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  1. Press Digest - Top stories in Hong Kong and mainland China newspapers on March 5Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Oriental Daily News quotes analysts as saying some retailers are retreating from expensive rental areas such as Causeway Bay. Photo: Felix Wong These are the leading stories in Hong Kong and mainland Chinese newspapers and websites on Thursday.

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  2. What makes China's special administrative regions (SAR) so special?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Investopedia

    Under the constitutional principle of "one country, two systems," which Deng Xiaoping framed in the 1980s as part of a plan for the reunification of China, Hong Kong and Macau , China's special administrative regions , are highly autonomous and self-governing, without interference from the Chinese Central Government. This provides both SARs with many of the characteristics of independent states.

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  3. Protect dignity of tourists, HK urgedRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Standard

    NPC chairman Zhang Dejiang told deputies from the CPPCC yesterday that Hongkongers and mainlanders should stay united and in harmony. He said Hong Kong should be on guard against people who intend to splinter relations between the SAR and the mainland and for Hongkongers to keep a more positive attitude, according to sources.

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  4. Alibaba Is Now Competing on Amazon's Home Turf in the CloudRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Wired

    Chinese online shopping giant Alibaba may not be competing with Amazon for Americans' retail dollars just yet. But it's now stepping to its US rival in the cloud.

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  5. Alibaba Opens Silicon Valley Cloud Data CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Light Reading

    Aliyun, Alibaba's cloud computing business, today announced the opening of its first overseas data center in Silicon Valley, signifying an important move to serve clients globally. The center will initially target Chinese enterprises based in the United States with the plan to gradually expand its products and services to international clients in the second half of this year.

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  6. 2 in 3 Hongkongers want curb on mainland visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    City residents call for limits on visitor numbers but say no to protests, new survey shows. And 70 per cent want special Shenzhen visas axed About 70 per cent of the interviewed Hongkongers want to see all multiple-visit visas for Shenzhen residents cancelled.

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  7. ARRAY(0x1ba057d8)Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

    Alibaba's venture capital arm has reached an agreement to acquire 8 percent stake in Chinese entertainment giant Enlight Media for 2.4 billion yuan , announced the entertainment company on Wednesday in a filing to Shenzhen bourse. According to the announcement, Hangzhou Alibaba Venture Capital Investment Co will become the company's second-largest shareholder.

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  8. Alibaba Buys $380 Million Stake in Chinese Production Firm EnlightRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has bought an 8.8 percent stake in Enlight Media, one of China's leading private film and TV companies, for $380 million, the latest acquisition in its strategy of expanding in the entertainment business. Alibaba spent over $3 billion in the entertainment industry last year and the cash-rich company went window shopping looking for content and even potential acquistions in Hollywood last year, but has yet to make a major move.

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  9. Mandy's young Australian goat curry with rice and peas and Carnival salad. Photo: Murray FredericksRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Another Lunar New Year has passed but we still can't get goats - not sheep, mind you, see http://goo.gl/HO0NvA - off our minds or, more to the point, our stomachs. While certainly not a popular delicacy in Hong Kong, around the world goat meat is beloved for its gammy flavour and affordability compared its close relative the sheep.

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  10. Alibaba Cloud Computing Opens Data Center in Silicon ValleyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Information Technology

    Aliyun, Alibaba's cloud computing business, today announced the opening of its first overseas data center in Silicon Valley, signifying an important move to serve clients globally. The center will initially target Chinese enterprises based in the United States with the plan to gradually expand its products and services to international clients in the second half of this year.

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  11. Hong Kong to Chinese shoppers: 'Go home'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    These were just some of the insults hurled at Chinese shoppers Sunday as hundreds of Hong Kongers surged through through the old neighborhood of Yuen Long, an area close to the city's border with China. It was the latest in a series of angry protests that have seen brawls erupt in humdrum shopping malls, with demonstrators singling out the " parallel traders" who crowd into Hong Kong to purchase tax-free products and then resell them for a profit back in China.

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  12. Ideas on curbing cross-border entry 'won't materialise soon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | South China Morning Post

    Mainland tourists visit Golden Bauhinia Square during the National Day golden week. The existing individual visit scheme lets mainlanders from 49 cities enter Hong Kong without joining tour groups.

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  13. Hong Kong Airlines' IPO application lapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | South China Morning Post

    Its application became invalid on Monday because it had not submitted the relevant listing documents within six months after filing its application proof on September 4. That means it will have to start over again - a costly process that will further delay its listing, originally believed to have been scheduled for completion by the end of last year. The airline, owned by the mainland's HNA Group, was hoping to raise US$500 million in what would have been the city's first dual-currency IPO by issuing both yuan- and Hong Kong dollar-denominated shares.

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  14. Prime Capital's 500.com Bet Derailed After Drop on Lottery HaltRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | The Washington Post

    Prime Capital Management Co. almost doubled its investment in 500.com Ltd. at the end of last year.

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  15. Prime Capital's 500.com Bet Derailed After Drop: China OvernightRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | The Washington Post

    Prime Capital Management Co. almost doubled its investment in 500.com Ltd. at the end of last year.

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  16. Courses on mainland China can help build bridges of understandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | South China Morning Post

    Peter Kammerer says if a HK college course offers to teach what it means to be British, surely we could benefit from one about the mainland 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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  17. Hong Kong's rich-government, poor-growth economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | MarketWatch

    If governments' were ranked simply on making profits, Hong Kong should be consistently getting top marks, as its financial secretary unveiled another bumper budget surplus of 64 billion Hong Kong dollars last week. But behind this cash largesse, the economy limped through the final quarter of 2014 with just 0.4% growth during the three-month period.

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  18. In the real hunger games of economic power, Hong Kong losesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | South China Morning Post

    Businessmen urged to look beyond the city, and the city itself should join forces with Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Macau to create a regional economy In the first of a special series on ideas to take Hong Kong forward, we speak to industrialist Roy Chung Chi-ping. Photo: Nora Tam The lack of ambition is all the more disappointing when many have proved themselves a force to be reckoned with in the city.

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  19. Dangers emerge in Hong Kong over anti-mainland shopping protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | South China Morning Post

    The first day of the Year of the Goat in Hong Kong was highlighted by the spectacular annual New Year night parade, as tens of thousands of people - Hongkongers and mainlanders - flocked to Tsim Sha Tsui. To make this year even more special, the Tourism Board gave out 100,000 cake vouchers along the parade route.

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  20. Watch Ads from PepsiCo, Oreo and McDonald's for Chinese New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Advertising Age

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