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  1. Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - ChinaRead the original story

    Yesterday | World Health Organization

    On 23 January 2015, the Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region notified WHO of 1 additional laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with avian influenza A virus. The patient is a 79-year-old male who developed symptoms on 19 January and consulted a private doctor on the same day.

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  2. Cyclooxygenase-1 Serves a Vital Hepato-Protective Function in Chemically Induced Acute Liver InjuryRead the original story

    Yesterday | Toxicological Sciences

    ... China, a Department of Anatomy and a Department of Physiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China and A Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Dalhousie University School of Medicine, Halifax, ...

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  3. Squeeze Put on Hong Kong Press FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | China Digital Times

    Hong Kong's 2014 pro-democracy pro-democracy protests came at the end of year that the HK Journalists Association called the "darkest for press freedom" in decades . Following the release of a PEN America report on threats to press freedom in Hong Kong earlier this month, the International Federation of Journalists today released a report warning of "intervention behind the scenes" of Hong Kong's media during pro-democracy protests.

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  4. TOKYO: Despite HK protests, more Japanese visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Greg So, Hong Kong's secretary for commerce and economic development, speaks to The Japan News in Tokyo on January 26. With recent events in Hong Kong such as the Occupy movement causing some travellers and businesses alike to change their plans, Greg So, secretary for commerce and economic development of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, came to Tokyo on Monday for a three-day visit centred on tourism and trade. While the Hong Kong protests that ran from late September through mid-December and a weaker yen may have kept some Japanese away from Hong Kong, So said there was a rise in the number of visitors from Japan.

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  5. HK varsities raise the bar for mainland Chinese studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong universities have raised the bar for Chinese mainland students due to the increasing number of applications. The comparatively low cost of tuition and living expenses and the world-recognised quality in higher education in Hong Kong attract mainland students to pursue higher education there.

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  6. Hong Kong Exchange Fund 2014 investment income HK$43.6bRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Times

    [HONG KONG] Hong Kong's Exchange Fund, which is used to back the Hong Kong dollar, posted a HK$43.6 billion (US$5.62 billion) investment gain in 2014, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) said on Monday. The figure compared with a HK$81.2 billion ...

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  7. Hong Kong tries to woo overseas offspring of former residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Vancouver Sun

    Hong Kong chief executive C.Y. Leung last week announced that overseas children of former residents were being offered visas allowing them to look for work in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong government is seeking to entice the children of former residents - thousands of whom live in the Metro Vancouver area - by offering one-year visas allowing them to work in the former British colony.

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  8. Hong Kong is not helped by threat of national security law, or those who suggest itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | South China Morning Post

    Alice Wu says a ridiculous suggestion to apply national security laws in Hong Kong shows why political amateurs should keep quiet Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008.

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  9. New Market Research Report: GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd. (3800) -...Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | PR-inside.com

    ... in solar power plants located in the US and Puerto Rico. The company and its subsidiaries operate across China, Hong Kong, the US and Cayman Islands. GCL is headquartered in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China. Full Report ...

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  10. Hong Kong: Hong Kong remains polarised as Occupy trio surrenderRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Asia News Network

    Hong Kong's political discord over electoral reform looks set to widen, spilling over into issues like education and national security, even as the original trio of Occupy organisers surrendered to the police yesterday. In Beijing, Chinese Vice-President Li Yuanchao warned that "the battle" with the Occupy movement and "the forces behind it" has not concluded.

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  11. Hong Kong Occupy protest leaders arrested, releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Times of Oman

    Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, centre, Hong Kong's outspoken former bishop, looks on as he joins leading pro-democracy activists in front of the Wanchai police station in Hong Kong on Saturday. Photo - AFP Hong Kong: The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement were arrested and released on Saturday as the city's police chief defended the investigation into mass protests, saying it was not "a show".

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  12. Hong Kong Occupy protest leaders arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Peninsula

    The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement were arrested and released Saturday as the city's police chief defended the investigation into mass protests, saying it was not "a show". Occupy founder Benny Tai said that he, Chan Kin-man and Chu Yiu-ming had been formally arrested on accusations of organising and participating in an illegal assembly, but were not charged.

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  13. Hong Kong Occupy leaders arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | RTE.ie

    Chan Kin-man, , Benny Tai and Reverend Chu Yiu-ming hold a banner in front of the Wanchai Police station The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement were arrested and released this morning as the city's police chief defended the investigation into mass protests, saying it was not "a show". Occupy founder Benny Tai said that he, Chan Kin-man and Chu Yiu-ming had been formally arrested on accusations of organising and participating in an illegal assembly, but were not charged.

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  14. Hong Kong police hunt young girl over diamond heistRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong police say they are hunting a girl aged between 12 and 14 years old over the theft of a diamond necklace worth more than USD 4.6 million from a luxury jewellery store. Police say she helped carry out the audacious theft with two women and a man, all aged between 30 and 40. The necklace was 100-carat gold embedded with more than 30 diamonds, the South China Morning Post said, and police confirmed it was worth HK 36 million dollars.

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  15. Hong Kongers Should Have the Right To Be Forgotten, Says HK Privacy CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Global Voices Online

    This article was originally published in Chinese on December 31 and was translated by Cheung Choi Wan into English for Global Voices as part of a content-sharing partnership. Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner Allan Chiang Yam Wang has begun expressing strong support for the Right To Be Forgotten , the controversial policy under which online search engines can be compelled to remove or "forget" information that is deemed irrelevant or outdated.

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  16. Hong Kong protests: Trio of Occupy organisers surrender to the police, likely to be chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Straits Times

    ... arrested. It is not clear if they will be charged on the same day. Law professor Simon Young of the University of Hong Kong said it is unlikely that will happen, as the police needs to get advice from the Department of Justice (DOJ) "in such cases ...

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  17. Hutchison in talks to by Britain's O2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Peninsula

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-Shing's Hutchison Whampoa said yesterday it is in "exclusive negotiations" to buy mobile phone giant O2 for up to $15.4bn, in a deal that would create Britain's biggest mobile phone group. Hutchison confirmed in a statement that it was in talks to buy the company from Spain's Telefonica for 9.25bn, with a deferred further payment of up to 1bn after completion of the deal.

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  18. Hong Kong billionaire Li's Hutchison offers $15 billion for Telefonica's UK mobile businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Vancouver Sun

    ... the rankings for the top Canadians and their net worth, shown on the Forbes list for Thursday, January 22, 2015. HONG KONG - Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's flagship company is offering about $15 billion for European mobile phone operator ...

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  19. Li Ka-shing's Hutchison to buy Telefonica UK unit for $15.4-billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Globe and Mail

    In this file picture taken on January 9, 2015, Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing smiles as he addresses a press conference in Hong Kong. Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-Shing's Hutchison Whampoa said on January 23, 2015 it is in 'exclusive negotiations' to buy mobile phone giant O2 for up to $15.4-billion.

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  20. GES Will Take Part in iFX EXPO Asia 2015 - the Largest Financial B2B Exposition in AsiaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | PR.com

    Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., January 23, 2015 -- -- Hong Kong based Global eSolutions Limited , a leading financial trading platform vendor, will participate in iFX EXPO Asia 2015 which will take place on the 28th and 29th of January at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. GES will showcase a series of core products, including the professional MT4 bridge solution, position management system for brokers and self-developed trading systems.

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