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›  Hong Kong: How a 'barren rock' became an Asian powerhouse - CNN


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Hong Kong: How a 'barren rock' became an Asian powerhouse
CNN
Hong Kong defied these expectations. By 1997, when sovereignty was handed over to China, the city had a population of more than 6.5 million people and a booming economy the envy of its neighbors. Twenty years later, Hong Kong has evolved again.
How 20 years of sovereignty changed the world's most puzzling cityTelegraph.co.uk
Hong Kong's youth press campaign despite China's rejection of full democracyReuters
HK handover predictions: Golden geese and democracy 'infections'BBC News
Quartz -Aljazeera.com
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›  Hong Kong launches bill to ban domestic ivory trade - The Guardian


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Hong Kong launches bill to ban domestic ivory trade
The Guardian
Hong Kong has launched a landmark bill to ban its domestic ivory trade, amid accusations that authorities were lagging behind China in phasing out the market. Hong Kong is home to the world's biggest retail ivory market, with more items for sale than ...



›  Singapore is falling behind Hong Kong, just do the math - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Singapore is falling behind Hong Kong, just do the math
South China Morning Post
Yet, despite benefiting from the world's biggest market in terms of population size as its hinterland, the gap between Hong Kong's GDP per capita and that of Singapore has widened, and is predicted to be about US$30,000 this year. -- Letters to the ...

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›  Police scramble to capture wild boar in Hong Kong - CNN International


CNN International

Police scramble to capture wild boar in Hong Kong
CNN International
This is not the first time that Hong Kong residents have had a close encounter with a boar. Just last year, officers subdued a wild boar that roamed around a restricted area of the city's airport. In 2015, another boar fell through the roof of a ...
Hong Kong data centres booming on back of mainland internet giantsSouth China Morning Post

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›  'No optimism' for survival of Chinese white dolphin in Hong Kong waters - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

'No optimism' for survival of Chinese white dolphin in Hong Kong waters
South China Morning Post
Experts warn of a ?critical juncture? in the species' existence in Hong Kong waters, as it is besieged by multiple infrastructure projects in its main habitat of northern Lantau Island. From 87 dolphins in 2010-11, numbers fell to 65 in 2015-16 and 47 ...

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›  Zhuhai Airport could act as Hong Kong's 'fourth runway' in bid to strengthen economic ties and boost air traffic - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Zhuhai Airport could act as Hong Kong's 'fourth runway' in bid to strengthen economic ties and boost air traffic
South China Morning Post
Officials and experts said Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) will be too busy between 2019 and 2020 to launch new flights, well before its third runway is ready, in spite of soaring air travel demand forecasts. The boss of Zhuhai Airport has said ...

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›  Hong Kong Book Fair organiser vows no political censorship yet urges exhibitors to 'comply with the law' ahead of ... - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Hong Kong Book Fair organiser vows no political censorship yet urges exhibitors to 'comply with the law' ahead of ...
South China Morning Post
Concerns about political censorship have intensified in the city since the disappearance in 2015 of five Hong Kong-based booksellers whose company, Mighty Current, had sold materials critical of the central government. The five eventually turned up in ...

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›  On Top Of Hong Kong's High Rises, Rooftop Gardens Take Root - NPR


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On Top Of Hong Kong's High Rises, Rooftop Gardens Take Root
NPR
On a typical block in Hong Kong, thousands of people live on top of each other. Pol Fŕbrega thinks about all these people as he looks up at the towering high rises above the streets. And then he thinks about all that space above all these people. "The ...

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›  Amazon Web Services to be Available in Hong Kong Next Year - Nasdaq


Amazon Web Services to be Available in Hong Kong Next Year
Nasdaq
World's leading cloud platform Amazon.com, Inc. 's AMZN Amazon Web Services (AWS) is gradually expanding its presence in the Asia-Pacific region. The online retail giant announced the launch of a new datacenter region in Hong Kong, the company's ...

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›  Pepperdine Student Wins Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office's Competition - Malibu Times


Malibu Times

Pepperdine Student Wins Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office's Competition
Malibu Times
Pepperdine University student Jared Lee recently won the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office's Young Entrepreneur Competition, winning an all-expense-paid trip to Hong Kong. On June 13 in San Francisco, five college students were recognized for ...


 

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Senate Republican healthcare bill would cause 22 million to lose insurance
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›  Pharmacy executive tied to 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak gets nine years in prison
›  U.S. top court backs church in major religious rights case
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›  Texas sanctuary city law could lead to immigration police state: lawyer
›  California to list glyphosate as cancer-causing; Monsanto vows fight
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May offers to protect benefits of EU citizens living in Britain
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›  UK's May strikes $1.3 billion deal with Northern Irish party to prop up government
›  Mexico to seek FBI's help on government spying probe
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S&P 500, Dow edge up; tech weighs on Nasdaq
(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow barely rose on Monday as gains were offset by a fall i...
 
›  Google set to face record EU antitrust fine as soon as Tuesday: sources
›  U.S. activist presses for 'bold action' at Nestle
›  Apple CEO touts India impact in push for deeper market access
›  Amtrak names former Delta executive as next CEO
›  GM lowers outlook for U.S. 2017 new vehicle sales
›  Carl Icahn to fund former Sargon co-manager Schechter's new venture
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'Melodrama' scores Lorde her first chart-topping Billboard album
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - New Zealand pop singer Lorde landed her first U.S. ...
 
›  At platform 9-3/4, Harry Potter fans mark 20 years of magic
›  British model Moss immortalized as mannequin-style sculpture
›  Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: WSJ
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Google set to face record EU antitrust fine as soon as Tuesday: sources
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›  Apple CEO touts India impact in push for deeper market access
›  Social media giants step up joint fight against extremist content
›  Google, Microsoft among companies urging court to back gay workers
›  Apple, Cisco team up to push for cyber security insurance discounts
›  Banks' blockchain consortium picks IBM for trade finance platform
›  Exclusive: Aston Martin electric car goes limited edition after LeEco exit
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British model Moss immortalized as mannequin-style sculpture
LONDON (Reuters) - British supermodel Kate Moss has been stripped down and immortalized as...
 
›  Canadian soldier becomes first female infantry officer to captain UK queen's guard
›  Salvador Dali's body to be exhumed after paternity claim
›  Madrid city council flies the rainbow flag for WorldPride
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