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Hong Kong feminist groups hit back at objectification of women in city

Hong Kong feminist groups hit back at objectification of women in city A Hong Kong feminist group has hit back at what it says is the objectification of women in the city by making a thought-provoking documentary linking such treatment of women to low self-esteem, eating disorders, sexual harassment and violence. A teaser … Full […]

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Pitbull's ready to bring the party to Hong Kong with his first show in the city

Pitbull's ready to bring the party to Hong Kong with his first show in the city Despite all that, along with eight albums and several world tours, the artist born Armando Christian Perez has never made it to Hong Kong — an anomaly that will be remedied when he appears at AsiaWorld-Arena on March 21. […]

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How Austria and Hong Kong can collaborate on the making of a vibrant city

How Austria and Hong Kong can collaborate on the making of a vibrant city Hong Kong and Austria signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday in order to strengthen our art and cultural cooperation. Austria is the 14th country – and the sixth European nation – with which the Hong Kong government has concluded such […]

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Hong Kong's ethnic minorities struggle to call the city home

Hong Kong's ethnic minorities struggle to call the city home In a city where one pays a premium to enjoy Hong Kong's famous harbour view, finding an old dilapidated, even abandoned, rooftop is a source of spatial liberation. From Yau Ma Tei to Jordan and Tsim Sha Tsui, these concrete ghetto rooftops offer … Full […]

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Hong Kong conductor Elim Chan urges city to nurture musical talent

Hong Kong conductor Elim Chan urges city to nurture musical talent Award-winning Hong Kong conductor Elim Chan says her growing success comes despite the enormous challenges facing the city's undervalued music talent. Chan – the first woman to win the Donatella Flick London Symphony Orchestra Conducting … Full News here – Read more on South China […]

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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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Hong Kong Protests: Inside Occupy Central's Tent City

Hong Kong Protests: Inside Occupy Central's Tent City HONG KONG – Local police who may be planning to clear pro-democracy protesters from the streets will have a big job if they do. Aside from the demonstrators occupying roads around Hong Kong, a veritable tent city has sprung up with artwork, a café and … Full […]

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Iowa City filmmaker humbled by Hong Kong protests

Iowa City filmmaker humbled by Hong Kong protests Kaitlyn Busbee didn't know if anyone would show up. It was just days before pro-democracy activists gathered on the streets of Hong Kong, calling for open elections outside the influence of the Communist Party in China — demonstrations that now have … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong Is a Modern City Without a Modern Government

Hong Kong Is a Modern City Without a Modern Government On the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 21, Hong Kong student protesters demanding universal suffrage in the election for the city chief executive and the city's legislature (called "Legco") sat down with their territory's government — finally. The issue now … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong's leader warns protesters as tent city sprouts up

Hong Kong's leader warns protesters as tent city sprouts up "And no-one can direct the direction and pace of this movement. It is now a movement that has lost control." Leung also warned that there was "zero chance" that China's leaders in Beijing would change an August decision limiting democracy in Hong Kong. Full News […]

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Seeking Identity, 'Hong Kong People' Look to City, Not State

Seeking Identity, 'Hong Kong People' Look to City, Not State HONG KONG — If there is one phrase that has come to define the protests that have swept across Hong Kong in the last week and a half, appearing on handwritten billboards and T-shirts, and heard in rally speeches and on radio shows, it is […]

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Hong Kong protesters demand Leung Chun-ying resigns as city leader

Hong Kong protesters demand Leung Chun-ying resigns as city leader "You thought you can rule this place," said Alex Chow, secretary-general of the Hong Kong Federation of Students, in front of a cheering crowd late on Wednesday. "If you don't respond to the demand of the Hong Kong people, we will paralyse the … Full […]

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Hong Kong "roof-toppers" climb skyscrapers to capture the city

Hong Kong "roof-toppers" climb skyscrapers to capture the city Mr Lau said roof-topping was becoming increasingly popular in Hong Kong, but that he had little time for those who tried to replicate locations that had already been scaled. "I do not appreciate the people who only want to climb up to the roofs to snap […]

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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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