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  1. Ask an Expert: Hong Kong sightsRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Q. I will be travelling to Hong Kong with my family for six nights in December. What can you suggest? The boys like amusement parks, Mum likes shopping malls, I like open markets and a bit of sightseeing.

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  2. At a center in Indonesia, macaque monkeys are readied for a return to the wildRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    I never thought jet lag could induce hallucinations, but after I flew four time zones past the international date line, snagged a 90-minute nap in Jakarta and endured a six-hour van ride, I had to wonder whether the sedated monkey getting its belly shaved in front of me was a dream. Here at the Cikananga Wildlife Center, a wooded area about 200 miles southeast of Jakarta, 18 rescued female macaques were being prepped for sterilization surgery, a critical first step in their lengthy rehabilitation process.

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  3. As stocks fall, China's big spenders pull backRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SFGate

    One of Hong Kong's busiest shopping streets winds past the Times Square center , under slick signs for brands like Mont Blanc, Cartier, Gucci and Burberry. But inside the towering luxury mall, the hum of the crowds below fades into the quiet of rows of mostly empty boutiques.

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  4. Luxury 'superyacht' for HK$58,000 a night: Inside Hong Kong's most expensive AirBnBRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Around the world, AirBNB has become an increasingly popular way to explore foreign cities, travel around a foreign country or even just get away for the weekend. The online accommodation website forms a significant segment of Hong Kong's burgeoning "sharing economy'' but the fact that - technically - anyone who offers a sleeping space for less than 28 days without a license could face a HK$200,000 fine under SAR laws hasn't stopped more than 1000 locals putting their houses up for rent to strangers.

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  5. Some snowy mooncakes were left to bake in the Hong Kong heat. Photo: David ThorpeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    At least four boxes of snowy mooncakes - which should be kept refrigerated - were left on the hot ground outside a Sheung Shui store serving cross-border traders for hours on Saturday afternoon before they were bought. The outdoor temperature at that time was a scorching 32 degrees Celsius.

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  6. Hotel Occupancy in the Asia Pacific Region Up 2.1% to 70.7% for July 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Hotel News Resource

    Compared to July 2014, the Asia Pacific region reported a 2.1% increase in occupancy to 70.7%, a 1.1% rise in average daily rate to US$105.12 and a 3.2% increase in revenue per available room to US$74.34. Hotels in the Asia Pacific region experienced positive results in the three key performance metrics when reported in U.S. dollar constant currency, according to July 2015 data compiled by STR Global.

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  7. Sensex climbs 161 pts, settle above 26000 levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    Top brokerage CLSA says Patanjali is bigger than Emami & Jyothy Labs and is the fastest-growing FMCG in India with revenues in excess of Rs 2,500 cr. Power connection in days, online submission of taxes are just some of the ways in which states are trying to outdo each other to woo investors.

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  8. BEIJING: Riders of the yuan stormRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    On August 11, the People's Bank of China set the trading range of the yuan about 1.9 per cent lower against the US dollar, allowing the currency to float at a more market-driven level against the greenback. In the week ended August 15, the yuan depreciated by nearly 4 per cent.

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  9. McNeil to pitch seafood, wine in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Chronicle Herald

    Premier Stephen McNeil is heading back to Asia on a 10-day trade mission beginning Saturday, where he'll pitch seafood, wine and other Nova Scotia business opportunities. The premier, along with his chief of staff, deputy minister of priorities and planning, and a representative from intergovernmental affairs, will travel to Tokyo, Japan and eight Chinese cities, including Zhuhai and Hong Kong, and Jinan and Qingdao in Shandong province.

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  10. Hong Kong must diversify to boost tourist numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | South China Morning Post

    Mainlanders, who comprise the vast majority of tourists and were the reason behind a years-long surge in retail sales, have increasingly been staying away. Photo: Edward Wong Hong Kong's prominence as a business and finance centre guarantees high traveller numbers, but factors beyond our control can determine the amount of people visiting for other reasons.

