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Africa
Liberia police fire guns at Ebola protest
At least four people were injured as crowds tried to break out of Monrovia’s West Point neighbourhood where a quarantine has been imposed
... a professor said on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear if there was any connection with Ebola. ... ... a professor said on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear if there was any connection with Ebola. ... ... ay. It was not immediately clear if there was any connection with Ebola. ... ... a professor said on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear if there was any connection with Ebola. ... ... a professor said on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear if there was any connection with Ebola. ... ... a professor said on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear if there was any connection with Ebola. ...
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:52:25 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Four arrested over ‘New IRA’ letter bombs
Devices were sent to targets including army recruitment centres, the Northern Ireland secretary and a shopping centre during the past year
... ers from the Southeast Counter-Terrorism unit in England in the investigation into the letter bombs. ... ... ers from the Southeast Counter-Terrorism unit in England in the investigation into the letter bombs. ... ... which ended three decades of communal violence in Northern Ireland when it was signed in 1998. The police Service of Northern Ireland said it was working closely with officers from the Southeast Coun ... ... shopping centre in Slough. None was activated and no damage or injuries were caused. Wednesday’s arrests in Londonderry, also known as Derry, are the latest in a series of police swoops on both sid ... ... ers from the Southeast Counter-Terrorism unit in England in the investigation into the letter bombs. ... ... ers from the Southeast Counter-Terrorism unit in England in the investigation into the letter bombs. ...
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:21:13 GMT

US Society
police break up peaceful Ferguson protest
police break up a largely peaceful protest as people assembled for a second week of rallying over the police killing of an unarmed black teenager
... controlled for no reason, for expressing their righteous anger – and I’m out here with them.” ... ... controlled for no reason, for expressing their righteous anger – and I’m out here with them.” ... ... , where they pledged to stay peacefully all night. Derrick Laney, 49, walked away with the crowd as police cordoned off the area. “I think it’s a further example of the b***t that’s been happeni ... ... ’re tired of getting killed - Carmelita Williams, protesterSome protesters lingered and some were arrested as community leaders attempted to turn a confused crowd back south down Florissant. One of ... ... controlled for no reason, for expressing their righteous anger – and I’m out here with them.” ... ... continued to attempt to calm the situation, and succeeded in pushing the few dozen or so remaining protesters back to a bank parking lot that police had designated as a protest zone, where they pledg ...
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:03:44 GMT

Pakistan
protesters enter Islamabad’s ‘red zone’
Marches led by Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri have reached the key government area of Pakistan’s capital as they seek Nawaz Sharif’s resignation
... dle and low income groups, diluting the influence of wealthy landowners and businessmen in politics. ... ... dle and low income groups, diluting the influence of wealthy landowners and businessmen in politics. ... ... dle and low income groups, diluting the influence of wealthy landowners and businessmen in politics. ... ... dle and low income groups, diluting the influence of wealthy landowners and businessmen in politics. ... ... dle and low income groups, diluting the influence of wealthy landowners and businessmen in politics. ... ... wing protests are aimed at forcing the resignation of Mr Sharif. Mr Khan has threatened to lead the protesters to the prime minister’s official residence inside the red zone if Mr Sharif refuses to ...
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:24:59 GMT

US Politics Amp Policy
St Louis police kill knifeman
Local leaders pledged a transparent response as they sought to quell further possible unrest following the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown
... son on Wednesday. The justice department has launched its own inquiry into the shooting of Brown. ... ... son on Wednesday. The justice department has launched its own inquiry into the shooting of Brown. ... ... y-general Eric Holder, who has expressed reservations about the heavily militarised response of the police, is expected to arrive in Ferguson on Wednesday. The justice department has launched its own ... ... e fired tear gas into crowds. Reports of gunfire have been a nightly occurrence, and 78 people were arrested last night, most of them for failure to disperse, while police seized guns and Molotov cock ... ... son on Wednesday. The justice department has launched its own inquiry into the shooting of Brown. ... ... ployee who wished not to be named. The past few nights have seen increased confrontations between protesters, some of whom have thrown objects at police, and heavily armed officers who have fired te ...
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:44:00 GMT

US Society
Ferguson riot police revert to force
The release of a video purporting to show a man, later shot by police, robbing a store rekindles black rage in Missouri suburb
... t and its aftermath, including the decision not to release Mr Wilson’s name until Friday morning. ... ... t and its aftermath, including the decision not to release Mr Wilson’s name until Friday morning. ... ... minutes before Mr Wilson killed him. Though Mr Johnson is leading the operations, he said Ferguson police had not informed him they were going to release the video. The Ferguson department, in partic ... ... police vehicle. Captain Ron Johnson, a highway patrolman who is leading the response, said they had arrested seven people for failing to disperse after being ordered to do so. He said police did not b ... ... go home’,” he said. “They don’t know what they’re fighting for and it’s sad.” Around 12.30pm, a crowd of about 150 protesters began marching, slowly, toward the police. Those officers c ... ... olice soon fell into formation and a number of armoured vehicles pulled on to Florissant toward the protesters. After a series of warnings to disperse, the two groups engaged in a stand-off until poli ...
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:52:47 GMT

US Society
Rioters clash with police in Ferguson
Tension remains high in the town St Louis suburb where police shot an unarmed black teenager but locals blame outside troublemakers for a resurgence of rioting
... law-enforcement and drawn scrutiny of the militarisation of state and local US police departments. ... ... law-enforcement and drawn scrutiny of the militarisation of state and local US police departments. ... ... black community and law-enforcement and drawn scrutiny of the militarisation of state and local US police departments. ... ... en from. He said that was the reason for the strong response from police. He said there had been no arrests as of 4:30am. “We had to push back for the safety of the officers and the safety of everyo ... ... law-enforcement and drawn scrutiny of the militarisation of state and local US police departments. ... ... n. His previous decision to withhold the name had sown mistrust in the community and was one of the protesters main grievances. Later in the day he said that Mr Wilson did not know Brown was a suspect ...
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:14:18 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Heathrow protesters vow to fight on
Campaigners who turned a derelict site in a nearby village into a garden more than four years ago have pledged to resist a court order
... ’s general election on where a new runway should be built. Heathrow airport declined to comment. ... ... ’s general election on where a new runway should be built. Heathrow airport declined to comment. ... ... ’s general election on where a new runway should be built. Heathrow airport declined to comment. ... ... ’s general election on where a new runway should be built. Heathrow airport declined to comment. ... ... ’s general election on where a new runway should be built. Heathrow airport declined to comment. ... ... ill be a lot more scenes like today in the Heathrow villages.” Expecting the bailiffs’ arrival, protesters made a barricade on Thursday using a piano and played music, while others chained themsel ...
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:17:36 GMT

Asia-Pacific
hong kong chief backs anti-Occupy move
Chinese state-owned companies in hong kong have been actively encouraging staff to turn up at a counter march on Sunday, say local media reports
... . The pro-democracy Occupy Central movement has threatened to stage disruptive sit-in protests in hong Kong’s main business district if its calls for electoral reform are ignored. ... ... he pro-democracy Occupy Central movement has threatened to stage disruptive sit-in protests in Hong kong’s main business district if its calls for electoral reform are ignored. ... ... t-in protests in Hong Kong’s main business district if its calls for electoral reform are ignored. ... ... t-in protests in Hong Kong’s main business district if its calls for electoral reform are ignored. ... ... t-in protests in Hong Kong’s main business district if its calls for electoral reform are ignored. ... ... t-in protests in Hong Kong’s main business district if its calls for electoral reform are ignored. ...
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:39:06 GMT

US Society
US police clash with Ferguson protesters
Tear gas and rubber bullets fired as St Louis shooting highlights the fraught relationship between US law enforcement and the black community
... e very people who were supposed to protect him – that’s why this is so tragic,” Mr Crump said. ... ... e very people who were supposed to protect him – that’s why this is so tragic,” Mr Crump said. ... ... h tear gas, amid reports of more looting. police have said Brown was shot during a scuffle with the police officer, whose name they have withheld citing threats to his safety – further exacerbating ... ... after a candlelit vigil on Sunday, with shops in the town’s main street looted and burnt. Police arrested 32 people. On Monday, after the Federal Bureau of Investigation launched a civil rights inq ... ... e very people who were supposed to protect him – that’s why this is so tragic,” Mr Crump said. ... ... ederal Bureau of Investigation launched a civil rights inquiry into the shooting, police confronted protesters with tear gas, amid reports of more looting. Police have said Brown was shot during a scu ...
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:49:05 GMT

Asia-Pacific Economy
Australian unemployment hits 12-year high
The country’s jobless rate has risen to 6.4% on heightening fears that the economy’s transition away from mining is not going as smoothly as hoped
... jects falls. But most economists had expected the unemployment rate to remain at 6 per cent in July. ... ... jects falls. But most economists had expected the unemployment rate to remain at 6 per cent in July. ... ... jects falls. But most economists had expected the unemployment rate to remain at 6 per cent in July. ... ... jects falls. But most economists had expected the unemployment rate to remain at 6 per cent in July. ... ... a decade-long mining investment boomAustralia’s jobless rate has climbed to its highest level in 12 years, underlining the challenges faced by an economy in transition following the end of a decade ... ... jects falls. But most economists had expected the unemployment rate to remain at 6 per cent in July. ...
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 04:09:28 GMT

