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Sharp drop in land prices unlikely for prime sites in Hong Kong

Sharp drop in land prices unlikely for prime sites in Hong Kong Recent land sales results have shown the government is willing to accept lower offers for its sites. The trend is reflected in the sale of the Whitehead residential site in Ma On Shan, which Sun Hung Kai Properties bought last month for about […]

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China urges Philippines to end row with Hong Kong over bus siege tragedy

Beijing has urged the Philippine government to speed up its handling of the fall-out from the 2010 Manila hostage tragedy and to respond to the “appropriate” demands of the victims’ families. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong investors at a disadvantage when firms with assets in China go

Hong Kong investors at a disadvantage when firms with assets in China go … The HK$ 4.1 billion bankruptcy proceedings involving a mainland subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed decorative paper maker Qunxing Paper highlight the risks to investors of acquiring exposure to firms that have the bulk of their assets outside the city … Full News […]

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China Sets Hong Kong-Shanghai Trading Deal

China Sets Hong Kong-Shanghai Trading Deal HONG KONG — It was a seven-year wait, but China on Thursday finally announced a plan to allow two-way investment between the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges. For the first time, individual investors in Hong Kong will be able to use their local … Full News here – Read […]

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Biden meets with advocates of Hong Kong democracy

Biden meets with advocates of Hong Kong democracy WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has dropped by a meeting at the White House with two of Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy advocates. White House officials say in a statement that Biden met Friday with former Legislative Council member … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong Regulator Probes Departed JP Morgan Executive

Hong Kong Regulator Probes Departed JP Morgan Executive Fang Fang, 48 years old, stepped down as J.P. Morgan's chief executive for China investment banking and vice chairman of investment banking in Asia after more than a decade with the bank, according to an internal memo circulated on March 24. Hong … Full News here – Read […]

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Journalist forgoes Hong Kong life on breadline for war-torn Somalia

An experience of the worst in humanity was not what Ibrahim Mohamed Hussein expected when he touched down in Hong Kong eight months ago, fresh from persecution in Africa. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Fans Hang Out With Rugby Stars in Hong Kong

Fans Hang Out With Rugby Stars in Hong Kong Kenya: Fans Hang Out With Rugby Stars in Hong Kong. By Grace Kerongo, 19 April 2014. Lucky winners got a chance to hang out with and cheer on the national Sevens team courtesy of Safaricom in Hong Kong. They were part of the Tua is Tour […]

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Killer diseases claim 18pc more lives in Hong Kong over past decade

The top 10 killer diseases in Hong Kong cause the deaths of 18 per cent more people a year than a decade ago because of the ageing population, unhealthy lifestyles and pollution, the South China Morning Post has found. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong U20s hope to go out on a high

Hong Kong U20s hope to go out on a high One statistic highlights the progress made by Hong Kong at the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy as they prepare to face Canada on Saturday in the battle for the crumbs in the eight-team tournament. Hong Kong missed 31 tackles against Tonga, but only 13 … Full […]

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Hongkong Travel Video Guide – Hong Kong Video

Hong Kong is a city of the superlative with glimmering skyscrapers that seem to take root in the sky and one elegant building after another with shining glas… Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Hong Kong-born Olivia Chow urges SAR voters to help defeat Toronto mayor

Hong Kong-born Olivia Chow urges SAR voters to help defeat Toronto mayor … Toronto mayoral candidate Olivia Chow has urged tens of thousands of Torontonians living in Hong Kong to help end the "embarrassment" of having Rob Ford as leader of Canada's biggest city. Chow, whose family migrated from Hong Kong to Canada when … Full […]

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Call it animal instinct, Hong Kong schoolchildren want a zoo

Children in Hong Kong want a free zoo. While this might not be a revelation, a new study confirms that 90 per cent of primary school pupils questioned are keen on the city building an affordable large-scale zoo. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Jadeite Necklace Sells for Record Price at Hong Kong Auction

A jadeite necklace once owned by Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton sold for $ 27.6 million at a Hong Kong auction, a record price for jadeite jewellery. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – April 16

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – April 16 The much-heralded HK$ 67 billion ($ 8.64 billion) high-speed railway linking Hong Kong with Guangzhou – the most expensive ever built per kilometre – has been delayed by up to two years due to "unforeseen difficulties". (link.reuters.com/nyr58v). Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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