Apple pulls app that tracked Hong Kong police

Apple has removed an app that Hong Kong protesters have used to track police movement, following pressure from China.
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Apple approves Hong Kong protest location app

The firm had said the app, which shows protesters where the police are, “enabled illegal activity”.
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Hong Kong protesters raise £1.5m in a day to fund global ad campaign

A crowdfunding campaign launched by protesters in Hong Kong has raised more than £1.5m in less than 24 hours.
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Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China

The 64-year-old was attacked while speaking at a promotional event in the city of Zhongshan.
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Hong Kong Wellness Group H&H Acquires British Skin Care Brand Aurelia Probiotics

LONDON — U.K. brand Aurelia Probiotic Skincare has been acquired by Health & Happiness, the Hong Kong-based wellness group that owns French nutrition brand Biostime and Australian vitamins and supplements brand Swisse.
The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“I am hugely confident and passionate about Aurelia Probiotic Skincare sitting within the Health & Happiness Group. There is a true and perfect synergy between the expertise and beliefs they have in probiotics and our vision in skin care,” said Claire Vero, founder of Aurelia.
Vero will continue to stay on the board of the skin-care brand and will lead Aurelia’s R&D and product development teams. The company will continue to distribute from the U.K.
“The partnership will enable our brand to grow on a global scale in markets such as U.S., France and China. It will also allow us to continue to deliver new innovations,” said Vero.
There has been a lot of M&A activity of late in the skin-care, hair-care and wellness industries as larger groups look to increase their scale and geographic reach.
In April, Britain’s The Hut Group confirmed plans to buy Christophe Robin, an upscale hair-care brand. In January, L’Occitane International SA bought British premium skin-care and wellness brand Elemis for $ 900

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Telegram cyber attack timed to coincide with Hong Kong protests

Messaging platform Telegram has said it was hit by a powerful cyberattack that coincided with protests in Hong Kong.
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How Can a Big Ape Like Kong Possibly Defeat Godzilla?

Warning: Full spoilers follow for Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

Godzilla has been terrorizing/protecting the human world for 65 years, and in the newest entry to the franchise, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the monstrous reptilian opened the door to a whole world of “Titans,” while also paving the way for 2020’s epic monster mash, Godzilla vs. Kong.

Since 2014’s Godzilla, Legendary has been building out its so-called MonsterVerse. Kong: Skull Island followed, and now things have crescendoed in the most recent monster-filled flick that features Godzilla alongside some of the most iconic Kaiju from Toho’s catalog, including King Ghidorah, Mothra, and Rodan. And yet, despite all of those Titans appearing, there was one whose absence was notable… but just because Kong didn’t co-star in King of the Monsters, it doesn’t mean he wasn’t alluded to.

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Apple recalls plugs in UK, Hong Kong and Singapore

Risk of electric shock from broken plugs forced recall from Apple.
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Justin Bieber Is Bringing Drew House to Hong Kong

Justin Bieber is bringing his self-described laid-back style to Hong Kong.
The singer, who launched his own clothing label called Drew House in January, is opening the brand’s first pop-up shop in the city’s SoHo district from March 30 to 31 for Art Basel. The store will be designed as an interactive video rental store and will offer 18 unisex styles, including corduroy pieces, bucket hats and basketball shorts. As of Wednesday afternoon, it wasn’t confirmed if Bieber will make an appearance at the pop-up.

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Selling out of its first collection upon launch, Drew House has gained a famous client base, including Bieber’s wife, model Hailey Baldwin, Jaden Smith and Travis Scott, among others.
“As a small, new brand from Los Angeles we just wanted to be accessible to the other side of the world,” said Ryan Good, cofounder of Drew House, in a statement from the brand. “We wanted to serve a place that perhaps wouldn’t normally have first access to something like this. Hong Kong is one of the biggest and most forward-thinking markets for fashion in the world. Once we found this store location it was a done deal. It felt like a home away

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Hong Kong Director Ringo Lam Dies at 63

Hong Kong-born action director Ringo Lam, who directed the influential crime film “City on Fire,” has died. Hong Kong media outlets reported the director, who was born Lin Lingdong, was found unresponsive in bed on Saturday by his wife. The 1986 “City on Fire” is considered a landmark film about Hong Kong triads, and won […]

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Hong Kong Quandary: Can You Have Your Cheesecake and Eat It All, Too?

