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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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Rolling Stones concert pushes Macau into the big league for entertainment

Macau has its sights set on becoming Asia’s go-to venue for the world’s biggest entertainment stars. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong Gets Into Party Mood as Rugby Sevens Kicks Off

Hong Kong Gets Into Party Mood as Rugby Sevens Kicks Off The Hong Kong Sevens, featuring a Saturday performance by a Queen tribute band, draws visitors from across the world with fans dressing up as they fill the 40,000-capacity stadium to cheer their teams. Investors will take their minds off concerns over … Full News […]

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HK to inject US$150k into APEC fund

Hong Kong will donate US$ 150,000 to a newly established Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation fund, the Trade & Industry Department announced today.   The fund will provide financial support to APEC member economies to launch projects that will enhance supply-chain efficiency and promote connectivity in the region.   Improving the supply chain and strengthening connectivity is […]

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HK$1,500 fixed penalty proposed for shops that spill into the street

Shopkeepers who extend their business onto the pavement or the street could be hit with a HK$ 1,500 on-the-spot fine, the government suggested in a consultation paper yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Probe into 39 Conduit Road luxury flat sales ends

An investigation into Henderson Land’s controversial luxury 39 Conduit Road development has ended four years after police raided the company’s offices over complaints of unfair and non-transparent transactions. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong driver dies in New Zealand after van plunges into river

Hong Kong driver dies in New Zealand after van plunges into river A Hong Kong tourist died while nine of his relatives escaped after the van he was driving crashed into a one-lane bridge and plunged into a river on New Zealand's South Island yesterday. Local media reports say the passengers helped free each other […]

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Mexican cartel smuggling cocaine into Hong Kong amid booming demand for drugs

Already a key supplier of illicit narcotics to many Western countries, Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel is diversifying its business by taking advantage of the booming demand for cocaine and methamphetamines in the Asia-Pacific region. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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US police launch investigation into death of Hong Kong socialite Sandra d’Auriol

A police investigation has been launched into the death of a Hong Kong socialite after it emerged she had undergone 13-hours of cosmetic surgery and may have been “psychotic” before she plunged naked to her death from the top floor of a Beverly Hills medical clinic. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Looking deep into the art of building management

Last August, I wrote a column praising Hong Kong’s system for the management of multi-owned buildings and estates. Some system of collective decision-making is indispensable. I suggested that the ability to set up an owners’ corporation is an elegant response to this very practical need. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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PLA dismissed inquiry into regaining military land, says Paul Chan Mo-po

An attempt to turn military land over to housing has failed after the People’s Liberation Army told the Hong Kong government that they needed the sites for defence use. Development minister Paul Chan Mo-po revealed that the plan had collapsed almost a year after telling lawmakers the government was “working on” the idea of redeploying military […]

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Expert questions medical records in hearing into death of Peter Cheung and Eugina Lau’s baby

An obstetrics expert testifying at a Medical Council hearing over the death of a former singer’s baby called into question on Sunday not only the defendant doctor’s handling of the patient, but also the veracity of her medical records. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Triads turn quiet mall toilets into busy brothels, police say

A nine-month undercover operation led police to smash a triad gang and uncover its secret brothels that had been converted from two toilets and a shop in a Yuen Long shopping centre, police said on Thursday morning. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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‘I came for check-up but doctor forced me into labour’, ex-actress testifies in baby death case

Former actress Eugina Lau Mei-kuen testified in a Medical Council hearing that her obstetrician had been “arrogant” and “reckless” in handling the birth of her first child, who died of complications in 2005. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Kindergarten panic spills over into Yuen Long

The panic over kindergarten places has spread to Yuen Long, with hundreds of parents lining up overnight at preschools for application forms. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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