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Flying Service's '100 per cent response rate' misleading says Hong Kong auditors

Flying Service's '100 per cent response rate' misleading says Hong Kong auditors The Government Flying Service might have misled the public that it always responded to call-outs by sending aircraft after it excluded 852 declined requests from its figures, according to a report by the audit watchdog. With the exception of one … Full News […]

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Most Hong Kong marine rubbish is local and not from mainland, says

Most Hong Kong marine rubbish is local and not from mainland, says … Asked if the growing number of visitors – many from the mainland – using beaches was a reason for an increase in shoreline rubbish, Yuen said: "If there are more people, more activities, and that's a fact for Hong Kong, there will […]

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Wong Tai Sin coach Chiu Chung-man says their goalkeeper should play for

Wong Tai Sin coach Chiu Chung-man says their goalkeeper should play for … Wong Tai Sin coach Chiu Chung-man said he was puzzled as to why selectors overlooked their goalkeeper, Tsang Man-fai, for Hong Kong duty after the spirited underdogs held powerhouses Eastern to a 1-1 draw at Tseung Kwan O yesterday. Despite being … Full […]

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Residency ruling in Cathay pilot's Canadian divorce feud 'irrational', says

Residency ruling in Cathay pilot's Canadian divorce feud 'irrational', says … The question of whether or not a Cathay Pacific pilot is a resident of Hong Kong is again facing the courts in a case that affects whether or not his ex-wife's court order for HK$ 6 million in maintenance payments can be enforced in […]

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Mainland China officials says innovation can fail in talk on Hong Kong's Basic Law

Mainland China officials says innovation can fail in talk on Hong Kong's Basic Law A source familiar with Beijing's policy on Hong Kong said Zhang's comments reflected that the central government was fully prepared for the possible failure of the city's political reforms this year and knew more difficulties could follow in … Full News […]

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Hong Kong actively seeking to join Asian infrastructure bank, says financial

Hong Kong actively seeking to join Asian infrastructure bank, says financial … Hong Kong will actively seek to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to capture opportunities arising from the national “one-belt, one-road” policy, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said. “We will visit the countries involved in 'one … Full News here – Read more […]

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Banned US beef entering mainland via Hong Kong, says American official

Banned US beef entering mainland via Hong Kong, says American official "Huge amounts" of American beef are being illegally smuggled to the mainland through Hong Kong, deputy US trade representative Robert Holleyman said in Washington on Wednesday. The mainland banned imports of US beef in 2003 after the discovery of … Full News here – Read […]

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Inventor Professor Ron Hui says free-thinking is vital for Hong Kong's future

Inventor Professor Ron Hui says free-thinking is vital for Hong Kong's future Q: If Hong Kong could do one thing to boost its competitiveness, what would it be? A: What the government should do is to maintain a stimulating environment. Hong Kong has shown it can lead the world in innovation – but it can […]

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China parliament chief says Hong Kong decision correct

China parliament chief says Hong Kong decision correct "This has important meaning for fully effecting 'one country, two systems', 'Hong Kong people ruling themselves', the policy of a high degree of autonomy … and promoting the gradual development of democracy and the smooth carrying out of the 2017 … Full News here – Read more […]

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China No. 3 leader says more attention needed for Hong Kong young

China No. 3 leader says more attention needed for Hong Kong young Zhang Dejiang, who heads China's largely rubber-stamp parliament, the National People's Congress (NPC), said last year's "illegal acts" highlighted a need to focus on young people and possibly revive the idea of a patriotic curriculum, Hong Kong media … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong set for HK$45 billion in investment income this year, says Financial

Hong Kong set for HK billion in investment income this year, says Financial … Hong Kong will receive an estimated HK$ 45 billion of investment income this year – enough to cover 10 per cent of total government expenditure and the most since a record high in 2008, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah revealed yesterday. […]

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Hong Kong minister says pro-democracy camp is softening on Beijing's electoral

Hong Kong minister says pro-democracy camp is softening on Beijing's electoral … In an unprecedented move, the constitutional affairs minister on Friday said he was "cautiously optimistic" that the Legislative Council would eventually pass the government's political reform proposal. Raymond Tam Chi-yuen had previously expressed … Full News here – Read more on South China Morning […]

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Press Freedom in Hong Kong Under Threat, Report Says

Press Freedom in Hong Kong Under Threat, Report Says HONG KONG — Press freedom in Hong Kong, long an enclave of liberties in the shadow of mainland China, is increasingly threatened, with journalists assaulted, news organizations censoring stories and advertisers shunning publications that rile the … Full News here – Read more on New York Times

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Maid in Hong Kong was 'unpaid slave', prosecution says

Maid in Hong Kong was 'unpaid slave', prosecution says HONG KONG: A Hong Kong employer accused of starving and beating her Indonesian maid treated the woman as an "unpaid slave", prosecutors said Tuesday (Jan 20) on the last day of hearings in a case which has shocked the city. In the course of the … Full […]

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Hong Kong's Leader Says Concessions to Protesters Could Lead to Anarchy

Hong Kong's Leader Says Concessions to Protesters Could Lead to Anarchy HONG KONG — The embattled leader of Hong Kong's government warned on Wednesday that concessions to pro-democracy demonstrators could invite anarchy, as he laid out measures to defuse public anger over housing and inequality that resounded … Full News here – Read more on New […]

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