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El Nino now ’90pc likely to strike this year’, causing change in Hong Kong’s weather patterns

The El Nino weather patten that would likely push back Hong Kong’s typhoon season and bring more rain to the region is now 90 per cent likely to arrive this year, according to fresh weather forecasts. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Where have all Hong Kong’s novelists gone?

When I was growing up in Hong Kong in the 1960s and 70s, there were certain recurrent and well-entrenched characterisations of the city. Among these were our being a cultural desert and that the people were uninterested in politics and only wanted to make money. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Part of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council complex to close on Friday following security breach

The Legislative Council complex would be partially closed to the public on Friday, said Legco President Jasper Tsang Yok-sing, after protesters against a controversial new-town project in the New Territories stormed the building last Friday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kongs Differing Perspectives on Tiananmen Anniversary

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are preparing to stage a huge candlelight vigil in the city’s Victoria Park to mark the 25th anniversary of Beijing’s deadly crackdown on student protesters in … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Tax-free status of Hong Kong’s international schools attacked

Hong Kong’s charity rules have come under fire after it was revealed the parent company of an international school is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hazardous level of trace metals in Hong Kong’s air as scientists warn of health crisis

Hong Kong’s air contains a dangerously high concentration of health-threatening trace metals, scientists have revealed. Nearly 20 per cent of PM2.5 particle samples collected in the city carried metals such as zinc, a hazardous element that can permanently damage DNA. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Organisers of Hong Kong’s candlelight vigil for Tiananmen Square tragedy expect record turnout

As Beijing steps up efforts to silence dissenting voices ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, organisers of the annual candlelight vigil in Victoria Park are expecting a record turnout. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s Colorful Connoisseur Couple

In the fusty world of Chinese antiques, Milton Man and Coobie Chui stray from the industry’s conservative norm. They are now selling part of their eclectic collection through Christie’s. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Hong Kong’s Colorful Connoisseur Couple

In the fusty world of Chinese antiques, Milton Man and Coobie Chui stray from the industry’s conservative norm. They are now selling part of their eclectic collection through Christie’s. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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June 4, 1989 events in China still have a profound effect on Hong Kong’s political scene

The 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown forever changed Martin Lee Chu-ming’s political career and his ties with the mainland. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s MTR Photo Rainbow

Hong Kong’s spotless subway system, the MTR, is known for its speed and world-class efficiency. Now, thanks to a couple from Ireland, it is also becoming known for its stations’ rainbow of colors. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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What is Hong Kong’s biggest eyesore? Ugly side of city exposed by decades of bad decisions

Decades of government bureaucracy, poor urban planning and failure to consider aesthetics have left Hong Kong with some appalling eyesores. So what do you think is the biggest blot on the landscape? Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s MTR Photo Rainbow

Hong Kong’s spotless subway system, the MTR, is known for its speed and world-class efficiency. Now, thanks to a couple from Ireland, it is also becoming known for its stations’ rainbow of colors. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Over half of Hong Kong’s workers put in more than 44 hours a week

More than half of the local labour force work more than 44 hours a week, a survey has found. In particular, nearly one in five respondents put in more than 52 hours at work each week. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Arrests highlight fears over Hong Kong’s role in crystal meth smuggling

The recent arrests of Hongkongers after a series of drug busts in Indonesia has led to fresh concerns about the city’s role as an Asian narcotics hub. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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