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Hong Kong News

Blackberry slowly seeing success

Despite concerns about the subsiding of Blackberry, CEO John Chen and the company have completed the first phase of their two-year turnaround plan.

Restaurant owner in Hong Kong admits lacing noodles with opium

A Chinese restaurant owner in northern Shaanxi province had admitted to lacing his popular food with opium, so his customers will keep coming back. He was detained by police for 10 days after his admission.

Op-Ed: Nicaragua Canal a boon to China but what about Nicaragua?

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has joined up with Chinese billionaire Wang Jing in literally slicing Nicaragua in half in the construction of a rival to the Panama Canal. The $49 billion project is expected to break ground in December of this year.

iBerry launches Auxus Linea L1 Smartphone and Auxus AX04 Tablet

Hong Kong based iBerry launches two more KitKat-based devices set to gain a greater presence in the Indian markets. The Auxus Linea L1 smartphone and Auxus AX04 tablet are set to be sold online on June, 25.

Hong Kong officials seize ivory valued at $1 million

A group of smugglers tried to get a whopping 32 cases of luggage filled with ivory through Hong Kong customs. They were caught and lost $7.9 million HK in smuggled ivory, the equivalent of $1 million USD.

IBM opens advanced cloud computing center

IBM has successfully started one state of the art data center in the Hong Kong for its SoftLayer cloud computing service providing division. This is part of IBM's strategy to strengthen its cloud computing business operations across the globe.

Photo Essay: Hotels in China Special

China has many cities, and each has a certain sense of style that is reflected in hotels ranging from traditional Chinese to Japanese to Western.

Taiwan to review minimum wage after thousands rally on Labor Day

Taipei - Dozens of trade union members, labor rights groups and student groups marched in the streets Thursday, protesting against low pay and the use of temporary workers.

Hong Kong residents mock China’s brand of Communism

Hong Kong - Dressed in Maoist garb, protesters staged a parody of a communist rally in one of Hong Kong’s busy commercial centers, where tourists from mainland China often come to purchase items unavailable on the mainland.

Refugees in Hong Kong continue to struggle Special

Long-awaited welfare changes to affect thousands of refugees, have come into effect this weekend in Hong Kong. But not everyone is satisfied with them.

Billionaire Hong Kong media mogul Run Run Shaw dies aged 107

Billionaire entertainment mogul Run Run Shaw, who founded Shaw Brothers Studios and is credited with bringing the kung fu or martial arts genre of movies to a mainstream audience, has died at home, aged 107.

IKEA stuffed toy Lufsig becomes symbol of solidarity and protest

Hong Kong - Lufsig, an IKEA stuffed toy wolf, has become a best-seller and symbol of solidarity and protest after being thrown as a sign of dissent at Hong Kong's territorial leader Leung Chun-ying.

Photo Essay: The Hong Kong Apple Store Special

Hong Kong - In the International Financial Center mall on Hong Kong Island, a modern Apple Store rises in glass and steel above the busy streets as a monument to technology.

Photo Essay: A view of Hong Kong Special

Hong Kong - To get my working visa for China, I took a quick trip to Hong Kong which is part of China but is also considered a separate country with a British heritage.

Hong Kong cancels over 400 flights due to typhoon Usagi

Hong Kong - Due to the severity of the oncoming typhoon Usagi, more than 400 flights have been cancelled from Hong Kong. Ferry services have also been suspended due to rough waters.

Review: ‘Drug War’ wins the battle hands-down Special

In ‘Drug War,’ a man turns informant to avoid the death penalty after being arrested for running a methamphetamine lab in China.

On a train to Causeway Bay, modernity clashes with the extant Special

Hong Kong - A tropical cyclone warning gives a bustling Hong Kong an ominous ambiance. It means the ever-present glow of the noonday sun is interrupted by grey, ashen clouds, rain on one end of the sidewalk, the sun on the other and Hong Kong’s signature humidity.

Snowden flees from Hong Kong, China strikes back at U.S.

China rebuked the United States Tuesday for accusing it of facilitating the flight of Edward Snowden; saying suggestions that it had done so were baseless and unacceptable.

Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong on flight to Moscow, next Ecuador

Hong Kong - The NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden, left Hong Kong on Sunday morning on a commercial flight to Moscow in Russia. However, this may not be his final destination. Latest update: WikiLeaks confirms Snowden is en route to Ecuador seeking asylum.

