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Hong Kong in Lego form? Everything about these photos is awesome

Hong Kong in Lego form? Everything about these photos is awesome (CNN) — Maybe we've seen "The LEGO Movie" too many times. But we couldn't help breaking into an enthusiastic rendition of "Everything is Awesome" when we came across these Hong Kong-themed Lego photos by 36-year-old photographer Ric Tse. Full News here – Read more […]

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Columns about Centaline property index dubbed ‘defamatory’

Claims in newspaper columns that property agency Centaline released misleading statistics to bolster the market were defamatory, lawyers for the company told the High Court yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong must stop looking the other way about gay rights

What do singer Denise Ho Wan-sze, lawmaker Raymond Chan Chi-chuen and real-estate businesswoman Gigi Chao all have in common? They are all gay, and if they were teachers, they would not be allowed to work at International Christian School. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Agnes b. makes directorial debut with a dark film about sexual abuse

Fashion designer Agnes b. strives to make people happy with her clothes, but now she wants them to think deeply about life with her directorial debut about a girl who is sexually abused by her father. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Don't worry about Superman selling Hong Kong

Don't worry about Superman selling Hong Kong Speculation that Li is retreating from Hong Kong intensified after Hutchison's latest disposal on Friday, when it sold a 25% stake in retailing business AS Watson to Singapore's sovereign-wealth fund Temasek for $ 5.7 billion. While Watsons — a drug … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Beijing ‘positive’ about restoring pan-democrats’ home-return permits

Legco president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing says Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying raised issue with Beijing, but former Democratic Party lawmaker is unimpressed. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Teaching pupils about benefits of rest has no effect on their sleeping habits: study

Results of Chinese University research are nothing to lose sleep over. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong Man Seeking to Issue Book About Xi Is Held in China

Hong Kong Man Seeking to Issue Book About Xi Is Held in China HONG KONG — Three months ago, Yiu Mantin, a retired engineer from Hong Kong, crossed into mainland China for a short visit, as he had done many times. But this time he disappeared into the hands of the police, and his family […]

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Gov’t concerned about formula shortage

The Food & Health Bureau has reminded suppliers to keep their pledge to ensure sufficient powdered formula supply, expressing concern about survey results indicating a shortage in the retail market.   It commissioned a consultancy firm to conduct surveys earlier this month to follow up on the implementation progress and effectiveness of the improvement measures […]

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Appeal court judges cross about law firm’s failures

The Court of Appeal yesterday criticised a law firm for failing to properly file court documents to inform the court that an action would be abandoned before a hearing, wasting judges’ time in preparing for the case. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Editor's Removal Sparks Worries About Press Freedom in Hong Kong

Editor's Removal Sparks Worries About Press Freedom in Hong Kong The abrupt removal of the top editor at trusted Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao Daily has sparked concern among journalists and scholars that press freedom in this Chinese city is being further curtailed. A 2007 photo shows Hong Kong's Chinese-language … Full News here – Read […]

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Cabbies mad about airport waiting

Drivers of electric taxis said they would switch back to LPG cabs if the Airport Authority continued its policy of making them wait as long as five hours before being able to take a passenger from the airport to the urban area. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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We need to talk about Legco, say academics amid debate over reform

Hongkongers need to talk about the 2016 Legislative Council election or risk giving functional-constituency lawmakers an “excuse” to keep their seats, two prominent political scientists warned yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Gov’t optimistic about flat target

Secretary for Development Paul Chan says he is prudently optimistic that a target to provide 20,000 private residential units can be achieved this financial year.   Speaking to the media after attending a radio programme today, he said the 36 sites that have been or will be put up for sale will produce about 13,700 […]

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Plan to raise awareness about bird flu risks among minority groups

Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said on Wednesday the government would step up promotion on bird flu preventative measures to ethnic minority groups in Hong Kong. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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