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News: Hong Kong

We have started to collect the most important news related to Hong Kong in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Hong Kong – overview

Hong Kong: news

VIDEO: No space for the dead in Hong Kong

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 0:58

Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong have been unable to lay their dead relatives to rest because of a lack of space.
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HK court denies maids residency

Monday, March 25th 2013, 7:39

Hong Kong's government wins an appeal against a ruling that could have allowed foreign domestic helpers to apply for residency in the city.
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Fiji pip Wales in Hong Kong final

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 11:48
related countries: Fiji Fiji, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales see a 19-point lead wiped out as Fiji win a thrilling final of the Hong Kong sevens.
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Hungarian journalist returns prize

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 13:08

A Hungarian journalist accused of making anti-Semitic and anti-Roma remarks returns a government prize following an outcry.
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Sars affects Hong Kong, 10 years on

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 1:12

Ten years on, how Sars still scars Hong Kong
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Anger at Hungarian journalist prize

Monday, March 18th 2013, 17:44
related countries: Hungary Hungary

The award of a state journalism prize to an "anti-Semitic" TV presenter prompts an outburst of anger in Hungary.
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Yeoh honoured at Asian film awards

Monday, March 18th 2013, 13:29

Actress Michelle Yeoh is honoured at the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong with the Excellence in Asian Cinema Award.
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Two charged in HK 'fridge' murder

Monday, March 18th 2013, 7:52

Two men appear in court in Hong Kong charged with the murder of an elderly couple whose heads were said to have been found in a refrigerator.
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Cathay Pacific profits plunge 83%

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 7:01

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific posts an 83% plunge in profits amid higher fuel costs and a drop in demand for corporate travel.
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HK woman jailed for laundering $860m

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 9:40

A woman in Hong Kong is jailed for 10 years for laundering $860m through nine banks over four years.
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Hungary defies critics over new law

Monday, March 11th 2013, 17:40

Hungary's parliament votes for constitutional changes which look set to entrench the power of the ruling conservative party Fidesz.
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Arrests in Hong Kong over milk curbs

Friday, March 1st 2013, 15:47

Ten people are arrested in Hong Kong as new restrictions over taking baby milk formula out of the territory come into force.
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HMV administrators sell Asia shops

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 11:40
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The administrators of HMV sell its six shops in Hong Kong and two in Singapore to private equity firm Aid Partners.
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Hong Kong looks to spur growth

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 7:08

Hong Kong's government says it will look to boost growth and employment, as the territory expands at its slowest pace since 2009.
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HK court hears maid residency case

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 6:05

Hong Kong's highest court hears an appeal in a case that will decide whether maids will be eligible to apply for permanent residency.
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'Oldest marathon man' runs last race

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 12:15

A man believed to be the world's oldest marathon runner runs his last long distance competitive race in Hong Kong.
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Top maths pupils 'don't keep up'

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 2:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Taiwan Taiwan

The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
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In pictures: Political spoofs at Hong Kong New Year fair

Sunday, February 10th 2013, 1:11

Holiday souvenirs take aim at Hong Kong's politicians
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Reds game investigated - Debrecen

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 20:54

Hungarian club Debrecen say their Champions League match against Liverpool in 2009 was investigated for match-fixing.
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VIDEO: Last orders for snake soup?

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 4:18

One of Hong Kong's most traditional winter dishes could be under threat, according to those who collect its key ingredient.
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Hungarian Roma win school case

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 17:03
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Two ethnic Roma (Gypsy) men win a discrimination case against Hungary at the European Court of Human Rights over their education at a remedial school.
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Cathay offers early retirement

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 10:57

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific offers a voluntary early retirement plan to its cabin crew as the airline looks to trim costs.
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Hong Kong leader in housing vow

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 6:37

In his first major policy speech, Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung promises to tackle housing woes in the city and address pollution.
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VIDEO: Shark fins 'hidden' on Hong Kong roof

Saturday, January 5th 2013, 7:06

Hong Kong authorities have made a seizure of more than a metric ton of elephant tusks from Africa. It comes as traders laid thousands of shark fins out to dry on the rooftop of a building, sparking anger from activists.
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Hong Kong struggles to cut food waste

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 22:00

Hong Kong struggles to cut food waste
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VIDEO: Mass march over Hong Kong leader

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 21:59

Thousands of people in Hong Kong take to the streets on the first day of the new year to call for the city's chief executive to resign.
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Mass march over Hong Kong leader

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 18:15
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Thousands of people take to the streets of Hong Kong calling for the resignation of the Beijing-backed leader CY Leung.
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UBS faces Hong Kong investigation

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 6:10

Hong Kong authorities launch an inquiry into "possible misconduct" by UBS in submissions for Hong Kong's inter-bank lending rate.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong on top for wine market

Friday, December 14th 2012, 5:27
related countries: China China

Hong Kong is on track to become the top wine auction market for the third year running despite an economic slowdown in China.
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