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Hong Kong overcome Sompal Kami record

Hong Kong overcome Sompal Kami record After a string of washouts, there was finally some cricket as Hong Kong beat Nepal in a nail-biting finish to a low-scorer at the fourth and final T20 in Colombo and claim the series. Sompal Kami strode in at No. 10, having watched eight of his Nepal … Full News […]

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Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low Prison chiefs are struggling to explain why the number of criminals and suspects locked up in Hong Kong's jails has fallen to fewer than 9,000, a record low. At the same time, suspects are spending significantly more time on remand compared with three … Full News […]

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Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low Prison chiefs are struggling to explain why the number of criminals and suspects locked up in Hong Kong's jails has fallen to fewer than 9,000, a record low. At the same time, suspects are spending significantly more time on remand compared with three … Full News […]

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Number of new HIV cases in Hong Kong set to reach record high

Number of new HIV cases in Hong Kong set to reach record high The number of new cases of HIV infections in Hong Kong is set to hit a record high for the fourth year running, says a government consultant who predicts this year's figure could pass 600. Some 304 new cases were diagnosed in […]

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Average home prices in Hong Kong hit another record

Average home prices in Hong Kong hit another record The index shows flats with a saleable area of between 1,000 sq ft and 1,700 sq ft posted the highest average price rise in June – 1.2 per cent from the month before. Hong Kong ranked as the world's third most expensive place after Monaco and […]

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Mainland tourists' satisfaction with Hong Kong hits four-year record, study finds

Mainland tourists' satisfaction with Hong Kong hits four-year record, study finds Japanese and Korean tourists were used to good transport links and high-end shops and would expect the same in Hong Kong, he said. The language barrier could also be a problem. Mainlanders, meanwhile, were likely to stay in cheap hotels and spend … Full News […]

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Hong Kong-listed Lai Fung pays record price for Shanghai parcel

Hong Kong-listed Lai Fung pays record price for Shanghai parcel Shanghai sold a small residential parcel to Hong Kong-listed Lai Fung Holdings at a record price yesterday, bucking the nationwide trend of a cooling real estate market. The 6,885 square metre property, near the Huangpu River snaking through the city's … Full News here – Read […]

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Organisers of Hong Kong’s candlelight vigil for Tiananmen Square tragedy expect record turnout

As Beijing steps up efforts to silence dissenting voices ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, organisers of the annual candlelight vigil in Victoria Park are expecting a record turnout. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Record high tax collected

The Inland Revenue Department received $ 243.5 billion in tax revenue in 2013-14, setting another record high after the 2012-13 collection year.   Announcing the figure at a press conference today, Commissioner of Inland Revenue Wong Kuen-fai said the duty collected represents an increase of $ 1.4 billion, or 1%, on 2012-13.   Revenue from […]

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Record year for tax intake – but stamp duty down

The government collected HK$ 243.5 billion in tax in the 2013-14 fiscal year, breaking the previous year’s record, but the revenue chief predicts intake will drop slightly in the current year. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Jadeite Necklace Sells for Record Price at Hong Kong Auction

A jadeite necklace once owned by Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton sold for $ 27.6 million at a Hong Kong auction, a record price for jadeite jewellery. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Jadeite Necklace Sells for Record Price at Hong Kong Auction

A jadeite necklace once owned by Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton sold for $ 27.6 million at a Hong Kong auction, a record price for jadeite jewellery. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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HK sees record rainfall

The Hong Kong Observatory recorded 56mm of rain between 9pm and 10pm yesterday, the highest hourly rainfall on record for March.   A warm and humid airstream associated with a trough of low pressure over the Guangdong coast met a cooler easterly airstream near the Pearl River Estuary last night, bringing squally thunderstorms, heavy rain […]

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TB cases hit record low

Tuberculosis cases fell to a record low of 4,773 last year, dropping from 4,858 in 2012.   Speaking at a ceremony marking World Tuberculosis Day, Under Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan said today the figure represented a new historical low.   However, she urged people to maintain vigilance against tuberculosis, which remains […]

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Mainland tourists push Hong Kong Disneyland to record profit

Hong Kong Disneyland on Monday reported a record profit last year buoyed by an increasing number of tourists from mainland China and said it would build a third hotel in the theme park to meet demand. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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