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The Charlotte Observer
Last appeal bid rejected in HK 'Milkshake Murder'
HONG KONG Hong Kong's top court rejected a final bid on Thursday for an appeal by an American convicted of drugging her wealthy banker husband and bashing him to death.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Palace: Philippines, Hong Kong relations back to normal
Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said that this was the message conveyed by Cabinet Secretary Jose Rene Almendras after meeting with Hong Kong officials regarding how to put closure on the 2010 hostage taking incident wherein eight tourists from Hong Kong were killed at Quirino Grandstand in Manila.
Swire Hotels To Open First Hotel In United States EAST, Miami
Swire Properties 64/F, One Island East, 18 Westlands Road, Island East Hong Kong, Hong Kong Phone: 2844 3888 Fax: 2810 1547 Visit Website Swire Hotels announces the 2015 opening of EAST, Miami at Brickell City Centre, Swire Properties Inc's $1.5 billion mixed-use development in Miami's Brickell downtown district.
What it's really like to live in Hong Kong
EVER wondered what it would be like to live in Hong Kong? Aussie Alex Oxford tells us what living in the 'City of Skyscrapers' is really like.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
South China Morning Post
Hongkongers clash with mainland parents after toddler urinates in Mong Kok street
A dispute between mainland Chinese tourists and locals over a toddler urinating in a Hong Kong street has once more become a flash point in already tense cross-border relations.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
GSMA, Cyberport and Communications Association of Hong Kong Host 2014 Asia Innovation Forum
Under the theme of "Building a More Vibrant Mobile Ecosystem through Innovation and Collaboration", the event will bring together key players in the mobile ecosystem, including mobile operators, Internet companies, incubators, entrepreneurs, policy makers, regulators and academia, and will focus on innovation and the role of various sectors in ... (more)
Unlisted 1909 1-Yuan Empire Issue Chinese banknote soars to $15,230...
HONG KONG, China - An unlisted 1909 1-Yuan Empire Issue Chinese banknote soared past its pre-sale estimate of $100-$200 to garner $15,230 at an auction of rare Chinese and Asian banknotes held April 12th by Archives International Auctions, at the firm's second Hong Kong auction, held in conjunction with Dynasty Auctions Company, Ltd., based in Hong ... (more)
Fri Apr 18, 2014
People's Daily Online
Don't talk democracy while selling sovereignty
Inviting foreign forces to interfere in their own country's internal affairs, that's what the two mischief-makers, Lee Chu-ming and Chan Fang On-sang, are doing.
Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa Opens Today
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 Hotels and Resorts' new 289-room urban retreat in Lhasa awaits guests eager to explore one of the world's most storied destinations.
FoodPlaza Launches At Hong Kong International Airport
Situated alongside a breathtaking view over the airport apron, FoodPlaza provides an experience that goes above and beyond the usual food court offering.
Specific Role of Impaired Glucose Metabolism and Diabetes Mellitus in ...
From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital and Shenzhen Institute of Research and Innovation , University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; and Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone, and Healthy Aging and Hong Kong-Guangdong Joint Laboratory on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine , Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, ... (more)
Thu Apr 17, 2014
South China Morning Post
Coach follows Forrest Gump's lead and starts running - all the way around coast of Taiwan
Stephen Poon says journey on foot over 27 consecutive days taught him life lessons - about letting go of his disappointments, but also embracing successes from training other runners in Hong Kong Hong Kong coach Stephen Poon ran all the way round the coastline of Taiwan in 27 days - just because he felt like running.
The Japan Times
China subverts Hong Kong bid for Tiananmen Square museum
Members of China's paramilitary force monitor Tiananmen Square with surveillance equipment before the closing session of the National People's Congress, the country's national legislature, in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 14. A planned museum dedicated to China's brutal crackdown on the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests has ... (more)
100 companies to take part in India Show in Hong Kong - Indiatalkies.com
New Delhi, April 17: Over a hundred companies and 200 dcelegates led by Commerce Secretary Rajeev Kher will take part in the "India Show" at the Hong Kong Spring Fair, aimed at networking and forging business relationships with Chinese buyers, the Confederation of Indian Industry said here Thursday.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Customer Interaction Solutions
HKEx (00388) re-appoints Chow Chung Kong as Chairman [ET Net News (China)]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) [ET Net News Agency, 17 April 2014] Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited said Chow Chung Kong has been re-appointed as the Chairman of the Board for a term to be coterminous with his directorship.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
SF/F/H Link Post for 2014-04-16
Dystopian lit lights the way to better future : "dystopias externalize the turmoil that's already taking place in adolescent minds, hearts, and bodies," Stevens writes.
Net Clinical Benefit of Warfarin Therapy in Elderly Chinese Patients...
Correspondence to Chung-Wah Siu, MD, Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
New island off Lantau coast could ease HK's tourist pressure
Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-Ying has promised to deal with increasing number of mainland tourists visiting the territory.
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
MERS Coronavirus in Dromedary Camel Herd, Saudi Arabia
Maged G. Hemida 1 , Daniel K.W. Chu 1 , Leo L.M. Poon, Ranawaka A.P.M. Perera, Mohammad A. Alhammadi, Hoi-yee Ng, Lewis Y. Siu, Yi Guan, and Abdelmohsen Alnaeem The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China A prospective study of a dromedary camel herd during the 2013-14 calving season showed Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection ... (more)
Nucleic Acids Research
Direct activation of human and mouse Oct4 genes using engineered TALE and Cas9 transcription factors
In this article, we systematically investigated the potential of these new tools in activating the stringently silenced pluripotency gene Oct4 in mouse and human somatic cells.