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Glenn Greenwald on Hong Kong’s key role in Snowden’s NSA document leak

Hong Kong’s “brazen” defiance in the face of US attempts to extradite fugitive whistle-blower Edward Snowden was pivotal in shaping the global reaction to one of the biggest government leaks in modern American history, said a journalist instrumental in breaking the story. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s Old Building Facades, Transformed

Hong Kong’s facades get a makeover in the mixed-media paintings of French artist Daphne Mandel. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Hong Kong’s Old Building Facades, Transformed

Hong Kong’s facades get a makeover in the mixed-media paintings of French artist Daphne Mandel. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Destruction of Hong Kong’s illegal ivory stockpile begins as 1.2 tonnes is incinerated

With the flip of a switch, the first batch of Hong Kong’s near 30-tonne stockpile of seized ivory is now officially on its way to a fiery end. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s prison system designed to deter blatant corruption

Recent articles in this paper (February 17) have been critical of corruption in the mainland parole system. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s Bun Scramblers Have Their Day

Every year, Hong Kong celebrates its ‘bun-scrambling’ festival with colorful races, floating children parades and of course, plenty of edible buns. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Hong Kong’s Bun Scramblers Have Their Day

Every year, Hong Kong celebrates its ‘bun-scrambling’ festival with colorful races, floating children parades and of course, plenty of edible buns. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Defendants deny all charges in Hong Kong’s most high profile graft trial

The most high profile graft trial in Hong Kong’s history got underway on Thursday, with all five defendants pleading not guilty to bribery charges relating to payments and loans amounting to HK$ 34 million. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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LIVE: Hong Kong’s biggest ever corruption trial gets under way

The corruption trial of Hong Kong’s former No 2 official and the co-chairmen of one of the world’s major real estate firms begins today at the Court of First Instance. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Most high-profile corruption case in Hong Kong’s history starts tomorrow

All eyes will be on the Court of First Instance tomorrow as the city’s former No 2 official and the co-chairmen of one of the world’s biggest real estate companies face trial in the biggest corruption case in Hong Kong’s history. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Occupy Central referendum won’t represent Hong Kong’s electorate

Occupy Central was originally designed to be an exercise in radical democracy. Unfortunately, idealism flounders on the rocks of reality. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Member of the Executive Council and Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Revitalisation of Historic Buildings, Mr Bernard Chan (centre); the Postmaster General, Mrs Jessie Ting (right); and the Executive Secretary of the Antiquities and Monuments Office, Mr Tom Ming (left), officiate at the opening ceremony of "A Journey through Hong Kong

Exhibition on Hong Kong’s postal history and the old GPO building opens at Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre

Hongkong Post and the Antiquities and Monuments Office are jointly holding an exhibition titled “A Journey through Hong Kong’s Postal History – A Glimpse of Hong Kong’s Postal History through the Old General Post Office Building (1911-1976)” at the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre from April 30 to August 26. Admission is free for members […]

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Hong Kong’s outdated mindset holding back social progress

Trips back to the rural Australian community I grew up in are increasingly eye-opening. The deep conservatism that was all around during my childhood and youth is being replaced by a surprising liberal-mindedness. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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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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