Tag: Hong Kong

#Beijing censorship of #HongKong protests will fail say Greens

#Beijing censorship of #HongKong protests will fail say Greens

| June 18, 2019

Around two million people took to the streets on Sunday (16 June) in Hong Kong against the extradition bill despite it being suspended by the territory’s chief executive Carrie Lam.  Reacting to the situation, the European Green Party co-chairs Reinhard Bütikofer and Monica Frassoni said:  “The events in Hong Kong are a turning point in […]

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#EcoTourism – Meridian Adventure Sail

#EcoTourism – Meridian Adventure Sail

| May 30, 2019

Hong Kong headquartered investment company Meridian Capital Limited invests in world-class hospitality assets in spectacular locations. Meridian Adventure, in the south east Asia pacific region, is no exception; funded by Meridian Capital, it is one of the world’s most exclusive adventure groups at the forefront of ocean experiences. It is also a dynamic eco-tourism company […]

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#HongKong and southern #China clean up after #SuperTyphoonMangkhut

#HongKong and southern #China clean up after #SuperTyphoonMangkhut

| September 19, 2018

The financial hub of Hong Kong began clearing up on Monday (17 September) after being battered by one of the strongest typhoons in recent years, with financial markets and offices operating as normal, write David Stanway in Shanghai and James Pomfret in Hong Kong. Super typhoon Mangkhut, with hurricane-force winds well over 200 kilometres per […]

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Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifty-two countries and four international organizations teamed up with Europol to deliver a major blow to organized crime groups operating across the European Union and beyond. Co-operation with partners from the private sector was also key to this successful operation. Focusing on disrupting the most dangerous criminal networks currently active, investigators put an emphasis on […]

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Trillion-euro global high-tech trade deal agreed

Trillion-euro global high-tech trade deal agreed

The European Union, the United States, China and the vast majority of the World Trade Organization (WTO) members that were participating in the negotiations agreed on 24 July to eliminate custom duties on 201 high-tech products. The extension of the 1996 Information Technology Agreement (ITA) is the biggest tariff-cutting deal in the WTO in almost […]

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Plea against UK tear gas exports to Hong Kong delivered in European Parliament

Plea against UK tear gas exports to Hong Kong delivered in European Parliament

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A personal testimony that tear gas and pepper spray exported from Britain have been used against democracy protesters in Hong Kong, has been delivered in the European Parliament today (22 October). Labour Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Richard Howitt MEP related how student protester Kristine Chan had told him today the umbrella was not simply a symbol […]

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Taiwan issues four-point statement on universal suffrage in Hong Kong

Taiwan issues four-point statement on universal suffrage in Hong Kong

The Republic of China  (Taiwan) Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) released the following statement on 30 September regarding ongoing Hong Kong demonstrations calling for universal suffrage. With regard to the recent protests by the Hong Kong people demanding universal suffrage, the Mainland Affairs Council issues the following statement: I.      The ROC government has long […]

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