HONGKONG Headlines

  • Former British banker denied new trial in Hong Kong double murder case

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - A former British banker who was jailed for life in 2016 for the murder of two Indonesian women he tortured and raped will not be given a new trial, Hong Kong's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday.

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  • Former British banker denied new trial in Hong Kong double murder case

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - A former British banker who was jailed for life last year for the murder of two Indonesian women he tortured and raped will not be given a new trial, Hong Kong's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday.

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  • Foreign passport no amulet in China

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Western countries should educate naturalised citizens that their new passport is no "amulet" in China, a hawkish Chinese newspaper said on Thursday, suggesting that detained Swedish citizen Gui Minhai may have thought his foreign passport could shield him from Chinese law.

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  • Foreign passport no amulet in China: Global Times

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Western countries should educate naturalized citizens that their new passport is no "amulet" in China, a hawkish Chinese newspaper said on Thursday, suggesting that detained Swedish citizen Gui Minhai may have thought his foreign passport could shield him from Chinese law.

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  • Hong Kong schools to shut early due to flu outbreak

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong authorities, grappling with a seasonal flu outbreak, have decided to shut all kindergartens and primary schools from Thursday, days ahead of scheduled Lunar New Year holidays, to rein in spread of the disease.

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  • Hong Kong schools to shut early due to flu outbreak

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong authorities, grappling with a seasonal flu outbreak, have decided to shut all kindergartens and primary schools from Thursday, days ahead of scheduled Lunar New Year holidays, to rein in spread of the disease.

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  • Hong Kong court frees three democracy leaders, but warns against future acts of dissent

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's highest court freed three young leaders of the city's pro-democracy movement on Tuesday, including the public face of the protests, Joshua Wong, in a stark reversal of an earlier ruling, but it warned against future acts of dissent.

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  • Hong Kong's top court frees three democracy leaders, but warns against future activism

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's highest court freed three young leaders of the city's pro-democracy movement on Tuesday, including the public face of the protests, Joshua Wong, in a stark reversal of an earlier ruling, but it warned against future acts of dissent.

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  • Hong Kong court lets democracy activist Joshua Wong walk free

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's highest court on Tuesday unanimously decided to free three young leaders of the Chinese-ruled city's pro-democracy movement, including the public face of youth-led protests, Joshua Wong, in a stark reversal of an earlier ruling.

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  • Hong Kong court lets democracy activist Joshua Wong walk free

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's highest court on Tuesday unanimously decided to free three young leaders of the Chinese-ruled city's pro-democracy movement, including the public face of youth-led protests, Joshua Wong, in a stark reversal of an earlier ruling.

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  • China says Swedish citizen and HK bookseller under 'coercive measures'

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday said that Swedish citizen and Hong Kong-based bookseller Gui Minhai is under "coercive measures", a euphemism for detention, after his daughter said Chinese police seized him last month.

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  • Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walks free after court ruling

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's highest court on Tuesday said three young leaders of the city's pro-democracy movement, including Joshua Wong, could walk free, in a stark reversal of an earlier ruling.

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  • Hong Kong on alert as ATM withdrawals surge

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Cash withdrawals at Hong Kong ATMs have surged, prompting scrutiny from monetary authorities, the banking industry and police amid media reports that mainland Chinese are withdrawing hundreds of thousands of dollars using up to 50 cards at a time.

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