China, y llevarlo a Hong Kong cuando tenía 12 años. No obstante, pasó tiempos difíciles, trabajando en fábricas en lugar de ir a la escuela ... ... bro de la junta editorial del WSJ. ...
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:02:14 EDT

Latin America News
protesters Burn State Building in Southern Mexico
Hundreds of students and teachers smashed windows and set fires inside a state capital building in southern Mexico on Monday, as fury erupted over the disappearance of 43 young people believed abducted by local police linked to a drug cartel.
... Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. ... ... Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. ... ... cartel, Guerreros Unidos, according to testimony of those arrested. Monday’s protests came after police in Guerrero shot and wounded a German university student in a reported case of mistaken ident ... ... the students were working with the local cartel, Guerreros Unidos, according to testimony of those arrested. Monday’s protests came after police in Guerrero shot and wounded a German university stu ... ... Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. ... ... ilding in southern Mexico on Monday, as fury erupted over the disappearance of 43 young people. The protesters called for the 43 students from a rural teachers college in Guerrero state, missing since ...
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:24:03 EDT

China News
China Sentences 12 to Death for Attacks
A Chinese court sentenced 12 people to death Monday and dozens more to lesser sentences for attacks on government buildings and vehicles that killed 37 people in the western border region of Xinjiang.
... un Han Wong at chunhan.wong@wsj.com ... ... un Han Wong at chunhan.wong@wsj.com ... ... September, a series of blasts in Luntai county killed six people and injured 54 others, prompting a police crackdown that left 40 “rioters” and four law-enforcement officers dead, state media repo ... ... lians, state buildings and vehicles in two towns in Shache, before police gunned down 59 people and arrested 215 others. In response to attacks in the spring, the government declared a security clampd ... ... ildings and vehicles that killed 37 people in the western border region of Xinjiang. Aside from the 12 sentenced to die, the court in Kashgar prefecture issued death sentences Monday to 15 more people ... ... un Han Wong at chunhan.wong@wsj.com ...
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:59:17 EDT

hong kong News
hong kong protesters, Opponents Clash
Scuffles broke out at the main hong kong protest site as hundreds of antiprotest activists confronted pro-democracy demonstrators in an attempt to break through barricades that continue to block downtown areas.
... 017. Beijing has said it would allow only preapproved candidates, and Mr. Leung has said he and the hong Kong government stand by that decision. Mr. Leung and his No. 2, ... ... Beijing has said it would allow only preapproved candidates, and Mr. Leung has said he and the Hong kong government stand by that decision. Mr. Leung and his No. 2, ... ... Students and protesters build their own barricades from bamboo after police removed metal ones earlier Monday. Adam Najberg/The Wall Street Journal ... ... nd Yvonne Lee at yvonne.lee@wsj.com ... ... 10/13/14 Hong Kong Protesters, Antiprot... 10/12/14 In Hong Kong, Both Sides Dig I... 10/08/14 Hong Kong Leader Faces Scrutin... ... ... who was set to negotiate with student protesters last week, went to Guangzhou for previously scheduled meetings on regional economic coope ...
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 03:41:49 EDT

Spanish
Video: Los más ricos y más pobres de hong kong
La divergencia en las fortunas de los magnates de hong kong y el público general es uno de los motivos de las tensiones sociales en la ciudad. Wei Gu de The Wall Street Journal explica quienes han sido los ganadores y perdedores económicos en los últ
... La divergencia en las fortunas de los magnates de hong Kong y el público general es uno de los motivos de las tensiones sociales en la ciudad. Wei Gu ... ... La divergencia en las fortunas de los magnates de Hong kong y el público general es uno de los motivos de las tensiones sociales en la ciudad. Wei Gu de T ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:02:23 EDT

U S News
Missouri police Shootings Spark Protests, arrests
Thousands gathered in this Midwest city shaken by recent shootings of young black men by white police officers for a weekend of activism that included a hip hop concert, church services, a march and late-night civil disobedience that led to more than
... esse Newman at jesse.newman@wsj.com ... ... esse Newman at jesse.newman@wsj.com ... ... Myers, police said. Mr. Myers’s family has said the teen was unarmed and only holding a sandwich. police said they recovered the pistol allegedly used by Mr. Myers at the scene. At the time of the s ... ... tol allegedly used by Mr. Myers at the scene. At the time of the shooting, the teen was under house arrest and GPS monitoring while he awaited trial on felony gun-possession charges, court documents s ... ... esse Newman at jesse.newman@wsj.com ... ... That’s when the line was crossed,” Col. Dotson said. Back at Epiphany United, which is housing protesters from out of town, ...
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:26:35 EDT

NY Region
police Save Woman From Oncoming Train
New York City police officers saved a distraught 60-year-old woman who tried to kill herself by running into the path of a speeding train in the Bronx, authorities said.
... eived three stitches, police said. ... ... eived three stitches, police said. ... ... he barbed-wire fence and was also taken to Lincoln Medical Center where he received three stitches, police said. ... ... eived three stitches, police said. ... ... t to respond, police said. As the woman ran toward the train, Officers Gargan and Malave climbed a 12-foot-tall barbed-wire fence to try to save the woman, authorities said. Officer Britton used his ... ... eived three stitches, police said. ...
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:12:42 EDT



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