The opening of the first Cheesecake Factory in Hong Kong has diners cooking up strategies to handle heaping portions; ‘All I can taste in my mouth is cheese.’
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Eggs containing fipronil found in 15 EU countries and Hong Kong

Fifteen EU countries as well as Hong Kong and Switzerland are said to have received tainted eggs.
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Tesla’s Hong Kong Sales Gutted by Tax Change

Tesla’s sales in Hong Kong plummeted after authorities slashed a tax break for electric vehicles, demonstrating how sensitive the company’s performance can be to government incentive programs.
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Tesla’s Hong Kong Sales Gutted by Tax Change

Tesla’s sales in Hong Kong plummeted after authorities slashed a tax break for electric vehicles, demonstrating how sensitive the company’s performance can be to government incentive programs.
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Mr and Mrs Italy to Open Stores in Beijing, Miami and Hong Kong

The luxury utilitarian outerwear company Mr and Mrs Italy will be opening stores in Beijing and Miami, and has aims to double sales to $ 100 million in the next five years.
In New York from the company’s headquarters in Rimini, Italy, creative director Geraldina Bassani Antivari detailed some of the brand’s plans. Since joining the company four years ago, sales have increased from $ 1.5 million to $ 47 million. Now the goal is to hit $ 100 million by 2021, she said. She praised chief executive officer and owner Andrea Bucalossi for being “highly organized” and “having that Italian vibe of doing and moving and being quick and fast. Managing sku’s for him is a daily war.”
The eight to 10 producers in Italy that the company relies on know they need to continually research new techniques, cuts and furs. “We don’t want to work with companies that don’t respect the ethical laws,” Antivari said. “We work very closely with all of our wholesalers because we want to be one of those companies that gives service or something that was made for New York or for China.”
Researching military uniforms is a recurrent practice for her to get a better understanding of functionality. But those

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A Parking Space in Hong Kong Sold for $664,300

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Donkey Kong and Pokemon join gaming hall of fame

Halo: Combat Evolved and Street Fighter II also honoured with places in the permanent exhibition.
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In Hong Kong, New Choices Abound for the Sartorially-Minded Man

HONG KONG – With its combined haberdashery, barbershop and cocktail bar, Attire House is Hong Kong’s newest dapper destination.
Situated on the 29th floor of an office building with sweeping views of the city, the space is decked out with the best of British bespoke from Anderson & Sheppard, Turnbull & Asser, Neapolitan masters Finamore and Salvatore Piccolo, and Japanese shoemaker Guild of Crafts – to name just a few. The adjoining barbershop Herr, a hip Seoul transplant, takes care of grooming needs, while upstairs is Bar De Luxe, Attire House’s collaboration with the Tokyo cocktail joint Bar High Five.
The concept was launched by Brandon Chau, an ex-barrister who hails from a high-society family in Hong Kong, and Roger Chan, who helped debut E. Marinella on the Hong Kong scene a few years ago. They’ve now folded the tie maker’s freestanding shop in the city into the Attire House assortment, where it is available exclusively. The emporium also has its own private-label line, which sells a two-piece suit for about 8,000 to 9,000 Hong Kong dollars, or $ 1,000 to $ 1,160 at current exchange.
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Mens KING KONG Short Sleeve SEPIA SNAG Medium T-Shirt Tee

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Wicked Tees officially licensed new mens KING KONG SEPIA SNAG t-shirt tee. This novelty tee is color SILVER. Standout from the crowd in this 100% officially licensed KING KONG shirt. This premium Round Neck tee is made in the US and printed on demand so that your KING KONG SEPIA SNAG t-shirt color SILVER is guaranteed to fit right and look right every time you put it on. We are an officially licensed company in the USA and aboard to sell this KING KONG SEPIA SNAG design. When you buy a shirt through us, you’re getting an authentic, officially licensed mens KING KONG Round Neck shirt is guaranteed to look and fit great. About Wicked Tees – Wicked Tees is a leading internet t-shirt tee retailer with hundreds of thousands of licensed t-shirt tees for you. We have thousands of T-shirt tees for popular TV shows, movies, superheros super hero, pop culture and classic brands apparel. We offer hundreds of styles of shirts including tank tops, v-necks, slim fit, baby onesies one piece, ringer shirt ringers, heathered heather shirts, long sleeve shirts, womens t-shirts, mens tees and new sublimation tshirts. We start by sourcing the best feeling, best fitting, highest quality t-shirts for our stock. From there we use either our cutting edge print-on-demand technology or classic offset silk screen printing to bring you the freshest styles and coolest designs for all ages.

