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CS to take leave

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam will take leave from tomorrow to April 24.   During Mrs Lam’s absence, Secretary for Labour & Welfare Matthew Cheung will act as Chief Secretary from April 18 to 21, and Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing will act from April 22 to 24. Full News here – news.gov.hk – News […]

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RIEGL LIDAR 2015 will take place in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China May 5

RIEGL LIDAR 2015 will take place in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China May 5 … After the exceptional success of RIEGL LIDAR 2013, which took place in Vienna Austria, RIEGL announces its next International User Conference, RIEGL LIDAR 2015, to be held in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China. “To meet the growing demand of our … […]

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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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After Citic, who's next among Chinese state firms to take their mega deals to

After Citic, who's next among Chinese state firms to take their mega deals to … Two sources cited the case of Hong Kong-listed Jin Jiang Hotels – a subsidiary of Shanghai's Jin Jiang International, a major state-owned tourism operator – which was once considered an ideal platform to receive major asset injections from its parent […]

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Hong Kong ready to take Cantonese opera to next stage

Chinese opera has an uninterrupted heritage in the city and government support, giving Hong Kong an edge over the mainland where the art form suffered as a result of the turmoil following the communist takeover in 1949, including the Cultural Revolution, Frederic Mao Chun-fai said. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong’s Occupy Central movement may take on shades of Taiwan protest

We all know how Occupy Central will play out if its organisers go ahead with it – exactly like the scenes of mayhem in Taipei we have just witnessed this week. Organiser and academic Dr Benny Tai Yiu-ting has called it Occupy Central with Love and Peace. He sounds almost like a hippie. Full News […]

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Ethiopian Gemeda Feyera wins Hong Kong Marathon as 65000 runners take to

Ethiopian Gemeda Feyera wins Hong Kong Marathon as 65000 runners take to … Gemeda Feyera of Ethiopia raced clear to win the men's marathon at the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon on Sunday morning. Feyera finished in 2:15.05, beating compatriot Abdisa Bedada Sori (2:15.11) and Barno Elisha Kiprop of Kenya (2:15.12). Full News here – […]

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Ethiopian Gemeda Feyera wins Hong Kong Marathon as 64000 runners take to

Ethiopian Gemeda Feyera wins Hong Kong Marathon as 64000 runners take to … Gemeda Feyera of Ethiopia raced clear to win the men's marathon at the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon on Sunday morning. Feyera finished in 2:15.05, beating compatriot Abdisa Bedada Sori (2:15.11) and Elisha Kiprop Barno of Kenya (2:15.12). Full News here – […]

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Don’t take Hong Kong’s middle class to be misers

I’m going to call it: the biggest loser of the policy address is the middle class. But it’s not because they got “nothing” from the policy address, as Voice of the Middle Class chairman Alvin Lee Chi-wing claimed. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Bordeaux vs. Burgundy: Wine Auction Showdown to Take Place in Hong Kong

As a trio of wine auctions kick off in the Asian wine hub, Chinese collectors are showing few signs that a crackdown by Beijing on luxury buying is denting their thirst for the world’s top bottles — especially if they’re from Burgundy. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Exhibition invites visitors to take a sideways look at our vertical city

Like most visitors on their first trip to Hong Kong, artist Peter Alwast was stunned by the cityscape that confronted him. The bustling streets and forest of towering skyscrapers set against the city’s dramatic natural terrain triggered sensory overload, but the scene also planted the seed of an idea. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Michelin inspectors ‘don’t take bribes’

Michael Ellis, the international director of the Michelin Guide, categorically denied persistent rumours that Michelin’s inspectors accept bribes in exchange for inclusion in the guide and the awarding of stars, or that they notify restaurants in advance of visits. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Revised postal fees to take effect today

Hongkong Post today (December 1) reminded the public that revised postal fees under the Post Office Regulations (Cap. 98A), including rental fees for postal boxes and private bags, fees for redirection of postal packets, fees for registration and compulsory registration as well as fees for recorded delivery, take effect from today. For details of the […]

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Revised postal fees to take effect from December 1, 2013

Hongkong Post today (November 28) announced that following the approval of the Post Office (Amendment) Regulation 2013 by the Legislative Council, miscellaneous postal fees under the Post Office Regulations (Cap. 98A), including rental fees for postal boxes and private bags, fees for redirection of postal packets, fees for registration and compulsory registration as well as […]

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Music, Arts Festivals Take Over West Kowloon

Construction has only just begun on Hong Kong’s multi-billion-dollar West Kowloon Cultural District, but the 100-acre waterfront site is already hosting some of the city’s most talked-about outdoor events. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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