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Closing HK preschools amid winter flu season would have been better a week earlier, microbiologist says

26-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Closing Hong Kong’s preschool centres to curb the surge in flu outbreaks would have worked better if the government had done it earlier, a top microbiologist said on [...]
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Start-up ecosystem key for technology development in HK: official

26-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

A vibrant start-up environment plays a pivotal role in driving innovation and technology development in Hong Kong, an official said on Thursday. Hong Kong’s start-up [...]
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Customs officers seize HK$4.8 million of illegal cigarettes from mainland China found being smuggled into HK inside mobile toilets

26-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong customs officers have found HK$4.8 million worth of illegal cigarettes hidden inside mobile toilets being brought into the city from mainland China. Officials [...]
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Hiker dies after collapsing near top of tallest peak in HK

26-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A 26-year-old man has died after passing out while hiking near the summit of Hong Kong’s tallest peak. Emergency services were called to the top of Tai Mo Shan, in Tai [...]
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Grand Cinema in HK’s Elements mall to close at the end of February after more than 11 years in business

26-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s biggest cinema will close next month when its lease comes to an end, it has been announced. “Due to the expiry of our lease, the Grand Cinema will [...]
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Pro-democracy activists stage flash mob protest outside HK’s Legislative Council during first reading of Chinese national anthem law

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Pro-democracy activists from a youth group staged a guerilla protest at government headquarters on Wednesday, unfurling a black banner against a bill being tabled in the [...]
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Lawyers’ group calls on HK justice minister to delegate prosecution decisions

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The city’s professional body for barristers has called on the justice minister to establish protocol and delegate prosecution decisions to the top prosecutor, after her [...]
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Luxury home sales in HK hit record $24.6 billion last year, says Centaline report

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Sales of luxury homes in Hong Kong smashed all previous records last year, according to research by Centaline Property Agency. But whether that momentum can be maintained in [...]
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Man walks free from HK court after daughter admits making up rape allegations against him

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A man accused of repeatedly molesting and raping his teenage daughter walked free from a Hong Kong court on Wednesday, two days after the girl admitted making up the [...]
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Huge increase in investigations by HK authorities into suspected breaches of UN sanctions in last five years

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Investigations by Hong Kong authorities into suspected breaches of United Nations sanctions have multiplied by 14 in recent years, from 13 cases in 2014 to 181 last year. But [...]
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HK’s legislature takes up China national anthem bill

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s legislature took up a controversial bill Wednesday that would punish anyone who “publicly and intentionally insults” the Chinese national anthem [...]
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HK to unveil bill making mocking of China’s anthem a crime

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Critics say proposal that includes jail terms of up to three years and hefty fines raises fears over freedom of speech. Hong Kong has introduced a controversial bill to [...]
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Pro-democracy activists stage flash mob protest outside HK’s Legislative Council during first reading of Chinese national anthem law

Pro-democracy activists stage flash mob protest outside HK’s Legislative Council during first reading of Chinese national anthem law

24-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Pro-democracy activists from a youth group staged a guerilla protest at government headquarters on Wednesday, unfurling a black banner against a bill being tabled in the [...]
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Lawyers’ group calls on HK justice minister to delegate prosecution decisions

24-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The city’s professional body for barristers has called on the justice minister to establish protocol and delegate prosecution decisions to the top prosecutor, after her [...]
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Luxury home sales in HK hit record $24.6 billion last year, says Centaline report

24-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Sales of luxury homes in Hong Kong smashed all previous records last year, according to research by Centaline Property Agency. But whether that momentum can be maintained in [...]
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