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KONG Reflective Dog Pullover – Red – L

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Our KONG & reg Reflective Pullover increases the visibility of your dog on nighttime walks. Reflective details make it perfect for safer walks at dawn, dusk, or nighttime. 65% polyester & 35% cotton jersey High-cut, stay-dry belly Turn garment inside out. Machine wash in cold water on gentle cycle. Line dry. Imported Sizing in inches: Length Neck Chest Length XX-Small 8″ 13″ 8″ X-Small 9″ 15″ 10″ Small 10″ 16″ 12″ Small/Medium 12″ 19″ 14″ Medium 13″ 22″ 16″ Large 17″ 28″ 20″ X-Large 22″ 34″ 24″ Back Measure length of pet’s back from the base of the neck to the base of the tail. See below for estimating by breed. Neck: Measure the circumference of pet’s neck for a snug fit. No need to add inches as you would with a collar. Chest/Grith: Measure girth around the broadest part of the chest and add 2″. Note: If the dog has a stout build, select one size larger. Recommended sizing by breed: XX-Small: Teacups and dogs under 5 lbs X-Small: Austrian Terrier, Chihuahua, Pomeranian, Toy Poodle, Yorkshire Terrier Small: Boston Terrier, Jack Russell Terrier, Maltese, Pug, Silky Terrier Medium: Bichon Frise, Beagle, Cocker Spaniel, Corgi, Scottish Terrier Large: Brittany Spaniel, Bulldog, Collie, Schnauzer, Springer Spaniel X-Large: Doberman Pincher, German Shepherd, Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever, Rottweiler XX-Large: Irish Wolfhound, Great Dane, Mastiff, Newfoundland, St. Bernard Because this item is shipped by a third party, it cannot be delivered to PO Boxes. Express shipping is not available and express shipping options will not appear in your cart at checkout.

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First Look at the New King Kong

The monstrous beast of Kong: Skull Island has been shrouded in mystery, but now director Jordan Vogt-Roberts has pulled back the curtain on the first image of the new King Kong.

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Vogt-Roberts discussed the scene depicted by the new image, during which photojournalist Weaver (Brie Larson) and former British SAS Officer Captain James Conrad (Tom Hiddleston) find themselves on Kong’s stomping ground.

KONG Puffy Dog Vest – Red – XS

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Crafted with all the strength and durability you expect from KONG & reg, this puffy vest helps your dog retain body heat when venturing into the cold. 100% polyester Neck-to-belly Velcro & reg closure allows for easy adjust-ability & a snug fit Machine wash in cold water on gentle cycle. Line dry Imported Note: If the dog has a stout build, select one size larger. Sizing in inches Size Neck Chest Length XXS 8-9 13-14 8.75 XS 9-9.5 15-16 10.5 S 10-11 16-17 12.5 S/M 12-13 19-20 14.25 M 13-14.5 22-22.5 16.5 L 17-18 28-29.5 20.5 XL 22-23 34-35 25 Back: Measure length of pet’s back from the base of the neck to the base of the tail. Note: If the dog has a stout build, select one size larger. See below for estimating by breed. XX-Small: Chihuahua, Chinese Crested, Pomeranian, Toy Poodle X-Small: Brussels Griffon, English Toy Spaniel, Maltese, Miniature Dachshund, Norfolk Terrier, Papillon, Yorkshire Terrier Small: Australian Terrier, Border Terrier, Boston Terrier, French Bulldog, Miniature Pinscher, Miniature Poodle, Pekingese, Pug, Shih Tzu, Silky Terrier, West Highland Terrier Medium: Beagle, Bichon Frise, Brittany Spaniel, Cairn Terrier, Cocker Spaniel, Corgi, Jack Russell Terrier, Lhasa Apso, Scottish Terrier Large: Australian Shepherd, Border Collie, Bulldog, Dalmatian, Standard Schnauzer X-Large: Doberman Pinscher, German Shepherd, Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever, Rottweiler Because this item is shipped by a third party, it cannot be delivered to PO Boxes. Express shipping is not available and express shipping options will not appear in your cart at checkout.

