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2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

Hong Kong: Activists face Hong Kong anti-graft probe

Hong Kong's anti-graft body is probing at least four pro-democracy activists, including media magnate Jimmy Lai, at a time when the city is in a state of political agitation over proposed reforms to allow the people to directly elect their leader.

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19 hrs ago | Asia News Network

A tale of a cosmetics mule in Hong Kong

Every six months or so, whenever I return to my family home in Tianjin, China, from Hong Kong where I now live, I cross the airport customs surreptitiously with all sorts of intoxicating products stowed in my suitcase.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Hong Kong, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, China, Watches

21 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

Rubber Duck settles in Guiyang new urban area

Recently, the world-famous Rubber Duck settled in Guiyang new urban area-Future Ark.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, World News, China, Asia

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Trip to China on Torrance Mayor Pat Fureya s economic development agenda

Torrance Mayor Pat Furey has received City Council approval to travel to China in November to attend the annual Global Mayors' Forum to foster “international networking and long-term economic development contacts.” The forum, scheduled Nov. 1-5 in Shenzhen, which is immediately north of Hong Kong, focuses on urban development and ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

National Archives of Australia

Boost for Australian archival research

The National Archives of Australia and the Australian Historical Association are continuing their joint commitment to encourage postgraduate archival research into Australia's history.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

China: Hong Kong's cheapest hits

The former British colony of Hong Kong has become an increasingly popular destination for wealthy visitors from mainland China, many of whom come just to shop.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

South China Morning Post

Shenzhen shoppers ready to accept limits on visits to Hong Kong

The two biggest incentives for Shenzhen residents to shop in Hong Kong are that products in Hong Kong are cheaper but higher in quality.

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South China Morning Post

Mum-to-be locked in battle with Hong Kong hospital over right to keep placenta

A heavily pregnant American woman living in Hong Kong is entangled in a bureaucratic battle with a public hospital over the fate of her placenta.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Medicine, Nutrition, Nursing

Fri Aug 22, 2014

SFGate

Heaviest baggage oftenis the emotional kind

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Hong Kong Travel, China Travel, Life, Food, Dining

Marine News

Iconic Star Ferry in Move to New Wan Chai Pier

With effect from the first departure on Saturday 30 August 2014, Hong Kong's "Wan Chai Tsim Sha Tsui" ferry service will operate from the new Wan Chai Ferry Pier.

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DNA India

China shares edge up, Hong Kong also firmer after good data lifts Wall Street

China shares edged higher at midday Friday, helped by blue-chips, and might produce a sixth straight weekly gain, which would be the longest such streak since March 2012.

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Reuters

China shares edge up, Hong Kong also firmer after good data lifts Wall Street

China shares edged higher at midday Friday, helped by blue-chips, and might produce a sixth straight weekly gain, which would be the longest such streak since March 2012.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

South China Morning Post

Scrapping multiple-entry permits would allow Hong Kong to breathe again

Albert Cheng urges a return to the original, more stringent design of the individual visit scheme, given the vastly changed circumstances Ir.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health

Wed Aug 20, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Old Mutual Launches Innovative Prepaid And Reward Programme In...

Tranwall Limited, in partnership with Payment Express Mauritius, has successfully completed the implementation of Tranwall Transaction Control for the OMCARD Namibia project.

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Hospitality Net

Miramar Group Launches 50-room Mira Cube Hotel in Hong Kong

Miramar Hotel and Investment Company, Limited 15/F, Miramar Tower, 132 Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui Hong Kong, Hong Kong Phone: 2315 5555 Fax: 2736 4975 Visit Website Miramar Hotel & Investment Company, Ltd - owner of The Mira Hong Kong and recently opened Mira Moon Hotel will open its latest boutique hotel, Mira Cube in January 2015.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

South China Morning Post

Buying property in international markets turned one man to books

"Put it in bricks and mortar" remains a popular morsel of advice doled out to those looking for secure places to park their money - because such investments are seen as, well, safe as houses.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

South China Morning Post

Curbs on mainland tourist numbers may backfire on Hong Kong

Regina Ip says we risk severe economic fallout and damage to our relations with the mainland under a rumoured government proposal to cap the number of visits by Shenzhen residents A closer look at arrival statistics shows that the rise in mainland visitor numbers is easing.

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PR-inside.com

Calming and Sleeping in Hong Kong, China - New Market Report

This trend was partly due to growing consumer awareness of the efficacy of specific herbs but was also encouraged by strong immigration into Hong Kong from Mainland China during the review period.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

South China Morning Post

Finance spin masters need to ensure the market will keep listening

Finance chiefs and central bankers are masters of the art, but care is needed to ensure audience still listening when it comes to market signals On a balmy Saturday afternoon in October 1983, then financial secretary John Bremridge faced the world's press.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Ben Bernanke

Hospitality Net

Early-arriving Guests Get To Enjoy Thoughtful - Early Perks' at Dorsett Mongkok, Hong Kong

Including Complimentary Lounge Use, Delicious Local Delights, "ME Time" with Facial Mask and Full-body Massage Chair and Much More Tourists arriving Hong Kong at an unearthly hour can now swap their airport pit-stop for a more exclusive retreat at Dorsett Mongkok, Hong Kong with a range of perk-me-up benefits.

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