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Family kicked off flight after 3-year-old boy refused to wear seatbelt during

Family kicked off flight after 3-year-old boy refused to wear seatbelt during … In last Thursday's incident, the boy refused to take his seat and wear a seatbelt moments before flight CX654 was scheduled to take off from Suvarnabhumi Bangkok International Airport, a passenger, named Lau, told Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper. Full News here […]

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Hong Kong urged to draw visitors from India, Southeast Asia after HK$80m

Hong Kong urged to draw visitors from India, Southeast Asia after HKm … Hong Kong should promote itself more in India and Southeast Asia, a tourism veteran suggested, as the city's financial chief pledged HK$ 80 million for tourism promotions after the Occupy protests and disappointing Lunar New Year visitor numbers. The … Full News […]

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Hong Kong man charged after 100kg Ice bust in Australia

Hong Kong man charged after 100kg Ice bust in Australia A Hong Kong man arrested in a sting operation in which almost US$ 50 million worth of the powerful illegal stimulant Ice was seized has been charged with drugs smuggling, the Australian authorities said yesterday. The unidentified 30-year-old man had … Full News here – Read […]

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Probe launched after Hong Kong police pose with guns for 'Occupy' picture

Probe launched after Hong Kong police pose with guns for 'Occupy' picture It was highly visible on the streets of Hong Kong during the 79-day pro-democracy Occupy movement, with its officers firing tear gas in an attempt to disperse demonstrators outside the government headquarters. The PTU has three branches: training, … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong stocks retreat after PBOC official's remarks

Hong Kong stocks retreat after PBOC official's remarks HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — Hong Kong stocks reversed opening gains and headed down on Friday morning, after a senior official from the People's Bank of China said the latest reserve-ratio cut by the central bank "is not the start of strong stimulus", … Full News here – Read […]

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Judge cites Hong Kong planning board for 'tainted decisions' after quashing

Judge cites Hong Kong planning board for 'tainted decisions' after quashing … But University of Hong Kong urban planning expert Dr Ng Cho-nam, who is also a member of the board, said the judge's finding focused mainly on the oral presentation but failed to consider that members would also take written submissions into account, … Full […]

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North Korean defector with cancer avoids jail after Hong Kong court told she

North Korean defector with cancer avoids jail after Hong Kong court told she … For the first time, a North Korean defector living in obscurity among Hongkongers revealed publicly how 16 of her family were possibly sacrificed after she and her sister fled the totalitarian regime nearly four decades ago. Lau Shaun, 45, offered … […]

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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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