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    Nepal shuts 22 border points with India

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 09:19pm on May 01, 2021

    Nepal on Saturday decided to shut 22 border points with India as the latter kept facing a surge in Covid cases and deaths...

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    Seven HK democracy leaders to be sentenced amid crackdown

    Associated Press /UNB . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:25pm on April 16, 2021

    Seven of Hong Kong’s leading pro-democracy advocates, including 82-year-old veteran activist Martin Lee and pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai, are expected to be sentenced Friday...

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    HSBC relocates London bosses to Hong Kong in Asia push

    | Updated at 11:31pm on April 15, 2021

    London-headquartered HSBC bank is relocating four senior executives to Hong Kong as it seeks to extend its business reach across its main market Asia. In...

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    Infinix launches budget-friendly Hot 10 Play

    | Updated at 10:34pm on April 08, 2021

    Hong Kong-based smartphone company Infinix has launched the new Infinix HOT 10 Play, which is the successor of HOT 9 Play, on the Bangladeshi market,...

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    Hong Kong activists convicted over huge democracy rally

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:02pm on April 01, 2021

    Nine veteran Hong Kong activists face jail after they were convicted Thursday for their roles in organising one of the biggest democracy protests to engulf...

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    Oscars won’t show in Hong Kong for first time since 1969

    Agence France-Presse .  Hong Kong | Updated at 10:55pm on March 30, 2021

    The Oscars will not be shown in Hong Kong for the first time in more than half a century, its local broadcaster confirmed Monday, as...

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    China approves radical overhaul of Hong Kong’s political system

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:40pm on March 30, 2021

    Chinese leaders endorsed a sweeping overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system Tuesday, creating powers to vet anyone standing for public office and slashing the number...

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    G7 urges China to end oppression in Hong Kong

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:36pm on March 13, 2021

    Group of Seven powers on Friday demanded that China honor commitments in Hong Kong and end ‘oppression’ against democratic activists after Beijing forced sweeping changes...

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    Chinese FM defends HK reform proposals as ‘reasonable’

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 09:57pm on March 07, 2021

    Beijing’s controversial proposal to introduce new veto powers on Hong Kong’s legislative elections are ‘lawful, just and reasonable,’ China’s foreign minister said Sunday, after the...

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    $59 million Hong Kong flat sale sets new Asia record

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 05:35pm on February 17, 2021

    Hong Kong may be in its worst recession in years but its luxury property market is still thriving after a five-bedroom apartment broke records with...