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David Pratt's four corners: Turkey, Malta, Iraq and Hong Kong

Four Corners features stories from across the world as viewed by foreign editor David Pratt THEY’RE building border walls again. This time it’s a massive concrete structure that stretches for 87 miles along Turkey’s eastern frontier with Iran, complete with watchtowers and surveillance cameras.

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David Pratt's four corners: Turkey, Malta, Iraq and Hong Kong

Best things to see and do in Hong Kong this August

Event highlights in August Following the success of the immersive Time Travel exhibition, which transformed Landmark's basement into an underground subway station in the 1980s, JPS Gallery returns to present a brand new exhibition titled Museum Belowground. Inspired by the British Museum, the exhibition features the works of 16 different artists, fusing the worlds of street, pop, and contemporary art together in one space.

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Best things to see and do in Hong Kong this August

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing national anthem

Hong Kong police have arrested a man on suspicion of insulting the national anthem Hong Kong police have arrested a man accused of booing the Chinese national anthem while watching an Olympic event at a mall. The 40-year-old man was allegedly waving colonial-era Hong Kong flags and booing, while urging others to join him in insulting the national anthem, according to a police statement posted on Facebook.

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Hong Kong police arrest man for booing national anthem

Hong Kong: Man arrested for insulting Chinese anthem

Hong Kong, July 31 (ANI): It was a moment for celebration for Hong Kongers as fencer Cheung Ka Long won the first Olympic gold medal for the city in 25 years, however, their happiness was short-lived as police filed complaints that some people booed during the live broadcast award ceremony in a shopping mall when China's national anthem was playing.

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Hong Kong: Man arrested for insulting Chinese anthem

Hong Kong man arrested for allegedly booing Chinese anthem while watching Olympics

Man allegedly also waved colonial-era flags while watching fencer Edgar Cheung’s medal ceremony at a mall Hong Kong police have arrested a man on suspicion of insulting the national anthem, after he allegedly booed the Chinese national anthem while watching an Olympic event at a mall. The 40-year-old man was detained on Friday after allegedly waving colonial-era Hong Kong flags and booing, while urging others to join him in insulting the song, according to a police statement posted on Facebook.

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Hong Kong man arrested for allegedly booing Chinese anthem while watching Olympics

The British property hotspots attracting Hong Kong buyers

Estate agents are braced for a surge in demand as Hongkongers move to Britain Hongkongers fleeing the Chinese security crackdown are snapping up properties across Britain – but they are not laying down roots where you might expect. Previously buyers from Hong Kong were drawn to prime real estate, particularly in central London, but this new wave of migrants has prioritised proximity to schools and has looked at more affordable areas.

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The British property hotspots attracting Hong Kong buyers

Chinese nuclear power plant shut down over cracked fuel rods

Taishan plant that has been closed for 'maintenance' uses same reactor technology set to be installed at new UK plants A nuclear power plant in China owned by the companies developing new power stations in the UK has been shut down for "maintenance" after cracks were found in fuel rods.

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Chinese nuclear power plant shut down over cracked fuel rods

As China absorbs Hong Kong, why do both get Olympic teams?

At the Olympic Games, China gets multiple paths to podiums because it fields multiple teams Two teams, from two Chinese cities, confronting each other on a badminton court, thwacking the shuttlecock back and forth. Nothing unusual there. In China teams play each other all the time.

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As China absorbs Hong Kong, why do both get Olympic teams?

Writing on the Wall Hong Kong's Security Law's Far-reaching Risks

BANGKOK, THAILAND - When Hong Kong's national security law was about to be implemented 13 months ago, the city's chief executive, Carrie Lam, said the legislation would only target a small minority. Government authorities began playing down fears about the security law, despite concerns of many in the city over the law's ambiguity.

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Writing on the Wall Hong Kong's Security Law's Far-reaching Risks

First person convicted under Hong Kong's national security law is jailed for nine years

Tong Ying-kit, 24, was jailed for nine years after being convicted for terrorism He was the first person to be tried under Hong Kong's new national security law He drove a motorbike into police officers waving a flag bearing a protest slogan Comes as 60 activists are in prison awaiting similar trials under the legislation

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First person convicted under Hong Kong's national security law is jailed for nine years

Charlie Haughey's grandniece wins second Olympic medal in Tokyo

The 23-year-old psychology major had already made history for Hong Kong by reaching an Olympic swimming final Siobhan Haughey - the grandniece of former Taoiseach Charlie Haughey - has won her second Olympic medal for Hong Kong in Tokyo. Hong Kong had to wait nearly 70 years to get its first Olympic swimming medal but its second came only two days later after Haughey secured her second silver of the Tokyo Games in the 100m freestyle final on Friday.

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Charlie Haughey's grandniece wins second Olympic medal in Tokyo

Asian sharemarkets falter, greenback steadies

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - There was wholesale selling of stocks on Asian markets on Friday with the technology sector coming in for the biggest hit. The Hong Kong and Chinese mainland stock markets have spent the week under pressure after China introduced regulatory reforms aimed at a small number of sectors, including technology companies in particular.

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Asian sharemarkets falter, greenback steadies

First person to be jailed under national security law in Hong Kong gets nine years

Former waiter Tong Ying-kit has been convicted of terrorism and secession for crashing into police while holding a banned protest flag A former waiter received a nine-year prison sentence on Friday for crashing into riot police while carrying a protest flag, making him the first person to be jailed under Hong Kong’s draconian new national security law

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First person to be jailed under national security law in Hong Kong gets nine years

Hong Kong pro-democracy protester sentenced to nine years in jail

Tong Ying-kit was convicted of inciting secession and terrorism for driving his motorcycle into a group of police officers last July. A pro-democracy protester has been sentenced to nine years in prison in the first case under Hong Kong’s new national security law as Beijing tightens control over the territory.

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protester sentenced to nine years in jail

Hong Kong swimmer Siobhan Haughey wins a second medal of the Games

Siobhan Haughey made history today as Hong Kong's first-ever athlete to win multiple medals at the Olympics after securing her second silver of the Tokyo Games in the 100m freestyle final. Hong Kong waited nearly 70 years to get its first Olympic swimming medal, which came only two days ago when Haughey finished second in the 200m freestyle event.

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Hong Kong swimmer Siobhan Haughey wins a second medal of the Games

Haughey wins 2nd Olympic swimming medal for Hong Kong

TOKYO (AP) — Siobhán Haughey had already made history at the Tokyo Olympics. Then she went out and burnished her legacy in the pool. The 23-year-old swimmer from Hong Kong earned a silver medal in the 100-meter freestyle on Friday, to go with the silver she won in the 200 free two days earlier.

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Haughey wins 2nd Olympic swimming medal for Hong Kong