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Etihad Airways to Launch Flights Between Abu Dhabi and Hong Kong

Etihad Airways to Launch Flights Between Abu Dhabi and Hong Kong HONG KONG, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Etihad Airways, the national airline of theUnited Arab Emirates, today announced the launch of a four times per week service betweenAbu Dhabi and Hong Kong from 15 June 2015. The new flights will … Full News here – […]

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Anti-mosquito campaign to launch

The second phase of an anti-mosquito campaign, which will last for 10 weeks, will launch on April 28, the Food & Environmental Hygiene Department announced today.   During the campaign period, government departments and public bodies will strengthen mosquito prevention and control measures, as well as publicity efforts throughout the city.   The department said […]

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Safe cycling campaign to launch

A citywide safe cycling campaign starts tomorrow through April 15, with Police officers taking stringent enforcement action against cyclists for disobeying road rules.   Police today reminded cyclists they are subject to the Road Traffic Ordinance and must obey all traffic laws.   The first two months of this year saw 366 traffic accidents involving […]

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Three companies set to launch bitcoin ATMs in Hong Kong within days | South

Three companies set to launch bitcoin ATMs in Hong Kong within days | South … Bitcoin, released to the world in 2009 by a person or people called Satoshi Nakamoto, is not backed by a central bank or a government and is seen as an alternative payment system. In February 2013, Bitcoin went into the […]

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Asia Cruise Fund to launch

The Tourism Board will launch the Asia Cruise Fund in April.   Commissioner for Tourism Philip Yung announced the move today while attending the Cruise Shipping Miami Conference in the US.   He said the fund will enable partnering ports to pool together financial incentives into a single scheme, enabling cruise lines to identify available […]

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New screening mechanism to launch

The Government will launch a unified screening mechanism to consider non-refoulement protection claims on March 3.   Non-refoulement refers to a prohibition to expel. People subject or liable to expulsion, return or extradition, and claim that such an act will expose them to risks, can lodge non-refoulement claims with the Immigration Department, which will assess […]

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‘M’ Mark event awards launch

The Major Sports Events Committee has launched the ‘M’ Mark Sports Event Awards to recognise national sports associations’ and event sponsors’ contributions in bringing major international sports events to Hong Kong.   The awards also mark the ‘M’ – for “mega” – Mark System’s 10th anniversary.   Chairman William Ko said the committee hopes the […]

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US police launch investigation into death of Hong Kong socialite Sandra d’Auriol

A police investigation has been launched into the death of a Hong Kong socialite after it emerged she had undergone 13-hours of cosmetic surgery and may have been “psychotic” before she plunged naked to her death from the top floor of a Beverly Hills medical clinic. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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City University secured funds to launch vet research

City University has secured financial support for veterinary research projects as it gears up for the opening of its vet school later this year, the university said on Tuesday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Launch of Lunar New Year promotion from Hongkong Post.

Launch of Lunar New Year promotion by Hongkong Post

With Lunar New Year approaching, Hongkong Post is delighted to present a selection of festive gift hampers from January 2 to 23, providing a convenient way of giving gifts for personal and business needs. Lunar New Year is a traditional festival which often involves the custom of sending gifts to your business partners, friends or […]

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Gov’t bookstore apps launch

The Information Services Department has launched iOS and Android applications for the online Government Bookstore today, providing a new way to browse the list of government publications for sale.   The apps can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store or Google Play by searching for “Government Bookstore” or through the following links: […]

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New air pollution index to launch

The Air Quality Health Index, a new air pollution information system, will replace the existing Air Pollution Index when it comes into operation tomorrow.   The Environmental Protection Department said the new index communicate the health effects of air pollution in a more effective and timely manner.   The AQHI is reported on a scale […]

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New air pollution index to launch

The Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) will launch on December 30, to replace the existing Air Pollution Index and communicate health risks from pollution more effectively, the Environmental Protection Department says.   Speaking to the press today, Deputy Director of Environmental Protection Andrew Lai said the new index estimates short-term health risks caused by air […]

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IT professionals launch Taxiwise smartphone app for expats

Hailing a cab in Hong Kong is about to get a whole lot easier for those who don’t speak Cantonese with the launch this month of a new smartphone app called Taxiwise. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Booster programme to launch

The Centre for Health Protection will launch a programme to provide a booster dose for children aged two to under five years who have never received the 13-valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV13) next week.   The centre’s Controller Dr Leung Ting-hung briefed reporters today on the programme, which will start on December 2. From that […]

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