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Dirut Pelindo II Dituding Selalu Bersikeras dan Berbohong. Wajar DPR Sudutkan RJ Lino: Tak Transparan !

KONFRONTASI- Anggota Komisi VI, Nasril Bahar, meminta Direktur Utama PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II RJ Lino untuk menunjukkan bukti dokumen perpanjangan konsesi Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) kepada perusahaan asal Hongkong, Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH). Menurut Nasril, selama ini bukti dokumen perpanjangan kontrak tersebut tidak pernah diekspose ke publik, dan diduga ada kebohongan..

Indonesia Ikuti Kompetisi Asian Ballet Gran Prix di Hong Kong

Konfrontasi - Indonesia untuk kedua kalinya mengikuti kompetisi Asian Ballet Gran Prix yang tahun ini berlangsung 10-14 Agustus di Hong Kong.

"Tahun ini penyelenggaraan sekaligus memperingati lima tahun kompetisi tersebut digelar, dan ini kedua kalinya kami ikut serta," kata salah seorang guru balet yang mendampingi tim, Truli Rizki Ananda, kepada Antara di Hong Kong, Senin (10/8).

Ia mengatakan tahun 2014 anak didiknya berhasil mencapai semifinal untuk kategori junior dalam kompetisi itu.

Hong Kong 'umbrella' protest gives topical relevance to Tiananmen vigil

KONFRONTASI-Tens of thousands of people are due to attend an annual candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Thursday to mark Beijing's Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989 as tension lingers in the financial hub from its pro-democracy protests last year.

More than six months since Hong Kong police demolished the last encampments of protesters agitating for full democracy in the city, the organizers of this year's June 4 vigil are aiming to link the events, which is likely to antagonize China.

Bursa Hong Kong Menguat di Awal Sesi

KONFRONTASI-Saham-saham Hong Kong bertambah 0,88 persen pada awal perdagangan Kamis, menyusul reli di Wall Street, sementara investor menunggu rilis ukuran aktivitas manufaktur Tiongkok yang diawasi secara ketat.

Patokan Hong Kong, indeks Hang Seng naik 246,18 poin menjadi 28.180,03.

Di Tiongkok daratan, indeks komposit Shanghai naik 0,36 persen, atau 15,99 poin, menjadi 4.414,48.

Indeks komposit Shenzhen, yang melacak saham-saham di bursa kedua Tiongkok, naik 0,58 persen atau 12,87 poin, menjadi 2.247,33.[mr/inl]

Hong Kong election candidates to be screened

KONFRONTASI-The Hong Kong government has given politicians their first look at a long-awaited electoral blueprint for selecting the city's next leader, a plan that reflects China's desire for a tightly controlled poll despite calls for more democracy.

Deputy leader Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that the first-ever public vote for the post of chief executive in 2017 would be held in "strict compliance" with a ruling by China's National People's Congress last August.

Bursa Hong Kong Dibuka Naik 0,81 Persen

KONFRONTASI-Saham-saham Hong Kong naik pada pembukaan perdagangan Kamis, dengan indeks acuan Hang Seng bertambah 195,31 poin menjadi 24.315,39.

Komentar Ketua Federal Reserve AS Janet Yellen yang memperlemah ekspektasi kenaikan suku bunga di awal musim panas mendapat sambutan dari para dealer.

Tetapi di Tiongkok daratan, indeks komposit Shanghai turun 0,55 persen atau 19,58 poin, menjadi 3.557,72.

Indeks komposit Shenzhen, yang melacak saham-saham di bursa kedua Tiongkok, turun 0,23 persen atau 4,20 poin, menjadi 1.814,18, demikian laporan AFP.

Student Elections Expose Tensions in Hong Kong

KONFRONTASI-A recent student election at a Hong Kong university has exposed the increasing tensions on campus between students from the mainland and from Hong Kong.  The election followed last year’s pro-democracy demonstrations that sharply divided the former British colony.

As increasing numbers of mainland Chinese students crowd Hong Kong’s classrooms and university campuses, tensions with their Hong Kong classmates are growing.   

Hong Kong: Territory’s elites fall out of favor with Beijing.Sunset for Hong Kong’s Oligarchs?

HONG KONG- Last year, just prior to the beginning of the Occupy protests, a large group of Hong Kong’s elite, headed by the richest of them, Li Ka-shing, and former Chief Executive and second generation shipping tycoon C H Tung, were invited to Beijing for a face to face meeting with new President Xi Jinping.

The meeting was widely seen at the time as giving huge face to the elite, in the process infuriating many in Hong Kong who saw both tycoons as exploitive oligopolists, defenders of the status quo and a barrier to democratic development.

Hong Kong police nab several people in demo against China traders

KONFRONTASI - Hong Kong security forces have arrested several people demonstrating against the increasing number of traders from mainland China.

On Sunday, over 100 people staged a demonstration inside a shopping mall in the town of Tuen Mun in the New Territories to protest against the rising number of parallel traders from China who have allegedly disrupted the normal daily life in the town.

Hong Kong police used pepper spray to disperse protesters and arrested a number of them when the demonstrators headed into the shopping malls.

Kelompok Pro-Demokrasi Hong Kong Siap Kembali Turun Ke Jalan

KONFRONTASI - Ribuan simpatisan pro-demokrasi akan kembali turun ke jalanan di Hong Kong pada Ahad (1/2) untuk pertama kalinya sejak demonstrasi yang terakhir dibubarkan. Demonstrasi yang rencananya akan berlangsung pada sore hari tersebut diperkirakan akan diikuti oleh sekitar 50.000 orang dan pihak kepolisian mengingatkan mereka untuk tidak mengulangi aksi kemah di jalanan utama.

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