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2009-04-21 18:33:51

A top-level Chinese government adviser Tuesday suggested the United States should be wary of invoking a carbon border tax. Tung Chee-hwa, vice chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, told an audience at New York University a bill now before the U.S.

2006-07-01 06:43:45

By John Ruwitch HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of people marched in central Hong Kong to demand full democracy on Saturday, the ninth anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule.

2006-06-30 22:53:00

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of people were expected to turn out for a democracy march in Hong Kong on Saturday marking the ninth anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule.

2006-06-29 05:32:04

By John Ruwitch HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's July 1 democracy march could attract bigger than expected crowds this year after one of the territory's best known and respected political figures emerged from retirement to back the protest.

2005-12-05 06:32:16

By John Ruwitch HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang's firm stance in the face of a massive protest march on Sunday has set the scene for a showdown with pro-democracy legislators over an unpopular election reform package, analysts said on Monday.

2005-12-04 08:57:53

By John Ruwitch and Wendy Lim HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands marched in Hong Kong on Sunday demanding a timeframe for direct elections, but the city's Beijing-anointed leader stood firm on reforms that his critics say are inadequate.

2005-12-04 05:40:00

Tens of thousands marched in Hong Kong on Sunday for the right to directly elect their political leaders and to protest against a package of electoral reforms pushed by the city's chief executive and Beijing.

2005-12-03 21:39:32

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people are expected to march in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against the territory's leaders and Beijing for pushing a package of unpopular election reforms.

2005-07-01 11:17:45

By Tan Ee Lyn HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people on Fridaymarked the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China bymarching to demand full voting rights, but the crowds were farsmaller than in the last two years.

2005-06-30 05:59:10

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Thursday approved theappointment of veteran troubleshooter Rafael Hui as Hong Kong'sdeputy leader after the territory's new chief executivenominated his long-time friend to be his second in command.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]