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HK to assist local students studying in mainland

[2014-01-15 14:34]

Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung said Wednesday in his second policy address that the government is to introduce a subsidy scheme to assist needy students who further their studies in the mainland.

HK to cement its position as int'l logistics centre

[2014-01-15 13:55]

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung pledged Wednesday to further strengthen Hong Kong's position as an international and regional logistics centre.

HK to introduce low-income working family allowance

[2014-01-15 13:54]

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said Wednesday that the city's government proposes the introduction a Low-income Working Family Allowance to help keep low-income families from falling into the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) safety net.

Leung: HK to effectively attract mainland visitors

[2014-01-15 13:53]

Hong Kong will control an excessive number or over-concentration of visitors who may exert pressure on its tourism, Chief Executive CY Leung said.

'No way out' for 'Taiwan independence': spokesman

[2014-01-15 13:52]

A mainland spokesman said on Wednesday that there will be "no way out" for "Taiwan independence" as espoused by the island's opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

HK chief executive delivers 2nd policy address

[2014-01-15 13:18]

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung delivered Wednesday morning a policy address to the city's lawmakers and the citizens amid an ongoing public debate on procedures to elect his successor by universal suffrage in 2017.

4.8-magnitude quake hits 33km NNW of Taitung City, Taiwan

[2014-01-15 05:39]

An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale jolted 33km NNW of Taitung City, Taiwan at 02:38: 15 Hong Kong Time on Wednesday (2014-01-14 18:38:15 GMT ), the US Geological Survey said.

HK keeps sanctions option on Manila for hostage tragedy

[2014-01-14 17:14]

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said on Tuesday that the Hong Kong government would never gave up the option of economic sanctions, if necessary, on the Philippines for a hostage tragedy three years ago.

Border police seize 2 tons of drugs

[2014-01-14 16:50]

Border police from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan Coast Guard have nabbed 126 suspects and confiscated 1,790 kg of drugs since they signed an agreement on mutual judicial assistance in 2009.

Mainland slams 'Taiwan independence' stance

[2014-01-10 14:29]

A Chinese mainland statement issued on Friday said that there is "no way out" for the "Taiwan independence" stance espoused by the island's opposition Democratic Progressive Party.

Media mogul Run Run Shaw's funeral held in HK

[2014-01-10 14:18]

A funeral for Hong Kong media mogul and philanthropist Run Run Shaw was held in Hong Kong Friday.

Largest sushi mosaic created in HK

[2014-01-09 04:42]

A total of 20,647 sushi pieces were used for a 37-square-metre space to break the record on Wednesday, which was verified and announced by the Guinness World Records at the end of the event.

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