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Historic Hong Kong neighborhood fights to preserve its past

Historic Hong Kong neighborhood fights to preserve its past (CNN) — In a city that changes as fast as the weather, it can be easy to overlook Hong Kong's past. But on a winding street in Wan Chai, one of the city's oldest neighborhoods, a house painted brilliant blue stands out. The "Blue House," a […]

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All aboard for a tram ride into Hong Kong's past

All aboard for a tram ride into Hong Kong's past Hong Kong Tramways will also be holding a series of events throughout the month, while the book fair will feature talks by authors from mainland China, Japan, France, Taiwan and the United States. The book fair runs from July 16 to 22 at the Convention […]

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Song-dynasty relics in Kowloon City unlock one Hong Kong family's past

Song-dynasty relics in Kowloon City unlock one Hong Kong family's past For decades, members of the Chiu clan in Hong Kong have been researching their past. Many believe they are the descendants of the Song dynasty (960-1279AD) royal family, members of which are thought to have fled to Hong Kong during the dying days of … […]

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Alias hid fugitive past of American linked to agency at centre of probe

The American boss of a domestic workers agency that is under government scrutiny has admitted he goes by two very different names. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Google’s ‘time machine’ maps its way into the past

Remember how West Kowloon looked without the high-speed railway construction going on? A new function on Google Maps may help refresh your memory. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Killer diseases claim 18pc more lives in Hong Kong over past decade

The top 10 killer diseases in Hong Kong cause the deaths of 18 per cent more people a year than a decade ago because of the ageing population, unhealthy lifestyles and pollution, the South China Morning Post has found. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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On Purkha Diwas, Gurkhas commemorate their past

What started as a small act of remembrance in Hong Kong a decade ago has grown into a major commemoration for Gurkhas across the world. Gurkha communities in Brunei, Britain and Nepal now observe Purkha Diwas, which translates to Ancestors’ Day, to commemorate the Nepali soldiers renowned for their skill in combat but often overlooked in […]

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Art show highlights HK’s colonial past

The exhibition “Long time no see, Victoria”, which showcases the memories, interpretations and thinking of artists during the colonial era, has opened at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum.   The exhibition runs until March 31, and features the work of 17 artists and photographers from the museum’s collection.   Videos, fashion, pottery figurines, photography and […]

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Etheridge, Younghusband lead Azkals past Hong Kong – Hong Kong Video

James Younghusband scored the winning goal while Neil Etheridge worked hard for a clean sheet as the Philippine Azkals defeated Hong Kong for the first time …

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Hankering after Hong Kong: The ghosts of Britain past on China's fine colonial

Hankering after Hong Kong: The ghosts of Britain past on China's fine colonial … Until this year, I'd visited Hong Kong only once, back in the 1970s when it was one of our last remaining colonies. British policemen in black caps and khaki shorts patrolled the streets and I met officials with Victorian titles such […]

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Peninsula Hong Kong Brings Back the Past For Birthday Celebrations.

What better way to celebrate an icon than with a year-long celebration? That's precisely what the Peninsula Hong Kong is doing to celebrate turning 85 this year.Starting this weekend, the … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Infernal Affairs co-director heads back to the past in The Guillotines

New movie The Guillotines is more than just an homage to Hong Kong wuxia flicks of old. The film, which reinvents the legendary Chinese weapon of the flying guillotine that is prominently showcased … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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India get past Hong Kong China in womens squash

India outclassed Hong Kong China 20 in a playoff match here and will take on Ireland in the 56 classification tie in the WSF Women’s World Team squash championship. Dipika Pallikal overcame Annie Au … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Entrepreneur invests in Hong Kong’s fragrant past – Hong Kong Video

He may not be able to resuscitate Hong Kong’s long-dead incense trade but entrepreneur Chan Koon-wing is at least hoping to save the tree that gave the city its name centuries ago. Duration: 01:59

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Typhoon Kai Tak brushes past city

Typhoon Kai Tak swept past within 270km south-southwest of Hong Kong last night, prompting the Hong Kong Observatory to raise the No 8 storm signal at 10.15pm. It was replaced with the No. 3 strong … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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