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Stock, commodity, bond, forex markets closed today for Eid ul Fitr; to resume trading tomorrow
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Stock, commodity, bond, forex markets closed today for Eid ul Fitr; to resume trading tomorrow

Wholesale commodity markets, including metal and bullion, will also remain shut

As Hong Kong protests cross half-year mark, thousands of anti-govt demonstrators chant ‘fight for freedom’ on streets
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As Hong Kong protests cross half-year mark, thousands of anti-govt demonstrators chant ‘fight for freedom’ on streets

With chants of, 'Fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong', anti-government activists, young and old, marched from Victoria Park to to Chater Road

Hong Kong protesters dwindle as day to clear main camp site nears
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Hong Kong protesters dwindle as day to clear main camp site nears

The protesters are demanding a free vote for the leader of Hong Kong, a former British colony that returned to Chinese rule in 1997.

Hong Kong students boycott classes as battle for democracy intensifies
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Hong Kong students boycott classes as battle for democracy intensifies

Managing Hong Kong is proving a challenge for Beijing, which is worried that calls for democracy in Hong Kong and the nearby former Portuguese colony of Macau could spread to cities on the mainland, threatening the Communist Party's grip on power.

New Zealand PM plans to hold referendum to change national flag
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New Zealand PM plans to hold referendum to change national flag

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Monday said he would press ahead with plans to hold a referendum to change the national flag following his election triumph.

Tens of thousands vote in Hong Kong's informal democracy referendum
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Tens of thousands vote in Hong Kong's informal democracy referendum

While Beijing says Hong Kong can go ahead with a city-wide vote in 2017 for the city's top leader, the most far-reaching experiment in democracy in China since the Communist takeover in 1949, senior Chinese officials have ruled out allowing the public to nominate candidates.