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Hong Kong launches new anti-drugs measures after announced Beijing

Hong Kong launches new anti-drugs measures after announced Beijing … Hong Kong has signalled its intention to get on board Beijing's recently announced nationwide drug crackdown with a host of new measures, including a ban on designer drug methoxetamine and the setting up of an anti-smuggling task force to boost … Full News here – Read […]

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Shanghai – Hong Kong share trading scheme launches

Shanghai – Hong Kong share trading scheme launches The Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect allows foreign and Chinese retail investors to trade in Shanghai's market for the first time, via the Hong Kong stock exchange. Meanwhile, investors on the mainland can deal in Hong Kong stocks through the … Full News here – Read more on BBC […]

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Occupy Central launches protest in Hong Kong

Occupy Central launches protest in Hong Kong Occupy Central, a pro-democracy group pushing for genuine universal suffrage in Hong Kong, on Sunday launched a long-anticipated civil disobedience campaign aimed at sending a strong protest message to the central government in Beijing. Full News here – Read more on Financial Times

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Hong Kong Incubator NEST Launches An Equity Crowdfunding Platform For

Hong Kong Incubator NEST Launches An Equity Crowdfunding Platform For … Ask Hong Kong startup founders about the challenges facing their ecosystem and you are likely to hear one answer over and over again: the lack of funding opportunities. Because Hong Kong's startup industry is so new, companies are still seen as risky … Full News […]

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Car tax app launches

The Customs & Excise Department has launched the free mobile application HK Car Tax, which provides information on First Registration Tax. ? The application alerts potential vehicle owners and … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Car tax app launches

The Customs & Excise Department has launched the free mobile application HK Car Tax, which provides information on First Registration Tax.   The application alerts potential vehicle owners and vehicle distributors of the liability when purchasing and selling motor vehicles before first registration, and increases price transparency.   It provides information including points-to-note for buyers […]

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New flat launches and discounting push prices down in Hong Kong

New flat launches and discounting push prices down in Hong Kong Hong Kong property prices appear to be on the retreat, weighed down by an increase in supply from new primary launches and discounting of asking prices in the secondary market by flat owners eager to sell before the downward cycle gains momentum. Full News […]

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TVB launches pay-to-watch internet television service

The battle between Hong Kong Television Network and its rival Television Broadcasts Ltd intensified on Tuesday after TVB launched a pay-to-watch internet service that allows subscribers to watch dramas it has produced since it was founded in 1967. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Updated Police webpage launches

Police launched a revamped webpage today to enhance communications with the public.   The updated contents page features more prominent key messages, and a rolling banner at the top of the page highlights press releases, clarifications, public meeting and procession notifications, and recruitment information.   Icons in the middle of page link to pages on […]

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Cyber crime prevention plan launches

Police and the Federation of Youth Groups have launched the Project iSmart crime prevention programme.   It uses education and early intervention to prevent young people from falling into cyber traps.   The education component will include short films based on real-life stories, which will be uploaded to the Youth Law website. They will also […]

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Hong Kong Observatory launches location-specific forecasts webpage

Hong Kong Observatory launched a webpage to provide location-specific forecasts on Wednesday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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CS launches electoral consultation

Today, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government publishes the “Consultation Document on the Methods for Selecting the Chief Executive in 2017 & for Forming the Legislative Council in 2016″ to formally commence a five-month public consultation exercise.   First of all, the design and establishment of any political structure have to have regard to […]

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Banking education campaign launches

The Monetary Authority has launched a consumer education programme on using banking services responsibly.   Starting from November 25, the campaign will kick off with radio messages on Commercial Radio 1 & 2, in which popular DJs will give security tips on using online and mobile banking and chip-based ATM cards, and talk about customer […]

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Google's Eric Schmidt launches programme to help young Hong Kong

Google's Eric Schmidt launches programme to help young Hong Kong … In a speech at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Schmidt announced a new partnership with the university to help its students grow into “the next generation of digital innovators in Hong Kong”. “Hong Kong has been one of history's most successful … Full News […]

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School recycling collection service launches

The Environmental Protection Department has launched a collection service to recover used computers from primary and secondary schools, and their students, teachers and alumni.   The department will also collect electrical appliances and rechargeable batteries. A total of 143 schools have enrolled for the service, including 64 primary schools, 66 secondary schools and 13 through-train […]

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