NSA whistleblower Snowden: 'I am here to reveal criminality'

Hong Kong - Edward Snowden has appeared in a new interview since he came out and revealed himself as the whistleblower that leaked classified NSA spying programs to the Guardian newspaper.

Where in the world is NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden?

The whereabouts of the whistleblower at the heart of the recent U.S. phone and Internet surveillance controversy are unknown. Edward Snowden checked out of his Hong Kong hotel Monday night, BBC News reports.

Video: Giant inflatable rubber duck floats into Hong Kong harbour

Florentijn Hofman's giant inflatable yellow rubber duck floated into Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour on May 2nd, eliciting a rapturous response from eager duck-spotters.

Low confidence in infant formula boosts illegal imports

Hong Kong authorities have passed a law limiting the amount of infant formula that can be taken into mainland China, in an attempt to prevent shortages in the special administrative region.

Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong demand leader to resign

In Hong Kong, thousands of people protested against Leung Chun-ying, the city’s Beijing-backed leader, for his involvement in an illegal construction scandal.

Video: Fireworks around the world celebrate the entry of 2013

As the world turned, bringing 2013 to each country, fireworks lit the sky in incredible displays. Despite austerity, many major cities represented in the video offered pyrotechnic extravaganzas. Let us hope for peace and prosperity in the new year.

Hong Kong celebrates 2013 in city's biggest firework display yet

Hong Kong - Hong Kong celebrated the start of 2013 with a spectacular firework display - the largest the city has ever seen - attended by tens of thousands of people.

Video: 'Sleeping Dogs - Zodiac Tournament' DLC trailer

The latest DLC has been released for "Sleeping Dogs" which brings a story of it's own. It is called "Zodiac Tournament" which is a homage to the old Kung-Fu movies such as Bruce Lee's "Enter the Dragon."

Romney says 'heart aches' for unemployed, plans China fundraiser

On the same day presidential candidate Mitt Romney told voters in Ohio his "heart aches" for the unemployed and attacked President Obama's China trade policy, his campaign was planning a fundraising event in China.

Two ferries collide near Lamma Island, Hong Kong (video)

Hong Kong - In the worst disaster to hit the port city since 1996, at least 37 people have been killed in a ferry collision off Lamma Island in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong tycoon Cecil Chao offers $65M to wed lesbian daughter

Hong Kong - A Hong Kong billionaire has offered a "marriage bounty" of $65 million for a man to marry his daughter. Property developer and shipping magnate Cecil Chao Sze-tsung made the offer after his daughter Gigi Chao reportedly wed her lesbian partner.
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View of skyscrapers from inside the Turkish Restaurant
View of skyscrapers from inside the Turkish Restaurant
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Protest in Hong Kong on January 1st  2013.
Protest in Hong Kong on January 1st, 2013.
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The Evergreen Hotel serves a nice  reasonably-priced breakfast in its cafe
The Evergreen Hotel serves a nice, reasonably-priced breakfast in its cafe
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Japanese Army attacked North Point. The chimneys belong to North Point Power Station 1941
Japanese Army attacked North Point. The chimneys belong to North Point Power Station 1941
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From the Turkish restaurant  we walked to the Grand Stanford Intercontinental Hotel by Victoria Bay ...
From the Turkish restaurant, we walked to the Grand Stanford Intercontinental Hotel by Victoria Bay, across from Hong Kong Island
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View to the left
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The Apple Store from inside IFC mall
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Apple experts gathered near the glass windows
Apple experts gathered near the glass windows
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Proposed routes for Nicaragua Canal.
Proposed routes for Nicaragua Canal.
Igeo News
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Center view
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Protest against the new education system in Hong Kong  July 29  2012.
Protest against the new education system in Hong Kong, July 29, 2012.
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A beautiful view of the Hong Kong skyline. Unfortunately smuggling operations sometimes cross throug...
A beautiful view of the Hong Kong skyline. Unfortunately smuggling operations sometimes cross through this amazing place.
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Hong Kong Lunar New Year Fireworks 2007.
Hong Kong Lunar New Year Fireworks 2007.
KC Kong
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Festus Baise.
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A view of the International Financial District from inside the Apple Store
A view of the International Financial District from inside the Apple Store
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Inside the China Visa Office near Central Station on Hong Kong Island
Inside the China Visa Office near Central Station on Hong Kong Island
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Stairs to the lower level
Stairs to the lower level
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Inside the lobby of the InterContintental Grand Stanford Hotel in Hong Kong
Inside the lobby of the InterContintental Grand Stanford Hotel in Hong Kong
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Skyline of the Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
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