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Japanese-style retailer Yata keeps the offerings fresh in Hong Kong

Aug 2, 2018

Japanese-style retailer Yata keeps the offerings fresh in Hong Kong

Japanese-style department and supermarket store operator Yata Ltd. is constantly bringing hot new food products from Japan to the highly competitive Hong Kong market. About 60 percent of merchandize at its outlets is imported from Japan or sourced from Japanese businesses operating in Hong Kong, ...

Jul 20, 2018

Hong Kong to relax four-prefecture ban on some Japanese food imports

The Hong Kong government announced Friday it is relaxing a seven-year-old ban on food imports from four Japanese prefectures that was imposed in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis, according to the government gazette. Items including vegetables, fruit, milk, milk beverages and milk ...

Bridge to China brings threat for Hong Kong's native pink dolphin

Jul 17, 2018

Bridge to China brings threat for Hong Kong's native pink dolphin

Hong Kong's rare pale pink dolphins are battling for survival as building work on a 19-mile (31-km) bridge linking the Asian financial hub with China disrupts the communication and feeding activities of the highly sociable animals, marine experts say. The Chinese white dolphin, which appears ...