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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, Jan 28, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - CSOP MSCI T50 ETF (stock code: 3021) has listed on The Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 28 January 2015 as the first ETF product in Hong Kong market investing in the Internet segment.
Upstairs of the office run by Christine Hong, our travel agent who lives in the compound with her husband Pham and 20-month-old son, the room is basic--no upper sheet, soap, or toilet paper--but otherwise fine.
Hong are the central parts of islands which have collapsed to create holes through to the ocean - making them look like a doughnut from above - and you can access them only by going through sea caves.
PAINTINGS of the Hong Kong waterfront are to be auctioned in Liverpool today after travelling around the world.
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The comprador often acted as an intermediary between foreign owned hongs and Chinese businesses).
How the hongs makes people feel is something completely different.
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By the late 18th century there were about 13 hongs, each one associated with a major Western trading nation.
Likewise, the Hong edition is organized thematically, with sections on particular topics and thinkers.
a leading marketer and manufacturer of high-performance digital media and accessories, today announced the opening of a sales and marketing office in Hong Kong, the company's first regional office dedicated to expanding its business in Greater China.
Today, Li & Fung is based in an industrial section of Hong Kong's Kowloon district and maintains offices in 40 countries, which oversee the production of merchandise for many American retailers.