Hong Kong's Guerrilla Gardeners
Urban farms are sprouting from the rooftops of Hong Kong's high-rises in an attempt to bridge the gap between city and nature.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Top legislator on universal suffrage of HK chief executive
China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang on Thursday called for a smooth election of Hong Kong's next chief executive by universal suffrage.
HK: Shares rebound as Chinese property developers jump
The Hang Seng Index, which slipped 0.3 per cent on Wednesday, finished up 0.6 per cent at 22,703 points.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
PPG Aerospace Coatings Add Character to Cathay Pacific
Coatings by PPG Industries' aerospace business create the colorful characters and "The Spirit of Hong Kong" livery on Cathay Pacific Airways' Boeing 777-300ER airplane painted to support the "Hong Kong: Our Home" campaign of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government.
Jamie Oliver's Cantonese draws giggles in Hong Kong
Hong Kong fans of British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver fell about laughing on Wednesday after he announced a new Italian restaurant for the city in Cantonese -- with a few slip-ups.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
People's Daily Online
Xi meets with HK chief executive before opening meeting of 2nd session of 12th NPC
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Leung Chun-ying , Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region , before the opening meeting of the second session of China's 12th National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 5, 2014.
South China Morning Post
Communist Party's Hong Kong chief rules out public nomination for chief executive poll
Zhang Dejiang , head of the leading group on Hong Kong and Macau affairs, addresses CPPCC delegates in Beijing.
HKEx says rejects one-third of IPO applications as tougher rules bite
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd has rejected a third of all companies applying to list on the city's stock market since it introduced tougher measures in October, the exchange operator's chief regulatory officer said on Tuesday.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Voice of America
Scenes from Hong Kong Anti-Mainlander Protest
Mr. Yang, a mainland visitor from China's northeastern province of Heilongjiang, says Hong Kongers are too unfriendly.
Red-shirt movement: Lions led by donkeys
Sixty-six per cent of people want a democratic republic for the North. The democratic Yingluck must endorse this even if Thida denied anything like it was on the cards.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Hong Kong Added To UK Youth Mobility Scheme
A thousand young people from Hong Kong and an equal number from the UK now have the opportunity to live, work or study in each other's territory for up to two years, following Hong Kong's inclusion in the UK's Youth Mobility Scheme.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Hong Kong to strengthen maid agency regulation
Hong Kong on Friday vowed to strengthen legal oversight over maid employment agencies following a spate of abuse cases that have caused widespread shock and anger.
South China Morning Post
Li Ka-shing backs press freedom after attack on Kevin Lau
Li Ka-shing on Friday condemned a brutal attack on former Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau Chun-to and warned the territory will suffer serious harm if it loses press freedom.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
MERS Coronaviruses in Dromedary Camels, Egypt
Daniel K.W. Chu 1 , Leo L.M. Poon 1 , Mokhtar M. Gomaa, Mahmoud M. Shehata, Ranawaka A.P.M. Perera, Dina Abu Zeid, Amira S. El Rifay, Lewis Y. Siu, Yi Guan, Richard J. Webby, Mohamed A. Ali, Malik Peiris The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China National Research Centre, Giza, Egypt We identified the near-full-genome sequence of Middle East ... (more)
South China Morning Post
Looking back at events in 2005
Tung Chee-hwa formally submitted his resignation to Beijing on March 10, ending a historic and troubled reign as Hong Kong's first chief executive under Chinese rule.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Asia News Network
SINGAPORE: Chinese cities falling to migrants
Packed. Stifling. Noisy. My sister and I were being squeezed on a metro train in Guangzhou, my home city, which is a two hour drive from Hong Kong.
Hong Kong forecasts fastest economic growth in 3 years
Hong Kong's economy is expected to expand at its fastest pace in three years in 2014, the government said on Wednesday, while slashing public welfare spending as it cautioned over global economic headwinds and projected a narrowing budget surplus.
HK government to allocate 8.61 bil. USD for education in new budget year
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government plans to allocate 67.1 billion HK dollars for the recurrent expenditure on education in 2014--2015 budget year, Financial Secretary John Tsang said on Wednesday.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
International Monetary Fund
Upcoming Conference: The Future of Asia's Finance
Asia's emerging and industrial economies generally have large and sophisticated financial sectors.
Irish Times MD for Irish-Hong Kong role
Liam Kavanagh, Managing Director of the Irish Times, has been named as the new Chairman of the Ireland Hong Kong Business Forum .