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Hong Kong Shares Take the Plunge as China Stabilizes Stocks in Hong Kong tumbled, while China's stabilized, as Beijing takes unprecedented steps to stem a three-week selloff and Greece voted to reject its bailout terms. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index shed 3.2% Monday, its worst one-day performance since … Full News here – Read more on…

China stocks tumble again as government hunts bull market killer; Hong Kong … Hong Kong stocks also fell as the Greek debt crisis and China's market slump curbed investors' risk appetite. The Hang Seng index dropped 0.2 percent to 26,222.77, while the Hong Kong China Enterprises Index lost 1.0 percent, to 12,661.29. Most sectors … Full…

Hong Kong run riot in World Cup soccer qualifier against minnows Bhutan Hong Kong easily cleared the first hurdle in their World Cup soccer qualifiers with a convincing victory over minnows Bhutan, but their euphoria will be short-lived as the next game could be tougher against the Maldives. A thrilling 7-0 result on … Full…

What's on Hong Kong TV: Ambassadors, by the Peep Show team It is unclear who first claimed that England and America were "two countries separated by a common language" – even that great fountain of eternal knowledge the internet cannot decide between Irish playwrights Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw – but … Full News…

British Plan to Move 5.5 Million Hong Kong Chinese to Northern Ireland Was a … Bizarre UK government memos from 1983 discussing plans to relocate 5.5 million people from Hong Kong to Northern Ireland were nothing more than a "joke" during a time of increased insecurity about the future of Hong Kong and troubles throughout ……

Teenage Lamplough to replace Barkat in Hong Kong squad Hong Kong have called up 17-year-old Giacomo Lamplough to their squad for the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier after batsman Waqas Barkat was ruled out of the tournament due to visa complications. Lamplough is a part of Hong Kong's development squad … Full News here – Read more…

The ultimate guide to investment banking internships in Hong Kong The latest batch of interns are about to start their stints at various investment banks in Hong Kong in the coming few months. If you are a student in Asia with aspirations make it in Asian investment banking, this is what you need to know.…

Hotline volunteer guides strangers in Hong Kong through hardship to peace She tends to be positive about the knocks, though, feeling that her experiences have helped her become an empathetic listener in her work as a volunteer for the Samaritan Befrienders Hong Kong hotline. Yam has been a volunteer since 1997 and joined the … Full…

Hong Kong community needs to 'calm down', says government after July 1 march In response to the July 1 march, a government spokesman stated the Hong Kong community “needs time to calm down” if the city is to go forward with constitutional development. "The issue of constitutional development has created disputes in society for ……

Tens of Thousands Gather in Hong Kong to Remember the 1989 Tiananmen … As it does on every June 4, Hong Kong's Victoria Park turned into a sea of humanity Thursday night local time as people gathered for a candlelight vigil in remembrance of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing, when hundreds, if not…

Assault conviction for Occupy opponent who poked protester's throat in Hong Kong An elderly anti-Occupy protester who snatched a yellow ribbon from a student activist was found guilty of assault yesterday. Man Ho-chuen, 70, lashed out at Chan Ho-wun, 19, as two rival groups confronted each other in Admiralty in October. Two of his … Full…

Inside the Hong Kong Goldfish Market where 1000s line the walls of aquatic shops In Indonesia there are ones that float, in Afghanistan there's one dedicated entirely to birds, but when it comes to bizarre markets there's one in Hong Kong that takes some beating. The Goldfish Market is a strange sight, with thousands of…