Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
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How to act like a perfect Hongkonger
Netizens have listed 14 tongue-in-cheek principles on how mainlanders should "behave perfectly in front of Hongkongers" to avoid being attacked:

Kicking up a stink
Mainlanders are plotting a dirty revenge after a growing row over peeing in the street.

Panic on horizon over mall upgrade
Residents of South Horizons in Ap Lei Chau are worried as the nearby mass-market retail mall Marina Square (West) may be turned into a high-end shopping mecca for tourists.

Google hot on the trail of HK's remoter sites
Panoramic images of some well- known hiking trails and outlying islands are now available online.

Families unhappy with report
Family members of the ferry collision's victims were dissatisfied and disappointed withe the government's investigation.

Marine Department chiefs face raps over Lamma IV
The Marine Department's "highest management level," another directorate officer and 11 non-directorate staff should face disciplinary action in the aftermath of the Lamma IV sinking that killed 39 people in October 2012, a government investigation report says.

Beijing turns the screws on Occupy Central
Vice President Li Yuanchao has made it very clear that the central government strongly opposes the Occupy Central movement, saying it will violate Hong Kong's laws and eventually undermine the implementation of universal suffrage.

Study may tighten cap on mainland visitors
Beijing and the Hong Kong government are studying how many tourists the city can handle annually.

'Most sorrowful regret'
Hong Kong yesterday lifted the black travel alert and diplomatic sanctions imposed on the Philippines after family members and survivors of the 2010 Manila bus hostage incident accepted the Philippines' "most sorrowful regret, profound sympathy and sincere condolences."

How the marathon unfolded
Aug 23, 2010: A hostage-taking in Manila ends as seven Hong Kong tourists and their tour guide are killed in their coach by a deranged ex-cop.



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