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Power play: Hong Kong may buy more Chinese electricity in challenge to tycoon

Power play: Hong Kong may buy more Chinese electricity in challenge to tycoon … HONG KONG, July 23 (Reuters) – Hong Kong is pushing to boost electricity imports from mainland China to reduce pollution and the dominance of two local utilities backed by powerful families, say industry experts who have been involved in consultations … Full […]

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Hong Kong's main index has worst day in more than 3 months

Hong Kong's main index has worst day in more than 3 months The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong slid 1.9 percent, its worst day since April 15. Traders seemed at a loss to explain the slide. Some said it was triggered by profit-taking by investors worried about a […]

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Hong Kong shares close at highest in more than 5 mths after China move helps

Hong Kong shares close at highest in more than 5 mths after China move helps … HONG KONG, June 10 (Reuters) – Hong Kong shares finished at their highest in more than five months on Tuesday, tracking strong gains in the mainland after China detailed which banks would benefit from a cut of required reserves […]

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In Hong Kong, it costs more to house the dead

In Hong Kong, it costs more to house the dead Land shortages in the late 1970s forced Hong Kong to ban construction of new permanent burial sites, and public cemeteries were ordered to ensure the remains of the deceased be exhumed and cremated after six years to make way for newcomers. Full News here – […]

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More green transport trials approved

The 10th batch of applications for green transport trials under the Pilot Green Transport Fund has been approved, the Environmental Protection Department announced today. ? The four newly approved … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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More green transport trials approved

The 10th batch of applications for green transport trials under the Pilot Green Transport Fund has been approved, the Environmental Protection Department announced today.   The four newly approved applications include the trial of five hybrid goods vehicles and two sets of solar air-conditioning systems on two public light buses, involving a total subsidy of […]

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In Hong Kong it Costs More to House the Dead Than the Living

HONG KONG – There’s one thing even Hong Kong’s more than 40 billionaires will struggle to buy – a final resting place on their home turf. Land shortages in the late 1970s forced Hong Kong to … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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More windows shatter at luxury Larvotto estate in Ap Lei Chau

Windows are still falling from multimillion-dollar flats at a luxury development in Ap Lei Chau, more than 18 months after the first cases were reported. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Crime Fiction: Duncan Jepson on ‘Emperors Once More’

In crime novel “Emperors Once More,” author Duncan Jepson explores the theme of “humiliation” and the battle between two Chinese generations. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Cut in minimum working hours to give more families low-income benefits

The minimum working hours to qualify for a low-income family subsidy are to be lowered by 16 hours a month to an “absolute baseline” for the government. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Crime Fiction: Duncan Jepson on ‘Emperors Once More’

In crime novel “Emperors Once More,” author Duncan Jepson explores the theme of “humiliation” and the battle between two Chinese generations. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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More than 30 people injured in a ferry collision near Cheung Chau

More than 30 people were injured when a high-speed ferry carrying 160 passengers collided with a cargo ship in waters off Cheung Chau ferry pier late last night. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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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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Luxury estates targeted for more housing

Some luxury estates and secluded areas in the Southern District are to be further built up as part of the government’s initiative to build 470,000 new homes in the next decade. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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More amber rainstorms continue to swirl over Hong Kong

The city woke up to yet another amber rainstorm on Sunday morning as a low pressure trough continued to swirl above southern China, bringing unsettled weather to the region. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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