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South Shore Holdings’ negotiations for offloading 50% stake in The 13 Hotel cancelled

South Shore Holdings’ negotiations for offloading 50% stake in The 13 Hotel cancelled

Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed South Shore Holdings Limited, the company behind Macau’s magnificent hotel The 13, has confirmed that it has terminated negotiations that it had been pursuing to off

Hong Kong's Strata CRE Scenario - Growing on Shifting Sands

Hong Kong's Strata CRE Scenario - Growing on Shifting Sands

Hong Kong real estate market is among the most expensive in the world and the market operates quite differently compared to rest of the world.

Hong Kong, Bangkok and Macau lead the top 10 destinations for 2019: Euromonitor International Research

Hong Kong, Bangkok and Macau lead the top 10 destinations for 2019: Euromonitor International Research

Euromonitor International has published a report with top 100 travel destinations across the world.

Hong Kong on standby to sound emergency alert over swine flu

Hong Kong on standby to sound emergency alert over swine fluHong Kong - Hong Kong is on standby to raise its alert level over swine flu to emergency as soon as necessary, the city's health secretary said Thursday.

York Chow said the city's alert level would be raised from "serious" to "emergency" as soon as the World Health Organisation put its own alert up from the current five to six, the highest level.

Hong Kong shares surge to second-consecutive day of gains

Hong Kong shares surge to second-consecutive day of gainsHong Kong - Hong Kong shares rose strongly for a second-straight day Thursday, climbing by nearly 4 per cent in the last day of trading before a holiday weekend.

The blue-chip Hang Seng Index gained 564.04 points, or 3.77 per cent, to close at 15,520.99. Turnover was a relatively robust 70.9 billion Hong Kong dollars (9.14 billion US dollars).

The rise followed a 2.8-per-cent climb Wednesday after improved consumer confidence in the United States and optimism about increased lending in mainland China.

Indus Valley seals may not be proof of advanced linguistic skills

Indus Valley Hong Kong, April 30 : A team of scientists has refuted claims made by a research group that the puzzling symbols that were found on Indus Valley seals are proof of a written script of a language from an ancient civilization, and therefore a literate culture.

According to a report in Asia Times Online, the claims have been challenged by historian Steve Farmer and Harvard University Indologist Michael Witzel.

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