Painting takes away from “the sadness of the present”: Impressionist painter Lin Minggang’s solo show opens as Hong Kong heals from COVID-19
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Painting takes away from “the sadness of the present”: Impressionist painter Lin Minggang’s solo show opens as Hong Kong heals from COVID-19

The opening night of a Monet-inspired artist’s exhibition drives home the idea that art is necessary when coping with adversity. Photo: Artist Lin Minggang speaks…

American expat voter turnout for US primary jumps from 2016
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American expat voter turnout for US primary jumps from 2016

The Democrats Abroad primary took place last week, with participation significantly increasing in Hong Kong and worldwide. Photo: Volunteers at the Democrats Abroad polling station…

HK-Canadian activist’s call to impose Act to sanction HK officials may be in vain
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HK-Canadian activist’s call to impose Act to sanction HK officials may be in vain

An activist at a Toronto protest called for the Canadian government to step in with the Magnitsky Act’s use against HK officials. It is highly…

Reportage: Belgium King’s Day Reception 2018
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Reportage: Belgium King’s Day Reception 2018

  On 16 November, the Consulate General of Belgium in Hong Kong hosted a reception celebrating of its King’s Day. The guest of honour for…

Bright Hong Kong hosts author Charlotte Chu, Song of Praise for a Flower

Bright Hong Kong hosted Charlotte Chu for the first time she has spoken publicly about her new novel, ‘Song of Praise for a Flower’. A…

Reportage: Russian National Day 2017
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Reportage: Russian National Day 2017

Photo: Mr. Paul Chan, Financial Secretary of Hong Kong (left), Mr. Alexander Kozlov, Russian Consul General (right). (Photo Credit: Andrew Work)

The Hidden Beauty of Chinese Art: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the HKSAR
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The Hidden Beauty of Chinese Art: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the HKSAR

Globalisation, liberty are among the themes of Chinese contemporary artworks showcased by Art100 Art Space. Photo Credit: Jasmine Lee

Poland celebrates national day, hails legacy of Europe’s first constitution
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Poland celebrates national day, hails legacy of Europe’s first constitution

Bright Hong Kong: Making globalisation work again
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Bright Hong Kong: Making globalisation work again

Oxford Professor Woods believes that global elites may not have failed in communicating the benefits of globalisation for lack of speaking, but for lack of…

Reportage: New Indian envoy leads national day celebration
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Reportage: New Indian envoy leads national day celebration

Photo: Indian Consul General Puneet Agrawal raising a toast with Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen.

Reportage: Australians celebrate national day with Oz rock
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Reportage: Australians celebrate national day with Oz rock

Photo: Financial Secretary Paul Chan with Australian Deputy Consul General Janaline Oh.

Bringing entrepreneurship to innovation: Bright Hong Kong
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Bringing entrepreneurship to innovation: Bright Hong Kong

The definition of leadership has changed and Hong Kong’s education system must adapt. (Photo credit: Bright Hong Kong)

Bright Hong Kong on post-Trump politics
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Bright Hong Kong on post-Trump politics

Public policy scholar Jack Goldstone leads a discussion on Trump’s victory and its implications for policymakers worldwide. Photo: Prof Jack Goldstone (mid) with Kathleen Ferrier…

Mexican jazz singer brings gender equality on stage
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Mexican jazz singer brings gender equality on stage

(Photo credit: Alfonso Rosales)

Trumped: Americans abroad gather, out of step with nation
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Trumped: Americans abroad gather, out of step with nation

Americans abroad gathered to watch elections results that diverged wildly from their on-site straw poll – 9 to 1 for HRC.

Hong Kong hosts Smart Vienna
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Hong Kong hosts Smart Vienna

From left: HKBU vice-president Prof Rick Wong; Head of the EU Office Carmen Cano; EUAP Director General Prof Jean-Pierre Cabestan; Secretary for Development Paul Chan; Deputy…

Polish jazz in town
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Polish jazz in town

Leszek Możdżer with Polish CG Miroslaw Adamczyk.

For Freedom: Hungarian Revolution anniversary celebration
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For Freedom: Hungarian Revolution anniversary celebration

From left to right: UMAG Director Dr Florian Knothe, Dr LászlĂł Baán, General Director of the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts, Budapest, Secretary for…

Reportage November 1: Turkish Delight and Indians Ahoy!
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Reportage November 1: Turkish Delight and Indians Ahoy!

Reportage 31 October: Bellissima Italia; China-Latin American trade forum
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Reportage 31 October: Bellissima Italia; China-Latin American trade forum

Reportage: Top Austrian envoy hails glocalism at National Day reception
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Reportage: Top Austrian envoy hails glocalism at National Day reception

From left: Austrian Deputy Consul General Michael Kratzer, Financial Secretary John Tsang, Consul General Dr Claudia Reinprecht with her son, and Trade Commissioner Franz Roessler.

So far yet so near: Contemporary Turkish arts on display
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So far yet so near: Contemporary Turkish arts on display

Reportage: German National Day 2016
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Reportage: German National Day 2016

Bright HK on “Ethics, Business & Spirituality”
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Bright HK on “Ethics, Business & Spirituality”

Former Vice-Chairman and CEO of the InterContinental Hotels Group worldwide and co-founder of Regent International Hotels considers the ethical dilemmas of the modern businessman. (Photo…

Reportage: European Day of Languages 2016
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Reportage: European Day of Languages 2016

(Photo credit: Jayne Russell Photography and Lisa Choy)

Chile flies the flag into Chinese shores
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Chile flies the flag into Chinese shores

Soft power diplomacy with China isn’t all state dinners and hugging pandas. Chile brings its naval training ship to Shanghai. Photo credit: Mario Artaza

¡Viva la Independencia Nacional! Tequila toasts in celebration of Mexican national day
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¡Viva la Independencia Nacional! Tequila toasts in celebration of Mexican national day

Fresh Mexican Consul-General leads his first independence day celebration in Hong Kong with longstanding customs.

Real princess, real wines: Princess Marie of Liechtenstein in Hong Kong
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Real princess, real wines: Princess Marie of Liechtenstein in Hong Kong

The sublimely real Princess Marie came to Hong Kong to present the latest wines from The Princely Winery of Liechtenstein. (Photo credit: LGT)

Trudeau pays tribute to Canadian souls in Hong Kong soil
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Trudeau pays tribute to Canadian souls in Hong Kong soil

Justin Trudeau paid homage today (6 September) to Canadian soldiers who fought and died defending Hong Kong in the Second World War. The morning downpour…

Reportage: The Music Capital of the World comes to Hong Kong
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Reportage: The Music Capital of the World comes to Hong Kong

Over 250 musicians took to the stage at City Hall in the culmination of the Hong Kong -Vienna Music Festival.