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animals

Photo: Hong Kong giant panda Jia Jia becomes oldest ever and oldest living at age 37; celebrates birthday with bamboo and vegetable ice cake - @AFP

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markets

Chinese shares finish higher as Shanghai tops 4,000-point mark; Hong Kong rises late - @SCMP_News

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong government's performance rating slips 18% among young people, Chinese University survey finds - @SCMP_News

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Chinese journalist, Zhang Miao, who covered Hong Kong democracy protests for German publication freed without charge after 9 months in detention; Zhang's lawyer taken by force from hotel by 3 unidentified men after he picked up Zhang from Beijing detention center, business partner says - @AP

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Linfa

Hong Kong kindergarten classes and some special schools suspended as Tropical Storm Linfa (Egay) approaches city; tropical cyclone signal to increase, education bureau says - @SCMP_News

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China market turmoil 2015

Hong Kong stock index rocked by Chinese market sell-off, plunges 8% - @AP

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Hong Kong

Formerly classified British government file shows bizarre plan to relocate entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland - @AP

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Thousands of protesters expected to arrive in Hong Kong to renew call for full democracy for the Asian financial hub - @AP

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem Fair hit by 17 thefts in 4 days - @SCMP_News

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markets

Hong Kong stocks head toward 4th day of gains - @lauraliuhe

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Hang Seng Index

Hong Kong stocks move higher after China data - @lauraliuhe

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

China's parliament says it is committed to its proposal for electing Hong Kong's leader despite Hong Kong's legislature vetoing a China-vetted electoral reform package - @Reuters

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Editor's note: The reform plan that was rejected by Hong Kong's legislature would have allowed citizens to vote for their leader for the first time but required that candidates be vetted by a pro-Beijing committee, the Wall Street Journal reports. Twenty eight lawmakers voted against the reform package and most pro-government lawmakers staged a walkout during the vote. The proposal set off last year's massive protests. - Stephanie

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Image: Detailed breakdown of voting results on political reform package in Hong Kong legislature - @EricCheungwc

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Hong Kong legislature votes down Beijing-backed election plan that caused mass protests - @nytimes

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Hong Kong lawmakers adjourned their debate on a Beijing-backed electoral reform package without a vote; talks to reconvene Thursday - @Reuters

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Photo: Pro-Chinese government supporters amid political reform vote in Hong Kong - @antd

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Photo: A Hong Kong demonstrator's shirt against 'fake suffrage' amid protest of Beijing-backed political reform - @IlariaMariaSala

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Security high as protesters gather during Hong Kong political reform debate - @SCMPVideoMoJo

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Hong Kong legislators begin debate on controversial Beijing-backed electoral reform proposal - @Reuters

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