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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 21

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 21 Beijing's confidence in Hong Kong as a financial centre could be shattered if the Occupy Central protests spiral out of control, the former head of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority warned. Joseph Yam Chi-kwong said it was "natural" for Beijing to work … Full News here – […]

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PRESS DIGEST-Hong Kong – July 8

PRESS DIGEST-Hong Kong – July 8 Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) Chief Executive Norman Chan Tak-lam said on the city's de facto central bank website that he would continue to support the local dollar's peg to the US currency when his second term starts in October. (bit.ly/1j9OsXu). Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 7

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 7 Employee protection will be a key consideration for lawmakers deciding whether to support the introduction of U.S. style Chapter 11 bankruptcy legislation in Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post has been told. (bit.ly/1r1GY9b). — Beijing has … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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My seven hours on July 1 march was worth it for Hong Kong

My seven hours on July 1 march was worth it for Hong Kong Easy answer: he was anticipating the wishes of the Canadian consulate, which has declared itself "strongly supportive of democratic development in Hong Kong" and which has ticked off the Canadian Chamber of Commerce for "regrettably" not giving notice … Full News here – […]

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Transgender marriage legal by July even if government misses deadline

Marriages involving transgender people will be recognised as legal from July – whether or not the government passes the marriage amendment bill by then. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Court quashes jail sentences over lawmakers’ July 1 protest

A court yesterday quashed suspended jail sentences imposed on lawmakers Wong Yuk-man and Albert Chan Wai-yip for unlawful assembly. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Flight records set for July

Passenger throughput at the airport registered a year-on-year increase of 7.7% for July to reach 5.4 million, surpassing the record of 5.2 million set in August 2012, the Airport Authority announced today.   Flight movements also beat the record set in May to reach 32,120, up 7.5% year-on-year.   Growth in passenger traffic was mainly […]

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REFILE-China shares rise after July trade data, Hong Kong follows

REFILE-China shares rise after July trade data, Hong Kong follows HONG KONG, August 8 (Reuters) – Shares in mainland Chinese markets and Hong Kong rose on Thursday after stronger than expected trade data soothed worries over a slowdown in the world's second largest economy. At midday, the CSI300 of leading … Full News here – Read […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 22

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 22 Several mainland retailers, including Shanghai-based maker of apparel for men and women La Chapelle, food and beverage retailer Tenwow Group, are mulling listing in Hong Kong before October, when new disciplinary measures against investment banks … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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Wetter July than usual but at least Jebi is off

The tempests raged and the mercury dropped in an unusually cool July when the heavens opened and dumped 16 per cent more rain than usual on Hong Kong – but at least Severe Tropical Storm Jebi is giving the city a miss this weekend. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong student delegation pays visit to Sanya on July 24th

On July 24th, a 34-student delegation from Hong Kong East Kowloon Youth Society visited Sanya in order to undertake a 12-day journey to experience Hainan culture and attend a series of cultural exchange activities. The activity was co-organized by Hainan Provincial Party Committee, Sanya Municipal Party Committee, Sanya Youth Federation and the Hong Kong East […]

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July gloomier, cooler

July was gloomier and cooler than usual, with a mean temperature of 28 degrees Celsius, 0.8 degrees below the normal figure, the Hong Kong Observatory says.   Thunderstorms occurred on 14 days during the month, the highest number since 1995.   Temperatures at the observatory soared to a maximum of 33.5 degrees on July 13, […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 31

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 31 Hong Kong's contribution accounts for more than a fifth of the total sales at DFS and will rise to 30 percent this year. (). — Almost a third of the large European companies operating in China plan to expand their operations in the country over the … […]

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Bruce Lee memorial exhibition to open on July 20

Hong Kong will kick-off the 40th anniversary of kung fu legend Bruce Lee's death on July 20 with a permanent exhibition at the Heritage Museum to honour Hong Kong's favourite … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 15

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 15 … 35 percent from a year earlier, as gas-fired power and heat energy generation capacity grows. For Chinese newspapers, see…………… ($ 1 = 6.1375 Chinese yuan) ($ 1 = 7.7582 Hong Kong dollars) (Reporting by Twinnie Siu; Editing by Prateek … Full News here – Read more […]

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