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Hong Kong's main index has worst day in more than 3 months

Hong Kong's main index has worst day in more than 3 months The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong slid 1.9 percent, its worst day since April 15. Traders seemed at a loss to explain the slide. Some said it was triggered by profit-taking by investors worried about a […]

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Hong Kong shares close at highest in more than 5 mths after China move helps

Hong Kong shares close at highest in more than 5 mths after China move helps … HONG KONG, June 10 (Reuters) – Hong Kong shares finished at their highest in more than five months on Tuesday, tracking strong gains in the mainland after China detailed which banks would benefit from a cut of required reserves […]

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It's now cheaper to send expats to work in Hong Kong than the mainland

It's now cheaper to send expats to work in Hong Kong than the mainland Hong Kong needs to rethink its approach to manpower and technological innovation, economists say, after it dropped out of the top three in a global competitiveness survey for the first time in a decade. The city ranks fourth in the IMD […]

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In Hong Kong it Costs More to House the Dead Than the Living

HONG KONG – There’s one thing even Hong Kong’s more than 40 billionaires will struggle to buy – a final resting place on their home turf. Land shortages in the late 1970s forced Hong Kong to … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Beijing could do worse than follow Hong Kong's market rules

Beijing could do worse than follow Hong Kong's market rules Beijing's newly revealed proposal to impose severe restrictions on the role of international accountants in auditing mainland companies listing in Hong Kong or overseas is not helpful in that regard. Mainland finance officials should take time to think … Full News here – Read more […]

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Local university to come up with maps ‘better than Google’s’

More of Hong Kong will soon be available online in 3-D thanks to a mapping project by the University of Science and Technology. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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More than 30 people injured in a ferry collision near Cheung Chau

More than 30 people were injured when a high-speed ferry carrying 160 passengers collided with a cargo ship in waters off Cheung Chau ferry pier late last night. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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It’s now cheaper to send expats to Hong Kong than to mainland

It is now cheaper to send an expatriate to Hong Kong than to cities on the mainland, a human resources consultancy’s latest survey shows. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Over half of Hong Kong’s workers put in more than 44 hours a week

More than half of the local labour force work more than 44 hours a week, a survey has found. In particular, nearly one in five respondents put in more than 52 hours at work each week. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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More than 10k reform opinions received

The Government has received more than 10,000 opinions and held more than 220 activities during the first round of constitutional reform consultation, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam announced today, the last day of the first consultation period. Mrs Lam attended a consultation seminar and finale event in Tsuen Wan.   She said the Government will analyse […]

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Hong Kong more miserable than many of its neighbours, index shows

Hong Kong more miserable than many of its neighbours, index shows Hong Kong, billed as Asia's World City, is more miserable than many other places in the region – including mainland China – according to an American think tank. But it is still one of the least miserable places on earth, research by the libertarian […]

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10 things Hong Kong does better than anywhere else

10 things Hong Kong does better than anywhere else (CNN) — How can you not love Hong Kong? Home of Bruce Lee, divine dim sum, lofty buildings, loftier real estate prices and — in spite of all those buildings — easy access to incredible stretches of great outdoors. It's been more than 15 years since […]

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Jackie Chan’s star-studded 60th birthday had more celebrity appearances than Spring Festival Gala

China’s parliamentary sessions are known as the annual gathering of the country’s millionaire club. The April 7 birthday celebrations of Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan are widely regarded as another such gathering. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong needs vision more than universal suffrage

Hong Kong needs vision more than universal suffrage A recent editorial by the International New York Times suggested that Britain should speak out against threats to press freedoms and open elections in Hong Kong. The same newspaper also published a lament from Martin Lee Chu-ming, saying Hong Kong's … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong Is Colder Than Sochi

Hong Kong Is Colder Than Sochi It's so cold in Hong Kong right now that people are wearing jackets. Some, would you believe, are even sporting scarves. Yes, the temperature in this subtropical city has plummeted to 7.5 degrees Celsius (46 degrees Fahrenheit), which would be freezing … Full News here – Read more on […]

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