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China’s state sector leaders embrace pay cuts

SOE leaders face a poorer future but still far out-earn their staff Asia homepage

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Hong Kong government calls off protest talks, defends leader’s $6.4M payment – CNN

CNN Hong Kong government calls off protest talks, defends leader's $ 6.4M paymentCNNHong Kong (CNN) — Hong Kong's government has called off talks with pro-democracy protesters, as political rivals repeated calls for leader C.Y. Leung to resign — this time … Continue reading

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2 Hong Kong college students emerge as leaders in mass protest – Los Angeles Times

Sky News Australia 2 Hong Kong college students emerge as leaders in mass protestLos Angeles TimesJust months after being elected leader of Hong Kong's biggest university student group, Alex Chow joined in the city's annual, orderly July 1 pro-democracy march. … Continue reading

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Australian leaders’ thoughts on the burqa – The Australian

NEWS.com.au Australian leaders' thoughts on the burqaThe AustralianWHAT AUSTRALIA'S LEADERS THINK OF THE BURQA: TONY ABBOTT, PRIME MINISTER. "I find it a fairly confronting form of attire and frankly I wish it weren't worn." "We are a free country, we … Continue reading

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Protest leaders and Hong Kong government refuse to budge – The Guardian

The Guardian Protest leaders and Hong Kong government refuse to budgeThe GuardianAerial footage filmed by a drone shows the large number of people joining pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Pro-democracy protest leaders in Hong Kong and the region's government refused … Continue reading

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Congressional Leaders Back Plan to Train Rebels to Fight Islamic State – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Congressional Leaders Back Plan to Train Rebels to Fight Islamic StateWall Street JournalSpeaker of the House John Boehner took questions from the media Tuesday on President Barack Obama's request for funding to fight Islamic State militants and … Continue reading

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US Aid for Syria Rebels Will Pass Congress, Leaders Say – Businessweek

Zee News US Aid for Syria Rebels Will Pass Congress, Leaders SayBusinessweekU.S. congressional leaders of both parties said they expect to pass a measure granting President Barack Obama's request to arm and equip Syrian rebels. “The president asked us to … Continue reading

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Islamic State crisis: World leaders pledge Iraq support – BBC News

BBC News Islamic State crisis: World leaders pledge Iraq supportBBC NewsThirty countries have pledged to help Iraq fight Islamic State (IS) militants "by all means necessary". A joint statement by foreign ministers taking part in a major conference in Paris … Continue reading

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Islamic State crisis: World leaders pledge Iraq support – BBC News

BBC News Islamic State crisis: World leaders pledge Iraq supportBBC NewsA summit of international foreign ministers has pledged to help Iraq fight Islamic State (IS) militants "by all means necessary". A joint statement by the 30 countries taking part in … Continue reading

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Obama tells congressional leaders he can go it alone against ISIL – euronews

euronews Obama tells congressional leaders he can go it alone against ISILeuronewsAhead of Wednesday evening's televised speech laying out his plans to combat Islamic State militants (ISIL) President Barack Obama has briefed congressional leaders. He told them he has the … Continue reading

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