Asia-Pacific Equities
WH Group makes solid hong kong debut
Shares in world’s biggest pork producer rise 7.4% on first day of trading as it finally goes public amid improving sentiment towards Chinese assets
... ce WH Group’s earlier attempt to list. ... ... Group’s earlier attempt to list. ... ... hina Enterprises index has risen more than 10 per cent since WH Group’s earlier attempt to list. ... ... hina Enterprises index has risen more than 10 per cent since WH Group’s earlier attempt to list. ... ... hina Enterprises index has risen more than 10 per cent since WH Group’s earlier attempt to list. ... ... hina Enterprises index has risen more than 10 per cent since WH Group’s earlier attempt to list. ...
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:24:39 GMT

India
India bank head arrested in bribery probe
Investigators have arrested the head of a state-owned lender and at least five others in first big anti-corruption raids since Modi swept to power
... That would “create the conditions for its banks to compete more successfully”, the report said. ... ... That would “create the conditions for its banks to compete more successfully”, the report said. ... ... That would “create the conditions for its banks to compete more successfully”, the report said. ... ... overnment were swept to power in the May election. The Central Bureau of Investigation said it had arrested SK Jain, chairman and managing director of state-controlled Syndicate Bank, and accused him ... ... cuments and computer records. Mr Sinha said other banks were involved in the conspiracy. A total of 12 people, including Mr Jain, are being sought. Neither Mr Jain nor other Syndicate Bank executives ... ... That would “create the conditions for its banks to compete more successfully”, the report said. ...
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 07:48:51 GMT

Business
police hit pirate sites with warning ads
City of London force targets copyright infringement by imposing a message that tells visitors to close the page to starve site of advertising revenue
... advertisers ensure that their ads do not appear beside inappropriate contents such as pornography. ... ... advertisers ensure that their ads do not appear beside inappropriate contents such as pornography. ... ... ely”. If a website fails to comply, the police start replacing its ads with warning banners. The police also adds the site to a list of infringing websites, which are then blocked by the advertisin ... ... advertisers ensure that their ads do not appear beside inappropriate contents such as pornography. ... ... advertisers ensure that their ads do not appear beside inappropriate contents such as pornography. ... ... advertisers ensure that their ads do not appear beside inappropriate contents such as pornography. ...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:28:21 GMT

Banks
Italian police seize €104m from Nomura
Seizure undertaken following an investigation by prosecutors that showed the bank allegedly had duped managers of the regional council, police said
... also investigating the extent of the involvement of local politicians in the agreements with Nomura. ... ... also investigating the extent of the involvement of local politicians in the agreements with Nomura. ... ... Palermo who had allegedly helped to secure the deals with the Sicilian regional government. The tax police said they were also investigating the extent of the involvement of local politicians in the a ... ... also investigating the extent of the involvement of local politicians in the agreements with Nomura. ... ... also investigating the extent of the involvement of local politicians in the agreements with Nomura. ... ... also investigating the extent of the involvement of local politicians in the agreements with Nomura. ...
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:43:59 GMT

Automobiles
Daimler raises earnings by 12%
Operating earnings at Daimler increases 12% to €2.46bn as Mercedes-Benz sales benefit from revamp in China and new sporty models
... d that "the politically tense situation in eastern Europe entails sales risks” for the truck unit. ... ... d that "the politically tense situation in eastern Europe entails sales risks” for the truck unit. ... ... d that "the politically tense situation in eastern Europe entails sales risks” for the truck unit. ... ... d that "the politically tense situation in eastern Europe entails sales risks” for the truck unit. ... ... cing power in the second quarter.  Operating earnings from ongoing businesses at Daimler increased 12 per cent to €2.46bn compared with the same period last year, ahead of a €2.38bn estimate comp ... ... d that "the politically tense situation in eastern Europe entails sales risks” for the truck unit. ...
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:02:01 GMT

Business
police urged to rein in business crime
The figures are prompting City Hall to issue a ‘call to arms’ for Scotland Yard and other agencies to toughen their approach to business crime
... icers to its cyber fraud team by the end of the year. helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... icers to its cyber fraud team by the end of the year. helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... if the police don’t know about it, they can’t do anything.” Better intelligence is crucial if police are to respond to the growing threat of cyber crime, thought to account for more than half of ... ... icers to its cyber fraud team by the end of the year. helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ... ... to police by businesses in London fell from just under 115,000 in 2011-12 to just over 103,000 in 2012-13. However, there is no suggestion that business crime is falling: figures from the British Reta ... ... icers to its cyber fraud team by the end of the year. helen.warrell@ft.com Twitter: @helenwarrell ...
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:14:51 GMT

Europe
Turkey detains dozens of police officers
arrests heighten the stakes in the battle between Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, and Fethullah Gulen, an Islamic preacher
... as announced plans to create new “super judges” to oversee the investigation into the Gulenists. ... ... as announced plans to create new “super judges” to oversee the investigation into the Gulenists. ... ... ining control over the legal process. The prime minister has previously expressed frustration that police detained in connection with what he depicts as offences against the state on behalf of the Gu ... ... to create new “super judges” to oversee the investigation into the Gulenists. ... ... as announced plans to create new “super judges” to oversee the investigation into the Gulenists. ... ... as announced plans to create new “super judges” to oversee the investigation into the Gulenists. ...
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:00:12 GMT

World
S Korea police find fugitive ferry owner’s body
police say a decayed body found on June 12 is that of Yoo Byeong-eon, the de facto owner of Chonghaejin Marine, operator of the ferry that capsized and killed 300
... t to be determined, although broader criticism has focused on the regulatory failings that enabled Chonghaejin to overload the Sewol with cargo while failing to invest in training. Executives of the ... ... ies. About 100 days after the disaster, 294 bodies have been retrieved with 10 people still missing. ... ... tal town in the south of the country. “So far, there has been no evidence suggesting homicide.” police said Mr Yoo’s body was wearing a pair of expensive shoes and an Italian Loro Piana brand wi ... ... ns. Authorities offered a $100,000 bounty for Mr Yoo’s eldest son, while one of his daughters was arrested in France in May. Police said on Tuesday that DNA and fingerprint tests confirmed the body ... ... Korea, ending a nationwide manhunt. Police said on Tuesday that a badly decayed body found on June 12 is that of Yoo Byeong-eon, the de facto owner of Chonghaejin Marine, the operator of the Sewol fe ... ... ies. About 100 days after the disaster, 294 bodies have been retrieved with 10 people still missing. ...
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:54:22 GMT

Transport
hong kong metro operator to run Crossrail
MTR Corporation, which operates hong kong’s metro system, awarded £1.4bn contract to run London’s east-west Crossrail link, beating clutch of UK companies
... Deutsche Bahn and France’s SNCF both looking to secure contracts outside their domestic markets. hong Kong has one of the world’s best subway systems, with a 99.9 per cent punctuality record – ... ... sche Bahn and France’s SNCF both looking to secure contracts outside their domestic markets. Hong kong has one of the world’s best subway systems, with a 99.9 per cent punctuality record – much ... ... a 99.9 per cent punctuality record – much better than London Underground or New York’s subway. ... ... a 99.9 per cent punctuality record – much better than London Underground or New York’s subway. ... ... a 99.9 per cent punctuality record – much better than London Underground or New York’s subway. ... ... a 99.9 per cent punctuality record – much better than London Underground or New York’s subway. ...
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:45:52 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Doctors to put up to 12m people on statins
One in four UK adults could be prescribed the cholesterol-lowering drugs to ward off possible heart attacks and strokes under new health guidance
... y need to make substantial lifestyle changes or that they benefit from life-long drug treatment”. ... ... y need to make substantial lifestyle changes or that they benefit from life-long drug treatment”. ... ... y need to make substantial lifestyle changes or that they benefit from life-long drug treatment”. ... ... y need to make substantial lifestyle changes or that they benefit from life-long drug treatment”. ... ... e substantial lifestyle changes or that they benefit from life-long drug treatment”. ... ... y need to make substantial lifestyle changes or that they benefit from life-long drug treatment”. ...
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:06:07 GMT

Columnists
Britain slams the door on hong kong
Weakness does not win special favours for British business from Mr Xi. It does undermine Britain’s international standing
... fidence in the inviolability of the rule of law. There is no need to pick a fight with Beijing. But hong Kong’s freedom and Britain’s credibility in the world are inextricably linked. philip.steph ... ... ce in the inviolability of the rule of law. There is no need to pick a fight with Beijing. But Hong kong’s freedom and Britain’s credibility in the world are inextricably linked. philip.stephens@f ... ... credibility in the world are inextricably linked. philip.stephens@ft.com Twitter: @philipstephens_ ... ... credibility in the world are inextricably linked. philip.stephens@ft.com Twitter: @philipstephens_ ... ... credibility in the world are inextricably linked. philip.stephens@ft.com Twitter: @philipstephens_ ... ... credibility in the world are inextricably linked. philip.stephens@ft.com Twitter: @philipstephens_ ...
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:31:35 GMT

Editorial
Britain must stand up for hong kong
The UK should tell China that it is in its own economic interest for the former colony to remain a thriving global financial centre
... porarily threaten some British commercial interests in China. However, the freedom of the people of hong Kong is a matter on which the British government under Margaret Thatcher has made a firm treaty ... ... ily threaten some British commercial interests in China. However, the freedom of the people of Hong kong is a matter on which the British government under Margaret Thatcher has made a firm treaty comm ... ... firm treaty commitment. This is not an issue on which Britain should shrug and look the other way. ... ... firm treaty commitment. This is not an issue on which Britain should shrug and look the other way. ... ... firm treaty commitment. This is not an issue on which Britain should shrug and look the other way. ... ... firm treaty commitment. This is not an issue on which Britain should shrug and look the other way. ...
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:54:05 GMT

