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Young in Hong Kong more likely than in West to use mobile internet devices

Young in Hong Kong more likely than in West to use mobile internet devices Hongkongers born after 1980 are far more likely to use smartphones and tablets to connect to the internet than their counterparts in Britain and the United States, a survey has found. In the survey, 71 per cent of Hong Kong respondents […]

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Left Field: Young Hong Kong stars have what it takes

Left Field: Young Hong Kong stars have what it takes They were born five days apart, and if you believe in the stars, perhaps this has something to do with it. But both Anshuman Rath and Siobhan Haughey give hope that the future will be bright and full of joy for Hong Kong. The two […]

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Racing Metro on lookout for young talent in Hong Kong

Racing Metro on lookout for young talent in Hong Kong Racing Metro captain Dimitri Szarzewski will not be in action in Saturday's curtain-raiser to the Hong Kong-Russia international as he is still recovering from ankle and knee injuries, but he said the break in Hong Kong and the game would help refresh … Full News […]

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Rise of the geeks: Hong Kong's young entrepreneurs plot a tech revolution

Rise of the geeks: Hong Kong's young entrepreneurs plot a tech revolution "In Hong Kong, entrepreneurship is part of the culture," said Vernée Ho, co-founder of Playto, an 18 month old video game development company with a product that can help children improve their concentration skills, and in which Nest invested in March. Full News […]

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Wine tax ‘won’t stop young binge drinkers’

You’re not thinking straight if you believe a tax on wine will reduce alcohol consumption among young people, bars and restaurants say. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Young industrialists to share experience

Three young industrialists will share their experiences in brand building and developing business in the Mainland market in a seminar presented by the Trade & Industry Department’s Support & Consultation Centre for SMEs.   Speakers include German Pool (HK) Vice President Karen Chan, Far East of Mainetti (HK) Regional Director Paul Tai, and Man Yue […]

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New HIV patients have trebled among young Hongkongers in last decade, says health report

The number of new HIV patients among young people in Hong Kong has more than trebled over the last decade, the Department of Health says. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Training scheme benefits young and old

With the goal of becoming a registered nurse, 18-year-old Abby Poon joined a novel training programme last September that allows her to earn as she learns. She takes care of seniors in a nursing home – a job she had not previously considered – while studying towards a diploma in health.   The Youth Career […]

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Concert series to showcase young talent

More than 900 young musicians from 14 bands and orchestras will perform a selection of favourites at four concerts in April and May.   The first concert, featuring the Music Office Youth Brass Band, the Kowloon Youth Symphonic Band and the New Territories Youth Symphonic Band, will take place at 7.30pm on April 12 at […]

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Fake policeman arrested over mobile phone thefts from young people

A con artist who allegedly posed as a plain-clothed policeman to steal four mobile phones from four younger people was arrested on Friday morning. According to police, one of the victims was a 12-year-old boy and the four phones were worth a total of HK$ 19,000. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Fake cop arrested over mobile phone thefts from young people

A con artist who allegedly posed as a plain-clothed policeman to steal four mobile phones from four younger people was arrested on Friday morning. According to police, one of the victims was a 12-year-old boy and the four phones were worth a total of HK$ 19,000. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Young opera actors to perform

The Sunny Cantonese Opera Troupe will stage two shows in March – The Iron Bow as Matchmaker and Merciless Sword Under Merciful Heaven, with leading young actors including Hong Wah, Song Hong-bo and Johnson Yuen.   The Iron Bow as Matchmaker is set for 7.30pm on March 6 at Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, and […]

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Young democracy firebrands stars of documentary

Two teenagers who found themselves at the forefront of Hong Kong politics are at the heart of a new documentary charting the key moments of 2012, one of the city’s most tumultuous years. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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University of Hong Kong introduces Whatsapp service to help young smokers quit

The University of Hong Kong has expanded its popular Youth Quitline hotline service to help young smokers kick the habit by introducing a Whatsapp counselling service on Tuesday.  Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Young woman donates bone marrow to total stranger

Ariel Lam Yi-tak, 23, had almost forgotten that she signed on to the bone-marrow registry when she was told last year that her sample was a potential match for a total stranger. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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