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  1. Fishing junks in the harbour. They disappeared from Hong Kong waters in the 1980s. Photo: Sunny LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The original junk boat, most commonly used for trade in China and other parts of Southeast Asia, typically sailed long distances, incorporating a sturdy sail and hull design. Its structure also meant it was easy to control, generally glided fast across water and could travel long distances.

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  2. MacauTripping Chapter 13 - Take Your Passport And Your ShoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | VegasTripping.com

    The still is broken by a steady stream of text messages from John and Hunter. Our dear friend John has boarded the ferry that will take him to the airport in Hong Kong where he will catch a flight back to the United States Goodbye John, travel safe.

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  3. Sherpa who's reached Everest summit 10 times leads Hong Kong charity hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Event this Sunday to raise funds for rebuilding in Nepal following last year's devastating earthquake. Teams of five or more can register on the day for 13km route starting in Central Phurba Tenzing Sherpa has led expeditions to the summit of Mount Everest 10 times since 2007, but on July 24 he will find himself in unknown territory: on a Hong Kong peak.

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  4. What Hong Kong is doing to narrow design gap with ShenzhenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Within a few months, discerning Hongkongers seeking the very finest in creativity and design will probably feel compelled to board a ferry bound for Shekou. The port and former offshore oil base on the western periphery of Shenzhen, which hardly existed prior to the 1980s, is to be home to a major new design museum, on schedule to open early next year and created in collaboration with London's Victoria and Albert Museum .

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  5. Miner Spending Summer In Asia With Phillips AmbassadorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | University of North Carolina

    Sam Miner , a rising UNC junior and member of the Tar Heel men's cross country and track & field teams, is spending his summer in Asia as part of the prestigious Phillips Ambassadors program. For the first half of the summer he worked at an internship in Singapore and for the second half he's studying business at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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  6. Controversy, cooking and cats: Hong Kong Book Fair opens doors to eager crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | South China Morning Post

    Some travel all the way from mainland to browse books on politics, while others just want to load up on magazine subscriptions and travel guides Controversial discourse on the city's political future has made its way to the Hong Kong Book Fair, with books on self-determination and critical of the Chinese government arousing interest among attendees, including both locals and mainlanders. This comes as the government announced a requirement last week that candidates running in September's Legislative Council elections will have to sign an additional form to declare their acceptance of Hong Kong as an inalienable part of China or face disqualification, sparking a heated debate on the legality of the new rule.

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  7. 8 innocent habits that can actually sink your marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | NewsOK.com

    Your seemingly small and innocent daily habits can do more to your marriage than you may realize. Research has shown that the many little things are more likely to split a marriage than one big thing.

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  8. Foraging Hong Kong: Wild ingredients in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | CNN

    This ridge-top path resembles the arching spine of a dormant dragon sprawling on the grounds of Shek O Country Park. It's widely considered one of the best urban hiking trails in Hong Kong.

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  9. PayPal Senior Leader Visits ChinaDivisionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | PRWeb

    ChinaDivision, a China-based expert provider in logistics and order fulfillment solutions for cross-border e-commerce, was proud to meet Vince Lee, a senior leader from PayPal at its headquarter, Shenzhen China on July 15, 2016. Mr Vince Lee attached high attention to the strategic cooperation with ChinaDivision.

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  10. Porch completes rapid riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Central Western Daily

    CRAZY RIDE: John Porch has completed a dream rise to the Australia Rugby Sevens Olympic team. Photo: GETTY At that point, the 26-year-old from Cumnock had only just broken into the Australian Rugby Sevens side and anything further than cementing that spot was a bonus, a crazy one if you're Porch.

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  11. Foraging Hong Kong: Finding wild ingredients in an Asian metropolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | CNN

    This ridge-top path resembles the arching spine of a dormant dragon sprawling on the grounds of Shek O Country Park. It's widely considered one of the best urban hiking trails in Hong Kong.

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  12. Kent Wong, managing director of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group. Photo: Edward Wong, SCMPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | South China Morning Post

    Latest shock to jewellery sector, as company chief warns he expects industry to suffer a further double-digit fall in sales over the next three months Hong Kong's biggest jewellery chain is to shutter as many as eight of its key stores by the end of the year, as earnings continue to be battered by dwindling mainland visitors, and lukewarm retail sentiment. Speaking on local radio, Kent Wong Siu-kee, managing director of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group, warned he expected the sector to suffer a further double-digit fall in sales over the next three months.

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  13. Exclusive: US and Chinese labor groups collaborated before China Wal-Mart strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Channelnewsasia.com

    OUR Walmart, the American worker group, has taken the unusual step of collaborating with a group of Chinese Wal-Mart workers trying to fight work schedule changes and low wages. An empty shopping cart is seen at a branch store of Wal-Mart in Beijing, China, October 15, 2015.

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  14. 'Pokemon Go' draws customers into rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Columbus Dispatch

    While on their lunch break, from left, Adam Schutz, 25, Mitchell Holtz, 29, and Emily Schutz, 25, play Pokemon Go inside Huntington Park in Columbus. One of the biggest issues facing retailers over the past few years has been the dwindling number of shoppers who are willing to get off their couches and actually go to stores.

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  15. Zika Virus Disease in Traveler Returning from Vietnam to IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    To the Editor : On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization designated the Zika virus disease outbreak in Latin America as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern . Genetic and epidemiological data suggest that Zika virus had been present in Southeast Asia since the 1940s ; however, the disease burden and geographic extent of Zika virus disease in Asia are not clear.

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  16. The driving force behind Baoneng's assault on VankeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | South China Morning Post

    Shenzhen tycoon Yao Zhenhua's bid to take over China's biggest housebuilder is his boldest, and arguably most aggressive, move yet But since then, it has very quickly emerged from the corporate shadows, after launching an unsolicited bid to take control of China's largest housebuilder, China Vanke, triggering what has now become one of the country's most intriguing and dramatic takeover battles. Baoneng is actually a burgeoning empire of some 40 subsidiaries, covering real estate and logistics, microfinance, education, healthcare and most-crucially insurance.

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  17. (Fashion) Anya HindmarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Standard

    Lane Crawford is collaborating exclusively with designer Anya Hindmarch, who is showcasing her creativity, craftsmanship, and wit in her autumn and winter 2016 collections. Her creations have redefined cool over three decades.

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  18. Invisible hand of the market gives way to the visible hand of the Party at China's state-owned firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | South China Morning Post

    Citic Group Corporation is revising its Articles of Association to specify "the leading status, establishment and operation" of the Chinese Communist Party committee", it said in a recent report to the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the Party's graft fighter. The move, however, sounded the death knell for President Xi Jinping's planned reforms to give private capital and the market a bigger role in the economy, by co-opting entrepreneurs and career managers to state firms.

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  19. Cable Compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The Budget Bureau of Thailand has put the brakes on a THB5 billion submarine cable construction project, by saying it violates the state's procurement regulations, the Bangkok Post writes. Thailand's procurement rules stipulate that any state agencies involved in a public-private partnership must be the sole owner of the asset in the investment project.

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  20. James Barker, Hong Kong Bartender of the Year, on negroni that was his ticket to AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | South China Morning Post

    "When I was 18 years old I wanted to save money to travel to Europe, and my grandma saw an ad for a part-time bar position in a cranky old man's pub near my home in Alsager, Cheshire [in northwest England]. The first time I pulled a pint, of Kronenbourg for a stony-faced builder, I screwed it up because half the glass was foam.

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