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170 foreign athletes set sail from Hong Kong with Nha Trang on the horizon
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170 foreign athletes set sail from Hong Kong with Nha Trang on the horizon

En Vnexpress - The teams will dock in the Vietnamese resort town over the weekend before heading back.

Mooncakes from heaven: Hong Kong's sweet obsession
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Mooncakes from heaven: Hong Kong's sweet obsession

En Vnexpress - Picky customers will queue outside the most popular stores to ensure they bag their favorite mooncakes.

Bubbles in Hong Kong harbor are Japanese artist's thought: stirrer
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Bubbles in Hong Kong harbor are Japanese artist's thought: stirrer

En Vnexpress - 'What would happen if the world disappeared instantly like a bubble?'

Lonely hearts seek virtual girlfriends at Hong Kong fair
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Lonely hearts seek virtual girlfriends at Hong Kong fair

En Vnexpress - Users can choose between four female models and spend time on a vacation, cafe, hot spring or karaoke with them.

Place your bets: Hong Kong investor stakes $500 million to build racecourse in southern Vietnam
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Place your bets: Hong Kong investor stakes $500 million to build racecourse in southern Vietnam

En nexpress - The company claims the track could earn $2.2 billion a year now that betting has been legalized in Vietnam.

Hong Kong activists dress as sharks to protest finning
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Hong Kong activists dress as sharks to protest finning

Yahoo News Dozens of activists Saturday dressed in bloody costumes sprawled outside one of Hong Kong's most popular restaurants linked to the sale of shark fin soup to protest against the killing of

Protesters urge Hong Kong restaurant to stop selling shark fin
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Protesters urge Hong Kong restaurant to stop selling shark fin

With more than 70 million sharks killed each year, over a quarter of species have been driven to extinction, the WWF says.

African park ranger hits out at Hong Kong ivory trade
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African park ranger hits out at Hong Kong ivory trade

Yahoo News A frontline park ranger from the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday delivered an emotive testimony to legislators against the ivory trade in Hong Kong, as the city faces criticism

African rangers urge Hong Kong lawmakers to OK ivory ban
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African rangers urge Hong Kong lawmakers to OK ivory ban

Yahoo News HONG KONG (AP) — African park rangers urged Hong Kong lawmakers to approve a ban on ivory sales but warned that giving in to traders' demands for compensation would fuel more elephant

PM calls for Hong Kong investment in hi-tech agriculture, industry
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PM calls for Hong Kong investment in hi-tech agriculture, industry

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on Hong Kong-based Sunwah Group and VinaCapital Fund to make further investments in Vietnam in the fields of hi-tech agriculture and

KAfe Group now a subsidiary of Hong Kong company
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KAfe Group now a subsidiary of Hong Kong company

Vietnamnet - The KAfe Group startup has become a subsidiary of a Hong Kong enterprise.

Dao Hong Tuyen and his crazy, successful super-projects
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Dao Hong Tuyen and his crazy, successful super-projects

Vietnamnet - Despite the slurs he has faced, Dao Hong Tuyen, known as the ‘Tuan Chau Island King’ is determined to implement projects which, to many people, are ‘abnormal’ and ‘impractical’.

7 Hong Kong police guilty in activist's 2014 filmed beating
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7 Hong Kong police guilty in activist's 2014 filmed beating

Yahoo News HONG KONG (AP) — Seven Hong Kong police officers have been found guilty of a lesser charge in the assault of a pro-democracy activist whose videotaped beating during the height of 2014

Hong Kong police arrest man after 13 injured in subway fire
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Hong Kong police arrest man after 13 injured in subway fire

Yahoo News HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities say they have arrested a man for arson after a fire broke out in a subway car, injuring 13 people.

'Abduction' of China tycoon sparks fear in Hong Kong
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'Abduction' of China tycoon sparks fear in Hong Kong

Yahoo News The mystery over the reported abduction from Hong Kong of a Chinese billionaire deepened Wednesday after a newspaper advert appeared in his name pledging loyalty to China, in a case that

Mystery over Chinese tycoon's disappearance from Hong Kong
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Mystery over Chinese tycoon's disappearance from Hong Kong

Yahoo News HONG KONG (AP) — Mystery surrounds the whereabouts of a Chinese billionaire reportedly taken away from his Hong Kong hotel by mainland police, in a case that has parallels with last year's

Hong Kong to release Singapore's seized troop carriers
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Hong Kong to release Singapore's seized troop carriers

Yahoo News By Anshuman Daga SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Hong Kong is to release armored vehicles belonging to Singapore impounded in the Chinese-ruled city on their way home from military exercises in

Hong Kong leader warns on independence push in final speech
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Hong Kong leader warns on independence push in final speech

Yahoo News HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's outgoing leader has issued a warning in his farewell policy speech to those advocating independence for the Chinese-controlled territory.

Hong Kong's legal elite voice autonomy fears after China intervention
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Hong Kong's legal elite voice autonomy fears after China intervention

Yahoo News By James Pomfret and Venus Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Leading Hong Kong lawyers voiced fresh concerns on Monday at China's intervention in the territory's judiciary, following a

This is a drill: British army returns to Hong Kong
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This is a drill: British army returns to Hong Kong

Yahoo News Nearly 20 years after Hong Kong was returned to China, the British army is back -- this time to train the city's police force on crucial matters of pomp and ceremony. Four British army

Hong Kong's ousted anti-China lawmakers make final appeal over ban
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Hong Kong's ousted anti-China lawmakers make final appeal over ban

Yahoo News Two ousted pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers on Wednesday announced they were making a final bid to overturn a controversial Beijing-linked ban preventing them from taking up their

China's Xi says supports efforts to curb Hong Kong independence activities
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China's Xi says supports efforts to curb Hong Kong independence activities

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping told Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Friday that the central government "resolutely supports" the efforts of the Hong Kong government to

Now boar-ding -- wild pig chase at Hong Kong airport
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Now boar-ding -- wild pig chase at Hong Kong airport

A wild boar led Hong Kong police on a merry chase after it wandered onto the apron of Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday. Several officers were able to trap the animal, holding it down with

Hong Kong faces new rules on illegal timber flooding China
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Hong Kong faces new rules on illegal timber flooding China

By Farah Master HONG KONG (Reuters) - Campaigners say new global rules to protect endangered tree species will be a test for Hong Kong, already grappling to deal with its role as a conduit for

Hong Kong finance chief resigns, tipped for leadership race
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Hong Kong finance chief resigns, tipped for leadership race

Hong Kong's finance chief resigned on Monday ahead of what is widely expected to be a tilt at the city leadership. John Tsang -- nicknamed "Mr Pringles" by local media for his resemblance to the