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NPC chairman tells CY Leung Hong Kong must 'strictly follow' basic law in

NPC chairman tells CY Leung Hong Kong must 'strictly follow' basic law in … A top Beijing official told Hong Kong officials they must "strictly follow" the Basic Law in working out their electoral reform proposal when he unexpectedly summoned them for talks in Shenzhen yesterday. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying revealed he and … Read more […]

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Shenzhen mall to sell Hong Kong products to cut number of mainland visitors

Shenzhen mall to sell Hong Kong products to cut number of mainland visitors "We are studying whether visitors, especially those from Shenzhen and other Pearl River Delta places who purely want to go shopping in Hong Kong, could come to Qianhai instead," authority spokesman Wang Jinxia said. "It will be totally the same [as] … Read […]

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Exhibition celebrates ink painters from Hong Kong and Shenzhen

Exhibition celebrates ink painters from Hong Kong and Shenzhen While Shenzhen, a migrant city, has a diverse Chinese population, Hong Kong has a big international community. Artists from the two cities have very different takes on urban life and that difference creates room for them to exchange ideas artistically. Read more on South China Morning […]

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For the sake of children, build Hong Kong schools in Shenzhen

For the sake of children, build Hong Kong schools in Shenzhen The number of Shenzhen children who failed to win places in their top three schools of choice hit 33.6 per cent this year, causing consternation among some mainland parents who found their children would be going to schools they had never heard of. Read […]

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Shenzhen mall to sell Hong Kong products to cut number of mainland visitors

Shenzhen mall to sell Hong Kong products to cut number of mainland visitors A shopping centre selling Hong Kong products will be set up in Shenzhen's new economic zone of Qianhai by the end of this year in an effort to ease the pressure on Hong Kong from hordes of mainland shoppers. The Qianhai Authority […]

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Hong Kong activist Yang Kuang jailed for eight months in Shenzhen

Hong Kong activist Yang Kuang jailed for eight months in Shenzhen Rights activist and Diaoyu Islands campaigner Yang Kuang has been jailed for eight months on the mainland in what his family says is a politically motivated sentence. Yang's wife, Liu Shasha, yesterday said he was jailed in Shenzhen last month for … Read more […]

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Hong Kong pair, named only as Guo and Wang, held for illegal publishing in

Hong Kong pair, named only as Guo and Wang, held for illegal publishing in … At least two Hong Kong residents were detained in Shenzhen on Friday for allegedly engaging in illegal publishing, the city's police said late on Saturday. A brief weibo statement issued by the Shenzhen Public Security Bureau at 10.30pm did not […]

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Hong Kong man allegedly bodies of mistress, son in Shenzhen flat for 14 years

Hong Kong man allegedly bodies of mistress, son in Shenzhen flat for 14 years The allegations against Kan Wai-nam, 53, came to light last month when a helper sent to clean his rented flat in Shenzhen's Buji district, colloquially known as "Little Hong Kong", found human remains wrapped in a bag in a room she […]

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Hong Kong chief executive meets Shenzhen top officials

Hong Kong chief executive meets Shenzhen top officials HONG KONG, May 22 (Xinhua) — Hong Kong's Chief Executive C Y Leung met the visiting Secretary of the CPC Shenzhen Municipal Committee Wang Rong and the Mayor of the Shenzhen Municipal Government Xu Qin at Government House on Thursday to … Read more on Shanghai Daily (subscription)

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Sun sets on joint Hong Kong-Shenzhen solar project

Sun sets on joint Hong Kong-Shenzhen solar project The first-ever collaborative project between Hong Kong and Shenzhen to create solar cells for power generation will come to an end this year after a subsidiary of American chemical giant DuPont pulled out. The project's end came with the announcement … Read more on South China Morning Post

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Shenzhen 'trailing Hong Kong as arts centre'

Shenzhen 'trailing Hong Kong as arts centre' A national cultural exhibition ends today in Shenzhen, but analysts and observers say the event has a long way to go before it can rival the Art Basel fair held over the past few days in Hong Kong. A total of 2,263 exhibitors attended the China … Read […]

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Flooding in Shenzhen cripples rail link from Hong Kong to Guangzhou

Flooding in Shenzhen cripples rail link from Hong Kong to Guangzhou Travel chaos came amid torrential rains in Hong Kong and the worst flooding to hit Shenzhen in six years, crippling an intercity railway to Guangzhou and grounding flights. The disruptions continued today as the first Hong Kong-bound train, Number T801 … Read more on […]

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Shenzhen court gives Hong Kong publisher Yiu Man-tin 10-year prison sentence

Shenzhen court gives Hong Kong publisher Yiu Man-tin 10-year prison sentence Yiu's 74-year-old wife, who recently underwent foot surgery in Hong Kong and could not make it to the Shenzhen Intermediate People's Court, said she was contemplating an appeal: "Of course I think the verdict is unjust. He did nothing wrong. I want to … Read […]

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Fury as Hong Kong-bound passengers forced to spend the night on plane

Fury as Hong Kong-bound passengers forced to spend the night on plane … Furious passengers were forced to spend the night on a grounded plane with little food and water after it was diverted from Hong Kong to Shenzhen due to Sunday's violent storms. The Dragonair flight from Shanghai, with around 250 passengers and 15 […]

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Hong Kong activist pledges to continue human rights fight at trial in Shenzhen

Hong Kong activist pledges to continue human rights fight at trial in Shenzhen Hong Kong activist Yang Kuang spoke out for human rights when he was put on trial yesterday in Shenzhen over accusations he illegally entered the mainland. The 46-year-old, who has been in custody since December 30, denied any wrongdoing and the … Read […]

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