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Hong Kong Cuts 2014 Growth Forecast After Unexpected Contraction

Hong Kong Cuts 2014 Growth Forecast After Unexpected Contraction Hong Kong cut its economic growth forecast for the year after an unexpected contraction in the second quarter as a slowdown in China crimped the purchases of luxury items and weighed on local sentiment. The economy is forecast to expand 2 percent to 3 … Full News […]

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Manhunt on after mother of seven-year-old is hacked to death in Hong Kong flat

Manhunt on after mother of seven-year-old is hacked to death in Hong Kong flat Photo supplied by Hong Kong Police. Officers found two curved knives and a fruit knife at the scene which may have been used in the attack. “Our investigation showed the victim was attacked in the kitchen at about 6.15am,” said Superintendent […]

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Hong Kong, China shares fall after HSBC services PMI, property drags

Hong Kong, China shares fall after HSBC services PMI, property drags HONG KONG, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Hong Kong and China shares slipped on Tuesday after a survey showed growth In China's services sector fell to a record low, with property developers the main underperformers. The HSBC/Markit China services purchasing … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong-born chef and wife died aboard Flight MH17 after change of route

Hong Kong-born chef and wife died aboard Flight MH17 after change of route A change to their usual travel routine proved fatal for a celebrated Hong Kong-born chef and his Malaysian wife. Each year Fan Shun-po and Jenny Fan, both in their 50s and who owned a Chinese restaurant in Rotterdam, would fly from Amsterdam […]

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China protests to Britain after deputy PM meets Hong Kong activists

China protests to Britain after deputy PM meets Hong Kong activists Chan, a former senior Hong Kong official, and Lee, one of the founders of the Hong Kong opposition Democratic Party, met U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at the White House in April, in one of the most high-profile attempts to flag Hong Kong's democracy … […]

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Hongkong – Italy – Czech Republic – Slovakia – Reporter threatened after

Hongkong – Italy – Czech Republic – Slovakia – Reporter threatened after … Reporters Without Borders urges the relevant authorities to protect Antonio Papaleo, an Italian journalist who is being threatened after infiltrating the criminal underworld to investigate money laundering between Prague and Hong Kong. <br/>. A self … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong Stocks Rise After China Flash Manufacturing PMI

Hong Kong Stocks Rise After China Flash Manufacturing PMI Hong Kong stocks rose, with the city's benchmark index heading for its highest close since Jan 2, after a private survey of China manufacturing beat estimates. Jiangxi Copper Co. (358), China's biggest producer of the metal, climbed 1.7 percent. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong shares close at highest in more than 5 mths after China move helps

Hong Kong shares close at highest in more than 5 mths after China move helps … HONG KONG, June 10 (Reuters) – Hong Kong shares finished at their highest in more than five months on Tuesday, tracking strong gains in the mainland after China detailed which banks would benefit from a cut of required reserves […]

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Hong Kong still without answers one year after Edward Snowden saga

Hong Kong still without answers one year after Edward Snowden saga Relations between Hong Kong and the United States took a big hit with the Edward Snowden saga, and while they appear to have warmed since then, the long-term impact is harder to assess. The ramifications of the city's brief encounter with the realities … […]

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You'll Never Text and Drive Again After Watching This PSA (VIDEO)

You'll Never Text and Drive Again After Watching This PSA (VIDEO) In the video above, Hong Kong moviegoers got that very reminder with a clever Public Service Announcement consisting of rather ordinary footage of a car driving down the road. A few seconds in, however, all the cell phones in the audience received a … […]

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Another psychiatric patient held after chairs ‘thrown’ from high-rise building

A psychiatric patient has been arrested after five chairs were allegedly thrown from a high-rise apartment building in Yau Tong on Thursday morning, according to police. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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‘Long Hair’ facing jail term after conviction for protest is upheld

Lawmaker “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung faces losing his Legislative Council seat – and his trademark locks – after his conviction for his role in disrupting a public forum was upheld on Monday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong airlines on alert after bomb warning

Hong Kong airlines on alert after bomb warning Passengers queue at the check-in counter of Dragonair flight at Hong Kong airport, Friday, June 6, 2014. Hong Kong's airlines and airport are on alert after receiving a warning from Taiwan that a woman in mainland China may be planning to board a … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong airlines on alert after bomb warning

Hong Kong airlines on alert after bomb warning Passengers queue at the check-in counter of Dragonair flight at Hong Kong airport, Friday, June 6, 2014. Hong Kong's airlines and airport are on alert after receiving a warning from Taiwan that a woman in mainland China may be planning to board a … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong airlines on alert after bomb warning

Hong Kong airlines on alert after bomb warning HONG KONG — Hong Kong's airlines and airport were on alert Friday after receiving a warning from Taiwan that a woman in mainland China may be planning to board a flight to the Asian financial hub with a bomb. Taiwan's intelligence agency warned that … Full News here […]

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