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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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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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