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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

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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VIDEO: Seven arrested over HK boat crash

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 6:01

Seven crew members have now been arrested from the two boats that collided in the waters off Hong Kong, leaving 38 people dead.
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Arrests over Hong Kong collision

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 16:35

Seven crew members are arrested on suspicion of endangering lives at sea after two boats collide in the waters off Hong Kong, leaving 38 people dead.
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Hong Kong boat collision kills 36

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 7:14

A collision between two passenger boats off Hong Kong's Lamma Island has left at least 36 people dead, officials say.
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AUDIO: Father on lesbian daughter 'offer'

Friday, September 28th 2012, 12:17

A well-known Hong Kong billionaire has offered $65m (£40m) to any man able to woo and marry his lesbian daughter.
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AUDIO: Mogul's $65m offer to woo daughter

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 14:27

A Hong Kong billionaire has offered $65m to the man who can woo and marry his daughter, following reports that she had married her long-term female partner.
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Mogul's prize for wooing daughter

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 15:52

Hong Kong business magnate Cecil Chao offers a $65m (£40m) "marriage bounty" to any man who can successfully woo and wed his lesbian daughter.
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HK democrats retain veto power

Monday, September 10th 2012, 11:25

The pan-democratic camp has won 27 of 70 seats to retain veto power in Hong Kong's legislative council in a closely-watched vote.
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Polls close in Hong Kong key vote

Sunday, September 9th 2012, 22:28

Hong Kong residents vote for a new legislature, with pro-democracy candidates expected to do well at the polls after weeks of anti-China protests.
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VIDEO: Anti-China feeling rises in HK poll

Sunday, September 9th 2012, 14:40
related countries: China China

Hong Kong voters are electing a new legislature, with pro-democracy candidates expected to benefit from weeks of anti-China protests.
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VIDEO: Anti-China feeling rises in HK poll

Sunday, September 9th 2012, 9:26

The people of Hong Kong are voting in an election which could pave the way for universal suffrage - one person, one vote.
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VIDEO: HK backs down on patriot classes

Saturday, September 8th 2012, 20:05
related countries: China China

The Hong Kong government has backed down over plans to make schoolchildren take Chinese patriotism classes, after weeks of protests.
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HK backs down on patriot classes

Saturday, September 8th 2012, 13:48
related countries: China China

The Hong Kong government backs down over plans to force schoolchildren to take Chinese patriotism classes, after weeks of protests.
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Hungary PM rejects IMF loan terms

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 22:37

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban rejects as unacceptable the conditions attached by the IMF to a new 15bn-euro (£12bn; $19bn) loan.
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Lenovo shares slide on NEC sale

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 5:43
related countries: China China, Japan Japan

Shares of Chinese PC maker Lenovo dip in Hong Kong after Japan's NEC sells its entire stake in the firm.
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More protests over HK education

Tuesday, September 4th 2012, 4:47

Thousands protest outside government headquarters in Hong Kong on Monday, amid an ongoing row over a controversial national education programme.
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Hong Kong debates 'national education' classes

Saturday, September 1st 2012, 1:11

Hong Kong residents resist patriotic classes
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HK regulator in China secrecy row

Wednesday, August 29th 2012, 3:08
related countries: China China

Hong Kong's financial market regulator is taking Ernst and Young to court, to force it to reveal information on a former China-based client.
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