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  1. Romantic retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Nation

    Treat your loved one to a luxurious getaway at Dusit Thani Bangkok with the "Season of Love" package, which includes an exotic in-room turn-down surprise ... BANGKOK Romantic retreat Treat your loved one to a luxurious getaway at Dusit Thani Bangkok with the "Season of Love" package, which includes an exotic in-room turn-down surprise, an elegant flower bouquet and a chilled bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival, plus a romantic dinner at either Hamilton's Steak House or 22 Kitchen & Bar. The special offer starts from Bt8,300 per room per night and is valid from February 1 to 29. Call 200 9000 extension 2173 to 2176 or email: [email protected]

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  2. Street hawkers vs food trucks: Hong Kong loses out againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    Why wipe out your own street-food culture, as Hong Kong bureaucrats have relentlessly done, only to import a doubtless inferior version of someone else's, asks Susan Jung - who predicts all we'll see is McTrucks and Starbucks on wheels Food trucks may be popular overseas, but if they are only appealing to tourists in Hong Kong, whose numbers fluctuate, how will they survive? The announcement in December that the Hong Kong government was going to allow food trucks to operate in "prime locations" made me ask, "What in the world are they thinking?" Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Greg So Kam-leung said that having food trucks would "increase and diversify Hong Kong's food choices," and assured us that "they won't compete with existing restaurants".

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  3. The bright side of localism: Hong Kong's finance minister sees a constructive sense of prideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    John Tsang says localism can be a force for good, contrasting sharply with government's usual stance against protectionism and pro-independence trend Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah has put a positive spin on the rise of localism in Hong Kong, citing its potential to become a "strong and constructive force" that binds society together, rather than looking at it as a destructive trend. The unexpected remarks published on his blog yesterday were in stark contrast to the confrontational approach of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, who slammed localist protests against mainland visitors and attacked student leaders for discussing self-determination for the city.

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  4. Tourism sector to woo more premium visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Nation

    THAILAND'S tourism industry is going to be re-branded to transition from being a "cheap" destination to emphasise quality and premium travel. A tourism destination and product storytelling strategy will be created for all provinces to promote their tourism values.

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  5. Shanghai's Tourism Stocks Soar After Disney Announces Park PricesRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Skift

    Disney has a better shot at competing in China by keeping prices more affordable for middle class families. If only a one-day park hopper at California's Disneyland or Walt Disney World didn't cost an arm and a leg.

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  6. Las Vegas Sands: Evaluating The Latest Policy ImpactRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Seeking Alpha

    I am currently short Wynn Resorts and will be looking to add shorts on Las Vegas Sands on the latest announcement. In a bid to further stem heavy capital outflows out of the country, China has further tightened the noose around capital out of the country.

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  7. Fashion World in the Grip of Astrology FeverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    An article in the Lifestyle section of London's Evening Standard tabloid reports the fashion world "is in the grip of astrology fever." Writer Stephanie Theobald says the zodiac-themed Christmas windows at Selfridges "have an allure that Santa and his elves will never possess... But the buzz is even bigger inside the department store, where Father Christmas appears to have loaned out his grotto to Mystic Meg.

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  8. goExW Launches Exciting New Product Categories at High SpeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    Innovative B2B website is rapidly growing its customer base with an increase in daily visitors as electronics, sports and fashion product categories go live! The company aims to offer 50,000 items by the end of 2015, and a whopping 1 million SKUs by the end of 2017. BEIJING, CHINA, ugust 19, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- B2B wholesale buyers around the globe are experiencing a breath of long awaited fresh air since turning to the new sourcing platform goexw.com.

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  9. Global Stocks Sink Amid China 'Doom' FearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Echo

    An earlier report showed that Chinese stock investors were finally seeing value in domestic shares, but instead of wading back into battered onshore exchanges, they had mainly gone shopping for bargains in Hong Kong. In South Korea, the benchmark Kospi eased more than 1 per cent after closing at a more than one-week high on Monday.

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  10. Chinese New Year in 2016 will mark formal end of golden retail decade in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | South China Morning Post

    Chinese New Year in 2016 will mark the formal end of the golden retail decade in Hong Kong, says property consultants. Better sales are expected to be recorded during the festive season, said Joe Lin, Executive Director, Retail Services, CBRE Hong Kong.

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  11. Sailing large: Life on board a mega-shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    I've been on many boats before -- deep-sea fishing vessels, large ocean-going yachts, even a cruise ship -- but they all pale in comparison with this mega ship. It weighs 240,000 tons when fully loaded and stands over 60 meters high.

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  12. Hongkonger recounts horror of Taiwan quake as 5 lives claimed, 150 hospitalisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | South China Morning Post

    At least five people including a 10-year-old have died after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the city of Tainan in southern Taiwan in the early hours of Saturday. A 40-year-old man is also believed to be among the casualties.

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  13. Arizona bucks U.S. trend, boosts 2015 exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Arizona Republic

    Arizona bucks U.S. trend, boosts 2015 exports Arizona enjoyed a modest export rise to other nations in 2015 as the state's foreign imports remained flat. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1T3nod3 U.S. exports slowed last year as the nation's trade deficit widened, but Arizona managed to boost foreign exports while keeping imports steady.

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  14. China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens gripRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen in a screen, center, during the opening session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. BEIJING>> The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality cult.

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  15. Hongkonger recounts horror of Taiwan quake as 4 lives claimed, over 150 hospitalisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | South China Morning Post

    At least four people including a 10-year-old have died after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the city of Tainan in southern Taiwan before dawn. A 40-year-old man is also believed to be among the casualties.

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  16. Land of milk and money: crossing the border to meet demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NEWS.com.au

    Thanks to huge demand from mainland parents for safe baby products, a small Hong Kong shop battling the retail downturn and tumbling tourist numbers has made a fortune by crossing the border. Fun Fun Kingdom, a typical tourist-oriented pharmacy, operates a small shop of 400 sq ft in Hung Hom.

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  17. High-ranking Chinese official is fired for 'disloyalty' by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Mail

    High-ranking Chinese official is fired for 'disloyalty' by President Xi in latest display of his ever-increasing power as he cracks down on corruption A high-ranking Chinese official has been fired from his post for 'disloyalty' to the ruling Communist Party as President Xi Jinping cracks down on corruption. Deposed Sichuan Governor Wei Hong joins a long list of those sidelined in a clampdown on dissent, civil society and corrupt officials.

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  18. Three more missing Hong Kong booksellers turn up in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | CNN

    Three missing men associated with a controversial Hong Kong publishing house are under investigation in China , police said on Thursday. At least five men associated with Mighty Current, which publishes titles critical of China's leaders, and bookstore Causeway Bay Books have gone missing since October.

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  19. Shenzhen shopping mall attracts custom for Hong Kong products, yet...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | South China Morning Post

    Operation in the Qianhai free-trade zone offers prices that are comparable with those in Hong Kong; online purchases may bring further discounts It seems mainland people have found a better place to do their Lunar New Year shopping this year, as the newly opened shopping mall in Shenzhen's free-trade zone that specialises in selling Hong Kong products has seen a flood of customers since its December opening. The CTF HOKO shopping mall, operated by a joint venture led by Hong Kong jewellery giant Chow Tai Fook Group, stands in the heart of the Qianhai zone about a 30-minute drive from central Shenzhen.

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  20. Governor Fired for 'Disloyalty' as Xi Jinping Tightens His Grip on ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | TIME.com

    A woman looks at souvenir plates bearing images of Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and late Chinese leader Mao Zedong on display for sale at a shop near Tiananmen Square in Beijing, Jan. 17, 2016. - The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality cult.

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