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Hong

One of several major companies in Hong Kong or another special administrative region of China. The term began in the early 19th century and referred to companies that provided financing for Hong Kong business; it has since expanded to include large conglomerates based in Hong Kong. Prior to the 1997 handover to the Chinese, hongs were owned by British companies.
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Hong Kong has long cooperated with the United States on export enforcement matters, and we want to continue and enhance that cooperation.
Hong finished behind Golden Ball winner Oliver Kahn, Germany's goalkeeper, and Ronaldo, the World Cup's leading scorer from winner Brazil.
The Homework Motivation and Preference Questionnaire (HMPQ; Hong & Milgram, 1998, 2001) was developed to assess an individual's profile of homework motivation and learning preference (i.
Understanding the status of career counseling in Hong Kong requires some background knowledge about the educational system.
The note outlines that "as a general principle, insurance activities that are conducted from outside of Hong Kong over the Internet do not fall within the ambit of the Ordinance.
The rivalry between the two cities is decades old, but Hong Kong always had the edge because it was believed to be an easier place to do business and a better home for expatriate managers than stodgy Singapore.
The collapse of overvalued stock and property markets was the first test of the government, specifically the Hong Kong Monetary Authority's (HKMA) attitude towards intervention in financial markets.
For now, the status quo is maintained, but the balancing act between Hong Kong and China creates tension that keeps local choreographers and Sinophiles on edge.
It was expected that Hong Kong business associations would lobby against these proposed laws, and they did.
On July 1 Hong Kongers will no longer pledge their fealty to the queen but to a shipping magnate handpicked by Beijing.
Synopsis The report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights, including: -- Historic and forecast tourist volumes covering the entire travel and tourism sector in Hong Kong -- Detailed analysis of tourist spending patterns in Hong Kong for various categories in the travel and tourism sector, such as accommodation, sightseeing and entertainment, foodservice, transportation, retail, travel intermediaries and others -- Detailed market classification across each category, with analysis using similar metrics -- Detailed analysis of the airline, hotel, car rental and travel intermediaries industries
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