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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's Goddess of Democracy statue shines light on Tiananmen Square tragedy … for now

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:05am by Stuart Lau

    ... the Beijing original built by students 25 years ago. "I hope to attract both Hong Kong students and mainland visitors so that the truth about the June 4 massacre can be passed on to the next generation and radiated to the mainland," said Lee, chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, which runs the museum. But there was still no sign ...

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    ‘Hong Kong is becoming like the mainland’: Author Bi Feiyu urges city to preserve its culture

    Posted May 01st 2014, 11:20pm by Oliver Chou

    ... is spending a month in the city as writer-in-residence at Baptist University. "I see that as an early sign that Hong Kong is becoming like the mainland. If these sort of things keep happening, ... take hundreds of years to develop, but losing them could happen very quickly. Hong Kong people should be proud of their culture and etiquette. Safeguard it and don't let it fade ...

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    Famous faces take to the water in bathtubs

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... the boat races. Organised by the Hong Kong China Dragon Boat Association and co-organised by the Tourism Board, the carnival attracted about 120,000 visitors despite unsettled weather caused ... in a "celebrity bathtub race" yesterday in Victoria Harbour to wrap up the weekend's Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival. The race- in which pairs of paddlers teamed up to row themselves in a bathtub ...

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    How to have a wedding like Coco Lee and Bruce Rockowitz… with just HK$60,000

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:47am by Amy Nip

    ... down-to-earth price- starting from HK$60,000. The Hong Kong-born singer and the Canadian boss of clothing chain Li & Fung held their ceremony at Sky 100, the observation deck of the International ... hours, while HK$300,000 rents the whole of the observation deck on the 100th floor. "Couples and their guests can enjoy a panoramic view of Hong Kong at the special occasion," Sky 100 ...

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    Adoptees reaching out to Hong Kong birth parents

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 05:45am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... to bring up this little baby," she said. Her mother, Brenda Sussex, has since met other adoptive mothers through her daughter's involvement in the Hong Kong Adoptees Network. One hundred mostly female adoptees were matched with parents in Britain under a plan to find families for Hong Kong orphans as part of the United Nations Year of the Refugee in 1959. Margaret Bryer, ...

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    Adventurer gives French lessons any time, anywhere

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 07:07am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... for French companies in Hong Kong, frequent business visitors to France and middle-aged women looking for a hobby are the bulk of Poinas' students. Classes focus on speaking French rather than ... Kong's Francophiles. Gary Poinas, 30, met his wife in Hong Kong in 2008 while on a world cycling tour, and after a 40,000km road trip he has settled in the city to teach French. Learning Café, ...

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    Pro-Beijing group starts petition welcoming mainland visitors to Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:03pm by Ernest Kao

    ... at showing tourists that Hong Kong is a city of “sincere, hospitable and loving people...who are more than happy to help visitors where necessary”. The rally comes a weekend after “anti-locust” ... for their numbers to be curbed. The Voice of Loving Hong Kong collected signatures from tourists and locals near a Mong Kok transit point for mainland tour groups. The group’s chairman, Patrick Ko Tat-bun, ...

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    Risky business: sex workers walk a blurred line in the streets of Wan Chai

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 06:10am by Lana Lam

    ... business Armed with a bubbly demeanour and an equally apparent street-wise air, Dao arrived in Hong Kong from Thailand about a month ago, and each night since she has been on or near Lockhart Road, ... (not her real name) is one of the thousands of sex workers in Hong Kong who work in what is euphemistically called "the world's oldest profession"- a business that in Hong Kong ...

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    Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Lana Lam

    ... hits record low Prison chiefs are struggling to explain why the number of criminals and suspects locked up in Hong Kong's jails has fallen to fewer than 9,000, a record low. At the same ... and rehabilitation centres- and 1,657 people on remand awaiting trial. In 2004, the number was 13,138, with 1,555 people on remand. Each year over the past decade, Hong Kong's overall penal population ...

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    Expats 'put off by Hong Kong' over the lack of gay rights law

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... off HK' by lack of gay rights law A lack of protection for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is deterring talented workers from moving to Hong Kong, a top ... Christians- are in danger of being unchristian," Dormor added. Asad Beg, head of the political, press and information section at the EU's Hong Kong office, added: "Religion ...




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