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Brokers to demand more clarity over Hong Kong-Shanghai stock trading

Brokers to demand more clarity over Hong Kong-Shanghai stock trading Brokers will press executives of the Shanghai Stock Exchange in their meeting today to clarify the many regulatory restrictions Hong Kong investors face in trading on the mainland's A-share market when the stock through train scheme begins in October. Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong to probe Colgate toothpaste over cancer-linked ingredient

Hong Kong to probe Colgate toothpaste over cancer-linked ingredient A spokesman for Colgate's Hong Kong office said that Total had for over 20 years been the subject of rigorous and continuous scientific review by the FDA and regulators in the European Union, Australia, Canada and other countries, all of which affirmed … Full News here […]

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Canadian lecturer and girlfriend almost deported over 'offensive' markings on

Canadian lecturer and girlfriend almost deported over 'offensive' markings on … A Hong Kong university professor plans to return to Myanmar despite almost being deported this month after he was accused of inciting religious hatred with tattoos of Buddha on his leg. Canadian national Jason Polley, who teaches English literature at … Full News here – […]

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Nigerian quarantined in Hong Kong over Ebola

Nigerian quarantined in Hong Kong over Ebola A Nigerian man who was quarantined after he showed Ebola-like symptoms during a trip to Hong Kong has tested negative for the deadly virus. The southern Chinese city government said in a statement on Sunday that the man had "tested negative for Ebola … Full News here – Read […]

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Lifeguards in Hong Kong strike over influx of mainland tourists to pools and

Lifeguards in Hong Kong strike over influx of mainland tourists to pools and … Alex Kwok Siu-kit, vice-chairman of the Hong Kong and Kowloon Lifeguards' Union, yesterday said the number of lifeguards in the city was cut from 2,400 to 1,580 in 2004. The number went up to 1,900 recently, he said. "There are about […]

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Hong Kong main share index closes at highest in over 3-1/2 years

Hong Kong main share index closes at highest in over 3-1/2 years The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong climbed 0.7 percent at its highest close since December 11. China's Bank of Communications Co Ltd (BoCom) plans to sell stakes to private investors under a government … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong, Macau academics seek meeting over firing of Eric Sautede

Hong Kong, Macau academics seek meeting over firing of Eric Sautede The dismissal of a Macau professor and political commentator from a Catholic university last month has prompted a group of seven academics from Hong Kong and Macau to seek a meeting with the Vatican's representative in Hong Kong. Eric Sautede … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong politicians criticise Britain over Hong Kong report

Hong Kong politicians criticise Britain over Hong Kong report Mr Hague said that, while "some commentators" had voiced concerns over the threat by the white paper to Hong Kong's autonomy, "I note that both the Central People's Government and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government have been … Full News here – Read more on […]

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McDonald's Hong Kong pulls chicken nuggets over supplies from rotten food plant

McDonald's Hong Kong pulls chicken nuggets over supplies from rotten food plant McDonald's Hong Kong on Thursday night suspended sales of its popular chicken nuggets after admitting it had imported chicken and pork from the Shanghai food processing plant at the centre of a rotten meat scandal. The company said it would also stop … Full […]

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Swatch Group voices concerns over uncertain Hong Kong outlook

Swatch Group voices concerns over uncertain Hong Kong outlook Hong Kong accounted for nearly 20 per cent of total Swiss watch exports in the first half, worth about 2 billion Swiss francs (HK$ 17.2 billion). Last year, Swatch's sales to Hong Kong, the mainland, Macau and Taiwan totalled 3.2 billion francs, 38 per … Full […]

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Hong Kong's Rex Tso in fifth-round TKO over Indonesia's John Bajawa

Hong Kong's Rex Tso in fifth-round TKO over Indonesia's John Bajawa Hong Kong's unbeaten Rex Tso Sing-yu returned to the ring as though he was never injured, pounding his latest victim into submission at last night's Champions of Gold. Tso had been nursing severely bruised hands and an injured nose only four weeks ago … Full […]

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China lodges protest with Britain over Hong Kong affairs

China lodges protest with Britain over Hong Kong affairs BEIJING, July 16 (Xinhua) — China on Wednesday lodged solemn protests with Britain over the meetings between high-ranking British officials and the Hong Kong opposition. "What Britain has done is interference in China's internal affairs. China … Full News here – Read more on Xinhua

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Hong Kong financial planners barred from World Cup semi-final over 'fake' tickets

Hong Kong financial planners barred from World Cup semi-final over 'fake' tickets Four financial planners on an incentive trip to the soccer World Cup in Brazil were refused entry to the Netherlands-Argentina match after being told that their tickets were fakes. The four were awarded the trip by employer Convoy Financial Services … Full News […]

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Hong Kong's financial hub braces for possible shutdown over democracy protest

Hong Kong's financial hub braces for possible shutdown over democracy protest Multinational companies and financial institutions in Hong Kong are drawing up emergency plans in the event of a partial shutdown of the financial hub's business district this summer due to a planned pro-democracy protest. Activists have threatened to … Full News here – Read […]

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Q. and A.: Michael C. Davis on the Battle Over Hong Kong's Future

Q. and A.: Michael C. Davis on the Battle Over Hong Kong's Future Hong Kong is undergoing deepening tensions over its political future as a self-governed territory under Chinese sovereignty. Democratic activists have demanded that residents win the right to elect Hong Kong's top leader, called the chief executive … Full News here – Read […]

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