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Kong: Skull Island Story and Character Details Revealed

New details about Kong: Skull Island have been revealed, shedding light on the movie’s setting, story and cast of characters.

In an MTV sneak peek at the film’s set, the cast shared a few details about Skull Island’s plot, which takes place during the Vietnam era and centers around “a group of explorers who set off on an adventure to a previously uncharted island.” Upon arriving to the island, the crew discovers it’s inhabited by “mythic beasts that come into their midsts, and they have to get off the island alive.”

Legendary’s ape-centric film features an all-star cast, including Brie Larson as a peace activist and photojournalist named Weaver, Tom Hiddleston as former British SAS Officer Captain James Conrad, and Jason Mitchell as a helicopter pilot named Glenn Mill. Several others, including Corey Hawkins, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman and Thomas Mann will star as well.

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Aquazzura Looks to Open Hong Kong Store

Florence-based luxury footwear label Aquazzura is gunning to open its first free-standing store in Asia later this year in Hong Kong, said Edgardo Osorio, the brand’s cofounder and creative director.
“Hong Kong is a window to Asia and I really feel like it’s a great place to start [further Asian expansion for the brand],” he said at a cocktail at Lane Crawford’s IFC store to fete the launch of his brand’s special capsule collection by Poppy Delevingne.
Although he declined to give a sales figure, he said the footwear brand is doing “amazingly” in Asia.
“We keep expanding and the stores keep selling out so it’s only good news,” he said.
Osorio and Delevingne mingled with some of Hong Kong’s most fashionable shoppers at IFC before heading off to similar events at the retailer’s Shanghai and Chengdu locations.
Delevingne said she was thrilled to finally make it to Hong Kong where her best friend lives — but she expressed dismay at the fact she was only in town for 17 hours. Luckily, her friend made it up to her.
“She left a note in my hotel bedroom when I arrived, saying: ‘Eight years too late’ with a big unicorn balloon,” Delevingne said. “She knows I love unicorns.”

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Wood Puzzle Brain Training Kong Ming Lock Build

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INDIXIA Launches in New York, Hong Kong and London to Follow

ALL IN FOR INDIA: The first New York installment of INDIXIA has launched to help underprivileged children in India who are interested in getting a higher education in fashion, design or cinema.

Pooling international supporters who specialize in fine art, design, fashion. cinema and philanthropy, INDIXIA supports Arts For India, the charity was started by Satish Modi in the U.K. in 2010. The agency receives educational support by the University of the Arts London and the Prince’s Drawing School, London. Through Arts for India’s four-year scholarship program, a donor sponsors one needy student artist at the International Institute of Fine Arts. Each year 100 underprivileged students benefit from the program.

Aiming to help as many impoverished Indian students as possible, Modi said, “By giving them the opportunity to study, they, especially women, can escape arranged marriages. With education, they are then able to make informed choices in their lives and have a much better chance and brighter future.”

As part of the first edition of INDIXIA in New York, Nicole Miller and Columbia University Professor and Tibet House U.S. president Robert Thurman will be honored Wednesday at Bonhams. They will be joined by what is expected to be a strong showing by the

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5.5 Inch IPS Android 4.2 Smartphone ‘Kong’ – Mtk6589 Quad Core Cpu, 5MP Rear Camera + 2MP Front-Facing Camera (White)

5.5 Inch IPS Android 4.2 Smartphone ‘Kong’ – Mtk6589 Quad Core Cpu, 5MP Rear Camera + 2MP Front-Facing Camera (White)


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The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is a frenetic commercial hub and internationally-renowned city. This map is packed with all kinds of practical information and is unrivalled for this city in its clarity and quality of production. It is an essential item to any visitor''s travel checklist. This fully-updated 3rd edition underlines the city''s pre-eminence in the region for business travelers and holidaymakers alike by providing the very latest information in an easy-to-use style. A new map of the fast-growing Shenzhen Special Economic Zone has been added to this edition. This map features 5 fully-updated color maps packed with a variety of tourist facilities and the coverage of local travel network focusing on both the central districts of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon and the wider area of the territory. Includes an extensive index of streets and features a unique, easy-to-handle folding system allows the user to view the map one panel at a time for quick reference
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Protest Music and the Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution

These days, I watch the news feeds from Hong Kong. I only half-listen to the announcers, the people on the barricades or the experts. Instead, I listen to what’s going on behind the live shots of the talking heads in front of the action. I’m listening for music.

