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  • HK culture expo to be held
    The Leisure & Cultural Services Department will host the "Bring Me Home - the Story of Hong Kong Culture, Art & Design" exhibition at the Heritage Museum from tomorrow.   Running until M...
  • HK taps IoT's benefits
    Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So We are now living in a smart world full of connections of devices and systems which "talk" to each other. The Internet of Things,...
  • Most marine refuse 'local'
    A study has found that more than 95% of marine refuse originates from local sources, especially from shoreline and recreational activities.   The Inter-departmental Working Group on Clea...
  • 2 Dengue cases reported
    The Centre for Health Protection today urged people to take precautions against Dengue fever as two new cases have been confirmed over the past week.   The two patients had travelled to ...
  • 24 building plans approved
    The Buildings Department approved 24 building plans in February - eight on Hong Kong Island, seven in Kowloon and nine in the New Territories.   Five were for apartment and apartment-com...

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  • Lower nomination level for future CE candidates
    The government says its political reform proposals - to be announced in Legco on Wednesday - will aim to lower the threshold for people wishing to become contestants in future chief execu...
  • US-Philippines exercises have an eye on China
    Thousands of American and Filipino soldiers will kick off expanded war games on Monday, showcasing a deepening defence alliance as alarm bells ring over China. The 10-day exercises in the...
  • Five arrests in Australian anti-terror operation
    Australian police have arrested five men in a large-scale anti-terrorism operation. Two of the men were allegedly planning an attack on a ceremony commemorating Anzac soldiers. Seven sear...
  • Zebras go on the run in Brussels
    Three zebras have gone on the loose in the Belgian capital Brussels, forcing police into an unlikely car chase. The animals, which escaped from a nearby ranch, weaved their way along a ca...
  • US stocks tumble on Greece fears
    US stocks tumbled Friday on fresh worries about a Greek debt default as US President Barack Obama called on Greece to enact reforms. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...

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  • Hong Kong needs to make MPF rules more flexible
    Important changes will soon begin to re-shape how the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) will work in future, hopefully to provide a still softer and more secure "landing" for our 2.5 million...
  • The undemocratic nature
    For all their diplomatic niceties the Democratic Party leaders and its dissident veteran Wong Sing-chi have shown in public, Wong's plan to leave the party's central committee has reveale...
  • Natural disasters can be reduced and avoided
    Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu, Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, floods in Southern Africa: Disasters like these described as the strongest of their kind in the last 50 or 100 years have become...
  • Filibusters are a form of corruption
    The Legislative Council (LegCo) began the second reading of the SAR government's budget funding bill on Wednesday.
  • Facing the music BY Chitralekha Basu
    One of the questions Zhang Xian gets asked often is about the challenges of being a woman in a man's job.

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  • China ramps up charges against Zhou
    China's Supreme People's Court has accused former security czar Zhou Yongkang of involvement in unofficial political activities with jailed former Chongqing party boss Bo Xilai, in an app...
  • '100 dead' in Myanmar fighting
    Intense fighting between Myanmar government troops and rebel forces in the northern Shan State region of Kokang in recent days has left more than 100 people dead, the majority of them on ...
  • Tunisian president vows no mercy
    Shortly after attackers killed at least 19 people, including 17 foreign tourists, in an attack on a museum in Tunisia's capital, newly elected President Beji Caid Essebsi told the nation ...
  • SPENGLER Israel's 'referendum' on 'two-state solution'
    Why did so many Israeli voters switch their allegiance to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just before this week's election? The answer is simple and obvious: most of those small-party v...
  • Russia, S Ossetia sign 'integration' pact
    Seven years after Russia recognized Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia as an independent state, Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an "alliance and integration treaty" w...

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  • Weekly roundup of people news, April 17
    HKEx hires for new mainland team; Citi appoints Asia CEO; Northern Trust creates Melbourne team; Old Mutual gets new group chief; RidgeWorth makes sovereign wealth hire; and FTSE recruits...
  • OMGI chief looks to hire star managers for Asia build-out
    The CEO of Old Mutual Global Investors is aiming to recruit star managers along with other staff in Asia as part of a regional expansion. But Julian Ide wants employees who fit in with th...
  • Asset Management Awards, part 1: Day 2
    AsianInvestor announces winners for prime broker of the year and the best in asset services. Next week we will unveil winners in part 2 of our awards, for investment management.
  • AsianInvestor's regulatory round-up, April 17
    HKEx considers liberalising Stock Connect rules; Fed hints algo-trading caused flash crash; Taiwan reforms offshore fund rules; ARFP's tax hurdles highlighted; and non-residents to pay Br...
  • Fund CEOs question benefits of passporting
    Regulation is shaping the agenda for fund passporting and not always for the best, according to industry experts at a forum. And with the rise of Asian digital fund platforms, passporting...

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  • 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...

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