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Hong Kong: 600,000 defy China in ‘vote’ for democracy


Nearly 600,000 votes have been cast in three days of an unofficial referendum on democratic reforms in Hong Kong, part of a civil campaign that has been branded illegal by the former British colony and by Communist Party authorities in Beijing. Hong Kong returned to Chinese rule in 1997 with wide-ranging autonomy under the formula … Continue reading

Australia neglects two trillion dollar opportunity exporting agricultural produce to Asia, China


Major parties are neglecting the $2 trillion opportunity of exporting agricultural produce to Asia, instead miring themselves in the “140 character” world of political bickering and failing to provide the vision and leadership required to take the nation forward, says the head of Australia‘s largest beef producer. AACo chief executive David Farley said Australia should … Continue reading

Hong Kong’s identity needs broader look at colonial era


The Hong Kong Autonomous Movement claims that the displays of the Hong Kong British flag are not a call for a return to colonialism. Instead, they claim it is, “the defence of the lion and dragon and the blending of the East and West.” Opponents of the movement argue that the flag belongs in a … Continue reading

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