Hong Kong student democracy strike ends in chaos

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Hong Kong student democracy strike ends in chaos

About 150 young pro-democracy activists forced their way into Hong Kong government headquarters late Friday as a weeklong class boycott over Beijing's refusal to allow genuine democratic reforms ended in chaos.

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Indonesian parliament approves end to direct local elections

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Indonesian parliament approves end to direct local elections

Indonesia’s parliament on September 26 voted to abolish direct elections for provincial governors, mayors and heads of districts.

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Thousands join Hong Kong student rally demanding greater democracy

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Thousands of students gathered at the Chinese University of Hong Kong to mark the beginning of a week-long boycott of classes in protest against Beijing's plans for democratic reform.

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Hong Kong students kick off class boycott

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Hong Kong students kick off class boycott

Hong Kong students Monday began a week-long boycott of classes, the start of what democracy activists say will be a wider campaign of civil disobedience against China's refusal to grant the city full universal suffrage.

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Hong Kong students launch boycott over China election ruling

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Students converge on a university campus in Hong Kong to launch a week-long boycott of classes against Beijing's decision to rule out fully democratic elections there.

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Hong Kong students kick off class boycott to demand greater democracy

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Hong Kong students kick off class boycott to demand greater democracy

Thousands of students braved sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Monday to demand greater democracy as they launched a week-long boycott of classes, underscoring a restive younger generation's determination to challenge the Chinese Communist Party.

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Vietnamese audience members boycott Ho Ngoc Ha at MTV EMA 2014

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Vietnamese audience members boycott Ho Ngoc Ha at MTV EMA 2014

VietNamNet Bridge - Given that the vote results for Vietnamese singer Ho Ngoc Ha at the MTV EMA 2014 awards were dishonest, a group of fans has sent a letter to Southeast Asian audiences to express their dissatisfaction.

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Lana Del Rey angers organisers after cancelling Paris gig again

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Lana Del Rey angers organisers after cancelling Paris gig again

US pop singer Lana Del Rey has for the second time pulled out of a private Paris concert for listeners of Virgin Radio, prompting the station to announce a boycott of the artist.

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Cambodian parties reach agreement to end political deadlock

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The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have reached an agreement to end the political deadlock lingering in almost a year after the general election in last July.

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Cambodian parties reach agreement to end political deadlock

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The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have reached an agreement to end the political deadlock lingering in almost a year after the general election in last July.

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Thai economy not affected by EU’s downgrading of ties

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The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has assured the public that the kingdom’s economy will not be affected by the European Union’s recent downgrading of ties.

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Cambodia’s ruling party marks 63rd founding anniversary

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) marked its 63rd founding anniversary (June 28, 1951 – 2014) with a ceremony in Phnom Penh on June 28.

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Encephalitis in Vietnam rises amid vaccine boycott

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Doctors in the capital city of Hanoi warned parents against neglecting the Japanese encephalitis vaccine after finding that cases surged more than three-fold in the first half of the year.

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Chinese products selling poorly in Vietnam

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Chinese products selling poorly in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – The sale of Chinese products have decreased sharply in both traditional markets and supermarkets in Vietnam, forcing retailers to find alternative suppliers.

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Egypt extends presidential vote after low turnout reports

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Egypt's presidential election extended into a third day on Wednesday, reportedly due to low turnout in the first election since Islamist Mohamed Morsi was overthrown last year Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the retired field marshall who toppled Morsi, is expected to easily win, but his campaign had hoped for a large turnout as a decisive show of support.

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