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ADVISORY-Hong Kong markets shut for public holiday on Sept 9

ADVISORY-Hong Kong markets shut for public holiday on Sept 9 Global Market Data ». HONG KONG, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Hong Kong's financial markets are closed on Tuesday, Sept. 9, for the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday and will resume trading on Wednesday. For the latest Hong Kong stock report, see. FILED UNDER:. Full News here – […]

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Private Hong Kong doctors stay away from public subsidy scheme for

Private Hong Kong doctors stay away from public subsidy scheme for … Private doctors are unhappy with a scheme that subsidises some public-hospital patients for treatment at private clinics in an effort to ease demand in the understaffed public sector. The public-private partnership project, now running in Wong Tai Sin … Full News here – […]

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Government should not rely on public to fund heritage conservation: advisor

Andrew Lam Siu-lo says Hong Kong lacks a culture of donation for preserving historic buildings. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Filibustering not in public interest

Secretary for Labour & Welfare Matthew Cheung urges lawmakers to stop filibustering as it causes delays in disbursing allowances, which is not in the public interest. ? Speaking to reporters … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Filibustering not in public interest

Secretary for Labour & Welfare Matthew Cheung urges lawmakers to stop filibustering as it causes delays in disbursing allowances, which is not in the public interest.   Speaking to reporters today, Mr Cheung said Government policies will be affected by filibustering in committee level because they have to be passed by the Finance Committee and […]

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Reform of Medical Council needed to restore public confidence after Eugina Lau case: group

A concern group has urged the Medical Council to address its shortcomings and restore public confidence in light of criticism that it has failed to protect patients’ rights. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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2 NT sites to be sold by public tender

Two New Territories residential sites in the 2014-15 Land Sale Programme will be sold by public tender, the Lands Department announced today.   Tsuen Wan Town Lot No. 393 at Yeung Uk Road has a site area of about 14,160 square metres and is partly designated for non-industrial (excluding private residential, godown and petrol filling […]

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Government ‘very unlikely’ to include public or party nomination in reform plan

Constitutional and mainland affairs minister says giving public a voice in selection of candidates would cause problems. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Occupy leaders should reinstate screened-out reform plans for public vote

The movement “Occupy Central with Love and Peace” is meant to exert maximum pressure on the authorities for meaningful electoral reform, but all it has achieved so far is to further divide the shaky alliance of the pan-democratic camp. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Radicals urge public nomination choice on ‘deliberation day’ referendum

Radical pan-democrats mobilised support to eliminate electoral reform proposals from their moderate counterparts at Occupy Central’s civil referendum on democracy this afternoon. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Abandon public nomination for 2017 chief executive vote

The intervention by the Bar Association over the political reform debate is timely and welcome. By now, it should be clear the fight for universal suffrage must focus on the composition of the nominating committee. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong Bar Association rejects public nomination for 2017 chief executive election

Hong Kong’s barristers have dismissed a key demand of the pan-democratic camp in the debate over the 2017 chief executive election – and described one of Beijing’s criteria for the city’s future leader as legally dubious. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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All sorts, not just Chinese mainlanders, answer call of nature in public

If you only get your news stories from local social media, you may think Hong Kong is about to be flooded in mainland urine. These sites are filled with accounts of mainland visitors’ misbehaviour, the most provocative of which must be their supposedly carefree way of answering the call of nature in public. Full News here […]

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‘Bring children to pee in Hong Kong': Mainlander starts campaign after public urination clash

An online campaign has been launched to urge mainland Chinese parents to take their children to Hong Kong next week and let them urinate in the streets to familiarise locals with “natural functions”. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Bun tower to open to the public

The Climbing Carnival, one of the highlights of the 2014 Bun Carnival, will be held at Pak Tai Temple Playground, Cheung Chau, on April 27.   The public will be allowed to try climbing the 14-metre tower that will be used in next month’s Bun Scrambling Competition.   There will also be an exhibition, games […]

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