Uk
police arrest 660 suspected paedophiles
Those arrested include doctors, teachers, scout leaders and care workers who have had unsupervised access to children in the course of their work
... h the suffering of defenceless children – many of who are not even old enough to go to school”. ... ... h the suffering of defenceless children – many of who are not even old enough to go to school”. ... ... Bailey, in charge of national child protection and abuse investigations, said the vast majority of police forces in England and Wales were “dealing with an unprecedented increase in the number of r ... ... t law enforcement will find it.” The agency said it did not yet have details on how many of those arrested had been charged, detained or released. Chief Constable Simon Bailey, in charge of national ... ... h the suffering of defenceless children – many of who are not even old enough to go to school”. ... ... h the suffering of defenceless children – many of who are not even old enough to go to school”. ...
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:58:51 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
Clegg criticises Tories over hong kong
Deputy premier said to be astonished to find himself alone among political leadership in defending human rights commitments made by Conservatives
... prosper is through a transition to universal suffrage which meets the aspirations of the people of hong Kong.” ... ... per is through a transition to universal suffrage which meets the aspirations of the people of Hong kong.” ... ... hrough a transition to universal suffrage which meets the aspirations of the people of Hong Kong.” ... ... hrough a transition to universal suffrage which meets the aspirations of the people of Hong Kong.” ... ... hrough a transition to universal suffrage which meets the aspirations of the people of Hong Kong.” ... ... hrough a transition to universal suffrage which meets the aspirations of the people of Hong Kong.” ...
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:44:49 GMT

Asia-Pacific
Cambodian police seize opposition MPs
At least 16 people injured and three parliamentarians arrested as Phnom Penh sees worst clashes for months over last year’s disputed elections
... the prime minister to act quickly to restore his popularity through “serious and deep reforms”. ... ... the prime minister to act quickly to restore his popularity through “serious and deep reforms”. ... ... to deport Gary Glitter, the British former pop star – were removed from their car and detained by police after the hundreds-strong rally, witnesses said. Security forces broke up the gathering afte ... ... the prime minister to act quickly to restore his popularity through “serious and deep reforms”. ... ... the prime minister to act quickly to restore his popularity through “serious and deep reforms”. ... ... ntal group, said it was “deeply shocked” by the injuries to at least 10 security guards and six protesters, adding that the government security cadre involved had often attacked demonstrators duri ...
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:51:11 GMT

China
hong kong activists hit out at UK
hong kong has been plunged into it worst crisis since 1997 as pro-democracy activists and Beijing clash over how the former colony should be run
... g’s autonomy. Last month the big four global accounting firms placed a joint advertisement in the hong Kong press warning that Occupy Central, a protest movement, could force multinationals to quit ... ... autonomy. Last month the big four global accounting firms placed a joint advertisement in the Hong kong press warning that Occupy Central, a protest movement, could force multinationals to quit the t ... ... , could force multinationals to quit the territory. Additional reporting by George Parker in London ... ... , could force multinationals to quit the territory. Additional reporting by George Parker in London ... ... , could force multinationals to quit the territory. Additional reporting by George Parker in London ... ... , could force multinationals to quit the territory. Additional reporting by George Parker in London ...
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:03:07 GMT

Media
Small-cap Week, July 12
Featuring Connect, Shaft Sinkers, Dods, Ceres Power and more
... start this month. LED International soared 411 per cent after a last-minute fundraising rescued the hong Kong-based manufacturer. Liquidity leaves mine services group with a sinking feeling Shares i ... ... this month. LED International soared 411 per cent after a last-minute fundraising rescued the Hong kong-based manufacturer. Liquidity leaves mine services group with a sinking feeling Shares in Sha ... ... use. The Aim-quoted shares have fallen since their highs of 12p in 2010 and now trade at about 3p. ... ... use. The Aim-quoted shares have fallen since their highs of 12p in 2010 and now trade at about 3p. ... ... uch as The Holyrood Magazine and The House. The Aim-quoted shares have fallen since their highs of 12p in 2010 and now trade at about 3p. ... ... use. The Aim-quoted shares have fallen since their highs of 12p in 2010 and now trade at about 3p. ...
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:09:18 GMT

Tech Hub
Week in Review, July 12
Samsung takes some knocks; Maersk, HSBC and insider trading case also in the news
... the democracy movement. Two weeks ago the big four accounting firms placed an advertisement in the hong Kong press warning that Occupy Central could force multinationals to quit the city. Last month ... ... democracy movement. Two weeks ago the big four accounting firms placed an advertisement in the Hong kong press warning that Occupy Central could force multinationals to quit the city. Last month HSBC ... ... simply make a potato salad and promptly raised $36,000. Who said money can’t buy you good taste. ... ... simply make a potato salad and promptly raised $36,000. Who said money can’t buy you good taste. ... ... e club. The Adidas deal is likely to be football’s biggest. ● Rampant fraud is threatening the $120bn digital advertising market. Criminals are using armies of robots to ‘view’ online ads, or ... ... simply make a potato salad and promptly raised $36,000. Who said money can’t buy you good taste. ...
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:44:15 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
May defies critics over EU arrest warrant
The small scale of the Commons uprising has confirmed the impression that Tory eurosceptics are biding their time in advance of the 2015 election
... to agree,” she told the Financial Times in 2012, adding that it would be a complex legal process. ... ... to agree,” she told the Financial Times in 2012, adding that it would be a complex legal process. ... ... to agree,” she told the Financial Times in 2012, adding that it would be a complex legal process. ... ... campaign for Britain to leave, whatever the outcome of his renegotiation. Ms May said the European arrest warrant was now subject to tougher British legal controls to stop Britons being extradited fo ... ... a negotiation, and the other member states will have to agree,” she told the Financial Times in 2012, adding that it would be a complex legal process. ... ... to agree,” she told the Financial Times in 2012, adding that it would be a complex legal process. ...
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:51:31 GMT

Food Amp Beverage
WH Group revives hong kong listing
Sino-US pork producer files updated IPO prospectus and slashes number of banks working on the deal from 29 to just two
... ior executives at the Chinese business. WH Group’s pulled deal was one of the number of blows to hong Kong this year. AS Watson chose to sell a stake direct in its pharmacy chain to Temasek rather ... ... xecutives at the Chinese business. WH Group’s pulled deal was one of the number of blows to Hong kong this year. AS Watson chose to sell a stake direct in its pharmacy chain to Temasek rather than ... ... d on the initial plan, WH Group would have been the largest IPO in the city since AIA in late 2010. ... ... d on the initial plan, WH Group would have been the largest IPO in the city since AIA in late 2010. ... ... year. In the three months that ended March 31, WH Group booked profit after tax of $407m, up from $125m in the same period a year earlier. In 2013, the company made a loss of $67m, thanks solely to a ... ... d on the initial plan, WH Group would have been the largest IPO in the city since AIA in late 2010. ...
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:04:47 GMT

Management
hong kong Big Four get rule of law wrong
Who would the accountants PwC, Deloitte, EY and KPMG prefer to appear before if they got into trouble – China’s judges or hong kong’s?
... something similar happened to them, who would they prefer to appear before – China’s judges or hong Kong’s? michael.skapinker@ft.com Twitter: @skapinker ... ... thing similar happened to them, who would they prefer to appear before – China’s judges or Hong kong’s? michael.skapinker@ft.com Twitter: @skapinker ... ... appear before – China’s judges or Hong Kong’s? michael.skapinker@ft.com Twitter: @skapinker ... ... appear before – China’s judges or Hong Kong’s? michael.skapinker@ft.com Twitter: @skapinker ... ... appear before – China’s judges or Hong Kong’s? michael.skapinker@ft.com Twitter: @skapinker ... ... appear before – China’s judges or Hong Kong’s? michael.skapinker@ft.com Twitter: @skapinker ...
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 05:56:29 GMT

Opinion
hong kong reform must follow Basic Law
The world’s four leading accounting firms have deemed Occupy Central counterproductive. This is a voice of reason
... tability of hong Kong and, in turn, the interests of the entire international community. Therefore, hong Kong’s political reform must follow the Basic Law. The writer is China’s ambassador to Brit ... ... ity of Hong kong and, in turn, the interests of the entire international community. Therefore, Hong kong’s political reform must follow the Basic Law. The writer is China’s ambassador to Britain ... ... Kong’s political reform must follow the Basic Law. The writer is China’s ambassador to Britain ... ... Kong’s political reform must follow the Basic Law. The writer is China’s ambassador to Britain ... ... Kong’s political reform must follow the Basic Law. The writer is China’s ambassador to Britain ... ... Kong’s political reform must follow the Basic Law. The writer is China’s ambassador to Britain ...
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:24:39 GMT

Banks
HSBC modifies hong kong report
Bank rewrote an outlook downgrade of hong kong to add additional factors after critics attacked the first version on Twitter and social media
... n the hong Kong press warning that Occupy Central could force multinationals to quit the territory. hong Kong received a foretaste of what such protests could entail following the July 1 march. Police ... ... Hong kong press warning that Occupy Central could force multinationals to quit the territory. Hong kong received a foretaste of what such protests could entail following the July 1 march. Police arre ... ... tory. Hong Kong received a foretaste of what such protests could entail following the July 1 march. police arrested more than 500 people who had spent the night in the streets outside the city’s old ... ... ong Kong received a foretaste of what such protests could entail following the July 1 march. Police arrested more than 500 people who had spent the night in the streets outside the city’s old govern ... ... Chartered have both denied this, saying they withdrew their advertisements for commercial reasons. ... ... Chartered have both denied this, saying they withdrew their advertisements for commercial reasons. ...
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:11:57 GMT

