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News on Hong Kong continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Hedge fund guy amplifies Hong Kong crisis

In a decidedly odd twist of fate, Hong Kong's version of the "Occupy Wall Street" movement has just been thrown a lifeline by a bunch of bankers, whose wealth the movement is meant to abhor.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Occupy Wall Street, Xi Jinping

11 hrs ago | 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

Sun-Star

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.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

Hospitality Net

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.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia,

NEWS.com.au

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.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel

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.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Business Wire

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)

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PR-inside.com

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)

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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.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, US Politics, Joe Biden, US News

Hospitality Net

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.

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Airport Business

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Life, Food, Dining

Circulation

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)

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

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.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, Comedy Movies, Southeast Asia, Drama Movies, World News, Forrest Gump,

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)

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India Talkies

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Frank Sinatra, Jazz

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SF Signal

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.

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Circulation

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.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

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.

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

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)

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