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What Old Hong Kong Tells Us About Occupy Central

What Old Hong Kong Tells Us About Occupy Central China's World columnist Andrew Browne shows us his childhood neighborhood in Hong Kong and talks to people about the Occupy Central movement. Transcript. This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate. … this is the … Full News here – Read more on […]

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What can the government really do about home prices in Hong Kong?

What can the government really do about home prices in Hong Kong? Hong Kong property prices hit a record in June, raising questions about the effectiveness of the government's measures to cool down the property market. The Rating and Valuation Department's monthly price index for private homes climbed to a record 249 … Full News […]

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Caution about Hong Kong's economic outlook is warranted

Caution about Hong Kong's economic outlook is warranted The stock market has been on a roll, buoyed by positive sentiment over the launch in October of two-way share trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai. Home owners could never have been happier; housing prices hit record highs in June. Continuing low … Full News here – Read […]

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Passengers thrown about Hong Kong-bound plane by turbulence

Passengers thrown about Hong Kong-bound plane by turbulence Two people remained in hospital last night after air turbulence tossed passengers and crew around a Hong Kong-bound jet yesterday, injuring 20. Witnesses told of passengers being thrown out of their seats and hitting the ceiling and overhead lockers of … Full News here – Read more […]

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Talking about core values while ignoring our minorities

Core values are like mission statements. They are things we would like to think we treasure and practise, something to feel good about ourselves. So business leaders have their core values for Hong Kong like a free market and respect for private property. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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UK and European chambers of commerce very concerned about governance in Hong Kong, says lawmaker

The British and European chambers of commerce in Hong Kong are concerned about electoral reform and governance issues in the city, according to pan-democrats who met with the UK’s consul general today. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Former private eye fined for misleading customers about detective business

First service provider prosecuted under revamped trade descriptions law gets HK$ 30,000 penalty. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Anti-Aids group hands out free condoms to teach youth about safe sex

Young clubbers can now get free condoms as part of an anti-Aids campaign that aims to promote safe sex among the youth. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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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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