Arab-Israel Conflict
arrests made over Palestinian boy’s death
Suspects detained as killing and reports that the teenager was burnt to death spark unrest in Jerusalem and Israeli Arab towns
... as beaten. At a court hearing on Sunday, the teenager was released to nine days of house detention. ... ... as beaten. At a court hearing on Sunday, the teenager was released to nine days of house detention. ... ... ncident, in which six masked youths, three of them armed with knives, resisted arrest and assaulted police officers. But the father of the teenager said in a telephone interview that his son had been ... ... ed only part of the incident, in which six masked youths, three of them armed with knives, resisted arrest and assaulted police officers. But the father of the teenager said in a telephone interview t ... ... as beaten. At a court hearing on Sunday, the teenager was released to nine days of house detention. ... ... and punished severely.” Unrest in East Jerusalem spread on Saturday to Israeli Arab towns, where protesters blocked roads with burning tyres and hurled stones at police and passing cars. In one wid ...
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 16:27:13 GMT

Analysis
hong kong: Change in the air
As Beijing seeks to ‘clarify’ the level of autonomy in the former British colony, a mood of rebellion against the mainland is growing
... cceptable, “Occupy Central” protesters have threatened to carry out their plan to bring a vital hong Kong business district to a halt. They would, in effect, be calling China’s bluff. How Beijin ... ... able, “Occupy Central” protesters have threatened to carry out their plan to bring a vital Hong kong business district to a halt. They would, in effect, be calling China’s bluff. How Beijing res ... ... beyond. Additional reporting by Julie Zhu and Wan Li @AsiaNewsDemetri @DavidPilling ... ... sted, it said, because Beijing allowed it. Alex Chow, a student leader who was one of more than 500 arrested after the July 1 march, said the white paper was like a “nuclear bomb that infuriated the ... ... gs, some people jumped to the unproven conclusion that mainland forces were somehow behind it. In 2012, protesters forced the Hong Kong government to abandon a plan to introduce “national education ... ... nment does not put forward a proposal on universal suffrage deemed acceptable, “Occupy Central” protesters have threatened to carry out their plan to bring a vital Hong Kong business district to a ...
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:32:48 GMT

Europe
Germany arrests ‘US double agent’
The apprehension of a 31-year-old German national is likely to inflame tensions between Berlin and Washington over US surveillance
... n the arrest. As a rule, Germany’s security agency does not comment on ongoing criminal inquiries. ... ... n the arrest. As a rule, Germany’s security agency does not comment on ongoing criminal inquiries. ... ... n the arrest. As a rule, Germany’s security agency does not comment on ongoing criminal inquiries. ... ... by “British and US intelligence agencies”. BND was not immediately available for comment on the arrest. As a rule, Germany’s security agency does not comment on ongoing criminal inquiries. ... ... n the arrest. As a rule, Germany’s security agency does not comment on ongoing criminal inquiries. ... ... n the arrest. As a rule, Germany’s security agency does not comment on ongoing criminal inquiries. ...
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 16:10:42 GMT

China
Patten attacks China over hong kong
The last governor of the former British colony says that China should not attempt to undermine judicial independence in the territory
... re being questioned or undermined.” The white paper said “outside forces” were interfering in hong Kong’s affairs, which came after China criticised the UK and US consuls-general for speaking ... ... ing questioned or undermined.” The white paper said “outside forces” were interfering in Hong kong’s affairs, which came after China criticised the UK and US consuls-general for speaking about ... ... US consuls-general for speaking about democracy in the Chinese territory. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... US consuls-general for speaking about democracy in the Chinese territory. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... US consuls-general for speaking about democracy in the Chinese territory. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri ... ... s-general for speaking about democracy in the Chinese territory. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri ...
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:30:36 GMT

China
HK police arrest pro-democracy protesters
More than 500 people were arrested for unlawful assembly in the culmination of a day of protests in which thousands of residents joined a march to push for democracy
... At a speech given earlier in the day, Mr Leung called on the public to safeguard the stability of hong Kong, which he said was vital in maintaining the city’s economic prosperity. Additional repo ... ... a speech given earlier in the day, Mr Leung called on the public to safeguard the stability of Hong kong, which he said was vital in maintaining the city’s economic prosperity. Additional reporting ... ... p on the territory. Organisers put the number of marchers at 510,000, according to local media. The police estimate was 98,600, which would still be the largest number at any public protest since 2004 ... ... 511 people for unlawful assembly and for preventing authorities from carrying out their duties. The arrests followed a demonstration on Tuesday that saw huge crowds marching through Hong Kong’s stre ... ... he number 689, the number of votes that gave incumbent chief executive Leung Chun-ying victory in 2012. Tensions were further inflamed when China published its first white paper on Hong Kong last mon ... ... six hours after the demonstration began. Flanked by security officials in lime-coloured vests, some protesters sang the Cantonese version of “Do You Hear the People Sing?” from the musical Les Mis ...
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 04:20:45 GMT

Politics Amp Policy
NI police chief calls for Troubles unit
Outgoing chief constable Matt Baggott says a new authority is needed to investigate unsolved offences, enabling PSNI to deal with day-to-day operations
... after the Good Friday Agreement. The report, by Lady Justice Hallett, is to be published on July 17. ... ... after the Good Friday Agreement. The report, by Lady Justice Hallett, is to be published on July 17. ... ... tt suggested that the resulting political deadlock was hampering the PSNI’s ability to do routine police work. “While we are dealing with the past we are not dealing sufficiently with the present, ... ... t during the Troubles went to the top of the public and political agenda earlier this year with the arrest of Gerry Adams, the leader of Sinn Féin, as part of the PSNI’s investigation of a notoriou ... ... id. Mr Baggott is stepping down two weeks before the climax of the loyalist marching season on July 12. There are fears that the deadlock has created a climate where clashes are inevitable between the ... ... after the Good Friday Agreement. The report, by Lady Justice Hallett, is to be published on July 17. ...
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:27:00 GMT

Management
A brand new weapon for Colombia’s coffee police
Innovative technology is being used to fight the bean fraudsters who try to pass off cheap produce as premium
... able.“This technology gives security to the buyer that the coffee is Colombian,” says Mr Posada. ... ... able.“This technology gives security to the buyer that the coffee is Colombian,” says Mr Posada. ... ... ct’s reputation. Traditionally reliant on taste testing and caffeine analysis, the FNC’s coffee police now have a new weapon to help them in their efforts to protect the brand.They are using near ... ... able.“This technology gives security to the buyer that the coffee is Colombian,” says Mr Posada. ... ... able.“This technology gives security to the buyer that the coffee is Colombian,” says Mr Posada. ... ... able.“This technology gives security to the buyer that the coffee is Colombian,” says Mr Posada. ...
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:59:37 GMT

Columnists
hong kong’s democratic aims are real
Having made fortunes by cozying up to Beijing, the establishment is in no hurry to turn voting over to the great unwashed
... ost certainly not tolerate any such thing on its territory, even in a quasi-autonomous city. Nor is hong Kong united in its quest for democratic rights. Much of the establishment, which has made a for ... ... ertainly not tolerate any such thing on its territory, even in a quasi-autonomous city. Nor is Hong kong united in its quest for democratic rights. Much of the establishment, which has made a fortune ... ... ts the true definition of a farce, there you have it. david.pilling@ft.com Twitter: @davidpilling ... ... ts the true definition of a farce, there you have it. david.pilling@ft.com Twitter: @davidpilling ... ... ts the true definition of a farce, there you have it. david.pilling@ft.com Twitter: @davidpilling ... ... ts the true definition of a farce, there you have it. david.pilling@ft.com Twitter: @davidpilling ...
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:13:05 GMT

Asia-Pacific Equities
Vanke makes strong debut in hong kong
Chinese property developer is third company to perform such a transfer to hong kong, which does not involve raising any fresh capital from investors
... of just 2.65 per cent over 5 years, or 195 basis points over US Treasuries. At an event to mark the hong Kong trading debut, Vanke chairman Wang Shi told reporters the company was engaged in talks wit ... ... st 2.65 per cent over 5 years, or 195 basis points over US Treasuries. At an event to mark the Hong kong trading debut, Vanke chairman Wang Shi told reporters the company was engaged in talks with int ... ... y was engaged in talks with international investors over selling a strategic stake in the business. ... ... y was engaged in talks with international investors over selling a strategic stake in the business. ... ... y was engaged in talks with international investors over selling a strategic stake in the business. ... ... y was engaged in talks with international investors over selling a strategic stake in the business. ...
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:38:35 GMT

Uk
Barristers’ pay falls 12% in two years
Incomes are depressed because of oversupply and increased competition caused by a steady stream of new entrants and cuts to the UK’s legal aid budget
... expectations have led to some chickens coming home to roost.” Additional reporting by Jane Croft ... ... expectations have led to some chickens coming home to roost.” Additional reporting by Jane Croft ... ... expectations have led to some chickens coming home to roost.” Additional reporting by Jane Croft ... ... expectations have led to some chickens coming home to roost.” Additional reporting by Jane Croft ... ... risters shot up over the same two-year timeframe by 19 per cent, from 11,000 in 2010 to 13,000 in 2012, according to the figures. Jonathan Fisher QC, a barrister who specialises in financial-crime cas ... ... expectations have led to some chickens coming home to roost.” Additional reporting by Jane Croft ...
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 17:36:00 GMT

