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  1. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong, by Sophia Law Suk-mun

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Amy Russell

    ... Amy Russell The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong: Art and Stories of Vietnamese Boatpeople by Sophia Law Suk-mun Chinese University Press The power of collective memory has long provided ... art, the unspeakable is given voice. In Sophia Law's new book, the history of the Vietnamese boatpeople who migrated to Hong Kong in the 1970s is brought to life. It balances historical ...

  2. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights lawyers publicly shamed by China's national bar association

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 12:47pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... and participant in the New Citizen Movement, a loose grouping of rights activists. Teng, currently a visiting scholar at Chinese University in Hong Kong, said being named singled out by the bar was like ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com In a rare move, China’s national bar association named and shamed seven lawyers who have fought some of the country’s highest-profile human rights ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - AUCTION

    Malt in your mouth: Japanese whisky fetches HK$260,000 at Hong Kong auction

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 09:30pm by Lana Lam, Bloomberg

    ... Lana Lam and Bloomberg Japanese Yamazaki whisky goes for HK$257,250 A bottle of Yamazaki 50 Year Old single malt whisky fetched a recordHK$257,250 at a Bonhams sale in Hong Kong on Friday ... of HK$190,000, Bonhams said. The sale comes amid growing interest in the liquor known as the "water of life" from Hong Kong and mainland buyers- though Scottish, rather than Asian, brands have ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Beijing's top man in Hong Kong to meet pan-democrats for talks on electoral reform

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 11:46pm by Peter So, Gary Cheung and Tony Cheung

    ... Association of Hong Kong and Macau Studies, said the meetings would have only symbolic meaning. "Pan-democrats know well the meetings may not be useful in narrowing the differences between them ... Peter So, Gary Cheung and Tony Cheung Pan-democrats, liaison office chief to discuss reform Beijing's top man in Hong Kong will meet pan-democrat lawmakers this week and next ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SNOWSTORM

    Flights to New York cancelled ahead of snowstorm

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 11:51pm by Stuart Lau and Associated Press

    ... Thousands of flights going to and from New York have been cancelled as the United States’ northeast braces for a snowstorm, but it is expected to have minimal impact on Hong Kong. The Hong ... Pacific’s CX845, due to depart from JFK on Friday morning, was delayed for 24 hours. And New York-bound CX846 was rescheduled to leave Hong Kong on Saturday. Two Cathay flights, CX840 and CX889, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    14 years to buy a flat: Quality of life in Hong Kong going down, shows survey

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by BRIAN YAP

    ... attributed it to a spate of events before the survey. These included Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's letter to the chief editor of the Hong Kong Economic Journal demanding the retraction ... Despite this, a content analysis of four sections of six major newspapers, including Ming Pao and the Hong Kong Economic Journal, showed that press criticism of the government remained strong ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Hong Kong fans will need to have deep pockets to watch Argentina match

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:25pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... ticket price was set at HK$1,500 when Real Madrid visited Hong Kong in 2003. Brian Leung Hung-tak, chairman of the Hong Kong Football Association, said the prices were set to offset ... very often. We are indeed honoured to host the Argentina team and its array of star names Mark Sutcliffe, CEO of the Hong Kong Football Association "We need a full house to make a small ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    HKTA holds all the aces in tennis row

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 08:58pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Tennis Association, over payments from last year. Will Li Na, Sam Stosur, Lleyton Hewitt and Tomas Berdych- the four stars on show- be forced to pick up their own balls ... The Hong Kong Cycling Association or the government should have asked the HKTA in the first instance why organisers of a tennis event were knocking on their door. By allowing the velodrome ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Passenger 'tried to pull open cabin door' of Virgin jet sent back to Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:36am by Alex Millson

    ... saying it was a matter of aviation safety. Chris Beebe, general secretary of the Hong Kong Airline Pilots Association, said that the chances of a disruptive passenger being able to open the cabin ... Alex Millson A Virgin Atlantic flight from Hong Kong to London was forced to turn back after a passenger attempted to yank open the aircraft’s door mid-flight, a source at the airline has ...

  10. Tennis prodigy ready for Hong Kong contest

    Posted Dec 29th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Fifteen-year-old tennis prodigy Nicole Vaidisova of the Czech Republic has been practising hard for her Hong Kong debut at the Watsons Water Champions Challenge next month. ... into the world's top 10 and win a Grand Slam in three years. During her first visit to Hong Kong next month, Vaidisova will also lead a one-hour tennis clinic. She will teach 20 teenagers how to improve ...




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