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Beijing, Beijing, CN

Hong Kong police spray protesters with pepper spray outside news conference on Beijing decision - @WSJBreakingNews

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Hong Kong

Photo: Protesters hold lights in Hong Kong after China said 2017 elections wouldn't be fully democratic - @JournoDannyAsia

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China

China's parliament says candidates for 2017 Hong Kong election must be nominated by 'broadly representative' committee - @XHNews via @Reuters

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Hong Kong

China's legislature rules out open nominations for Hong Kong's leader - @AP

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Asia

Asia markets at midday: Kospi up 0.3%, HK up 0.2%, Sensex up 0.2%, Taiex down 0.2%, Shanghai down 0.4% at break, Nikkei down 0.5%, ASX down 0.5% - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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Hong Kong

Trading in Next Media shares halted in Hong Kong after anti-corruption officers visit founder's home - @SCMP_News

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Asia

Asian martkets at midday: Taiex up 1.3%, Kospi up 0.6%, HK up 0.4%, ASX up 0.3%, Shanghai up 0.2% at break, Nikkei flat - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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Hong Kong

Pro-Beijing protesters demonstrate against Occupy's plans to paralyze Hong Kong with mass sit-in over election processes - @AJELive

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air travel

Virgin Atlantic Hong Kong flight bound for London Heathrow forced to turn around over disruptive passenger - @BBCNews, @AFP

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Patient being treated in a Hong Kong hospital in the city's 1st suspected Ebola case has tested negative for the virus, Hong Kong's health department says - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Nigerian treated at Hong Kong hospital suspected to have Ebola, says city health authorities - @scmp_news

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markets

Asian markets at midday: Shanghai up 0.3% at break, HK down 0.2%, Sensex down 0.7%, Taiex down 0.9%, Kospi down 1%, ASX down 1.1% and Nikkei down 2.8% - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong stocks eke out further gains - @MarketWatch

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Hong Kong

#BREAKING A female patient with suspected #Ebola symptoms reported in Hong Kong. She has been isolated for treatment. - @cctvnews

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China food-safety scare 2014

McDonald's removes chicken products, other items from menus at Hong Kong restaurants amid food safety scare - @Reuters

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong stocks head to fresh 3-year highs - @MarketWatch

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Hang Seng opens up 0.1%, at 23,484.53 - @MarketWatch

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Hong Kong

#BREAKING HK Immigration Department confirms that a HK man & his family member, who held a foreign passport,were onboard the ill-fated #MH17 - @cctvnews

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China

China accuses London of 'interference' after Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg meets Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists - @SCMP_News

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air travel

Photo: Damage aboard South African Airways jet that suffered severe turbulence - Instagram's ewaldsadie

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