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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

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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HK share sponsors face tough laws

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 4:44

A Hong Kong regulator proposes that sponsors of initial share sales be held criminally liable for false information presented by firms they help to list.
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Cathay cabin crew in strike vote

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 1:35

Cathay Pacific's cabin crew vote in favour of an industrial action after their salary negotiations with the Hong Kong-based carrier break down.
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Chinese insurer rises on debut

Friday, December 7th 2012, 5:25
related countries: China China

Shares in the People's Insurance Company of China are 8% higher on the firm's trading debut in Hong Kong, despite the tough market conditions.
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Hungarian MP in anti-Semitism row

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 12:46

The Hungarian government condemns comments by a leading nationalist MP, who said officials of Jewish origin might be a "national security risk".
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Squash hunts for Olympics place

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 8:33

As the Hong Kong Open begins, BBC Sport looks at squash's latest bid to participate in the Olympics with 2020 the target
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Chinese films win Golden Horses

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 23:58
related countries: China China, Taiwan Taiwan

Films, actors and directors from mainland China do well at the Chinese equivalent of the Oscars - previously dominated by Hong Kong and Taiwan.
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Hong Kong and China: Growing apart?

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 12:45
related countries: China China

John Simpson on Hong Kong's fight to keep its identity
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VIDEO: Why Hong Kong wants to stay 'British'

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 23:35
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The former British colony Hong Kong was transferred to Chinese rule 15 years ago, but it still seems as British as ever.
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McIlroy misses cut in Hong Kong

Friday, November 16th 2012, 10:23

Defending champion Rory McIlroy fails to make the cut at the Hong Kong Open while Michael Campbell leads by one after a 64.
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McIlroy well behind in Hong Kong

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 10:34

Defending champion Rory McIlroy is nine shots behind surprise first-round leader Javi Colomo at the Hong Kong Open.
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Deputy premier resigns in Croatia

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 16:47
related countries: Croatia Croatia

A Croatian deputy prime minister resigns after appeal judges in Hungary sentence him to 22 months in prison over a fatal car crash.
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The Hungarian Holocaust and the BBC

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 13:57
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Should broadcasts have warned Hungary’s Jews of Nazi threat?
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VIDEO: Cat and mouse game with China's censors

Monday, November 12th 2012, 2:16
related countries: China China

Internet users in China are involved in a 'cat and mouse' game with censors and according to the BBC's Hong Kong correspondent micro bloggers are showing no intention of retreat.
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Hong Kong in more currency action

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 9:03

Hong Kong's central bank intervenes in financial markets again, weakening its currency after it jumped in value.
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HK moves to weaken local currency

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 10:44

Hong Kong moves to weaken its currency for the first time in three years as demand from investors fleeing Western markets has caused a sharp increase in its value.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong makes largest ivory seizure

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 2:33

Hong Kong customs officials say they have confiscated nearly four tonnes of smuggled ivory - their largest seizure of products from endangered species.
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HK makes largest ivory seizure

Saturday, October 20th 2012, 15:35

Hong Kong customs officials say they have confiscated nearly four tonnes of smuggled ivory - their largest ever seizure of such illegal products.
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HK top official in fraud charges

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 9:27

Hong Kong's anti-corruption agency says it has charged the former development secretary, Mak Chai-kwong, with fraud.
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'Beauty' death prompts HK probe

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 8:08

Hong Kong authorities are investigating a beauty treatment that involved blood transfusion which left one woman dead and three in hospital.
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VIDEO: Making Hong Kong bike-friendly

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 15:56

Cycling enthusiasts in Hong Kong are trying to encourage people in polluted Hong Kong to ditch four wheels for two.
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Baron Cohen plans Lesbian comedy

Friday, October 5th 2012, 8:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British comedy actor Sacha Baron Cohen is to develop a film inspired by a Hong Kong billionaire who offered $65m to any man who succeeded in marrying his lesbian daughter.
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Hong Kong mourns collision dead

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 5:01

Hong Kong observes three minutes' silence to mourn the 38 victims of a fatal collision between two boats, as investigations continue.
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