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Weather goes Wi-Fi

The Hong Kong Observatory and the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) will jointly provide location-specific weather information from June 1 at more than 300 government premises with free public Wi-Fi service under the Government Wi-Fi (GovWiFi) programme (http://www.gov.hk/en/theme/wifi/program/index.htm). The public can now instantly obtain the latest weather information where they are with Wi-Fi enabled mobile devices.

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Ma Wan Park Noah’s Ark, New tourist attraction of love and harmony

The world's only full-size replica of Noah's Ark at Ma Wan Park opens today. The new tourist attraction promotes love, harmony and positive social values, offering a unique experience.

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Acrobatic spectacular "Genghis Khan" opens International Arts Carnival

The award-winning Inner Mongolia Acrobatic Troupe of China will present an acrobatic spectacular, "Genghis Khan", at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre from July 3 to 5 to kick off the large-scale summer festival, "International Arts Carnival".

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HK's Expo 2010 exhibition wins international design accolade

An exhibition on Hong Kong's participation in World Expo 2010 Shanghai China has received an international design accolade.

The German-based iF Communication Design Award was presented to the HKSAR's Expo 2010 exhibition in the 'corporate architecture' category, which includes exhibitions and events, as well as communications media for public spaces.

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Category: People Living

Film industry contributes to Hong Kong's international image and economy

The press conference, held by the HKFDC Secretariat at the Festival de Cannes, was part of the events to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Hong Kong films.  The event aimed at showcasing the abundant experience and talent Hong Kong possesses in film production, along with the  services available in facilitating foreign film crews to shoot in Hong Kong.

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Sale of overseas philatelic products

Hongkong Post May 22 announced that selected philatelic products issued by the postal administrations of Australia, Canada, China, Finland, Macau, New Zealand, United Nations and United States would be on sale at all philatelic offices from May 26.

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It's time for summer fun at International Arts Carnival

Organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, the annual summer arts festival will run from July 3 to August 9 and will feature over 390 events for family enjoyment.

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National Geographic Channel brings The World's Biggest Baby to Hong Kong

Meticulously crafted over six months by a team of experts in Australia, the beautifully rendered nine meter-long sculpture will be at ifc mall in Hong Kong starting 22 May 2009 for 10 days as the highlight of the unique ten-day exhibition. The visual extravaganza is combination of National Geographic’s groundbreaking HD premiere  – Big Blue, a sophisticated baby blue whale sculpture and interactive exhibits to cultivate its global initiative of conservation towards marine lives and ecosystems.

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Trial of Mitsubishi's electric vehicle launched

The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, May 12 officiated at a ceremony to launch the trial of Mitsubishi's electric vehicle, the i MiEV.

"I am very pleased that Hong Kong can be the first territory in Asia, after Japan, to give this new type of electric vehicle a trial.  This is an important milestone as we finally have the opportunity to give electric vehicles a trial in Hong Kong and examine their suitability in our environment," Mr Tsang said.

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