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Celebrity tutors thrive in grade-fixated Hong Kong
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AP National News VideoMore>> ... HONG KONG (AP) - When the Hong Kongschool year began in September, tutor Tony Chow arranged to have his ...
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Shenzhen Finds H7N9 Flu Virus in Markets Near Hong KongBloomberg
... Hong Kong. By Bloomberg News 2013-12-12T07:59:44Z ... A live chicken sits in a cage at the Kowloon City Market in Hong Kong on Dec. 4, 2013.
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WantChinaTimes

Survey: China manufacturing growth slows slightlyThe State
HONG KONG — Chinese manufacturing grew a bit slower in December than the previous month, according to a survey released Monday, in a new ...
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Sky News Australia

Asia Private Equity Weekly News, Dec. 16, 2013Reuters
HONG KONG Dec 16 (Reuters) - News and developments in Asia private ... Everbright International Ltd , according to a Hong Kong stock exchange ...
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Hanging with Santa Claus in Hong KongDallas Morning News
HONG KONG — Snow-deprived Hong Kong sounds like an odd pick for a winter getaway, but holidays in this former British colony explode with more ...
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Dallas Morning News

Hong Kong trip inspires winning speechThe Japan News
Hiromu Namiki / Japan News Staff Writer When Nao Shoji visited Hong Kong this summer, she experienced a strange feeling. Although it was her first ...
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Shares of Chinese "bad bank" Cinda soar in debutU.S. News & World Report
HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese bad-debt management company's shares soared in their Hong Kongdebut Thursday, highlighting strong investor ...
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Budget Airlines Look to Taiwan, Hong KongWall Street Journal
The new low-cost airlines in Hong Kong and Taiwan reflect an extension of their eastward push. But analysts ... More quote details and news » 8601.
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Hindu Business Line

Weird web news: Why cuddly wolf Lufsig is popular in Hong KongThe Independent
What sells in Ikea and has become a symbol of protest in Hong Kong? Meet Lufsig, the cuddly wolf who – since being thrown at the region's chief ...
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The Independent

Investigators from Chinese University of Hong Kong Release New ...HispanicBusiness.com
According to news originating from Hong Kong , People's Republic of China , by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "Carbon nanotube ...
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ADS Securities opens Hong Kong officeCPI Financial
ADS Securities has announced the opening of an office in Hong Kong. It is a fully owned subsidiary regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and ... of ADS Securities, said, “This is excellent news for our clients as Hong Kong is a very ...
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Hong Kong Sees IPO Surge by Chinese CompaniesWall Street Journal
HONG KONG—Investors are again hungry for initial public offerings by Chinese companies, and the recent .... More quote details and news » LJ3.
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Wall Street Journal

Natera, DiagCor Sign Deal to Bring Panorama NIPT to Hong KongGenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Natera today announced it has reached a deal with DiagCor to launch Natera's non-invasive prenatal screening ...
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Celebrity tutors thriving in Hong Kong3News NZ
When the Hong Kong school year began in September, tutor Tony Chow arranged ... Chow is a celebrity tutor in Hong Kong, where there's big money to be ... billboards, on the sides of shopping malls and onnewspaper front pages.
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Luxury labels shift focus from Hong Kong to ShanghaiWantChinaTimes
... Hong Kong to Shanghai, given the growing consumption power for upscale products in mainland China, reports Shanghai's China Business News.
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WantChinaTimes

British education group eyes US listing despite approval for Hong ...South China Morning Post
... the possibility of an initial public offering on the Hong Kong stock market, according to reports by a local Chinese-language newspaper on Tuesday.
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Superdrug Parent Picks Banks For £15bn FloatSky News
Sky News has learnt that Hutchison Whampoa, the Hong Kong-based conglomerate, has appointed Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs ...
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International Business Times UK

Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau may become China's 2nd FTZWantChinaTimes
The Chinese government has started screening applications for a second wave of pilot free trade zones in the country, with the most noticeable ...
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WantChinaTimes

Hong Kong: No riders blamed for 'catastrophic' Jwala fallRacing Post
Hong Kong: Stewards have decided that no rider was to blame for the "catastrophic" coming together in the Hong Kong Sprint on Sunday that resulted ...
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Racing Post

