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Hong Kong’s Ukrainians rally against Russian invasion, then join Russia ball

Members of Hong Kong’s tiny Ukrainian community made a public plea for their country to be left in peace yesterday, on one of the biggest days in the social calendar for the city’s Russian speakers. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Another deficit of clear thinking among Hong Kong’s fiscal planners

In 40 years of covering Hong Kong budgets and fiscal issues, I have never seen a document as misleading and contentious as the report of the Working Group on Long Term Fiscal Planning. It is a crude attack on health and welfare spending in order to find money for already bloated infrastructure spending. Full News […]

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Exhibition on “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)”

Hongkong Post and the Antiquities and Monuments Office announced today (March 6) that they are jointly organising an exhibition entitled “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)”. The exhibition will be held at the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre […]

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Hong Kong’s first Gran Fondo cycling race to be launched in October

A major cycling race for top athletes and amateurs will be launched in the city in October. The first Gran Fondo Hong Kong will have three categories – professional, semi-professional and amateur – covering distances of 60, 40 and 20 kilometres. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Notable absences as Hong Kong’s graft-busters toast 40 years

The city’s graft-busting agency celebrated its 40th anniversary yesterday with a pledge from its chief to rebuild its morale and reputation after a year of “unprecedented challenges” and in the absence of the man at the centre of those challenges. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s internet cafes face stricter regulation with licensing system

The government is to regulate the operations of internet cafes in the city with a licensing system, suggesting that regulation for internet cafes be made through the licensing regime under the existing Amusement Game Centres Ordinance. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s air quality to ‘drastically improve’ within five years, says Christine Loh

Environment undersecretary promises ambitious targets will be met, including banning all vehicles that don’t meet emissions standards by 2016, as roadside pollution gets worse. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Tourists become tailors in scheme to revive Hong Kong’s ailing industry

Tourists will receive masterclasses in bow-tie making as part of a new scheme aimed at reviving Hong Kong’s tailoring industry. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Maximo Cheng Chi-ping, last of Hong Kong’s Chindit warriors, dies at 92

Hong Kong’s last Chindit guerilla, Maximo Cheng Chi-ping, has died at the age of 92. Cheng and his British Army comrades fought deep behind Japanese enemy lines in Burma, now Myanmar, during the second world war. Their casualty rate was high and their tactics controversial. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Don’t take Hong Kong’s middle class to be misers

I’m going to call it: the biggest loser of the policy address is the middle class. But it’s not because they got “nothing” from the policy address, as Voice of the Middle Class chairman Alvin Lee Chi-wing claimed. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s ‘Golden Chicken’ Returns

Hong Kong’s nostalgia wave is pushing its way into the city’s traditional Lunar New Year comedies with “Golden Chickensss.” Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Paws for thought: Dapper dogs go on charity march at Hong Kong’s Disneyland

Well-dressed dogs put their best paws forward as they participate in a walkathon organised by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Behind-the-Scenes: Making Hong Kong’s ‘Happy’ Video

Warning: Pharrell Williams’s “Happy” music video is contagious. It first inspired copycats in Paris, and now it has a spinoff in Hong Kong. A few WSJ editors caught the dancing bug. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Behind-the-Scenes: Making Hong Kong’s ‘Happy’ Video

Warning: Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” music video is contagious. It first inspired copycats in Paris, and now it has a spinoff in Hong Kong. A few WSJ editors caught the dancing bug. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Macau’s casino boom propels Lui Che-woo to No 2 on Hong Kong’s rich list

Macau’s casino boom has catapulted Lui Che-woo, chairman of casino group Galaxy Entertainment, to No 2 among Hong Kong’s wealthiest tycoons, according to the latest Forbes Hong Kong Rich List. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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