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  • CE to go on leave
    Chief Executive CY Leung will be away from Hong Kong on holiday from April 26 to May 6, the Chief Executive’s Office announced today.   Chief Secretary Carrie Lam will be Acting Chief Ex...
  • Bun tower to open to the public
    The Climbing Carnival, one of the highlights of the 2014 Bun Carnival, will be held at Pak Tai Temple Playground, Cheung Chau, on April 27.   The public will be allowed to try climbing t...
  • LME bolsters HK's connector role
    The theme of London Metal Exchange Week Asia is global connectivity. Few places in the world actually are better connected than Hong Kong. This is especially the case for our financial m...
  • HK cherishes free media
    Back in June 1995, two years before Hong Kong's return to China, a well-known magazine published a cover story predicting, quote, "The Death of Hong Kong".   Separately, in our digital m...
  • CE meets Congressman
    Chief Executive CY Leung met a US congressional delegation led by Congressman Jim Matheson at the Chief Executive's Office today.   He said Hong Kong has been maintaining a close economi...

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  • LME says a quarter of trade from Asia
    The Chief Executive of the London Metal Exchange, Garry Jones, says up to a quarter of electronic trading volume on the bourse came from Asia-based participants. This is the first time th...
  • Philippine Airlines ban shark fin cargo
    Philippine Airlines said on Thursday that it has stopped flying shark fin cargoes. The airline is the latest in a number of Asia-Pacific carriers in taking a stand for marine conservation...
  • 3 foreigners killed in Kabul hospital
    Afghan officials say a guard shot dead three foreigners at a US charity hospital in Kabul on Thursday. The interior ministry said the shooting by a security guard of the Cure hospital lef...
  • Occupy Central 'will harm HK'
    Vice-president Li Yuanchao has been quoted as saying that the planned 'Occupy Central' Movement would harm Hong Kong's prosperity and stability, and that Beijing 'firmly opposes' the civi...
  • Obama backs Japan in islands row
    US President Barack Obama vowed Thursday to defend Japan if China attacks over a tense territorial dispute. He made the remark during a visit to Tokyo as part of his week-long Asian tour....

Hong Kong ReportHong Kong Report

China Daily (HK Edition)

  • The neediest cannot wait much longer for help
    There has been much recent public debate on the possibility of introducing a universal pension for Hong Kong people, as well as comments on our incredibly large financial reserves.
  • Universal suffrage will not improve efficiency
    The local opposition parties always complain about the inefficiency of Hong Kong's political system, particularly the Chief Executive (CE) election, which it has labeled a "small-circle e...
  • Higher education key to knowledge-based economy
    It is clear that Hong Kong is gearing towards a knowledge-based economy. A distinctive feature of it is that individual success is determined more by expertise than elbow grease. Such an ...
  • An overdue end
    May the resolution of the Manila bus hostage crisis put an end to the ordeal that has haunted Hong Kong people for more than three years!
  • Recycling needs government support if it's worthy enough
    Raymond So wrote in this page (March 27, 2014) to oppose government subsidies for the recycling business. If recycling is an activity grounded on commercial value and nothing else, he's t...

China Digital TimesChina Digital Times

Yahoo! News (About Hong Kong)Yahoo! News (About Hong Kong)

Asia TimesAsia Times

  • OBAMA IN ASIA US 'pivots', China reaps dividends
    "Our first objective is to prevent the reemergence of a new rival, either on the territory of the former Soviet Union or elsewhere ... ". Thus spake the United States in 1992, and it is a...
  • Steps toward trust in South China Sea
    Concerns about increased militarization over China's claims in the South China Sea amid US determination to "pivot" to Asia serve as a worrying backdrop to President Obama's visit to the ...
  • Rationality deserts Pakistani military
    Pakistan's long record of military coups stands as testament that those with the power to impose martial law in the country do not require any rationality or public approval to do so. Tha...
  • From Flanders to Helmand
    Poppies are flourishing across Helmand in Afghanistan as the British Army prepares to leave a province that became central to its stated mission to develop a "self-sustaining, stable and ...
  • US choppers carry mixed message on Egypt
    US Secretary of State Chuck Hagel this week told Egypt that he doubts whether the country is taking steps to support a democratic transition. At the same time, he confirmed the delivery o...

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Global ReportsGlobal Reports

  • Indonesia girl back with family after 2004 tsunami
    A girl who was swept away in the Indian Ocean tsunami seven years ago said Friday she broke down in tears this week after tracking down her parents, who had long lost hope of finding her...
  • Not just NKorea, political dynasties are all over
    If North Korea's new leader is looking for advice on how to carry on his family's dynasty, he could turn to Rahul Gandhi, who is on a quest to become the fourth generation of h...
  • Chinese villagers demand release of detainees
    Protesters gathered Saturday outside a town hall in southern China to appeal for the release of people detained during demonstrations over a planned power plant expansion, a witness said.
  • Social networking booming in Egypt, Russia
    A new survey shows people in poorer countries send text messages more often than those in wealthier countries. Men in Spain and Germany access the Internet on their phones twice as much ...
  • Faces of the recession: homeless children
    The National Center on Family Homelessness said 1.6 million children were living on the streets of the United States in 2010 or in shelters, motels and doubled-up with other families. Th...

CNN - AsiaCNN - Asia

  • Growing Libya's new nation
    CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan.
  • France filling the U.S. void?
    CNN's Christiane Amanpour asks French President Francois Hollande why he is so keen to project French power.
  • Will Bitcoin replace PayPal?
    On the heels of China failing to back Bitcoin as a legitimate currency, CNN examines whether this is the future of e-commerce or just another monetary fad.
  • Are wine lovers going thirsty?
    Is there really going to be a global wine shortage following predictions from a Morgan Stanley report? Industry experts say no, but it all depends how you look at the numbers.
  • Embrace mobile or fail
    The world is undergoing a mobility transformation. Since Apple launched the first iPhone in 2007, more than 100 billion apps have been downloaded from app stores by consumers worldwide.

BBC News - Asia-PacificBBC News - Asia-Pacific

  • Japan pact 'covers disputed islands'
    US President Barack Obama restates support for Japan over disputed islands but warns that dialogue - not escalation - is the way forward.
  • US medics killed in Kabul attack
    Three American medical staff are shot dead by a security guard at a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say.
  • Korea ferry disaster school reopens
    The South Korean school devastated by the loss of many of its students in a ferry disaster last week starts to hold classes again.
  • China releases Japanese cargo ship
    China has released a Japanese cargo ship it seized over a war-time debt, a court statement says, after the Japanese firm paid compensation.
  • Modi in Varanasi as Indians vote
    Narendra Modi, widely expected to be India's next leader, will submit his election nomination papers as Indians vote in the sixth phase of their poll.

New York Times - Asia PacificNew York Times - Asia Pacific

Yahoo! News - AsiaYahoo! News - Asia

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