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HK police defuse huge US WW2 bomb

Friday, February 7th 2014, 4:26
related countries: United States United States

Hong Kong police successfully defuse a 2,000 pound (900kg) bomb from World War Two, described as the biggest wartime bomb to be found in the city.
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Hungary approves Russia nuclear deal

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 16:26
related countries: Russia Russia

Hungarian lawmakers approve a controversial Russian-financed plan to construct two new reactors at the country's only nuclear plant.
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Virgin to end Sydney to HK flights

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 7:13

Virgin Atlantic says it will drop its Sydney to Hong Kong route from 5 May amid increasing costs and a challenging business environment.
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My Day: Wedding proposal planner Ann Fong

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 1:24

Planning the perfect marriage proposal in Hong Kong
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VIDEO: Lucky New Year for HK racing fans?

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 23:13

Horse racing fans in Hong Kong are hoping that the Year of the Horse, which starts on Friday, brings them another record year.
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AUDIO: 'Daddy, I won't stop being a lesbian'

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 10:02

The daughter of a Hong Kong tycoon has urged her father in an open letter to accept she is a lesbian, after he offered millions to find her a husband.
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Manila rejects HK apology demand

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 9:55
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippines says it will not apologise for a hostage crisis which killed eight Hong Kong tourists, after the territory initiated sanctions.
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Tycoon's daughter defends sexuality

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 7:52

The daughter of a Hong Kong tycoon urges her father in an open letter to accept she is a lesbian, after he offered millions to find her a husband.
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VIDEO: Can dogs really tell the time?

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 13:24

A BBC documentary team monitors the habits of Jazz, a Hungarian Viszla, to find out whether he really can tell the time.
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China soy sauce firm in strong debut

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 6:40
related countries: China China

China's largest cooking wine and soy sauce maker Honworld surges in its trading debut in Hong Kong, bucking the overall market gloom.
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Hong Kong to destroy seized ivory

Friday, January 24th 2014, 9:32

Hong Kong will destroy 28 tonnes of ivory confiscated from smugglers to discourage the illegal ivory trade, officials say.
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Call to ban far-right leader from UK

Friday, January 24th 2014, 1:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Calls are mounting for the Home Secretary Theresa May to ban Hungarian far-right Jobbik Party leader Gabor Vona from entering the UK.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong arrest over maid abuse

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 18:54
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Police in Hong Kong arrest a woman suspected of torturing her Indonesian maid, in a case which sparked protests.
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VIDEO: Employer of 'tortured maid' arrested

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 0:08
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Police in Hong Kong have arrested a woman suspected of torturing her Indonesian maid, in a case which has sparked protests.
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HK arrests employer of 'abused maid'

Monday, January 20th 2014, 16:38
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Police in Hong Kong arrest a 44-year-old woman suspected of torturing her Indonesian maid, in a case which sparked protests.
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HK raid on 'public toilet brothels'

Friday, January 17th 2014, 14:31

Police in Hong Kong raid brothels run by triad gangs operating out of converted public toilets in an abandoned shopping mall, reports say.
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VIDEO: HK chefs make massive sushi mosaic

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 18:21

More than 100 chefs have joined forces in Hong Kong to create the world's largest sushi mosaic, covering an area of 37.57 sq m.
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VIDEO: Thousands join Hong Kong rally

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 16:29

Over 10,000 people take to the streets of Hong Kong to demand democratic reforms.
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The United Nations of Chungking Mansions

Friday, December 27th 2013, 0:09

Three residents on life in Hong Kong's Chungking Mansions
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Chinese smugglers 'dig tunnel to HK'

Wednesday, December 25th 2013, 10:06
related countries: China China

China uncovers a tunnel from the mainland to Hong Kong, apparently built by gangs aiming to smuggle mobile phones and other electric goods.
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Inside Hong Kong's favourite 'ghetto'

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 0:41

A look inside Hong Kong's Chungking mansions
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China Everbright falls in HK debut

Friday, December 20th 2013, 6:32
related countries: China China

China Everbright Bank share price falls in its Hong Kong trading debut after raising $3bn (£1.8bn) in the city's largest initial public offering this year.
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China 'bad bank' shares up on debut

Thursday, December 12th 2013, 8:31
related countries: China China

Shares in Cinda Asset Management, which handles bad debts run up by Chinese banks, surge on their debut in the Hong Kong.
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Ikea wolf becomes HK protest symbol

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 12:42
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: A

A stuffed toy wolf stocked by Swedish furniture giant Ikea sells out in in Hong Kong, after it appears to have become an unlikely symbol of protest.
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Jwala dies after Hong Kong fall

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 10:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jockey Steve Drowne injured after British-trained sprinter Jwala suffered fatal injuries in Hong Kong Sprint fall.
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Jimenez sets new European Tour record

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 9:44

Miguel Angel Jimenez breaks his own record as the European Tour's oldest winner, with Hong Kong Open play-off victory.
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HK confirms first H7N9 bird flu case

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 6:17
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Hong Kong confirms its first case of the new strain of the H7N9 bird flu in a domestic worker from Indonesia, who officials say is in critical condition.
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HK ferry hits 'unidentified object'

Friday, November 29th 2013, 4:47
related countries: Macau Macau

About 85 people are injured, six of them seriously, when a high-speed ferry from Hong Kong to Macau hits an "unidentified object", officials say.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong ferry accident injures 85

Friday, November 29th 2013, 1:56
related countries: Macau Macau

A high-speed ferry hit an "unidentified object" on its journey between Hong Kong and Macau, leaving 85 people injured.
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China sold by council fetches £8m

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 15:00
related countries: China China

Antique Chinese ceramics owned by Croydon Council sell for just over £8m at an auction in Hong Kong.
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Ireland qualify for World Twenty20

Sunday, November 24th 2013, 14:18

Ireland qualify for next year's World Twenty20 after extending their unbeaten run in the qualifiers by beating Hong Kong.
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Rare Leica camera set for auction

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 0:11

An extremely rare Leica camera with an estimated value of at least $1.2m (£718,000) will be auctioned in Hong Kong later on Thursday.
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