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Yesterday | South China Morning Post

Hong Kong is home, for better or worse

Peter Kammerer says his physical and emotional ties make him a bona fide Hongkonger, with no plans to leave short of a catastrophe Peter Kammerer is a long-time columnist and commentator for the SCMP. He has received recognition for his writing at the Hong Kong news Awards, the annual Human Rights Press Awards and from the Society of Publishing in Asia.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's graft-busters a model for Asia Pacific, says US official

Hong Kong's 40-year-old anti-graft agency can be a model for members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, a visiting US senior official says. But it was also vital for the city to uphold its judicial independence, said Robert Wang, senior US State Department official for the regional bloc.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Nation

What Hong Kong's Occupy Movement Can Learn From History

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong practice being sprayed by water cannons during a September 7, 2014 drill in preparation for upcoming Occupy civil disobedience events. Last week at Hong Kong's Chinese University, a crowd gathered around a replica of the statue Goddess of Democracy, a key symbol of the 1989 student occupation of Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

South China Morning Post

Charlotte Chen, Spottly app co-founder

A regular on the Hong Kong style scene, "It" girl and ex-banker Charlotte Chen's innovative travel-social media app Spottly combines all her interests. "I was brought up in a 'fashion-infested' family - my mother was a designer, my father was in the garment business and my sister was a marketer at a luxury fashion house.

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The Economist

Economic convergence: The headwinds return

NOWHERE are the consequences of different rates of growth clearer than on a trip up the Pearl River Delta in southern China. At the river's mouth sits Hong Kong, a city in which average living standards exceed those in most rich European countries.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Shenzhen cuts overseas online shopping to three days [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]

In Shenzhen's Qianhai zone, shopping on overseas websites has become as simple as visiting at a local grocery store. On Tuesday, Qianhai Bonded Port launched a pilot e-commerce platform that simplifies customs clearance procedures and reduces shipping time to a couple days.

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South China Morning Post

Gaggan Anand's progressive Indian cuisine is inspired by prog rock

This month Indian molecular gastronomy chef Gaggan Anand undertakes his first "pop-up" tour, which takes him from his Bangkok restaurant to Delhi, Mumbai, and Hong Kong, where he will be at Landmark Mandarin Oriental from September 22 to 24. He will not be travelling light. "My 300 kilos of excess baggage will include psychedelic Gaggan pop-up T-shirts and uniforms, a lot of equipment and ingredients like secret spices and a whole lot of excitement," he says.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Molecular Gastronomy, World News, India, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Recipes, India Travel

Channelnewsasia.com

Hong Kong activists 'astounded' by Chinese official's comment

"The fact that you are alive shows the country's civility and inclusiveness," Zhang Xiaoming, the director of China's Liaison Office in Hong Kong, was cited as saying. HONG KONG: Hong Kong pro-democracy activists have expressed their anger after it emerged that a Chinese official dismissed their protest movement in a blunt comment last month.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Stockroom.com.hk Offers Various Traditional and Modern Furniture Products

It is a regularly used product. The offices of small and big companies, homes, malls and shops are excessively decorated for maintaining beauty standards.

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South China Morning Post

Retail rents cut as landlords fight to keep tenants

Landlords of Hong Kong retail properties have been making substantial concessions in asking rents as sales continue to cool. Photo: Bloomberg Landlords of Hong Kong retail properties have been making substantial concessions in asking rents as sales of luxury products, including fashion, watches and jewellery, continue to cool, according to property consultants.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Political unrest could hit Hong Kong economy: Moody's

Ratings agency Moody's said that prolonged political discord in Hong Kong over China's refusal to grant the key financial hub full democracy could negatively impact the city's economy. But the agency added that Hong Kong would likely weather any storm caused by the current political crisis.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Marine News

Anglo-Eastern Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Board of Anglo-Eastern, from left to right, John Denholm, CEO of J&J Denholm Ltd and BIMCO President; Benoit Timmermans, Managing Director of Bocimar Belgium N.V.; Mark Stevenson, CFO of Anglo-Eastern, Marcel Liedts, CO On September 4th, Anglo-Eastern celebrate it's 40th Anniversary, in Hong Kong, concluding with an evening of fun, at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum.

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Tourist cities must work together, officials told [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]

Cities that attract tourists should work more closely with their peers and industry organizations and develop policies to boost the travel sector, government officials and other delegates were told at the Beijing Fragrant Hills Tourism Summit. The two-day event is hosted by the World Tourism Cities Federation, a leading international nonprofit travel association, and has attracted participants from home and abroad.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Russia Taday

a NATO set to liberate 'Jihadistan'?

Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia. When the show seemed set for NATO to save Ukraine and Western civilization - at least rhetorically - from that evil empire remixed , the Caliph intervened with yet another "off with their heads" special.

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The Japan Times

Beijing's Humpty Dumpty mindset damages Hong Kong

It is one of the richest places in the world, a global metropolis, Asia's financial hub, a cornucopia to commerce, one of the world's top tourist destinations, especially for shopping, with 60 million visitors predicted this year, a true rags to riches story that has seen its per capita income soar to more than $52,000, about the same as the United States and Switzerland and in the world's top 10 territories by income. Yet the 7.2 million people of Hong Kong do not have the same rights that citizens of the U.S., United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, France, Australia, Canada or India take as part of their birthright - the right to choose their own government.

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KSBW-TV

Is 'gate-to-gate' phone usage necessary?

Unless you're traveling in first or business, or you're a child who's been plied with more toys and candies than you normally get in a week, air travel can be an uncomfortable affair. It's cramped, the booze comes in bottles way too small and if you're not being reclined into, you're being shouted at for reclining.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Reuters

Update 1-China's largest auto rental firm launches up to $468 mln HK Ipo-source

China Auto Rental Inc. on Friday launched an up to $468 million Hong Kong initial public offering, betting car ownership restrictions and higher spending on travel in the world's second-largest economy will fuel demand for hire vehicles. The company, backed by private equity firm Warburg Pincus and Hertz Global Holdings Inc, is offering 426 million new shares, said a source with direct knowledge of the plans, citing details from a term sheet.

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PR-inside.com

Recent Study: Shanghai Industrial Urban Development Group (563) -...

Shanghai Industrial Urban Development Group is a real estate company. The company operates in property investment, property development, and hotel operation.

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Bangkok Post

For the urban spirit

Hong Kong brings to mind skyscrapers and city lights, but behind its concrete facade is a trove of hotspots for the religious A cloud of grey smoke floated by from a nearby cluster of burning joss sticks. A drum was beaten inside the temple's hall.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Asia News Network

Hong Kong: Ex-HK chief to lead delegation to Beijing

Hong Kong's first Chief Executive Tung Chee Hwa will be leading a delegation of tycoons to Beijing where they might meet president Xi Jinping to discuss Hong Kong's volatile political situation. Confirming the trip yesterday in a rare public appearance, Tung said he is stepping back into the limelight because "now is a very critical time for Hong Kong".

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