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Senior executive of GP Batteries jumps to death from office roof

A senior executive of international battery maker GP jumped to his death from the roof of his office building in Kwai Chung yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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China Blocks Short Sci-Fi Film From Hong Kong

China Blocks Short Sci-Fi Film From Hong Kong The seven minute and 28 second video, which has attracted 645,000 views since its upload to YouTube on March 3, 2014, features apathetic Hong Kongers indifferent to an approaching meteor, set to hit in 2047—the year when Hong Kong, a Special … Full News here – Read more […]

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Trade China stocks from Hong Kong

Trade China stocks from Hong Kong … based in Shanghai to trade Hong Kong-listed shares. The cross-market trading will be subject to daily limits and an annual quota that will cap volume in Hong Kong-listed shares at 250 billion yuan ($ 40 billion) and at 300 billion yuan for Shanghai … Full News here – […]

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WH Group, Investors Seek $5.3 Billion From Hong Kong Offer

WH Group, Investors Seek .3 Billion From Hong Kong Offer The Chinese owner of Smithfield Foods Inc. is selling shares in the biggest Hong Kong IPO since AIA Group Ltd.'s $ 20 billion offering in October 2010, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. WH Group originally planned to seek as much as $ 6 billion […]

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Shark fin trade from Hong Kong to China drops almost 90 per cent in one year

Re-exports of shark fin from Hong Kong to mainland China dropped almost 90 per cent last year, a green group has revealed. The dramatic decrease comes amid a crackdown on extravagance and corruption in China, as well as a ban on transportation of shark fin on major airlines. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Jamie Oliver to stay away from the opening of his Hong Kong restaurant

Jamie Oliver won’t be in Hong Kong to open his much hyped Italian restaurant this summer, his international chef director has revealed. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Exemption of pesticides from new law ‘not giving into mainland’: Food and Health Bureau

A decision to exempt three pesticides from a new food safety law was not a case of “giving in” to the mainland, the Food and Health Bureau said yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Officials remove Fanling farmer from land by force

Farmer Lai Wing-kuen was “in a daze” yesterday after he and his wife were dragged off land on which he had worked for 30 years and which he had vowed to fight to the end to defend. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Student from Hong Kong experiences life at Forest Park High School

Student from Hong Kong experiences life at Forest Park High School CRYSTAL FALLS – Several years ago, a family in Iron River hosted an exchange student from Hong Kong named Marco. Marco is now attending college in Washington, and the family is hosting another student – Marco's brother. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Festival Walk slowly recovering from ‘unprecedented torrential rainfall’

It’s back to normal for Festival Walk, three days after a freak rainstorm barraged the glitzy Kowloon Tong mall. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Occupy Central students and under-fire pollster receive support from HKU’s new head

Students who take part in the civil-disobedience movement Occupy Central can expect the support of the University of Hong Kong’s new vice-chancellor – as can the university’s under-fire pollster. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Anson Chan’s reform proposal shifts debate away from public nomination

Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang’s political reform proposal has helped shift debate on the 2017 chief executive election back to a track the government and moderate pan-democrats are more comfortable with. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Exempt those living near landfills from rubbish fee, says Exco’s Bernard Chan

People living near landfills earmarked for expansion should be exempted from a proposed fee for rubbish disposal, says Bernard Chan, a member of the Executive Council and chairman of the Council for Sustainable Development. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Pan-democrats’ demands omitted from Chan proposal

Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang has put forward a political reform proposal that has left out the pan-democrats’ call for the public to be allowed to nominate candidates for the 2017 chief executive election. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong will gain from a more diversified energy portfolio

Hong Kong will gain from a more diversified energy portfolio The heated debate over Hong Kong's energy future was rekindled at the beginning of the year when electricity tariffs were increased again. The price rises over the past few years have mainly been due to the greater use of natural gas in the energy mix. […]

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