Chinese police station attacked in Xinjiang
Authorities in Xinjiang have arrested dozens of suspects in recent weeks for spreading propaganda, possessing banned weapons and other crimes
... gion, the most direct indication yet that China’s leaders want to address the causes of violence. ... ... gion, the most direct indication yet that China’s leaders want to address the causes of violence. ... ... off explosives. police shot and killed 13 attackers at the scene,” Xinhua said, adding that three police were slightly wounded. In 2012, seven attackers were shot dead after killing 13 people in a k ... ... nming. The rise in violence has prompted a crackdown on violent crime. Authorities in Xinjiang have arrested dozens of suspects in recent weeks for spreading extremist propaganda, possessing banned we ... ... led 13 attackers at the scene,” Xinhua said, adding that three police were slightly wounded. In 2012, seven attackers were shot dead after killing 13 people in a knife attack in Yecheng, also known ... ... gion, the most direct indication yet that China’s leaders want to address the causes of violence. ...
Sat, 21 Jun 2014 10:45:06 GMT

Music
hong kong Philharmonic Orchestra, hong kong Cultural Centre
The world premiere of a ‘Quintessence’, a new work by hong kong-born composer Fung Lam, brought the orchestra’s 40th-anniversary season into focus
... th the world premiere of Quintessence by the orchestra’s 35-year-old resident composer Fung Lam. hong Kong-born Lam has spent 17 years in London, resulting in three BBC commissions, most recently f ... ... e world premiere of Quintessence by the orchestra’s 35-year-old resident composer Fung Lam. Hong kong-born Lam has spent 17 years in London, resulting in three BBC commissions, most recently for th ... ... an Zweden, their playing is also fiery and earthy, indeed achieving a higher level. hkphil.org ... ... an Zweden, their playing is also fiery and earthy, indeed achieving a higher level. hkphil.org ... ... -born Lam has spent 17 years in London, resulting in three BBC commissions, most recently for the 2012 Proms. His career carries particular resonance in this former British territory, where finding a ... ... an Zweden, their playing is also fiery and earthy, indeed achieving a higher level. hkphil.org ...
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:06:46 GMT

China
China arrests civil rights lawyer
Human rights groups protest the arrest of Chinese civil rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, who was active in the campaign to abolish labour camps
... ucational opportunities for the children of migrant workers. With additional reporting by Zhang Yan ... ... ucational opportunities for the children of migrant workers. With additional reporting by Zhang Yan ... ... to 13 years in prison if convicted of both alleged crimes. Mr Pu, 49, had already been detained by police for more than a month before his formal arrest was announced on Friday. He was detained after ... ... ged crimes. Mr Pu, 49, had already been detained by police for more than a month before his formal arrest was announced on Friday. He was detained after attending a private commemoration of the 25th ... ... for the children of migrant workers. With additional reporting by Zhang Yan ... ... ucational opportunities for the children of migrant workers. With additional reporting by Zhang Yan ...
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 06:02:23 GMT

Financials
Goldman and Bain pay $121m to end lawsuit
Lawsuits alleged the companies agreed with other private equity groups to fix price of some of the biggest ever leveraged buyout acquisitions
... are confident in prevailing in both the upcoming interim motions and at trial, should one occur.” ... ... are confident in prevailing in both the upcoming interim motions and at trial, should one occur.” ... ... HCA and Freescale were among 19 examples cited by the complainants in amended complaints led by the police and Fire Retirement System of the City of Detroit, a public pension fund. The lawsuit is part ... ... are confident in prevailing in both the upcoming interim motions and at trial, should one occur.” ... ... ing interim motions and at trial, should one occur.” ... ... are confident in prevailing in both the upcoming interim motions and at trial, should one occur.” ...
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:26:01 GMT

China
China warns hong kong over autonomy
Former British colony is growing concerned over the future of democracy in a city that has always prided itself on being freer than mainland China
... to use hong Kong to interfere in China’s domestic affairs”. Beijing and its representatives in hong Kong have in the recent past criticised the US and UK consuls general for making comments about ... ... se Hong kong to interfere in China’s domestic affairs”. Beijing and its representatives in Hong kong have in the recent past criticised the US and UK consuls general for making comments about the ... ... mments about the future of democracy. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri Additional reporting by Julie Zhu ... ... mments about the future of democracy. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri Additional reporting by Julie Zhu ... ... mments about the future of democracy. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri Additional reporting by Julie Zhu ... ... mments about the future of democracy. Twitter: @AsiaNewsDemetri Additional reporting by Julie Zhu ...
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:28:08 GMT

Asia-Pacific
Sending hong kong’s elderly to China
hong kong is heading towards a crisis in housing for the elderly
... place at a subsidised care home, a waiting time of 20 to 30 months and a rapidly ageing population, hong Kong is heading towards a crisis in housing for the elderly. To try and mitigate the problem, t ... ... at a subsidised care home, a waiting time of 20 to 30 months and a rapidly ageing population, Hong kong is heading towards a crisis in housing for the elderly. To try and mitigate the problem, the go ... ... FT’s Amie Tsang examines whether exporting its elderly to China is a viable solution. More video ... ... FT’s Amie Tsang examines whether exporting its elderly to China is a viable solution. More video ... ... FT’s Amie Tsang examines whether exporting its elderly to China is a viable solution. More video ... ... FT’s Amie Tsang examines whether exporting its elderly to China is a viable solution. More video ...
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:49:50 GMT



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hong kong's Cathay Skies
Allowing Jetstar to open for business is good for hong kong.
... to competition is always government power harnessed to the interests of influential incumbents. If hong Kong's government is serious about competition, it will approve Jetstar's application. ... ... ompetition is always government power harnessed to the interests of influential incumbents. If Hong kong's government is serious about competition, it will approve Jetstar's application. ... ... will approve Jetstar's application. ... ... will approve Jetstar's application. ... ... :38 pm Volume (Delayed 20m) : 12.85M P/E Ratio ... ... will approve Jetstar's application. ...
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:40:51 EDT

hong kong News
Apps Speed Up, and Often Muddle, protesters' Messages
The expansion of social media tools has helped hong kong’s protesters rapidly mobilize support, but it has also added to the cacophony of noise and mixed messages that have hobbled the city’s democracy movement.
... idea: It sent a team of 50 people armed with megaphones and leaflets to different districts across hong Kong, hoping to “spread the message and mobilize people,” said spokesman ... ... : It sent a team of 50 people armed with megaphones and leaflets to different districts across Hong kong, hoping to “spread the message and mobilize people,” said spokesman ... ... edia groups that help rally the movement’s foot soldiers. In the early days of the protests, when police clashed with demonstrators, leaders sent out urgent messages on Facebook calling on activists ... ... Steger contributed to this article. ... ... Yield N/A Rev. per Employee $359,112 ... ... has 10 people who are loosely charged with keeping its Facebook page fresh. But many rank-and-file protesters either don’t follow the Facebook pages because they have other preferred options—or t ...
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:29:04 EDT

Digits
U.K. Businesses Don’t Share Cybercrime Intel With police, Met Chief Says
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, London’s police commissioner, said cyber-crime has created a new urgency in convincing businesses that they need to share information about cyber-attacks on their systems with the police.
... e state actor who may be involved.” ... ... e state actor who may be involved.” ... ... te actors, but rarely will they share that information with the police,” he said. “They say the police will be overwhelmed. I tell them that if they don’t tell us I can guarantee we won’t do a ... ... by 300 officers. Eventually, FALCON will be staffed by 500 officers, he said. The unit has made 79 arrests since August, he said. But their main challenge comes from the very people they are trying t ... ... e state actor who may be involved.” ... ... e state actor who may be involved.” ...
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:35:01 EDT

The People S Money
Another Reason for hong kong Protests
The People’s Money: protesters in hong kong are unhappy with Beijing’s refusal to allow full democracy in 2017. But there is a less-remarked factor fueling the demonstrations.
... ed negatively in hong Kong. A week after Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Beijing with dozens of hong Kong tycoons, the current protests broke out. Their scale took many observers by surprise. Wri ... ... gatively in Hong kong. A week after Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Beijing with dozens of Hong kong tycoons, the current protests broke out. Their scale took many observers by surprise. Write to ... ... Write to Wei Gu at wei.gu@wsj.com ... ... Write to Wei Gu at wei.gu@wsj.com ... ... ose companies control a range of businesses from power to property, has seen his wealth swell from $12.4 billion in 1997 to $31.4 billion currently, according to Forbes. Hong Kong’s government has r ... ... ’t afford not to work. A cleaning lady broke into tears, fearful of losing a day’s income, when protesters barred her from entering government offices. Workers in hotels and restaurants have seen ...
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:11:56 EDT

hong kong News
hong kong protesters Plan to Step Up Civil Disobedience
A day before planned talks between the hong kong government and representatives of student protesters, the three main protest groups indicated a new tack in their campaign that has occupied parts of the city.
... ndicated a new tack in their campaign that has occupied parts of the city. Two student groups—the hong Kong Federation of Students and Scholarism—as well as activist movement Occupy Central said t ... ... ted a new tack in their campaign that has occupied parts of the city. Two student groups—the Hong kong Federation of Students and Scholarism—as well as activist movement Occupy Central said they w ... ... e to Fiona Law at fiona.law@wsj.com ... ... e to Fiona Law at fiona.law@wsj.com ... ... e to Fiona Law at fiona.law@wsj.com ... ... G KONG—A day before planned talks between the Hong Kong government and representatives of student protesters, the three main protest groups indicated a new tack in their campaign that has occupied p ...
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 03:17:56 EDT