Hong Kong’s courageous Umbrella Revolution already has a soundtrack of its own. One song is “Under a Vast Sky” by Beyond, Hong Kong’s greatest rock band, with lines that still resonate many years after the song’s first release: “Forgive me for embracing freedom in my life.”
 
The other is “Do You Hear the People Sing,” the anthem at the heart of the musical Les Miserables: “It is the music of the people/Who will not be slaves again.”
 
But I’m actually listening for another song, or songs — songs that have inspired captive peoples for hundreds of years. I’m listening for “We Shall Overcome,” “Ain’t Nobody Gonna Turn Me ‘Round,” “We Shall Not be Moved,” “This Little Light of Mine.” At some point, a microphone will capture a protest spiritual or a freedom song in Hong Kong.

I know this because those songs have been sung in the Arab Spring and on Tiananmen Square and at a thousand thousand rallies, protests, mass meetings and jails around the world, just as they were sung in Montgomery, Albany, Birmingham, Selma, Chicago and Memphis.

According to Zora Neale Hurston, these songs were first spread by High John de Conquer, the African American mythic spirit of survival and defiance. From slavery to the civil rights era, High John sped along the mystic grapevine of black America, spreading courage and hope. Today High John is spread by social media.

In early September, a man named Bob Kraft — who I do not know — posted on his Facebook page a call for pro-democracy forces to gather at the Hong Kong Wall at Hong Kong’s Central Government office where all assembled would hear the stories and learn the freedom songs of the American civil rights movement. I don’t know how many people showed up — if any. But if not then or there, then High John de Conquer took the message somewhere else, again and again and again.

People sing freedom songs because they have power. Christian people, Islamic people, Jewish people and people with no religious faith at all sing them. They have been orally transmitted from generation to generation in an almost apostolic succession, waiting only for the need to arise. Like ancient stories of King Arthur, said sleeping dreamlessly under some hill in Wales, waiting to be summoned in the time of England’s greatest need, the protest spirituals and freedom songs are always there. Waiting. Waiting to be called upon again.

I have spent the last eight years tracking these songs, from the fragmentary records of the Antebellum South to the singing of “We Shall Overcome” at the funeral of every great African American freedom fighter for the last fifty years. I have immersed myself in them. When I hear them sung on a scratchy recording of a nameless mass meeting near Greenwood, Mississippi, the hairs rise on my forearms. Brother, there is power here.

One of the great heroes of the civil rights movement, Bernice Johnson Reagon, once said, “When you get together at a mass meeting, you sing the songs which symbolize
transformation, which make that revolution of courage inside you. You raise a freedom song.”

So, each night, I flip among ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera or PBS and listen for the sounds of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution. I’m listening to history being made, to history being sung. I’m listening for the digital footsteps of High John de Conquer.

Robert Darden is an Associate Professor of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media at Baylor University. His book Nothing But Love in God’s Water: Black Sacred Music from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement will be released this month from Penn State University Press.
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Hong Kong Protester Proposes To Girlfriend Amid The Action

As the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong continue, emotions run high.

Not all emotions are negative, however.

On Sunday, footage captured in Mong Kok shows Yau Chi Hang, 22, getting down on one knee to propose to fellow protester and girlfriend Crystal Chan, 21. In the video, featured on the Associated Press’ YouTube channel, the couple is seen surrounded by a crowd that cheers after Chan says yes.

But the sweet scene comes amidst political unrest as thousands blockade the streets, demanding the right to vote for a leader in the 2017 elections.

“We hope our next generation won’t have to be occupying the streets as they’ll have true universal suffrage,” the engaged couple told reporters when asked about having children.

Authorities have given the protesters a deadline to clear the streets. Some have pulled out of talks with the government due to clashes with the police, but CNN reports a student group is willing to restart conversations if the conflict between pro-democracy protesters and those opposed is better handled.
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