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5 Must-See Sights In Hong Kong

Want to make the most of your Hong Kong vacation? Check out these five must-see sights from Jan-Philipp Sendker, author of “Whispering Shadows.”

04/15/2015

People perform during the Chinese Spring Gala to mark the upcoming Chinese New Year in Beijing, China. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Chinese Government Using Banned Social Media Sites To Promote Annual New Year’s Gala

China says its annual Lunar New Year gala TV show is all set to go international. Chinese government will even promote the gala on Bay Area-based social media sites normally blocked by the country.

02/02/2015

Runners on a trail. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Francisco Man Plans To Run 7 Marathons In 7 Days On 7 Continents

A San Francisco man is attempting to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.

01/15/2015

A photo released by a Chinese publication shows a man with nearly a hundred iPhones strapped to his body as he tried to smuggle them into China. (1/13/15)

Man Straps 94 iPhones To His Body In Attempt To Smuggle Them Into China

A man was caught allegedly trying to smuggle nearly 100 iPhones into China from Hong Kong underneath his clothes.

01/13/2015

Chinese leader Mao Zedong is seen on a teapot for sale at a vendor's stand at a market on September 7, 2014 in Beijing, China. Chairman Mao, a Communist revolutionary and founding father of the People's Republic of China, led the country until his death September 9, 1976.Mao's ideology, though at times controversial, still wields influence over the leadership of modern China.  (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Narsai David: Much To Learn At Xiamen, China’s International Tea Forum

Narsai’s recent trip to Xiamen, China’s International Tea Forum was an eye-opening experience that goes to show there’s so much to learn about the drink that predates coffee by centuries.

10/31/2014

Flag of the People's Republic of China (Daderot/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco Flies Chinese Flag At City Hall As Thousands Protest In Hong Kong

The city of San Francisco, which has always been known to support human rights causes worldwide, was flying the flag of the People’s Republic of China at City Hall just as tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong were protesting against the Chinese government.

10/02/2014

Firechat. (CBS)

Hong Kong Protesters Using Bay Area-Based App To Work Around Beijing Internet-Block

Protesters in Hong Kong are using creative tools to coordinate their demonstrations, including a San Francisco-Bay Area app Firechat.

09/29/2014

This image from video captured by a drone shows the massive scope of pro-democracy protests on the streets of Hong Kong. (Source: Nero Chan via Youtube)

Drone Video Shows Massive Scope Of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests

Video shot from a drone showed the massive scope of demonstrations in Hong Kong Monday.

09/29/2014

Japan Volcano Erupts

Sunday Morning Headline Video: Alameda Fires, Japan Volcano, More

Top of the news: Arsonists set 8 blazes in Alameda, 30 feared dead in Japan when volcano erupts, Hong Kong protest, more.

09/28/2014

Twitter user NSK_CPT tweeted this picture of damage left when a passenger hit his head during the South African Airways flight. (Source: Twitter user NSK_CPT)

20 Passengers Hurt By Severe Turbulence On South African Airways Flight

Passengers survived severe turbulence on a South African Airways flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong.

07/16/2014

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