U K News
U.K. Terror arrests Bolster Plot Fears
The arrest of four men by British police on suspicion of terror-attack planning underscores how long-held fears are starting to be realized about foreign fighters returning from Syria to Europe to launch terrorist plots.
... an-Low at cassell.bryan-low@wsj.com ... ... an-Low at cassell.bryan-low@wsj.com ... ... said that the case confirmed the drumbeat around terrorism had intensified and the police needed to be more interventionist. “And a lot of it is linked back to Syria and Iraq...thes ... ... d we believe we are on top of things, but there are some concerns about the people we are having to arrest.” —Nicholas Winning contributed to this article. Write to Cassell Bryan-Low at casse ... ... an-Low at cassell.bryan-low@wsj.com ... ... an-Low at cassell.bryan-low@wsj.com ...
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 02:31:35 EDT

NY Crime
Asthmatic Man Dies After arrest in Queens
A 46-year-old asthmatic man who fled from police died Wednesday shortly after he was arrested on an outstanding warrant, the New York police Department said.
... llwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... llwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... Affairs Bureau is investigating the case, which is standard procedure in cases involving a death in police custody. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death. Write to Pervaiz Shallwani ... ... ny for allegedly stealing an iPad Mini, police said. Queens Criminal Court issued a warrant for his arrest on Sept. 17 after he failed to appear in court. The NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau is inves ... ... llwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ... ... llwani at pervaiz.shallwani@wsj.com ...
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:38:25 EDT

hong kong News
hong kong Protest Groups Show Strains Ahead of Talks
Students and government officials in hong kong sniped at one another on Wednesday, a day after agreeing to formal talks, as strains showed among protest groups that have paralyzed parts of the city for 11 days.
... Demonstrator sleeps outside the Central Government Offices in hong Kong Billy H.C.Kwok for The Wall Street Journal ... ... Demonstrator sleeps outside the Central Government Offices in Hong kong Billy H.C.Kwok for The Wall Street Journal ... ... organized group used its Facebook page to mobilize its members on Sept. 28, hours before Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters. The group has about 120 members participating in the prote ... ... to Jason Chow at jason.chow@wsj.com ... ... s on Sept. 28, hours before Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters. The group has about 120 members participating in the protests, dispersed over the three protest sites, with the bulk of ... ... od of Mong Kok. Civic Passion has tents at each site, distributing bottled water and food to fellow protesters. Each tent has a sound system for its members to “share thoughts and feelings,” Civic ...
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:22:32 EDT

Technology
Google's Schmidt Says Encrypted Phones Won't Thwart police
Google’s Eric Schmidt gave Silicon Valley’s first public retort in a renewed debate on how far technology companies should go to protect phone data, saying plans wouldn’t undermine law enforcement.
... anny Yadron at danny.yadron@wsj.com ... ... anny Yadron at danny.yadron@wsj.com ... ... ould begin encrypting data on their phones in ways that would prevent them from unscrambling it for police—even with a warrant. The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, ... ... anny Yadron at danny.yadron@wsj.com ... ... anny Yadron at danny.yadron@wsj.com ... ... anny Yadron at danny.yadron@wsj.com ...
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 21:56:14 EDT

China S World
hong kong Tumult Derails 'One China' Dream
China’s World: One of the most significant outcomes of the rallies in hong kong over the past weeks has been to further diminish whatever was left of Beijing’s hope of bringing Taiwan into its fold.
... antly clear: Since formal independence would provoke a war, they’ll settle for the status quo. In hong Kong, the battles for democracy have come too late. China is now in control, and the students d ... ... clear: Since formal independence would provoke a war, they’ll settle for the status quo. In Hong kong, the battles for democracy have come too late. China is now in control, and the students demand ... ... rew Browne at andrew.browne@wsj.com ... ... rew Browne at andrew.browne@wsj.com ... ... rew Browne at andrew.browne@wsj.com ... ... rew Browne at andrew.browne@wsj.com ...
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 21:41:07 EDT

hong kong News
hong kong Leader Faces Scrutiny Over Payment
A $6.4 million payment to hong kong’s leader—part of a noncompete deal made several months before he took office—appeared to give his detractors ammunition in the middle of a tense political standoff.
... It gets about half its revenue from the U.S., with the balance coming from Europe, Asia, including hong Kong and China, and Australia. Private-equity firm TPG earlier this year led a consortium that ... ... ets about half its revenue from the U.S., with the balance coming from Europe, Asia, including Hong kong and China, and Australia. Private-equity firm TPG earlier this year led a consortium that agree ... ... make a disclosure under existing reporting rules for the chief executive. Last month, an attempt by police to deploy tear gas and pepper spray to defuse protests prompted a public backlash against Mr. ... ... Glynn contributed to this article. ... ... e Inc. U.S.: NYSE $126.40 +0.73 +0.58% ... ... ash against Mr. Leung’s government, resulting in even more protesters taking to the streets. Many protesters have called on Mr. Leung to step down, saying that he hasn’t sufficiently conveyed the ...
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 19:31:00 EDT

China News
hong kong Protests Still On as Talks Set
Pro-democracy protests that have rocked the city for days continued to snarl traffic and delay commuters even though the number of demonstrators in the streets has dwindled significantly.
... es last week. It was unclear whether any restrictions remained in place, and some tour operators in hong Kong and mainland China said Tuesday that the suspension hadn’t yet been lifted. —Te-Pi ... ... st week. It was unclear whether any restrictions remained in place, and some tour operators in Hong kong and mainland China said Tuesday that the suspension hadn’t yet been lifted. —Te-Ping Ch ... ... otest areas as it would jeopardize the discussions, and reiterated his anger at the use of force by police against students, including tear gas. ... ... nny Hsu contributed to this article. ... ... nny Hsu contributed to this article. ... ... ghfares. Crowds swelled once again on Tuesday night, as the student federation made direct pleas to protesters to stay on the streets. Mr. Shum insisted that the students weren’t losing bargaining p ...
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 02:41:11 EDT

Spanish
Video: Cómo se desarrolló Occupy Central en hong kong
Hace menos de dos semanas, el mundo vio a los manifestantes de hong kong defenderse del gas lacrimógeno y spray de pimienta de la policía. Eva Tam de The Wall Street Journal habla sobre los sucesos clave del movimiento Occupy Central.
... Hace menos de dos semanas, el mundo vio a los manifestantes de hong Kong defenderse del gas lacrimógeno y spray de pimienta de la policía. Eva Tam de The Wall St ... ... Hace menos de dos semanas, el mundo vio a los manifestantes de Hong kong defenderse del gas lacrimógeno y spray de pimienta de la policía. Eva Tam de The Wall Street ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:02:09 EDT

hong kong News
hong kong Struggles to Resolve Standoff
hong kong’s student protesters and government officials planned to hold a third meeting but appeared to be no closer to resolving a standoff that has rocked the city for 11 days, leaving a dwindling number of demonstrators in the streets in limbo.
... es to carry 24 children from the southern district to a kindergarten located in the eastern side of hong Kong Island due to the serious traffic congestion. “The road conditions were even worse than ... ... carry 24 children from the southern district to a kindergarten located in the eastern side of Hong kong Island due to the serious traffic congestion. “The road conditions were even worse than when ... ... e protests appeared to be running out. Protest sites were quiet again on Tuesday with onlookers and police occasionally outnumbering the demonstrators. Commuters, parents and shopkeepers grumbled over ... ... i Trivedi at anjani.trivedi@wsj.com ... ... i Trivedi at anjani.trivedi@wsj.com ... ... Monday evening to thank them for tolerating the inconvenience caused by the protest. “I think the protesters could consider a retreat if the government shows sincerity in the coming talks. Everyone ...
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 02:41:02 EDT

A-hed
In Spain, Soul-Searching After a Statue Wins a police Medal
MÁLAGA, Spain—The latest winner of Spain’s Gold Medal of police Merit never walked a beat or made an arrest. True, she never flinched in the face of danger. But that is because she can’t move.
... gin say? A statue can’t speak.” ... ... gin say? A statue can’t speak.” ... ... ifixion and resurrection of Christ. There was no popular outcry in Málaga when Spain’s national police chief pinned the medal to the statue’s jewel-bedecked, red-and-gold robes in April. “It ... ... A, Spain—The latest winner of Spain’s Gold Medal of Police Merit never walked a beat or made an arrest. True, she never flinched in the face of danger. But that is because she can’t move. Reachi ... ... gin say? A statue can’t speak.” ... ... gin say? A statue can’t speak.” ...
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 00:39:43 EDT

Spanish
Disminuyen las protestas en hong kong
Los estudiantes que se manifiestan en favor de un mayor nivel de democracia y los funcionarios gubernamentales de hong kong no habían acercado posturas el lunes tras once días de conflicto en la ciudad semiautónoma china, mientras un número decrecien
... s para las elecciones en hong Kong con el fin de hacerlas más democráticas pero ni el Gobierno de hong Kong ni el chino han dado muestras de acceder a las peticiones de los estudiantes. --Juro Osa ... ... a las elecciones en Hong kong con el fin de hacerlas más democráticas pero ni el Gobierno de Hong kong ni el chino han dado muestras de acceder a las peticiones de los estudiantes. --Juro Osawa, J ... ... hiu contribuyeron a este artículo ... ... hiu contribuyeron a este artículo ... ... hiu contribuyeron a este artículo ... ... hiu contribuyeron a este artículo ...
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:42:34 EDT

