Why Hong Kong has so many watch shops

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Some useful numbers on the watch industry before the Apple watch appears. As a sidebar, it explains why there are so many watch shops in Hong Kong: we buy 20% of the world’s watches by value (or did –  they are surely mostly for China,  and this will drop thanks to the corruption creak down). http://www.statisticbrain.com/wrist-watch-industry-statistics/

WTMF?

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Worth scanning the comments here for some extraordinary views on the source of the HK protests. tl;dr the US has created the protests to destabilise China. E.g. The students are funded patsies “who are there for p**** and beer”. OMFG. http://www.moonofalabama.org/2014/09/the-ned-hong-kong-riots.html To be clear: most international coverage seems very nuanced and has picked up e.g. the new generation of Hong …