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From Aberdeen to Tsim Sha Tsui: What to do in Hong Kong for your Easter

From Aberdeen to Tsim Sha Tsui: What to do in Hong Kong for your Easter … Writers and photographers from the SCMP's 48 Hours team have been out and about recently in some of Hong Kong's most interesting neighbourhoods. Find out what to see and where to eat and drink, day and night. Full News […]

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Boy, 4, survives five-storey fall from Hong Kong bathroom window

Boy, 4, survives five-storey fall from Hong Kong bathroom window A four-year-old boy survived a five-storey plunge after crawling through a window at a flat in Battery Street, Yau Ma Tei, shortly after 4pm yesterday. The Nepali boy, whose mother was unaware of the accident until police officers banged on the door … Full News […]

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CORRECTED-Hong Kong for work? A travel playlist from the head of Apple's Beats

CORRECTED-Hong Kong for work? A travel playlist from the head of Apple's Beats "Hong Kong has this raw entrepreneurial spirit," says Wood, who is based in Los Angeles. "It's the gateway in and out of China, so there is this truly global, cosmopolitan set of people. There's a tremendous amount of optimism, a tremendous amount […]

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Hong Kong worshippers line up to 'borrow money' from goddess Kwum Yum

Hong Kong worshippers line up to 'borrow money' from goddess Kwum Yum Hongkongers hoping for a prosperous year queued last night to borrow “money” from goddess of mercy Kwun Yum in an annual ritual believed to bring good luck. Crowds began queuing on Saturday at temples dedicated to the goddess, which opened at … Full News […]

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Hong Kong aviation authority demands answers from Cathay on why passenger

Hong Kong aviation authority demands answers from Cathay on why passenger … "Cathay Pacific permits approved persons under the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department guidelines to apply for the use of the jump seat," an airline spokeswoman said. "Eligible applicants include Cathay Pacific employees and their immediate family … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Mother held after items including bag of cash thrown from 15th floor into Hong

Mother held after items including bag of cash thrown from 15th floor into Hong … "We are trying to find out whether she has relatives in Hong Kong," he said. "Otherwise, we have to contact her relatives on the mainland." The source said that, if necessary, police would seek the Social Welfare Department's help to […]

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Mother held after items including bag of cash thrown from 15th floor into Hong

Mother held after items including bag of cash thrown from 15th floor into Hong … "We are trying to find out whether she has relatives in Hong Kong," he said. "Otherwise, we have to contact her relatives on the mainland." The source said that, if necessary, police would seek the Social Welfare Department's help to […]

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New steward's unlikely journey from small town Berrigan to Hong Kong

New steward's unlikely journey from small town Berrigan to Hong Kong Deep in farming country, Berrigan was the original one-horse town and the unlikeliest of the places in Australia from which Gerard Bush might one day arrive at the crowded, shining towers of Dubai or Hong Kong – unless that one horse was Campaign King. […]

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Hong Kong urged to draw visitors from India, Southeast Asia after HK$80m

Hong Kong urged to draw visitors from India, Southeast Asia after HKm … Hong Kong should promote itself more in India and Southeast Asia, a tourism veteran suggested, as the city's financial chief pledged HK$ 80 million for tourism promotions after the Occupy protests and disappointing Lunar New Year visitor numbers. The … Full News […]

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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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