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Where to get Chinese New Year dinner in Hong Kong
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Where to get Chinese New Year dinner in Hong Kong

The best restaurants for CNY dinner in Hong Kong, including traditional Lunar New Year dishes, poon choi and family-style feasts.

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5 HK news stories to keep an eye on in 2017 – that aren't about the elections
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5 HK news stories to keep an eye on in 2017 – that aren't about the elections

Though it's likely that the upcoming elections to replace the outgoing CY Leung are likely to dominate Hong Kong headlines this year, there are some other stories worth keeping track of, too. And while the controversy surrounding the announcement of the Hong Kong Palace Museum continues to escalate, here are five of the (next) biggest stories that we think will be the talk of the town in 2017.Hong Kong hospital crisisThe city’s hospitals are currently under huge strain and struggling to meet the demand of patients. The occupancy rate in Hong Kong’s 16 public hospitals is already over 100 percent. In other words, every public hospital in the city is overcrowded. More than 7,000 patients seek non-urgent care daily and sometimes have to wait as long as 24 hours before they can see a doctor. However, the biggest issue remains the long working hours and frequent night shifts for hospital staff. The stressful working environment increases the difficulty of recruiting new health care professionals, especially when statistics released April 2016 showed nurses had the highest suicide rate (9.46 per 100,000 people) among all professions. The government has proposed inviting more doctors from the Mainland to alleviate the shortage but that proposal has been met with much consternation. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge If you’ve driven on Lantau Island any time in the last two years, it’s more than likely you’ve seen this colossal project. This immense construction is finally due to

Ones to watch: 8 up-and-coming Hong Kong chefs to know for 2017
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Ones to watch: 8 up-and-coming Hong Kong chefs to know for 2017

The rising stars of the Hong Kong food scene.

45 things to do in Hong Kong
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45 things to do in Hong Kong

Doing Hong Kong in a hurry? Here's your first reference point for things to do while you're here

The biggest films in cinemas now

Arrival
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Arrival

Aliens come to earth in this smart – but not smart enough – slice of modern sci-fi.

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Allied
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Allied

Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard lack chemistry in this watchable old-fashioned WWII romantic thriller.

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Gutsy rebels, a snarling villain, nostalgic pleasures and politics in a murky shade of grey – Gareth Edwards delivers a satisfying, gritty Star Wars prequel

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Passengers
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Passengers

Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence are marooned on a spaceship years from help in this disappointing romantic drama.

Time Out says
  • 2 out of 5 stars
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