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50,000 join second annual IT Fest

About 50,000 people have participated in the two-week International IT Fest 2014 which ended today, the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer says.   The IT Fest featured 38 events covering information and communications technology domains in which Hong Kong is fast developing, such as cloud computing, startups, information security and mobile technology.   […]

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Smash-and-grab gang hits same jeweller for second time in eight months

A Lam Tin jewellery store was robbed for the second time in eight months early today when two robbers smashed the display window with a sledgehammer and fled with about 20 gold items. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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One less slip-up to fret over … Oh, wait a second

Bananas have been on the minds of the organisers of the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon a lot these past few weeks. But the cold snap means they no longer have to worry about the 110,000 bananas that will fuel runners during tomorrow’s races. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Second Indonesian maid alleges beatings by Hong Kong employer

An Indonesian domestic helper who claims she worked for the same employer accused of torturing Erwiana Sulistyaningsih revealed on Thursday that she suffered similar beatings and death threats in 2010. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Live: CY Leung gives his second annual policy address

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive, CY Leung, gives his second policy address today in which he is expected to make a raft of announcements including a HK$ 3 billion scheme to provide an annual financial boost to 700,000 people from low-income households. SCMP.com is covering it as it happens. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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H7N9 bird flu leads to second death in Hong Kong

H7N9 bird flu leads to second death in Hong Kong A second person has died in the city after being infected with H7N9 bird flu. The 65-year-old Hong Kong man died yesterday in Queen Mary Hospital. He was the third person in Hong Kong to have become infected with the virus since last month. All […]

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Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma reiterates courts’ transparency in second year

The Chief Justice has stressed for the second year in a row the importance of ensuring transparency in courts, saying that public confidence in the judiciary did not come only from what he or the government said. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Get your Bitcoin in cash: World's second Bitcoin ATM to open in Hong Kong

Get your Bitcoin in cash: World's second Bitcoin ATM to open in Hong Kong Hong Kong (CNN) — The world's second Bitcoin ATM is due to land in Hong Kong by the end of this month, according to U.S. based software company Robocoin. The machine, available for sale to individual operators such as banks and […]

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Hong Kong Quarantines 19 People That Had Contact With Its Second H7N9 Bird

Hong Kong Quarantines 19 People That Had Contact With Its Second H7N9 Bird … The government announced on Friday a second person – an 80-year-old mainland Chinese male — had contracted the deadly flu, the second in Hong Kong a week. The 19 people quarantined, including five family members, 13 contacts from a local hospital … […]

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Second man accused of Transformers blackmail attempt arrested

Anti-triad officers arrested a second racketeer on Tuesday morning in connection with an alleged attempt to extort money from the crew of the fourth Transformers movie in Hong Kong two months ago. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong Reports Second Case of Deadly Bird Flu

Hong Kong Reports Second Case of Deadly Bird Flu Published: December 7, 2013. HONG KONG — Health officials in Hong Kong late Friday reported the city's second confirmed case of avian influenza in a week, in an 80-year-old man who resides in the neighboring mainland Chinese city of Shenzhen. Full News here – Read more […]

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19 isolated after contact with man in Hong Kong’s second bird flu case

They include 13 Tuen Mun Hospital patients who were being cared for in beds close to the 80-year-old man when he was initially admitted to hospital for diabetes and heart failure. Five of the man’s relatives and the taxi driver who took him from the Shenzhen Bay border post to the hospital make up the […]

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Second H7N9 case classified: Health chief

The Centre for Health Protection has classified the second confirmed avian influenza A(H7N9) case as an imported case, Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man says.   Speaking to reporters today, Dr Ko said a second patient, who is an 80-year-old man living in Shenzhen, was confirmed yesterday evening to be infected with the virus. […]

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Hong Kong sees second wave of emigration

Hong Kong sees second wave of emigration HONG KONG (Caixin Online) — While many mainland Chinese see Hong Kong as an attractive place to move their families, the number of people leaving the former British colony for greener grass — and bluer skies — has increased in recent years. Full News here – Read more […]

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Second human H7N9 case confirmed

Centre for Health Protection Controller Dr Leung Ting-hung tonight confirmed the second human case of avian influenza A (H7N9), involving an 80-year-old man who is in stable condition.   The man lives in Shenzhen and went to Tuen Mun Hospital from Shenzhen Bay for treatment for an underlying illness on December 3.   He developed […]

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