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New study sheds light on the the dark side of Hong Kong's most lucrative seafood trade

Added: 20.02.2018 2:10 | 1 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong is the global hub for the more than USD 1 billion Live Reef Food Fish Trade (LRFFT), much of it unreported and unregulated with serious consequences for vulnerable species, food security and livelihoods in Southeast Asia.

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Hong Kong art: Miniature art shows disappearing Hong Kong

Added: 18.02.2018 1:17 | 3 views | 0 comments

An exhibition of miniature dioramas offers a glimpse into a disappearing way of life in Hong Kong, reports Grace Tsoi from BBC Chinese.

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Study of social contact patterns in Hong Kong will give insight into spread of epidemic

Added: 16.02.2018 2:06 | 4 views | 0 comments

The first ever long-term study of patterns of social contact in Hong Kong will improve our knowledge of the growth of epidemics. Hong Kong was where SARS emerged in 2002-2003. The study looked at the number and type of social encounters made by 1,450 residents. This is affected by age but 'supermixers' are not necessarily more likely to contract or spread disease.

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First ever human case of H7N4 bird flu confirmed by Chinese health authorities

Added: 15.02.2018 22:07 | 17 views | 0 comments

A CHINESE woman has been confirmed as the first ever human case of H7N4 bird flu prompting officials in Hong Kong to advise citizens to avoid wet markets, live poultry markets or farms on the mainland during the week-long lunar new year holiday.

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How Hoda Kotb's Year of Milestones Led to Her Best Today

Added: 14.02.2018 12:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

Every morning, Hoda Kotb starts her day with a thoughtful ritual in the privacy of her own home. In addition to meditating for a few minutes and exercising, the morning show veteran...

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‘Pigzilla’: A Giant Wild Boar Spotted Ravaging A Dumpster Near A School

Added: 14.02.2018 9:24 | 37 views | 0 comments


People spotted a massive wild boar searching for food in a dumpster outside a school in Hong Kong. The boar dubbed as "Pigzilla" was seen together with her three piglets that were eagerly waiting for a meal.
The incident was filmed by Tu Dong while walking with his children to school. He posted the video on Facebook and thousands of people viewed it. The video was shared over 4,700 times and went viral on social media networks. The commenters also showed concerns for the welfare of the children near the school.
In the video, it shows Pigzilla standing in the garbage dumpster and grabbing a trash bag. Meanwhile, the piglets, as big as dogs, were seen surrounding the beast. However, the video cut off before someone could see if the wild boar had gotten a meal.

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No space for love in Hong Kong

Added: 14.02.2018 4:59 | 12 views | 0 comments

Unable to afford their own place, many young couples in Hong Kong are spending time in love hotels.

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Take a dip in Hong Kong’s most beautiful hotel pools

Added: 12.02.2018 10:11 | 3 views | 0 comments


As one of Asia’s most glamorous cities, Hong Kong certainly has no shortage of photogenic corners. After a hectic day of business meetings or sightseeing, many travellers are keen to escape into a wondrous world of tranquil waters, which the hotels serve up in true HK movie-star splendour. We count down the most stunning pools ...

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ZZ Capital International's CEO Resigns

Added: 10.02.2018 19:46 | 4 views | 0 comments

The chief executive officer of Hong Kong-based private-equity firm ZZ Capital International has resigned.

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19 dead, 60 hurt as Hong Kong double-decker bus overturns

Added: 10.02.2018 18:11 | 17 views | 0 comments

The crash is one of the worst in Hong Kong's recent history The driver of a double-decker bus that overturned in Hong Kong killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 60 was arrested on Saturday evening for dangerous driving, police said. Images from the scene showed rescuers trying to reach passengers trapped inside the bus, which lay on its side with part of its roof torn off near the town of Tai Po in the northern New Territories. It appeared to have slid on its side and hit a lamppost which smashed into the upper decks of the vehicle. The driver has...

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