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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.

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Hong Kong: news

Lions can cope with heat - Farrell

Friday, May 31st 2013, 8:46
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British and Irish Lions assistant coach Andy Farrell insists the players can cope with 30C heat in their tour opener in Hong Kong.
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O'Connell captain for Lions opener

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 5:22
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Paul O'Connell will captain the British and Irish Lions in their tour opener against the Barbarians in Hong Kong.
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VIDEO: Polluted Hong Kong gets new electric taxis

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 5:44

Hong Kong, one of the most highly populated islands in the world, launches a trial run of a fleet of electric taxis in a bid to tackle its serious pollution problems.
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Hong Kong probes commodities market

Wednesday, May 22nd 2013, 8:45

Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange, which trades commodities, is being probed by the police and market regulators over alleged financial irregularities.
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HK taxi sued for 6 cent overcharge

Friday, May 17th 2013, 7:25

A Hong Kong taxi driver prosecuted for overcharging a passenger by HK$0.5 (£0.04; $0.06) has the case against him thrown out.
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Giant duck deflates in Hong Kong

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 14:19
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

A 16m-high rubber duck, which has attracted crowds of visitors as it travels around the world, deflates in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour.
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HK transsexual wins right to wed

Monday, May 13th 2013, 4:46

A Hong Kong transsexual wins the right to marry her boyfriend, following an appeal to Hong Kong's top court.
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Hong Kong dock workers end strike

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 0:59

Dock workers in Hong Kong end a 40-day strike affecting one of the world's busiest ports.
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Hungary PM condemns anti-Semitism

Sunday, May 5th 2013, 23:50
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Budapest

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban condemns a rise in anti-Semitism in the country, at the opening of a World Jewish Congress meeting in Budapest.
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Yeung loses bid to stop HK trial

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 9:50

Birmingham City football club owner Carson Yeung fails in his final attempt to have a Hong Kong trial accusing him of money-laundering thrown out.
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HK boat crash report finds 'errors'

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 3:56

A report into a Hong Kong boat crash which killed 39 people criticises a "litany of errors" and "systemic failings" in the marine department.
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Yeung pleads not guilty in Hong Kong

Monday, April 29th 2013, 4:26

Birmingham City Football Club owner Carson Yeung pleads not guilty to money-laundering charges in Hong Kong and moves to have the case thrown out.
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Hungary row: EU allies 'back Orban'

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 14:08

The Hungarian leader's European allies stand by him despite an EU inquiry into his constitutional changes.
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Transsexual fights for right to wed

Monday, April 15th 2013, 8:25

A Hong Kong woman who was born a man takes her fight to marry her boyfriend to Hong Kong's top court.
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HK boat crash captains charged

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 7:02

The captains of two vessels that collided off Hong Kong's Lamma Island last year are charged with several counts of manslaughter by police.
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VIDEO: Pillow fighters take over Hong Kong

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 23:43

Pyjama-clad combatants have taken to the streets of Hong Kong with their pillows for International Pillow Fight Day.
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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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