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New Year's Day

Video: New Year's fireworks over Hong Kong - @Spoodyman95

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Hong Kong

University of Hong Kong student found guilty of possessing explosives at protest outside Legislative Council complex last year over controversial national security legislation - SCMP

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China

Leaders of a human-trafficking service that serviced Vietnamese nationals seeking entry to Hong Kong are sentenced to prison - South China Morning Post

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markets

Asian stocks lower in Christmas pullback; Australia's ASX closed 0.3% in shortened trading day; Hong Kong's Hang Seng, Shanghai Composite down 0.6% - Financial Times

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Hong Kong

Police: The body of the 15-year-old daughter of an alleged triad leader was found in waters off a pier in Hong Kong - South China Morning Post

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markets

Asian markets mixed despite positive economic news from US, Japan; Nikkei up 0.16%, South Korea's KOSPI up 0.21%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng 0.29% lower - MarketWatch

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong stocks regain balance after a tumble ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting later today - Reuters

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying will not bid for second term, state media report - Xinhua

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index up 0.7%, poised for steepest gain in 2 weeks on Italy optimism; Shanghai Composite fell 0.1% - Bloomberg

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markets

Asian stocks rise on Wall Street gains despite Italian referendum; Japan's Nikkei up 0.5%, South Korea's KOSPI up 1.2%, Australian and Hong Kong shares up 0.8% - AP

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Australia

Australian energy company Duet Group says it's considering multibillion dollar takeover offer from infrastructure arm of Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing's business empire - AP

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2016 Hong Kong election

2 pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers lose appeal against a ban preventing them from taking up their seats in parliament - AFP

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markets

Asian stocks are mixed, as investors await the results of a key OPEC meeting; Nikkei 225 is flat and the Hang Send is up 0.1% - AP

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markets

Asian markets cautious as dollar continues retreat; Japan's Nikkei down 0.2%, Australia's ASX up 0.2%, Shanghai Composite, Hong Kong's Hang Seng both down 0.1% - Financial Times

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Hong Kong

Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong to require financial firms to register key managers, per sources - Reuters

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Singapore

China lodges protest with Singapore after city state's military vehicles were seized in Hong Kong - Straits Times

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rise 0.16%, recover previous day's losses; Shanghai Composite dip 0.5 points - RTHK

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India

Badmington player Saina Nehwa beats Sayako Sato to enter the Hong Kong Open 2016 quarter finals - @timesofindia

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Hong Kong

Strong monsoon signal in effect for Hong Kong; 40 kph winds expected - Hong Kong Observatory

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markets

Asian shares broadly higher, Australia's ASX up 1.2%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng up 1.3%, Japan's Nikkei reverses loss after earthquake - WSJ

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