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Hong Kong chief says voting beats watching TV
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Hong Kong's embattled leader attended a flag-raising Wednesday to mark China's National Day after refusing to meet with protesters who threatened to expand pro-democracy demonstrations unless he resigns and the Chinese leadership agrees to broader electoral reforms.
HK protesters reject call to end rallies
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Hong Kong demonstrators Tuesday rejected demands immediately to end rallies that have paralyzed the city's downtown, their numbers swelling for a third night before a national holiday expected to put their campaign for free elections into overdrive.
China PMI level for September misses estimate: HSBC
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - China's manufacturing activity came in below initial expectations in September, HSBC said Tuesday, adding to pressure for Beijing to address slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Hong Kong protests pose challenge for leadership
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - China's refusal to allow free elections in Hong Kong risks an open-ended confrontation that will test how far Beijing will go to stop the city's pro-democracy fever from infecting the mainland.
Civilized nature of the demonstrators is charm offensive
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - With well stocked food stands, fastidious recycling, unmanned phone-charging stations and even a chamber ensemble, Hong Kong's huge protests have a distinctly civilized flavor — part of a charm offensive to maintain mainstream support.
Beijing to stand firm against protesters: state media
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Chinese state media insisted Tuesday that China would not give in to Hong Kong protesters' demands for full democracy and would wait for mass protests in the semi-autonomous city to fizzle out.
65th anniversary of PRC celebrated through music
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - A concert was held in Beijing on Monday to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Democracy protestors ignore HK leader's call to end demo
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Hong Kong's embattled leader called Tuesday for an immediate end to street demonstrations that have drawn tens of thousands and paralysed the city, but protesters refused to move until Beijing grants the financial hub genuine democracy.