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3Novices:Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit China for one-on-one summit with Xi Jinping

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to central China this week for an informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, a meeting analysts say could help the two Asian giants reset ties.
Modi is also due to travel to China in June for a regional security summit – it is highly unusual for a foreign leader to visit the country twice in such quick succession.
The summit will be held in Hubei capital Wuhan during Modi’s visit from April 27 to 28. It was announced in a joint…
April 22, 2018 at 07:45PM https://ift.tt/2JeSqfW
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3Novices:South Korea pushes ahead with plans for denuclearisation talks but will North Korea keep its word?

South Korea’s preparations for its first summit with North Korea in more than a decade are in full swing this week, officials said on Sunday, a day after the North’s pledge to end its nuclear tests raised hopes but also scepticism.
Although the North’s announcement is quite dramatic, it’s natural for the world to be extra sensitive to every word spoken by Kim
Nam Sung-wook, Korea University
North Korea said on Saturday it was suspending nuclear and missile tests and…
April 22, 2018 at 06:35PM https://ift.tt/2vzL04Y
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3Novices:HKEX, Beijing’s new third board in dual-class listings accord

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), the operator of the city’s stock exchange, has signed an agreement with Beijing’s over-the-counter exchange, the National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ), marking the latest effort in its bid to land more mainland technology start-up listings.
NEEQ, also known as the “new third board”, was created in 2012 to help fund innovative start-ups.
At the end of last year, 11,600 firms had signed up to trade on it, raising 400…
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3Novices:Want to know what it’s like to run Hong Kong? Now the city’s students are going to get the chance

Hong Kong students who dream of running the city one day can get a taste what it is like to be in power this summer.
A new government programme will allow a select few a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to shadow ministers as they go about the daily task of keeping the island functioning.
Applications for the programme, called ‘Be a Government Official for a Day’, open on Monday, with officials hoping to attract secondary four and five students who are, “self-…
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3Novices:Earth Day clean-up nets 3 tonnes of trash on Hong Kong beaches – and it’s mostly plastic items used just once

“End plastic pollution” was the rallying cry for this year’s international Earth Day.
But going by the 3,000 kilograms of rubbish cleared from Hong Kong’s beaches on Sunday, the city does not look to be moving anywhere near that goal.
Items collected included plastic drink bottles, plastic wrappers, plastic packaging, plastic bags, children’s toys, cigarette lighters, and the like. Some of the rubbish had been lying there since Typhoon Hato last year.
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April 22, 2018 at 05:54PM https://ift.tt/2vzE7k8
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3Novices:Why are Hong Kong’s young people abandoning student unions?

Au Nok-hin is the youngest member of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council, but the 30-year-old is an old hand at working the ground to champion his cause.
He cut his teeth as the internal secretary of Chinese University’s student union 10 years ago, where he scrutinised the institution’s development plans and took part in protests, such as when the vice chancellor gave an honorary degree to the city’s unpopular former leader Tung Chee-hwa.
“I also learned how to contact…
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3Novices:Nude gunman kills three people at Tennessee restaurant

A nude gunman shot dead three people and injured at least four more in the early hours of Sunday at a restaurant on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee, police said.
The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said in a statement that the shooting occurred at a Waffle House restaurant in Antioch, a suburb southeast of Nashville, at 3.25am.
“A patron wrestled away the gunman’s rifle. He was nude & fled on foot. He is a white man with short hair,” the statement added.
A…
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