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UPDATE 1-Macau casino revenue drops in October as territory marks Chinese anniversary

01 Nov 2019

* U.S.-Sino trade war, weakening currency, protests weigh (Adds detail on revenues, context on Macau and China)

Hong Kong braces for Halloween havoc as protesters target party district

30 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong is bracing for a rowdy and possibly hugely dangerous Halloween on Thursday, when thousands of pro-democracy protesters, many wearing banned face masks, plan to combine with fancy-dress clubbers in the party district of Lan Kwai Fong.

Hong Kong bars activist Joshua Wong from district poll

29 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong authorities disqualified prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong on Tuesday from standing in upcoming district elections, a move likely to sow discord among anti-government demonstrators as an illegal Halloween march looms. | Video

World's luxury brands count costs of Hong Kong protests

02 Oct 2019

HONG KONG/PARIS/MILAN Global luxury brands from Prada to Cartier are counting the cost to their businesses of four months of unrest in Hong Kong that has kept tourists away and forced shops to shut, with upcoming results set to reveal the damage.

UPDATE 4-Barricades up, shutters down as Hong Kong marks Communist China's birthday

01 Oct 2019

* Tuesday marks 70th anniversary of People's Republic of China

Restive Hong Kong hunkers down as China's birthday celebrations begin

01 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong went into lockdown on Tuesday to ensure anti-government protests do not overshadow Chinese President Xi Jinping's commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Hong Kong leader says China 'respects and supports' withdrawal of extradition bill

05 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China "understands, respects and supports" her government's move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, part of measures she hoped would help the city "move forward" from months of unrest. | Video

Hongkongs Regierungschefin zieht Auslieferungsgesetz zurück

04 Sep 2019

Hongkong/Berlin Hongkongs Regierungschefin Carrie Lam hat sich den seit Monaten anhaltenden Protesten gebeugt und das umstrittene Auslieferungsgesetz zurückgenommen.

Insider - Hongkongs Regierung will Auslieferungsgesetz zurückziehen

04 Sep 2019

Hongkong Hongkongs Regierungschefin Carrie Lam hat sich den seit Monaten anhaltenden Protesten gebeugt und die formelle Rücknahme des umstrittenen Auslieferungsgesetzes angekündigt.

Don't 'mess up Macau' - gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader

21 Aug 2019

HONG KONG The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the special administrative region and distance it from escalating protests in neighbouring Hong Kong.

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