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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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2016 Hong Kong election

Hong Kong's leader says Chinese President Xi Jinping has affirmed his handling of political dispute in which 2 recently elected legislators were barred - AP

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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Officials from 21 nations endorse report on creation of large free trade area encompassing Pacific Rim nations, including China and US - AP

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Zika virus outbreak (2015-present)

Hong Kong confirms 56-year-old man as city's 2nd imported Zika virus case - South China Morning Post

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China

Hong Kong separatist lawmakers lose legal battle over oaths as court disqualifies them from office - AP

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index up 0.5%, advance from 3-month low led by banks and energy producers - Bloomberg

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markets

Asian shares follow muted lead from Wall Street; Japan's Nikkei and Shanghai composite down 0.1%, Australia's ASX 0.6% lower, Hong Kong's Hang Seng up 0.5% - Financial Times

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Rurik Jutting

More: 9-person jury in Hong Kong returned a unanimous guilty verdict for British banker Rurik Jutting - Telegraph

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