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Not my usual sort of place  

Not my usual sort of place

Gifts from the Orient

December 17th 2006
Coming back to Hong Kong is never a chore, and with Christmas fast approaching I was looking forward to taking advantage of the island's superb shopping opportunities. The crisp temperatures, ubiquitous Christmas decorations, and first five thousand playings of Wham's "Last Christmas" put me in a Yuletide mood, not to mention having to battle through crowds of fellow shoppers in scenes reminiscen ... read more
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Chinese/Hong Kong Flag Occupied by the UK in 1841, Hong Kong was formally ceded by China the following year; various adjacent lands were added later in the 19th century. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and the UK on 19 December 1984, Hong Kong became the Hong Kong... ... read more
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