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'I don't see a good future for Hong Kong': Elderly lament loss of the city

'I don't see a good future for Hong Kong': Elderly lament loss of the city … They have seen Hong Kong transform from a city of squatter camps into a vibrant metropolis. Now in their sunset years, a group of elderly residents say they fear for the future of their home city – but differ […]

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Hong Kong likely to escape season's first super typhoon – but city will swelter

Hong Kong likely to escape season's first super typhoon – but city will swelter Observatory scientific officer Tam Yee-ting said there is "little chance" that Neoguri will hit Hong Kong as storms usually move along the edge of the subtropical ridge, which is off the coast of Japan and Taiwan. But Hong Kong will feel […]

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Hong Kong, China's Freest City, Grapples With Political Reform

Hong Kong, China's Freest City, Grapples With Political Reform HONG KONG-CHINA-DEMOCRACY Demonstrators rally against the Occupy Central movement to show their support to the Hong Kong government in Hong Kong on July 15, 2014. Hong Kong's government has unveiled its vision for electoral reform as public … Full News here – Read more on TIME

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A team at City University has developed a self-cleaning cashmere that uses

A team at City University has developed a self-cleaning cashmere that uses … The company has been dealing with researchers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Daoud's former employer, about similar technology for its clothing, but has yet to adopt it. "I think 24 hours is still too long," Siu said. "We don't have 24 […]

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A showdown looms China's most prosperous city is becoming dangerously

A showdown looms China's most prosperous city is becoming dangerously … FOR years after the return of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, China's leaders surprised the world by adhering scrupulously to Hong Kong's unusual political set-up of “one country, two systems”. Under the terms of the handover, Hong Kong was … Full News […]

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Song-dynasty relics in Kowloon City unlock one Hong Kong family's past

Song-dynasty relics in Kowloon City unlock one Hong Kong family's past For decades, members of the Chiu clan in Hong Kong have been researching their past. Many believe they are the descendants of the Song dynasty (960-1279AD) royal family, members of which are thought to have fled to Hong Kong during the dying days of … […]

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Washington dismisses talk of interference in city

Washington has rejected Beijing’s accusation that “outside forces” are interfering in Hong Kong’s political development. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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City journalists on mainland work in shadow of Tiananmen Square

Pictures of the sea of candles lighting up Victoria Park last Wednesday were splashed across newspapers around the world to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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591 City Point flats in Tsuen Wan snapped up in a day

Property sales throughout the city are likely to be boosted after the entire first batch of flats at Cheung Kong’s City Point in Tsuen Wan sold in a day, real estate agents involved in the transactions say. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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City needs innovation bureau, says think tank

Professor Ni Pengfei, director of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ centre for city and competitiveness, has joined the growing chorus calling for Hong Kong to set up an innovation and technology bureau. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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City University’s exhibition on Antarctic blends science with art

It may be oppressively hot and humid outside, but inside City University’s school of creative media, icebergs loom and 3-D patterns inspired by the Aurora Australis, or the Southern Lights, play across the walls of a 360-degree theatre. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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What is Hong Kong’s biggest eyesore? Ugly side of city exposed by decades of bad decisions

Decades of government bureaucracy, poor urban planning and failure to consider aesthetics have left Hong Kong with some appalling eyesores. So what do you think is the biggest blot on the landscape? Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Robot expert planning to turn Hong Kong into android city

Robot expert planning to turn Hong Kong into android city Hong Kong seems a curious move for Hanson, but he and Korean-American entrepreneur Jong Lee, Hanson Robotics CEO, say a robotics community is emerging here. Plus, "there's a lot of expertise and design infrastructure here", Hanson says, referring to … Full News here – Read more […]

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Art Basel Hong Kong takes over city with 100 events

Art Basel Hong Kong takes over the city today with more than 100 events, but its impact on the local art scene will go well beyond the four-day fair, industry insiders say. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Asia’s world city an IP trading hub

Asia is, rightly, becoming more of a focus in terms of intellectual property rights and the business imperative to protect and nurture them. I believe Hong Kong has an important role to play here.   Trademarks, of course, are an extremely important part of the IPR equation. In this regard, let me share with you […]

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