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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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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 and other […]

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Maestro Pinchas Zukerman launches Canadian orchestra’s China tour in Hong Kong

Leading violin soloist Pinchas Zukerman is back in Hong Kong, four years after his last performance – and this time he’s brought some friends. The Israeli, who is also a conductor and the music director of Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra, is leading the Ottawa-based group on its first tour of China. Full News here – […]

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Camera Tripod Central Launches Site to Make Choosing a Tripod Easier

http://www.cameratripods.org , which is a website stocked with videos, reviews and guides designed to offer expert guidance when it comes to choosing and using a new camera tripod. The site offers photographers information, advice, and opinions that will enable them to navigate the vast world of camera tripods, making purchasing a tripod easier and less […]

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Hong Kong Launches Pilot Free Trade Zone in Shanghai

has launched a pilot free trade zone scheme in Shanghai, according to Hong Kong's state council."The Shanghai pilot free trade zone has great significance in deepening the economic reform and liberalization of our country," said C.Y. Leung, Hong Kong's chief executive, in a written statement. "We hope to contribute to the economic development of our […]

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INDUSTRY HEAVYWEIGHT MARK THIBAULT LAUNCHES T3 PRIVATE JETS

INDUSTRY HEAVYWEIGHT MARK THIBAULT LAUNCHES T3 PRIVATE JETS … Drawing on his more than 30 years of business jet experience and as the previous COO at both Metrojet and Hongkong Jet, Mark and the T3 team offer clients accurate aviation advice in regards to their current management company. Additionally the mission … Full News here – […]

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Parent launches legal action over school’s ban on dropping off students

Since last week, students at the HKIS Repulse Bay campus have been required to use the school’s bus service to commute to and from the premises. Students living nearby are allowed to walk to school, but all others have to take the bus and pay for it. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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