China Everbright Bank Raises $2.6 Billion in Hong Kong IPOWall Street Journal
China Everbright Bank Raises $2.6 Billion in Hong Kong IPO .... Ltd. Hong Kong$3.52 -0.03 -0.85% Dec. ... More quote details and news » 3698.HK in ...
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Wall Street Journal

Taiwan and China to launch legal offices in Hong KongWantChinaTimes
China and Taiwan are planning to launch legal representative offices in Hong Kong to offer services that concern legal cases related to business, our ...
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Hong Kong Rights Group Buys Property For June 4 Memorial HallRadio Free Asia
A Hong Kong-based rights group has acquired a permanent venue which it plans to ... Richard Choi, deputy chairman of the Hong Kong-based Alliance in ... dissident and former 1989 student leader Wang Dan welcomed the news, ...
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Kunlun Energy Chairman Resigns as China Widens Graft Probe (3)Businessweek
Kunlun slumped to a one-month low in Hong Kong today, after its New ... is under investigation, the official Xinhua News Agency said in September.
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Voice of America

RHB OSK eyes more acquisition to expand footprint in Hong Kong ...Banking Business Review
RHB Holdings Hong Kong provides securities and derivatives trading for ... "We've looked at some possible targets in Indonesia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. ... Ong told the news portal during said at a media briefing on the completion ...
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Hong Kong stocks close 0.12% higherGlobalPost
Hong Kong shares ended 0.12 percent higher on Friday, snapping a ... newsabout the government's plans to reform (state-owned enterprises)," he ...
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Economic Times

Robotic Pet Provides Therapy at Hong Kong Nursing HomeKEYC
A fluffy robotic seal is a favorite with elderly dementia patients at the Lutheran Caring Center in Hong Kong. Paro – short for personal robot – is ...
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British education group with new school in Lam Tin eyes US listingSouth China Morning Post
But he ruled out the possibility of an IPO on the Hong Kong stock market, a local Chinese-languagenewspaper reported yesterday. "No decision has ...
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Hong Kong Unemployment Rate 3.3%; Meets ExpectationsNASDAQ
HONG KONG--Hong Kong's unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.3% in the three months ended November amid a tight labor market, the Census ...
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Hong Kong Stocks Have Already Seen Their Highs for the Year -KGINASDAQ
By Dow Jones Business News, December 18, 2013, 03:48:00 AM EDT ... 0833 GMT [Dow Jones] Hong Kong investors checking out for the holidays ...
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Singapore News Site Closes Under Regulatory PressureVariety
HONG KONG – Singapore regularly tops global rankings as one of the most pro-business countries in the world. But running a media business is ...
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Free District

Appleby advises Yi Hua Department Store on Hong Kong listingThe Lawyer
Appleby has acted as Cayman Islands counsel to Yi Hua Department Store Holdings in connection with its listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong ...
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Cutting through China's hazeCNN (blog)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy touched down in Hong Kong Thursday, only to be met by a thick layer of smog that has ...
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French Tribune

Hong Kong adds muscle in fight against ivory traffickersSouth China Morning Post
Two recent developments should be good news for the largest living terrestrial animal, and hopefully badnews for its human predators. Hong Kong ...
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China Home Prices Rose in November as Shenzhen Led Increases ...Businessweek
By Bloomberg News December 18, 2013 ... policies before,” Yao Wei, China economist at Societe Generale SA in Hong Kong, said by phone today.
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China becomes 3d nation to soft-land probe on moonBoston Globe
Xinhua News Agency/Associated Press ... HONG KONG — China on Saturday became the third country to steer a spacecraft onto the moon, after its ...
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Boston Globe

'Give us the opportunity to study or work'South China Morning Post
... keenly follows the news, showing a special interest in politics. He is studying hard on a training programme. But, unlike most students in Hong Kong, ...
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New Zealand man's lovequest goes sourNew York Daily News
By Irving Dejohn / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ... A New Zealand man smitten with a random girl he met in Hong Kong on New Year's Eve launched a ...
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New York Daily News

