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Swiss account intended to 'protect' HSBC chief from Hong Kong staff

Swiss account intended to 'protect' HSBC chief from Hong Kong staff HSBC Holdings chief executive Stuart Gulliver painted recent revelations that he held his Hong Kong bonuses in a Swiss account via a Panamanian company as a matter of privacy. In the latest of a string of leaked data on the bank's Swiss unit, British … […]

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Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra musicians banned from rehearsals as internal

Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra musicians banned from rehearsals as internal … A meeting between disgruntled musicians and management of the city's top Chinese ensemble was called off on Monday, and the players locked out of rehearsals, as a bitter row escalated. A special committee set up by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong talk show borrows liberally from Jimmy Fallon and David Letterman

Hong Kong talk show borrows liberally from Jimmy Fallon and David Letterman Sze U Tonight, which debuted on TVB Jade on Sunday, features Lee as host sitting at a desk interviewing celebrities who sit on a sofa against the backdrop of Hong Kong's skyline. This has a striking resemblance to Fallon's The Tonight Show on […]

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Daredevil climbers take more incredible images from top of Shenzhen, Hong

Daredevil climbers take more incredible images from top of Shenzhen, Hong … The skyscraper-scalers known as On The Roofs have published some more spectacularly terrifying photos from their latest trip to Hong Kong as well as some images from the top of a few Shenzhen towers. The next two images were taken in Shenzhen, the … […]

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Rather than raise funds from VCs, Hong Kong's Animoca Brands IPOs in Australia

Rather than raise funds from VCs, Hong Kong's Animoca Brands IPOs in Australia Hong Kong game studio Animoca announced its intention to go public last year, and now the startup has completed that move. Now known as Animoca Brands, it's listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) with the ticker symbol AB1. Animoca … Full News […]

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Hong Kong welcomes reverse migrants from Vancouver – now it wants their

Hong Kong welcomes reverse migrants from Vancouver – now it wants their … Reverse migration is a phenomenon that has already seen the Hong Kong-born population in greater Vancouver fall by 14 per cent, from 86,215 in 1996 to 73,770 in 2011. Yet the exodus has been far more extreme than that census data suggests, […]

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Hong Kong may learn from Britain on cutting cost of public works

Hong Kong may learn from Britain on cutting cost of public works They were supposed to be the pride of the city – multibillion-dollar megaprojects to drag Hong Kong's infrastructure into the 21st century. Instead, huge government-led schemes have become synonymous with huge problems. Deadlines have been missed … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Casino major Melco Crown seeks to delist from Hong Kong exchange

Casino major Melco Crown seeks to delist from Hong Kong exchange Dual-listed casino operator Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. 6883, -2.66% MPEL, -4.88% on Friday applied to delist from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange just three years after listing its shares in the Chinese financial hub, citing limited fundraising … Full News here – Read more on […]

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BoC seizes P400-M shabu from Hong Kong

BoC seizes P400-M shabu from Hong Kong The Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Monday seized P400 million worth of high-grade methamphethamine hydrochloride or "shabu" from Hong Kong. In a e-mailed statement, the BoC said it seized 40 kilograms of … Full News here – Read more on GMA News

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The Hong Kong Authorities Want to Take Teen Protesters From Their Families

The Hong Kong Authorities Want to Take Teen Protesters From Their Families Secondary school students walk past a road blocked with tents set up by pro-democracy Secondary-school students walk past a road blocked with tents set up by pro-democracy protesters outside the government headquarters at Admiralty in Hong Kong on … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong protester, 14, faces separation from parents

Hong Kong protester, 14, faces separation from parents Hong Kong authorities have issued an order that could separate a 14-year-old pro-democracy protester from his parents, heightening fears of a gradual, retroactive campaign against demonstrators days after their final encampment was cleared. Full News here – Read more on The Guardian

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Protesters must abandon fantasy of a 'Hong Kong race' free from the mainland

Protesters must abandon fantasy of a 'Hong Kong race' free from the mainland Since 1997, Beijing has been nothing but extraordinarily helpful to Hong Kong whenever the latter's economy is in trouble, and extraordinarily tolerant in allowing protests unimaginable on the mainland to thrive in Hong Kong. For a country of 1.3 … Full News […]

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Brand Hong Kong could benefit from Umbrella Movement

Brand Hong Kong could benefit from Umbrella Movement There was indeed some disruption but the Hong Kong that lived through traumatic events such as the 1960s Cultural Revolution, the 1980s stock market panic and the SARS crisis, is no stranger to even greater disruption. The government draws no lessons … Full News here – Read more […]

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TSA seizes loaded handgun from Akron man headed to Hong Kong

TSA seizes loaded handgun from Akron man headed to Hong Kong A loaded .25-caliber handgun found in the carry-on bag of an Akron man flying to Hong Kong was seized by the TSA at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport Friday. Transportation Security Administration officials, who did not reveal the name of the … Full News here – […]

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A Hong Kong Street Switches From Ships to (Michelin) Stars

A Hong Kong Street Switches From Ships to (Michelin) Stars As rentals escalate in neighboring districts, the once nondescript Ship Street in Wanchai, Hong Kong — which sits on reclaimed land where ships once docked for repairs — is fast becoming the site du jour for trendy dining outposts headlined by a … Full News […]

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