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Hong Kong’s Goddess of Democracy statue shines light on Tiananmen Square tragedy … for now

A two-metre tall statue of the Goddess of Democracy was erected in the unofficial June 4 museum in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s own Forrest Gump starts running… and does an entire circuit of Taiwan

One day, for no particular reason, Stephen Poon Wing-sing decided to run. Once the Hongkonger started, he just kept going, 40 kilometres a day for 27 consecutive days. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s Neon Signs Get Art Show

An online exhibition celebrates the city’s neon heritage. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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A flurry of feathers as hundreds join Hong Kong’s annual pillow fight

They were armed, but not very dangerous.With pillows at the ready, some still in their pyjamas, they marched into battle. An hour later it was all over. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Giant hailstones batter Hong Kong’s Festival Walk shopping mall – Hong Kong Video

Hong Kong issued the Black Rainstorm signal as heavy rain swept yesterday evening with golf ball sized hailstones breaking windows, heavy rains flooding subw… Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Hong Kong’s intimate venues carve out indie music niche

As cash-rich Macau throws its dollars at stadium-filling megastars like the Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber and Rihanna, Hong Kong appears to have carved out a niche as a touring destination for Britpop and indie bands from abroad. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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CY Leung hints at new controls on Hong Kong’s growing tourism numbers

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has hinted for the first time that his administration is considering controls on the number of tourists in Hong Kong. He admitted that the rising volume of visitors in recent years had “affected the daily lives” of residents, especially commuters and shoppers. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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How Hong Kong’s government subsidises those who need it least

We hate the poor and favour the rich and well-off. The way our government has favoured our tycoons and helped them to unimagined fortunes is well-known. Far lesser-known is how much we have directly subsidised the middle and upper-middle classes since 2004, mostly through property-related concessions. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s Occupy Central movement may take on shades of Taiwan protest

We all know how Occupy Central will play out if its organisers go ahead with it – exactly like the scenes of mayhem in Taipei we have just witnessed this week. Organiser and academic Dr Benny Tai Yiu-ting has called it Occupy Central with Love and Peace. He sounds almost like a hippie. Full News […]

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Hong Kong’s ‘father of concerts’ Cheung Yiu-wing dies

Concert promoter Cheung Yiu-wing, the man behind thousands of show stages featuring the city’s most popular singers, died early today. He was 82. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Dock strike: Few changes a year after longest walkout in Hong Kong’s history

The moment Stanley Ho Wai-hong stepped out of the taxi into the dirty air at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals, memories of last year’s 40-day dock strike came flooding back. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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It’s time to drop Hong Kong’s political reform sideshows

The more uncompromising pan-democrats have made public nomination their be-all-and-end-all. Mainland authorities have insisted publicly any chief executive must be a “patriot”. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Almost half of Hong Kong’s doctors and dentists support right to nominate candidates in chief executive election

Almost half of Hong Kong’s doctors and dentists support allowing voters to put forward candidates for the chief executive election, according to a poll by the Hong Kong Medical Association. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s Neon Signs Get Art Show

An online exhibition celebrates the city’s neon heritage. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Hong Kong’s Beer Scene Grows Up

Long awash in imported lagers, Hong Kong is developing a taste for small-batch, artisanal beers. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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