PRESS DIGEST - Hong Kong - Dec 16MSN Money
HONG KONG, Dec 16 (Reuters) - These are some of the leading stories in Hong Kong newspapers on Monday. Reuters has not verified these stories ...
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Year in Review: TIMCO to be acquired by Hong Kong firm, provide ...The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
... 1,700 local employees, revealed one of the year's biggest news stories in announcing this fall that it will be purchased by a Hong Kong company for ...
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Hong Kong police in the hot seat over HK$1 million designer chairs ...South China Morning Post
Raymond Chan raised the question after a Chinese-language newspaper reported that police and air traffic controllers were using hundreds of chairs ...
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Snowden: NSA's indiscriminate spying 'collapsing'Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
This June 9, 2013 photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, in Hong Kong.
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Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Dishwashers in high demand in Hong Kong amid shortageWantChinaTimes
... in Hong Kong can be paid as much as HK$20,000 (US$3,295) per month due to the loca labor shortage, reports Shanghai's China Business News.
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WantChinaTimes

Critics and viewers fear for the future of Hong Kong's golden TV ...South China Morning Post
A child of Hong Kong parents, she grew up gorging on the city's television, ... "Hong Kong TV shows had a big impact on my childhood," says the ... to be clogged with news and "infotainment" such as food and travel programmes.
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Snowden to Brazil: NSA's indiscriminate spying 'collapsing'Yakima Herald-Republic
The Snowden letter was first published Tuesday in a Portuguese translation by the Folha de S. Paulonewspaper. The AP later obtained the original ...
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Chinese scholar wants aircraft carrier in South China SeaFocus Taiwan News Channel
Hong Kong, Dec. ... as saying in an article in the Wednesday edition of the HongKong Chinese-language daily Wen Wei Po, a pro-Beijing newspaper.
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ExtremeTech

Xinhua summary of Asia-Pacific stocks news at 1100 GMT, Dec. 11GlobalPost
HONG KONG -- Taiwan's share prices went down 9.62 points, or 0. 11 percent, to close at 8,433.77 on Wednesday, according to news reaching here ...
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the Diplomat

Wumart Abandons Deal to Acquire CP Lotus StoresWall Street Journal
Wumart, in a statement to Hong Kong's stock exchange Monday, said that it isn't pursuing a deal to buy outlets ... More quote details and news » 6808.
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How the Ikea Wolf became a political hero in Hong Kong | World ...Richard Vine
In Hong Kong, a kids' big bad wolf soft toy with the characteristically ... Our editors' picks for the day's topnews and commentary delivered to your ...
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Celebrity tutors thrive in grade-fixated Hong Kong - Yahoo News
From Yahoo News: HONG KONG (AP) — When the Hong Kong school year began in September, tutor Tony Chow arranged to have his face plastered ...
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Hong Kong - Kim Jong Doppelganger - Pictures - CBS News
p>Howard, 34, who does not disclose his last name, poses as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, with a journalist on a street at Hong Kong's Tsim Sha ...
www.cbsnews.com/pictures/is-that-kim-jung-un/

Black HTC One max pictured in Hong Kong - Phone Arena
Home; ›; News; ›; Black HTC One max pictured in Hong Kong ... of the HTC One max phablet has been posted on HTC's official website in Hong Kong.
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Gold price closes lower in Hong Kong - Xinhua | English.news.cn
HONG KONG,Dec. The price is equivalent to 1237.79 U. Related d:Gold price closes lower in Hong Kong HONG KONG,Dec.
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Hong Kong tax news - Mazars - China
Mazars' comments on Hong Kong tax issues. ... a happy Snake year · Our expertiseBusiness-related publicationsTax publicationsHong Kong tax news ...
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High-Rise Columbarium for Hong Kong? - Global Tall News
Closely following a Norwegian proposal for a high-rise crematorium, Hong Kong has now entered the race to be the site of the world's first ...
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Estrada may fly to Hong Kong next month | Metro, News, The ...
Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada said yesterday he may fly to Hong Kong next month to personally apologize to its officials for the deaths of eight tourists ...
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News | 2014 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens | Rugby ...
Latest news from HK7's | Official website of the 2014 Cathay Pacific HSBC Hong Kong Rugby Sevens in the IRB Sevens Series, 22nd-24th March ...
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Black HTC One Max headed to Hong Kong | Android Central
The black HTC One Max has made its debut in Hong Kong, and the .... YouTube Channel; AndroidCentral Podcasts; AndroidCentral News RSS ...
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Bloomberg seeks Hong Kong reporter to cover ... - Talking Biz News
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