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Sinosphere | Symbols and Stories of Resistance at Hong Kong's New Year Fair

Sinosphere | Symbols and Stories of Resistance at Hong Kong's New Year Fair In Hong Kong, however, they are familiar figures that tell political stories. Such symbolism was on display — and often for sale — at the city's annual Lunar New Year Fair leading up to Thursday's holiday, amplifying the demands of those who […]

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Cosmos win Lunar New Year Cup in Hong Kong

Cosmos win Lunar New Year Cup in Hong Kong Cosmos win Lunar New Year Cup in Hong Kong. February 19, 2015 9:48 AM. Andres Flores tied the score at 2 in the 88th minute for the New York Cosmos, who defeated South China in penalty kicks to win the Lunar New Year AET Cup on […]

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How to avoid offshoring this year: back office jobs set to stay in Singapore

How to avoid offshoring this year: back office jobs set to stay in Singapore … Back-office staff at banks in Singapore and Hong Kong haven't faced the best job market over the past three years. Amid the recent Asian boom in middle-office roles (driven by regulatory expansion) and front-office jobs (powered by the region's … […]

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Hong Kong Editor, Attacked Last Year, Expresses Hope for Future of News Media

Hong Kong Editor, Attacked Last Year, Expresses Hope for Future of News Media Since the newspaper editor Kevin Lau Chun-to was attacked with a cleaver last year and left bleeding on a Hong Kong street, he has embodied fears that the city's long tradition of journalistic independence is under assault. Hong Kong journalists have … Full […]

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Outlook '15: A Promising Year For Hong Kong's Securities Industry

Outlook '15: A Promising Year For Hong Kong's Securities Industry Pollyanna Chu knows a thing or two about capital markets and fortunes. She returned home to Hong Kong in the 1990s after getting a degree and working in the real estate industry in the U.S, and founded Kingston Securities with her husband Nicholas Chu. Full […]

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Left Field: A good year lies ahead for Hong Kong tennis

Left Field: A good year lies ahead for Hong Kong tennis This year could well be a landmark one for tennis in Hong Kong. While 2015 was ushered in with a US$ 10,000 slap on the wrist for leading official Herbert Chow Siu-lung for speaking his mind, there is nothing but an optimistic feeling as […]

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Hong Kong football to receive HK$25 million a year in government funding

Hong Kong football to receive HK million a year in government funding The Hong Kong Football Association secured a multimillion-dollar boost from the government yesterday to secure its future for the next five years, but the professional clubs are still more or less on their own despite the huge cash injection. At a … Full […]

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Buckle up for a rollercoaster year: Political predictions for Hong Kong in 2015

Buckle up for a rollercoaster year: Political predictions for Hong Kong in 2015 Tam Yiu-chung, chairman of the city's biggest Beijing-loyalist party the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, also believes political reform will be the hottest topic in town, but his colleague in the pro-establishment camp … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong's tycoons look to shake off a tough year

Hong Kong's tycoons look to shake off a tough year Hong Kong's tycoons had a tough time of it in 2014. First the Occupy protests heaped scorn on a system of government with which they are intricately involved, then in December one of the city's biggest businessmen was found guilty of corruption after a … Full […]

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Hong Kong's first baby of 2015 arrives 12 days early to see the New Year

Hong Kong's first baby of 2015 arrives 12 days early to see the New Year Hong Kong's first baby of 2015 proved to be an impatient little girl – arriving 12 days earlier than expected, just four minutes into the new year. Amie and Ka-ho Chan welcomed their first child into the world at Union […]

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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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Nine out of 10 Hong Kong activists say will fight on for a year

Nine out of 10 Hong Kong activists say will fight on for a year 1 of 3. Pro-democracy protesters hold up umbrellas and chant slogans to mark the one-month anniversary of the Occupy civil disobedience movement as they block a main road at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong, China, October 28, 2014. Full News […]

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How You Can Save $18000 Teaching English One Year in Hong Kong

How You Can Save 000 Teaching English One Year in Hong Kong So how much money can you save teaching English for one year in Hong Kong? To answer this, I'm going to layout my monthly salary and spendings. Of course, everyone lives differently, so you'll need to take your own lifestyle into consideration and […]

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Hong Kong still without answers one year after Edward Snowden saga

Hong Kong still without answers one year after Edward Snowden saga Relations between Hong Kong and the United States took a big hit with the Edward Snowden saga, and while they appear to have warmed since then, the long-term impact is harder to assess. The ramifications of the city's brief encounter with the realities … […]

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El Nino now ’90pc likely to strike this year’, causing change in Hong Kong’s weather patterns

The El Nino weather patten that would likely push back Hong Kong’s typhoon season and bring more rain to the region is now 90 per cent likely to arrive this year, according to fresh weather forecasts. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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