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  1. HK official says flu season peak pastRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    An official of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region said Friday that Hong Kong is past the peak of the flu season. Under Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, said the highest number of reported cases was in January and that in the past weeks surveillance data has shown a decreasing number of cases.

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  2. China to continue floating treasury bonds in HKRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    China will continue to issue yuan-denominated treasury bonds in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region , China's Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said Friday. Lou made the remarks at a press conference on the sidelines of the annual session of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature.

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  3. Hong Kong democrats hail 'honourable' UK MPs after reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Hong Kong's democrat lawmakers called British MPs "honourable" Friday for highlighting concern over the erosion of freedoms by China in a new report - but said the city has to fight its own battles. HONG KONG: Hong Kong's democrat lawmakers called British MPs "honourable" Friday for highlighting concern over the erosion of freedoms by China in a new report - but said the city has to fight its own battles.

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  4. International markets roundupRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Yahoo!

    ... points, and the CAC 40 index in Paris won 0.94 per cent to 4,963.51 points compared with Wednesday's close. HONG KONG - Hong Kong and Shanghai markets sank in Asian trade after China set tepid 2015 economic and trade growth targets, while the euro ...

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  5. How I Lived In Airbnbs (& Out Of A Suitcase) For A YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Refinery 29

    ... "I had an opportunity to move from our Shanghai office to our headquarters in South China. I've never lived in Hong Kong, so when I moved to the city, I needed to make up some ground and get to know the place and the people I'm communicating with. I ...

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  6. Hong Kong, Shanghai down on China target as euro struggles : March 05, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Daily Times

    HONG KONG Hong Kong and Shanghai markets sank in Asian trade Thursday after China set tepid 2015 economic and trade growth targets, while the euro fell to 11-year lows ahead of a key European Central Bank meeting. Wall Street provided a negative lead again despite an upbeat report on the state of the US economy and another round of healthy private-sector jobs growth.

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  7. China to see spike of ODI in 2015: reportRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | People's Daily Online

    ... data showed China's ODI by non-financial firms surged 40.6 percent to 10.17 billion dollars in January, with Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and European Unionas top investment ...

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  8. Hong Kong Dance Company Brings the Legend of Mulan to Lincoln Center...Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    For the first time outside of China , the Hong Kong Dance Company brings to the stage an inspiring re-telling of the household folktale of love, peace and virtue in a dance drama, "The Legend Of Mulan." It will be performed at the David H. Koch Theater tonight, March 5 - 8, 2015.

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  9. Wine Etc pushes 'lesser known' BurgundyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Drinks Business

    One of Hong Kong's leading wine retailers is drawing attention to the "lesser known" villages in its Burgundy portfolio. With Burgundy becoming increasingly popular, yet also with recent small vintages putting pressure on supplies, merchants in Hong Kong, like their UK counterparts , are having to look beyond communes such as Vosne-Romanee and Gevrey-Chambertin to satisfy demand.

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  10. Computers and Peripherals in Hong Kong, China - New Study ReleasedRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    2015-03-04 03:51:28 - Fast Market Research recommends "Computers and Peripherals in Hong Kong, China" from Euromonitor International, now available Hong Kongi 1 2s computer and peripherals market grew 4% in retail volume terms in 2014. Tablets ...

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  11. Hong Kong: HK-mainland ties take another hitRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Asia News Network

    When website editor Lao Zhenyu's extended family held its Chinese New Year reunion dinner in Guangzhou this year, two usual faces were missing. His female cousins from Hong Kong declined to make the trip, saying they were not in the mood to celebrate with their mainland brethren.

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

    Mar 3, 2015 | 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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  13. Hong Kongers to Chinese shoppers: Go homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | CNN

    Hong Kongers protest against mainland Chinese "parallel traders" who enter Hong Kong to buy cheap goods at low tax rates in order to resell in China.

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  14. Press Digest - China - March 3Read the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Reuters

    ... Yue, vice-minister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection. - Attempts to promote a separatist agenda in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region will be futile, according to an editorial in the official paper. It will only lead the city to a ...

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  15. HK lawmakers arrested and then freed over ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Star Online

    Centre of attention: Ho and Wong speaking to the media outside the Wan Chai police station in Hong Kong. - AFP HONG KONG: Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers were arrested and then released over their involvement in mass protests for free elections, the latest step in a widespread investigation that has been accused of seeking to intimidate activists.

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  16. Guessing game on who's next to fall in China's anti-graft drive 'meaningless'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... building and fighting graft. Lu also reiterated Beijing's stance regarding electoral reform for selecting Hong Kong's next chief executive in 2017. The decision must be based on the Basic Law and the national legislature's resolutions on the matter, ...

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  17. China's stance on Hong Kong constitutional reform unchangedRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. China's stance on constitutional reform in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is "clear and consistent," a spokesman for the Chinese political advisory body said on ...

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  18. Zal Tarapore has been appointed Director of Rooms at Shangri-la Hotel, Bengaluru, IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Hospitality Net

    Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts 28/F Kerry Centre, 683 King's Road, Quarry Bay Hong Kong, Hong Kong Phone: 2599 3000 Fax: 2599 3131 Visit Website Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru has appointed Zal Tarapore as Director of Rooms. In this role, he will lead the hotel's day-to-day rooms operations, overseeing the front office, guest services, valet parking and housekeeping functions to create.

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  19. Montreal Cognitive Assessment 5-Minute Protocol Is a Brief, Valid,...Read the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Circulation

    From the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Lui Che Woo Institute of Innovative Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China ; Hauenstein Neuroscience Center at Saint Mary's Health Care, Grand Rapids, MI ; Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; and Centre Diagnostique et Recherche sur la Maladie d'Alzheimer, QuA bec, Quebec, Canada . Correspondence to Vincent Mok, MD, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, 9/F Clinical Sciences Bldg, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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  20. Budget reinforces Hong Kong's long-term economic developmentRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | People's Daily Online

    Hong Kong's Financial Secretary John C Tsang has pledged to explore new ideas and strive for diversity to help Hong Kong people realize their aspirations in his 2015-16 Budget delivered on Wednesday. The government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region will introduce six one-off relief measures amounting to 34 billion HK dollars in 2015 to help alleviate the financial burden on the public and stabilize the economy, said the official.

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