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  11. Piano man: Artist behind street campaign hopes Hong Kong public will connect through musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | South China Morning Post

    As 'Play Me I'm Yours' project hits Hong Kong's streets, artist behind multi-city campaign urges people to take chance to connect through music A street project offering free access to pianos will be an "interesting test" of the city's creativity, says the man behind the innovative international art campaign. "Our Hong Kong, Our Talents - Play Me, I'm Yours" will provide a platform for performers and listeners in public locations from Central to Tin Shui Wai over the next four months.

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  12. Hong Kong's next generation Indian jewellers add sparkle to the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | South China Morning Post

    Lady Gaga is a fan. So are Taylor Swift and Sofia Vergara. L'Dezen Jewellery and Indian family-fun jewellers like it - Butani and Temptations are others - are attracting a growing global clientele Born and raised in Hong Kong, Divia Harilela has worked in lifestyle and fashion media for more than 12 years.

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  13. A Look At Tesla Motors' China TurnaroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seeking Alpha

    Tesla Motors is gradually gaining traction in China as it now accounts for over 80% of imported plug-in hybrid, EV sales in the country. Tesla, however, commands just 2.5% of the total EV market in the country, but it is taking steps to improve its performance by improving infrastructure.

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  14. McNeil heads to Asia for trade missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Chronicle Herald

    The aim of the trip is to promote trade and investment opportunities for Nova Scotia businesses and institutions, according to a news release from McNeil's office. The premier will travel to Tokyo, Japan, and visit eight Chinese cities, including Zhuhai and Hong Kong as well as Jinan and Qingdao in Shandong Province.

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  15. Navalai River Resort Bangkok Has Been Awarded with the Prestigious World Luxury Hotel Award in 2015Read the original story

    Thursday | PR.com

    Bangkok, Thailand, August 27, 2015 -- -- Navalai River Resort Bangkok is pleased to announce that, it has been awarded with the prestigious World Luxury Award in 2015. The World Luxury Hotel Awards, also described as the Oscars of the hospitality industry, is known as the highest accolade that, properties can receive.

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  16. Hong Kong: Crunch time for HK retailers, landlordsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Asia News Network

    Hong Kong's retail market is at the crossroads as retailers and landlords scramble to adjust their operations and leasing strategies to cope with market changes brought by dwindling mainland visitor arrivals and luxury goods sales. Global commercial real-estate services provider Colliers International expects street-level retail rents in the city's four prime shopping districts - Causeway Bay, Central, Mong Kok and Tsim Sha Tsui - to drop by 15 per cent this year after a full-year decline of 5.5 per cent in 2014.

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  17. Asian stocks rebound, with Shanghai near 3,000 markRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MSN Money

    China's Shanghai Composite index fluctuated around the critical 3,000 mark on Thursday, tracking the positive sentiment across Asia underpinned by Wall Street's biggest one-day gain since 2011 overnight. After six consecutive days of declines, the Nasdaq Composite led gains with a rise of 4.24 percent on Wednesday while the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 climbed 3.95 and 3.90 percent respectively.

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  18. Is Hong Kong really overhwelmed by tourists? These figures suggest otherwiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | South China Morning Post

    Just 3.5 per cent of people in Hong Kong each day are tourists, according to a formula devised by FiveThirtyEight.com's Nate Silver - but it's one in ten in Macau Hongkongers often bemoan the tourists hordes from the mainland, accusing them of clogging the city's streets with their wheeled suitcases and shopping bags - but new analysis suggests the city may not be as overwhelmed by visitors as it sometimes appears. The South China Morning Post used a formula devised by the American data journalist Nate Silver for his news site FiveThirtyEight.Com to calculate what proportion of people in Hong Kong on any given day are tourists.

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  19. Cathy Yang: Weekend mom is home for goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | ABS-CBN News

    For a long time, returning Kapamilya Cathy Yap-Yang considered herself an astronaut mom, someone from "space," and a parent commuter, having worked as a broadcast journalist in Japan and Hong Kong for the past 15 years. While Yang pursued her dream overseas in Bloomberg TV and then in China Central Television in Hong Kong, she never let go of her most important role: being a mother.

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  20. Even China can't buck the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Spectator

    Some years ago, I sat with an old China hand in a Beijing teahouse sipping oolong. An American director at a local education firm, his face was grey, creased by decades of pollution and office politics.

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