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China's Baidu buys mobile app firm for $1.9 bn

China's leading web search engine Baidu is to buy a smartphone app distribution firm for $1.9 billion, it said Tuesday, in what is believed to be the largest takeover in the country's Internet industry.

dateJul 16, 2013 in Business
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Hong Kong moves to restrict mainland babies

Hong Kong says it will restrict the number of mainland Chinese women allowed to give birth in the city's hospitals which are struggling to cope with the tens of thousands who arrive each year.

dateApr 07, 2011 in Other
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Airport plans 'threaten' Hong Kong dolphins

Hong Kong's ambitious plans to expand its airport to meet soaring demand have sparked protests from environmentalists who say it would further endanger the city's rare Chinese white dolphins.

dateJun 07, 2011 in Ecology
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Hong Kong's e-economy booming: Google

The Internet is expected to contribute around $18.8 billion -- 7.2 percent of the total -- to Hong Kong's economy by 2015, driven by a surge in mobile use and online shopping, a report for Google said.

dateMay 05, 2011 in Internet
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