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Complaints to Hong Kong graft buster ICAC drop for third year

Complaints to Hong Kong graft buster ICAC drop for third year Complaints filed to the city's graft buster have fallen for the third consecutive year, the agency revealed today. Holding its round-up media conference before year end, and one month earlier than usual, the Independent Commission Against Corruption … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong ranks third in number of women in the workplace, says study

Hong Kong ranks third in number of women in the workplace, says study Community Business, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to enhancing corporate social responsibility, polled 32 multi-national companies in Hong Kong, the mainland, India, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore from October last year to March this year. Full News here – Read more on South China […]

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Hong Kong will get its third runway by hook or by crook

Hong Kong will get its third runway by hook or by crook This conclusion is strikingly different from a report produced a few years ago by the Airport Authority's own consultant, Ove Arup, which admitted that the runway would struggle to meet Hong Kong's latest air quality standards, which are a legal … Full News […]

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People's Daily defends Hong Kong white paper for the third time in a week

People's Daily defends Hong Kong white paper for the third time in a week A front-page editorial called it “completely groundless” to believe that the recently published white paper – which had stirred controversy and triggered protests in Hong Kong – went against the central government's “one country, two systems” policy. Full News here – […]

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Kerry loses third bid to build yachting centre at Ap Lei Chau

The Town Planning Board has rejected a proposal to develop a yachting centre at Ap Lei Chau after government departments said it was necessary to keep the existing shipyards. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Airport Authority board reject plan to move train depot for third runway

The huge cost of moving the depot for the train meant to serve the new terminal at Hong Kong International Airport’s proposed third runway – and the delay it would cause to the opening of the runway itself – has led the Airport Authority board to vote against changing its plans for the airport. Full […]

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Hong Kong shares may have weak start, third daily loss looms

Hong Kong shares may have weak start, third daily loss looms … Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, but the trio may yet manage to sabotage the funding bill. On Tuesday, the Hang Seng Index ended down 0.8 percent at 23,179 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong sank 1.1 percent. […]

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Hong Kong–London RMB Forum Holds Third Meeting

The private sector-led Hong Kong-London Forum, which was established in January 2012 to promote closer collaboration between Hong Kong and London in support of the wider international use of the renminbi (RMB), held its third meeting in Hong Kong on September 26, 2013. The meeting was attended by senior representatives of the Hong Kong and […]

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Tin Shui Wai hit by third case of Japanese encephalitis

A 13-year-old boy from Tin Shui Wai has been confirmed to have contracted the deadly Japanese encephalitis in the district’s third reported case in two weeks. The case in the high-density residential district came as a reminder for Yuen Long residents with symptoms of the disease to seek medical attention promptly. The boy lives in […]

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Hong Kong ranked third best in world for undergraduate education

Hong Kong, long renowned as a global financial hub, is increasingly making its presence felt in the field of international education. The city was on Tuesday named the third best city in the world in terms of overall returns from overseas undergraduate education in a study by The Economist Intelligence Unit, an arm of The […]

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Edward Snowden Has Departed Hong Kong On ‘Russian Flight’ To Secret “Third Country” – Hong Kong Video

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked details of surveillance programmes, has left Hong Kong. The South China Morning Pos…

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HK third in investment inflows

Hong Kong's global Foreign Direct Investment inflows ranked third in 2012, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade & Development's World Investment Report 2013 released today.Foreign Direct Investment flows into Hong Kong exceeded US$ 75 billion in 2012, compared to a revised US$ 96 billion in 2011.The report said the situation has been improving […]

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Hong Kong shocked and relieved at Snowden’s departure to ‘third country’

Hongkongers expressed shock, awe and even a slight twinge of disappointment as they learned US whistle-blower Edward Snowden had left the city on Sunday morning on a flight bound for Moscow. The former National Security Agency contractor had left on his own accord for a “third country” through a “lawful and normal channel”, Hong Kong […]

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Hong Kong says Snowden has left for third country

HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong government says a former National Security Agency contractor wanted by the U.S. for revealing two highly classified surveillance programs has left for a “third country.” The South China Morning Post reported Sunday that Edward Snowden was on a plane for Moscow, but that Russia was not his final […]

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Hong Kong shares set for third straight weekly gain

Hong Kong shares set for third straight weekly gain HONG KONG | Thu May 9, 2013 9:14pm EDT. HONG KONG May 10 (Reuters) – Hong Kong shares may start steady on Friday as benchmark indexes head for a third straight weekly gain ahead of more China data, with April loan growth and money supply due […]

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