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Live chickens back on sale in Hong Kong after bird flu cull

Live chickens back on sale in Hong Kong after bird flu cull Live chickens returned to the city's wet markets yesterday for the first time since a bird flu scare at the end of last month forced a mass cull – and prices rose only modestly despite a relatively small supply. Some 3,200 birds were […]

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Teen bailed after being placed in care for drawing on Hong Kong protest site wall

Teen bailed after being placed in care for drawing on Hong Kong protest site wall The wall, known as the "Lennon Wall," was once covered with colorful Post-it notes and messages of support for the recent pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. When the protests were cleared, the notes were removed as well. Protesters started placing … […]

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Hong Kong culls chickens, suspends imports after H7 bird flu found

Hong Kong culls chickens, suspends imports after H7 bird flu found "The department will conduct inspections as well as collect additional samples from all the 29 registered live chicken farms in Hong Kong to ensure that they are not affected by H7 influenza," Ko said. Hong Kong confirmed its first case of deadly bird … […]

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Hong Kong Slaughters Chickens After an Outbreak of Bird Flu

Hong Kong Slaughters Chickens After an Outbreak of Bird Flu The city's secretary for food and health, Ko Wing-man, said that sales of all live chickens in Hong Kong might be banned if wholesalers do not step up measures to control bird flu, The South China Morning Post reported Friday. Earlier this week, the … […]

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Hong Kong Police Criticized After 14-Year-Old's Detention

Hong Kong Police Criticized After 14-Year-Old's Detention Updated, 7:49 AM ET | The detention of a 14-year-old girl for drawing on a wall near the Hong Kong government's headquarters has brought accusations that the authorities are using child protection laws to intimidate young pro-democracy protesters and … Full News here – Read more on New […]

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Hong Kong police arrest pro-democracy protesters after Christmas Eve clash

Hong Kong police arrest pro-democracy protesters after Christmas Eve clash On Christmas day Hong Kong police announced that 10 men and two women, aged between 13 and 43, had been arrested on charges ranging from assaulting a police officer to failing to produce proof of identity. Officers also used pepper spray and batons … Full News […]

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Hong Kong Police Arrest 12 Pro-Democracy Protesters After Overnight Clashes

Hong Kong Police Arrest 12 Pro-Democracy Protesters After Overnight Clashes Hong Kong police announced Thursday that they had detained 12 pro-democracy protesters after a night of clashes when nearly 100 demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday, marking the first sizeable rally since the last Occupy Central protest camp was … Full News here – Read more […]

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$2 million missing after cash spill on Hong Kong road

million missing after cash spill on Hong Kong road About 35 million Hong Kong dollars ($ 4.5 million), including 500-dollar ($ 65) banknotes were strewn across the eight-lane Gloucester Road in Hong Kong's Wan Chai area after three crates of new banknotes fell from the back of the van. Witnesses said … Full News here – […]

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After a lengthy battle, Hong Kong men have scored three days of semi-paid

After a lengthy battle, Hong Kong men have scored three days of semi-paid … Hong Kong has been battling unsuccessfully against a declining birth rate that will leave the city's median age at 52 this year and saddle the city's youth with outsized social burdens in years to come. So far, the city government has […]

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Builders' union calls for new safety rules after Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge

Builders' union calls for new safety rules after Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge … After a construction worker on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge died on Friday when his excavator fell into the sea, leaders of the city's construction union yesterday called for heightened measures to avoid similar incidents in the future. Chow Luen … Full News here […]

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Traffic resumes after Hong Kong clears protesters

Traffic resumes after Hong Kong clears protesters HONG KONG — Traffic was back to normal Friday in Hong Kong's financial district after authorities demolished a protest camp at the heart of the city's 2 ½-month pro-democracy movement. Hundreds of police officers, some armed with chain saws and bolt … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong media tycoon resigns after arrest

Hong Kong media tycoon resigns after arrest Hong Kong publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, has stepped down as editor-in-chief of the popular Apple Daily newspaper after being arrested for refusing to leave a key pro-democracy protest site in the centre of the city. Hong … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong trading in Birmingham City holdings company suspended after

Hong Kong trading in Birmingham City holdings company suspended after … Trading in the Hong Kong-listed Birmingham International, the company that controls Birmingham City Football Club in Britain, was halted yesterday following an online tirade by the club's director, Hong Kong businessman Peter Pannu. Pannu, right-hand … Full News here – Read more on South China […]

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Tensions soar after night of clashes in Hong Kong

Tensions soar after night of clashes in Hong Kong Alex Chow, a student leader from the Hong Kong Federation of Students, lambasted the former colony's leaders for failing to offer concessions. “Dialogue is fine but the government must offer concrete solutions,” he said. Confrontations resumed at … Full News here – Read more on Telegraph.co.uk

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Hong Kong protesters clash with police after new clampdown

Hong Kong protesters clash with police after new clampdown The protests, which have lasted well beyond many people's expectations, drew more than 100,000 on to the streets of Hong Kong at the peak. While numbers have dwindled, they have swelled to several thousand at weekends and at key moments given a … Full News here – […]

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