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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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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 wind signal at 6.20am this morning.   The Hospital Authority reported just one storm-related casualty, a 56-year-old woman who sought […]

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Fung and friends turn Star night into nostalgic party for past music legends

Of all the Bauhinia Star medals conferred this year, one resonated beyond the pin-and-go ceremony. Full News here – Home/News/Hong Kong

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