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Dying out? China's young shun family firms

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Dai Yintao, 21, is the only son of the millionaire owner of Chinese real estate, pharmaceutical and mining companies. He has no interest in taking over his father's business, opting instead to work on a building site in Guiyang in Guizhou province, arriving each day in a PorschFull story

Analysis: China risks following Japan into economic coma

HONG KONG (Reuters) - After decades of emulating Japan's export-driven economic miracle, China appears in danger of following it into the same kind of economic coma that Japan is trying to wake up from 20 years later. Full story

Friends proud of amateur film on Snowden's HK stay

It was shot in single takes with amateur actors, hobbyist directors and about $650 — mainly to pay for a room in the same Hong Kong hotel that briefly housed Edward Snowden. Full story

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  Thief posing as guest steals thousands from hotel

TODAY’s Willie Geist and Natalie Morales chat about some of the hot topics of the day, including a thief who convinced staff at an exclusive five-star hotel in Hong Kong to give him a spare key to a room from which he stole about $6400 in cash and goods.

  Very Last Word: The 'pathos' to Snowden's country-hopping

On Tuesday's Very Last Word, MSNBC's Joy Reid talked about Edward Snowden's recent actions since leaving Hong Kong.

  Jay Carney: China ‘deliberately’ let Snowden escape

Albert Ho, Edward Snowden’s attorney in Hong Kong, revealed that the NSA leaker fled China through “the official channel” as U.S. officials say the decision to let Snowden go has “a negative impact on the U.S.-China relationship.” NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports.

  Snowden's whereabouts a mystery; Paula Deens loses major deal

Top Talkers: While former CIA employee Edward Snowden's whereabouts remain a mystery, the U.S. continues to apply pressure on Russia, where Snowden may have touched down after a flight from Hong Kong. The Morning Joe panel discusses the latest twists in the Snowden story as well as the latest in cel

  Snowden disclosure snowballs to international incident

Andrea Mitchell, NBC Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and host of MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports," talks with Rachel Maddow about the international political dynamics set into motion as NSA leaker Edward Snowden has left Hong Kong for Russia, with an eye toward Cuba and Ecuador for asylum.

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