NY Region
police Investigate Attorney Sanford Rubenstein on Assault Claim
The New York City police Department is investigating an allegation that a prominent defense attorney who has worked on several high-profile cases with the Rev. Al Sharpton sexually assaulted a woman in his home, said a law-enforcement official famili
... Bashan contributed to this article. ... ... Bashan contributed to this article. ... ... worked with Mr. Sharpton and the family of Eric Garner, a man who died in July on Staten Island as police attempted to take him into custody. —Yoni Bashan contributed to this article. ... ... there from a birthday party for Mr. Sharpton, said the official. Mr. Rubenstein, who hasn’t been arrested or charged, didn’t respond to a request for comment. An attorney for Mr. Rubenstein repor ... ... Bashan contributed to this article. ... ... Bashan contributed to this article. ...
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 23:01:53 EDT

Business
Becton Dickinson to Buy CareFusion for $12.2 Billion
Becton, Dickinson agreed to buy CareFusion for $12.2 billion in a combination designed to provide a full range of products for hospital systems.
... Rockoff at Jonathan.Rockoff@wsj.com ... ... Rockoff at Jonathan.Rockoff@wsj.com ... ... Rockoff at Jonathan.Rockoff@wsj.com ... ... Rockoff at Jonathan.Rockoff@wsj.com ... ... in a $12.2 billion deal designed to provide a full range of medical products to hospitals, which are under ... ... Rockoff at Jonathan.Rockoff@wsj.com ...
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 21:01:51 EDT

Call for Retreat Divides hong kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’

... Demonstranten in hongkong räumen Barrikaden ab Hewlett-P ... ... Demonstranten in Hongkong räumen Barrikaden ab Hewlett-Packa ... ... 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. ... ... ay. The government later met with protest leaders. Copyright 2012 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved This copy is for your personal, non-commercial u ... ... Call for Retreat Divides Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’ SITTING TIGHT: protesters camp behind an umbrella in the Mong Kok neighborhood Sunday. The government later met wit ...
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 20:27:00 EDT

Spanish
Los manifestantes de hong kong, divididos tras un llamado a retirarse
Los manifestantes a favor de la democracia hicieron un llamamiento el domingo para retirarse de dos zonas que han sido bastiones de las protestas en hong kong, con el fin de que los ciudadanos que participan en las concentraciones se dirijan hacia el
... s de manifestantes que en primer lugar se reunieron en torno a la sede del gobierno en el centro de hong Kong el 26 de septiembre, pero la multitud se desplegó a Causeway Bay y Mong Kok, y aumentó d ... ... manifestantes que en primer lugar se reunieron en torno a la sede del gobierno en el centro de Hong kong el 26 de septiembre, pero la multitud se desplegó a Causeway Bay y Mong Kok, y aumentó despu ... ... iu contribuyeron a este artículo. ... ... iu contribuyeron a este artículo. ... ... iu contribuyeron a este artículo. ... ... iu contribuyeron a este artículo. ...
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 11:45:28 EDT

hong kong News
hong kong protesters Face Looming Deadline to Clear Streets
As a government ultimatum to clear the streets nears, hong kong pro-democracy protesters began dismantling one of three protest sites as police appeared to stick with a strategy of avoiding force.
... eize the opportunity and explain the situation in hong Kong directly to those abroad who care about hong Kong and to clarify any unnecessary misunderstandings,” he said. Meanwhile, senior police off ... ... the opportunity and explain the situation in Hong kong directly to those abroad who care about Hong kong and to clarify any unnecessary misunderstandings,” he said. Meanwhile, senior police officers ... ... e on the front line and that is why they are reluctant to do something that could harm them.” The police are sticking with a tactic of allowing students to make the first move to break the impasse. ... ... ekend in Mong Kok, where angry crowds had attacked protesters who had occupied the area. Police had arrested dozens people in the area for fighting and illegal gathering, some of whom were suspected o ... ... a Lamar contributed to this article. ... ... ey can perform that I do not know.” In Admiralty—the epicenter of the protests—the mood among protesters remains upbeat and defiant, even though the crowds had thinned significantly by Sunday mo ...
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 03:42:54 EDT

hong kong News
hong kong Students Say Protests Will Continue
The hong kong Federation of Students, one of the groups behind the pro-democracy protests, said Sunday that the demonstrations won’t end because there has been no progress on political reform.
... aid Chief Secretary Carrie Lam, the city’s No. 2 official, is ready to start discussions with the hong Kong Federation of Students at any time on setting up these talks. At the same time, the city ... ... hief Secretary Carrie Lam, the city’s No. 2 official, is ready to start discussions with the Hong kong Federation of Students at any time on setting up these talks. At the same time, the city’s go ... ... ing clashes and derailing scheduled talks with the government aimed at defusing the crisis. Citing police inaction over the attacks, the Federation of Students said late Friday it had decided to shel ... ... to Jeffrey Ng at jeffrey.ng@wsj.com ... ... to Jeffrey Ng at jeffrey.ng@wsj.com ... ... e on setting up these talks. At the same time, the city’s government has made two requests to the protesters, urging them to remove obstructions and reopen access to the government headquarters, as ...
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 03:34:00 EDT

China S World
hong kong Views of Democracy Diverge
China’s World: Older hong kongers remember having far less say in the city’s fate, while many younger ones want far more.
... s. Mr. Tsang, the village elder, expresses some of the popular frustrations with the protesters. In hong Kong, he says, there’s freedom to work and freedom to live. “How can people criticize?” ... ... . Tsang, the village elder, expresses some of the popular frustrations with the protesters. In Hong kong, he says, there’s freedom to work and freedom to live. “How can people criticize?” Write ... ... rew Browne at andrew.browne@wsj.com ... ... rew Browne at andrew.browne@wsj.com ... ... rew Browne at andrew.browne@wsj.com ... ... ning on students. Mr. Tsang, the village elder, expresses some of the popular frustrations with the protesters. In Hong Kong, he says, there’s freedom to work and freedom to live. “How can people ...
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 00:13:05 EDT

U S News
Harvard police Say Threats Likely Originated Outside U.S.
Harvard University police said Saturday that hundreds of death threats emailed to students on Friday may have originated overseas, and that their initial investigation suggested the threats may not be credible.
... .S. Department of Homeland Security. ... ... .S. Department of Homeland Security. ... ... mmediate threat of violence to evacuate, hide out, or as a last resort, take action—which Harvard police said were developed with guidance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. ... ... .S. Department of Homeland Security. ... ... .S. Department of Homeland Security. ... ... .S. Department of Homeland Security. ...
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 18:45:21 EDT

Asia News
Study Pressure Builds on hong kong Students
With mid-term exams looming for many of hong kong’s pro-democracy student protesters, keeping up with their studies is becoming increasingly stressful.
... so far still handed in all their course assignments, even though they have missed a few classes. At hong Kong Baptist University, ... ... r still handed in all their course assignments, even though they have missed a few classes. At Hong kong Baptist University, Timo ... ... n Hong Kong builds on student protesters who have clashing with local crowds and faced threats from police, another stress looms for many of them—school. Education is taken very seriously in Hong Ko ... ... to Juro Osawa at juro.osawa@wsj.com ... ... to Juro Osawa at juro.osawa@wsj.com ... ... ts who are participating in the movement are trying to keep up with their studies. When hundreds of protesters camped outside Hong Kong government headquarters from Thursday night to Friday morning, V ...
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 06:20:00 EDT

Asia News
Chinese Media Switch Gears on hong kong Protests
As the protests continue in hong kong, Chinese media have gone from ignoring them to loudly condemning them, without actually explaining why they are happening.
... on the website of the official Xinhua News Agency Friday recounted the Mong Kok incident. It quoted hong Kong authorities imploring remaining demonstrators to disperse. Write to Brian Spegele at bria ... ... e website of the official Xinhua News Agency Friday recounted the Mong Kok incident. It quoted Hong kong authorities imploring remaining demonstrators to disperse. Write to Brian Spegele at brian.spe ... ... descended on the demonstrators. The commentary, like earlier ones, expressed support for Hong Kong police, saying their handling of the demonstrations had been beyond reproach. A brief article on the ... ... an Spegele at brian.spegele@wsj.com ... ... an Spegele at brian.spegele@wsj.com ... ... that reinforce the idea that Hong Kong could spiral into chaos. After Hong Kong police clashed with protesters and launched tear gas to disperse crowds on Sept. 28, the Global Times, a widely circulat ...
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 05:26:00 EDT

hong kong News
More Attacks on hong kong protesters
Angry crowds descended on pro-democracy protesters in hong kong again Saturday, in a fresh round of violence that has derailed scheduled talks with the government aimed at defusing the crisis.
... possible compromise between the hong Kong government and the protesters would be the resignation of hong Kong’s Chief Executive ... ... ble compromise between the Hong kong government and the protesters would be the resignation of Hong kong’s Chief Executive Leun ... ... Last week, when the government pulled back police and allowed protesters to occupy city streets, it hoped that public opinion would eventually ... ... ticism of the police presence as insufficient was “unfair and without evidence.” He said police arrested 19 men in Mong Kok for fighting and illegal gathering, eight of whom were suspected of havi ... ... rew Browne at andrew.browne@wsj.com ... ... Leung Chun-ying, something the protesters had called for earlier in the week, and the composition of the committee charged with vet ...
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 03:39:16 EDT

