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Hong Kong to Guangzhou express rail link facing delay of up to 2 years, says MTR

Hong Kong to Guangzhou express rail link facing delay of up to 2 years, says MTR The much-heralded HK$ 67 billion high-speed railway linking Hong Kong with Guangzhou – the most expensive ever built per kilometre – has been delayed by up to two years due to "unforeseen difficulties". MTR chiefs yesterday blamed the delay […]

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Treatment in Shanghai ‘unacceptable,’ says Hong Kong lawmaker ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung

Radical legislator “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung, who returned to Hong Kong after a row with custom officers at Shanghai airport on Friday night, said the treatment he had received on the mainland was “unacceptable.” Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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‘Press freedom in Hong Kong has never been worse’, says journalist Ching Cheong

Hong Kong’s deteriorating press freedom can be saved if journalists and the public join forces to stand against attacks and censorship, a panel discussion heard today. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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HK finance minister says cross-border stock investment scheme "would take

HK finance minister says cross-border stock investment scheme "would take … HONG KONG, April 10 (Reuters) – Hong Kong's finance minister said on Thursday it would take months to implement a cross-border stock investment scheme that could allow investors to buy mainland-listed stocks via the Hong Kong stock exchange and vice … Full News here – […]

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Hongkongers complain too much, philanthropist David Harilela says

Hongkongers complain too much and should learn to appreciate what they have. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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We don’t need foreign help with political reform, says Carrie Lam

Hong Kong doesn’t need foreign countries intervening in its democratic development, the Chief Secretary said yesterday after two top pan-democrats met United States vice-president Joe Biden in Washington. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Online consumers need better protection, says international watchdog

The head of the international consumer rights agency – Consumer International – has called on governments to speed up bringing the law up to date to protect consumers in the wake of the rapidly-developing online business. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Documentary director Matthew Torne says Hong Kong is ‘still a colony’

The director of a fly-on-the-wall documentary film that follows a year of protest by two young Hong Kong activists said last night that the city it depicted was as much a colony today as it was under British rule. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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H7N9 bird flu vaccine can be ready end of year, says health minister

A new human vaccine against deadly H7N9 bird flu is expected to be available in the city by the end of this year, said the health minister today. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Delivery of actress’ baby was smooth, says doctor in infant death inquiry

A doctor charged with professional misconduct over the death of former actress Eugina Lau Mei-kuen’s newborn baby yesterday told the Medical Council that the delivery was smooth and the baby was not distressed at birth. But Dr Christine Choy Ming-yan was accused of lying to the council, and of having tampered with medical records. Full […]

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City parents must focus on character not achievement, says group founder

“When you find your children doing everything against what you ask, it could be a warning sign that there’s something wrong with the relationship between you and your kids,” says Josephine Ling Yip Lai-sim, founder of non-profit organisation Hong Kong Character City Movement. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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You can’t buy popularity, says chief pollster

Money can’t buy popularity, despite what some members of the business sector believe, the chief pollster for the University of Hong Kong says. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Day Four: Wong says ‘pro-Beijing camp’ pushed national security bill

Central government representatives in Hong Kong have been advised by “some in the pro-Beijing camp” that universal suffrage should only be adopted after the city passed a controversial national security bill, said a lawmaker. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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I was framed, says businessman cleared of blackmailing ex-Sunpec chief

A businessman accused of teaming up with a follower of notorious gangster “Big Spender” Cheung Tze-keung to blackmail a chairman of a listed company and threatening to feed him to sharks walked free yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Xian school will not compromise on academic standards, says provost

Academic standards will not be compromised at a new school to be set up in Xian by Hong Kong’s University of Science and Technology, the university’s provost professor Wei Shyy said. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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