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  • Chinese astronauts faces protests in Hong Kong - astronauts ran into a group of demonstrators trying to block their bus demanding social justice in the Chinese mainland - Deccan Herald (2012/08/13)
  • China's Olympians get grilled in Hong Kong - medalists found themselves caught in the crossfire of a lively debate over the politics of national education (communist brainwash); meanwhile, Hong Kong's government has subsidized student visits to Mao Zedong's hometown and Beijing hopes for greater feelings of warmth among locals towards their mainland counterparts - Wall Street Journal (2012/08/24)
  • Opposition camp members can't run for chief executive, says NPC official - seems like the new rules of games for 2017 will be prohibiting pro-democrats from participating - South China Morning Post (2013/03/25)


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