World News
hong kong police's Reputation as 'Asia's Finest' Takes Hit
Images of hong kong police firing tear gas Sunday against peaceful pro-democracy protesters spread around the world, hitting the force’s hard-won reputation as “Asia’s Finest.”
... years in Wanchai, a district bordered on the east and west by demonstrations, said that while, as a hong Kong citizen, he “understood the desire for democracy,” the crowds have “affected public ... ... in Wanchai, a district bordered on the east and west by demonstrations, said that while, as a Hong kong citizen, he “understood the desire for democracy,” the crowds have “affected public life. ... ... a business development manager at an European company. One police officer, who has worked for more than five years in Wanchai, a district bordered on the east ... ... trict, intervening only after hours of violent confrontations. Early Saturday, police said they had arrested 19 men in Mong Kok for fighting and illegal gathering, eight of whom were suspected of havi ... ... e police got results: 1,061 cases of crime were reported for every 100,000 people in Hong Kong in 2012, down from 1,159 in 2000, according to the Hong Kong Digest of Statistics, an annual government p ... ... ease.” “I feel sorry for the front-line police officers. It was necessary for them to clear the protesters from the major roads,” said ...
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 02:56:41 EDT

The Saturday Essay
Will China Crush the hong kong Protests?
The Saturday Essay: Twenty-five years after China’s brutal suppression of protests in Tiananmen Square, a new generation of students is filling the streets of hong kong. Orville Schell on whether China’s new leader will compromise or crack down.
... Will China Crush the hong Kong Protests? ... ... Will China Crush the Hong kong Protests? ... ... challenge, we can only hope that he will surprise us with a different reaction. The fact that armed police in Hong Kong were withdrawn after firing tear gas and creating a near riot suggests that the ... ... A Tale of Two Africas ... ... A Tale of Two Africas ... ... age for now to avoid the disastrous model of 1989, when the perceived effrontery and persistence of protesters finally incited the party leadership to react violently. Avoiding another such confrontat ...
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 02:44:02 EDT

hong kong News
In hong kong, a Family Divided
One family illustrates a generational battle that pits the vision of hong kong’s young people against elders unwilling to risk the gains they made in escaping poverty to make a decent living on China’s doorstep.
... Near began turning up at rallies. He also enrolled at City University of hong Kong to study creative media. His family’s apartment was so crowded that he worked with the l ... ... Near began turning up at rallies. He also enrolled at City University of Hong kong to study creative media. His family’s apartment was so crowded that he worked with the lights ... ... ear said he and other students grabbed barricades and started setting up roadblocks to prevent more police from rushing in. He slept outside that night and spent long hours at the protests over the fo ... ... e-Ping Chen at te-ping.chen@wsj.com ... ... e-Ping Chen at te-ping.chen@wsj.com ... ... ices in this densely populated city of seven million are among the highest in the world. Many young protesters said they were sneaking out of their houses to join rallies without telling their parents ...
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 02:31:48 EDT

Asia News
The 'Good Fighter' Face of hong kong
The woman hong kong’s embattled chief executive is sending to negotiate with protesters is known by the nickname “good fighter.”
... uted the drop in her popularity to increasing conflict over issues such as mainland women coming to hong Kong to give birth as well as the public’s distrust of Mr. Leung. — ... ... the drop in her popularity to increasing conflict over issues such as mainland women coming to Hong kong to give birth as well as the public’s distrust of Mr. Leung. — ... ... and Fiona Law at fiona.law@wsj.com ... ... and Fiona Law at fiona.law@wsj.com ... ... . People say he doesn’t fight for them. Carrie Lam doesn’t have that problem.” In September 2012, only two months after she joined Mr. Leung’s administration, Ms. Lam broke down in tears in a ... ... esponded to comment or interview requests. Ms. Lam gained a reputation as a peacemaker in 2007 when protesters had occupied a historic ferry pier to prevent it from being torn down. The demolition wen ...
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 22:14:43 EDT

China News
Clashes Break Out at hong kong Protests
Angry crowds descended on pro-democracy protesters in hong kong on Friday, causing clashes and threatening to derail talks with the government.
... lf of the city’s bus network has been affected by the various blockades. Schools in many parts of hong Kong island were closed Friday. Within the protest groups, signs of fatigue were apparent. “I ... ... the city’s bus network has been affected by the various blockades. Schools in many parts of Hong kong island were closed Friday. Within the protest groups, signs of fatigue were apparent. “I don ... ... y, authorities have stepped back from direct confrontations in an attempt to wait them out, but the police warnings and movement of antiriot gear appeared to mark the limits of the city’s willingnes ... ... and Mia Lamar at mia.lamar@wsj.com ... ... and Mia Lamar at mia.lamar@wsj.com ... ... ’t know how much longer we can go on,” said Alan Leung, 17. “I’ll be here, but we need more protesters to come, day and night. It’s going to be a long campaign.” —Isabella Steger, Fi ...
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:13:26 EDT

The People S Money
Protests Dim hong kong's Allure
The People’s Money: Pro-democracy protests are dealing another blow to the waning allure of hong kong as an offshore wealth center and shopping mecca for rich Chinese.
... t of Travelzoo, a website that advertises travel deals. “A string of incidents this year has hurt hong Kong’s image as a safe and friendly place to travel to.” ... ... Travelzoo, a website that advertises travel deals. “A string of incidents this year has hurt Hong kong’s image as a safe and friendly place to travel to.” ... ... and friendly place to travel to.” ... ... and friendly place to travel to.” ... ... and friendly place to travel to.” ... ... mocracy protests and those who oppose the demonstrations simmered in the Mongkok area of Hong Kong. protesters continued to block the entrance to the chief executive’s office, and some bank branches ...
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:01:07 EDT

World News
police arrest 2 for Thai Beach Killings
Thai police have arrested two migrant workers from Myanmar for killing two British tourists at the beach resort of Koh Tao last month, and said that DNA samples from the two men match those taken from the female victim.
... estioned whether the detainees had been provided sufficient legal and translation support. Pornpen Khongkachonkiet, director of Bangkok’s Cross Cultural Foundation said officials should make the DNA ... ... t at wilawan.watcharasakwet@wsj.com ... ... On Friday, though, he congratulated officers involved in the investigation. “We have to give the police recognition for their hard work,” Gen. Prayuth said. “No one can say the suspects are sca ... ... of the Tourism Industry Council of Surat Thani, the province where Koh Tao is located. “If we can arrest and punish the suspect soon, it would be better.” Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who als ... ... t at wilawan.watcharasakwet@wsj.com ... ... t at wilawan.watcharasakwet@wsj.com ...
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:21:38 EDT

World News
How Democratic Is hong kong?
While protesters in hong kong are still in the streets demanding democracy, it’s a good time to take a look at what democracy is, how democratic hong kong is at the moment and how it compares to countries around the world.
... designates it as a “flawed democracy.” The same as France. Corrections & Amplifications hong Kong is part of China. A previous version of the chart in this article labeled the places in th ... ... gnates it as a “flawed democracy.” The same as France. Corrections & Amplifications Hong kong is part of China. A previous version of the chart in this article labeled the places in the dem ... ... in the democracy list as countries. ... ... in the democracy list as countries. ... ... in the democracy list as countries. ... ... While protesters in Hong Kong are still in the streets demanding democracy, it’s a good time to take a l ...
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:16:09 EDT

Asian Business News
hong kong Protests Hit Tourist Arrivals
Evidence is mounting that hong kong’s pro-democracy protests are exacting an economic toll, with new data showing that tourist arrivals on the first day of a major weeklong holiday fell 7% from a year earlier.
... popular excursion destination for mainland tour groups to hong Kong. Fewer mainland tour groups to hong Kong would also mean a smaller number of Chinese travelers to Macau,” Mr. Wong said. Mr. Tse ... ... lar excursion destination for mainland tour groups to Hong kong. Fewer mainland tour groups to Hong kong would also mean a smaller number of Chinese travelers to Macau,” Mr. Wong said. Mr. Tse said ... ... Joanne Chiu at joanne.chiu@wsj.com ... ... Joanne Chiu at joanne.chiu@wsj.com ... ... line in visitors from mainland China was less pronounced—down just 2% from a year earlier to 157,212. Still, the decline stood in contrast to the first day of the Golden Week holidays in 2013, when ... ... in business. The length of the protests will determine the size of the impact. On Thursday, student protesters agreed to hold talks with the government in a potential sign of easing tensions. The prot ...
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 06:35:00 EDT

Business
hong kong Protests Weigh on Swiss Watch Industry
Time is running down on the Swiss watch industry’s boom, as democracy protests in hong kong exacerbate weak sales growth in Asia and Europe.
... an analyst at Kepler Chevreux, called the protests in hong Kong a “serious” problem for the industry that could get worse. Mr. Cox recently reduced hi ... ... an analyst at Kepler Chevreux, called the protests in Hong kong a “serious” problem for the industry that could get worse. Mr. Cox recently reduced his sal ... ... John Revill at john.revill@wsj.com ... ... John Revill at john.revill@wsj.com ... ... 16 pm Volume (Delayed 15m) : 112,748 P/E Ratio ... ... rotests in Hong Kong exacerbate already weak sales momentum in Asia and Europe. Since last Friday, protesters in Hong Kong have shut down traffic in one of the world’s biggest markets for luxury go ...
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 06:12:00 EDT



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