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Posted on 22 February 2018 | 6:25 am
Early school break pays off as flu outbreaks
South China Morning PostEarly school break pays off as flu outbreaks drop at Hong Kong institutionsSouth China Morning PostAnother manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline, said more than 20,000 doses of vaccine from Germany had arrived in Hong Kong. “[They] will be allocated equally among the public and private clinics as soon as possible,” the firm said. The company would also ...and more »
Posted on 22 February 2018 | 2:59 am
Right to peaceful assembly and expression in
South China Morning PostRight to peaceful assembly and expression in Hong Kong in decline, damning Amnesty International report findsSouth China Morning PostHong Kong's human rights situation is getting worse, non-profit group Amnesty International said on Thursday, claiming the city's rights to peaceful assembly and expression have come under threat. In an annual report reviewing the human rights ...Amnesty International decries 'chilling effect' of Hong Kong's prosecution of pro-democracy figuresHong Kong Free Pressall 68 news articles »
Posted on 22 February 2018 | 2:47 am
More than half of Hong Kong primary pupils
South China Morning PostMore than half of Hong Kong primary pupils get at least seven assignments daily, teachers' union findsSouth China Morning PostMore than half of Hong Kong's primary schoolchildren must tackle at least seven assignments a day, while some have to spend over eight hours on extra lessons a week, a teachers' union revealed on Thursday. The Professional Teachers' Union, the city's ...and more »
Posted on 22 February 2018 | 1:35 am
CNBC Bolsters Hong Kong Team - CNBC
CNBC Bolsters Hong Kong TeamCNBCSINGAPORE / HONG KONG, 22 February 2018 – CNBC, the world's number one business and financial news network, today announced plans to strengthen its Hong Kong operations with a number of senior moves and hires within its editorial division. Anchor Akiko ...and more »
Posted on 21 February 2018 | 11:59 pm
Rare grey pearls to fetch up to $7 million
Hong Kong News
HONG KONG: A rare grey pearl necklace that once belonged to a British aristocrat is expected to fetch up to $7 million when it goes under the hammer in Hong Kong, Sotheby’s said Friday. The string of pearls was part of the collection of Viscountess ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:07 pm
Free-scoring Lam aims high with Hong Kong
For many Asian players, even rubbing shoulders with global power like Manchester United would be a fond memory to cherish. But Hong Kong midfielder Lam Ka Wai can pride himself on a serious of brilliant displays against the Red Devils, including scoring ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:07 pm
China stocks extend rebound but banks lose
But gains in major indexes were tempered by weakness in banks, which reported virtually no profit growth in the first-half and mounting bad loans, adding to worries that the economy may be at risk of a sharper slowdown than earlier expected. The blue-chip ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:26 pm
Christian groups in Hong Kong feel new
HONG KONG — For years, Reverend Philip Woo, the feisty leader of a small Protestant church in Hong Kong, has delighted in testing the limits of China’s restrictive laws on religion. From his perch in the Chinese-ruled city, he has delivered fiery ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Hong Kong student leader Wong back in court
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was back in court Friday over an anti-China protest, a day after he faced new charges related to a pro-democracy rally. Wong, 18, has accused the authorities of "political prosecution" as they hit him with a raft of cases.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:04 pm