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Typhoon Kalmaegi hits southern China

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 7:26

Tens of thousands of Chinese are evacuated as Typhoon Kalmaegi lands in Hainan province, after barrelling past the Philippines and Hong Kong.
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HK democracy activists shave heads

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 12:16
related countries: China China

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong shave their heads in a protest against what they see as China's increasing political control over the city.
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What next for Hong Kong activists?

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 11:23

What next for Hong Kong activists?
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China accuses MPs of 'interference'

Monday, September 1st 2014, 22:38
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.
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VIDEO: HK protesters disrupt vote speech

Monday, September 1st 2014, 10:47
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have disrupted a speech by a Beijing official who was explaining how new voting procedures will be introduced for the city.
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Official heckled amid HK poll anger

Monday, September 1st 2014, 7:24
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.
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Hong Kong's battle for hearts and minds

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 21:28
related countries: China China

China's decision on Hong Kong's elections raises tensions
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VIDEO: China rules out open Hong Kong poll

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 15:04
related countries: China China

China rules out open nominations for the next Hong Kong leadership election, in a move that has dismayed pro-democracy activists.
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Protesters condemn Hong Kong ruling

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 14:49
related countries: China China

Democratic groups in Hong Kong vow to fight a Chinese government decision that rules out open nominations for the next leadership election.
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China rules out open Hong Kong poll

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 9:16
related countries: China China

China rules out open nominations for the next Hong Kong leadership election, in a move that has dismayed pro-democracy activists.
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China warns of Hong Kong 'meddling'

Saturday, August 30th 2014, 10:35
related countries: China China

China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.
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Shares rebound at carmaker BYD

Monday, August 25th 2014, 8:44
related countries: China China

Shares in Chinese carmarker BYD bounce back after falling by more than 8% in Hong Kong, following worse-than-expected first half results.
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China mulls Hong Kong political fate

Monday, August 25th 2014, 5:02
related countries: China China

China's top leaders meet this week for talks on the divisive issue of how Hong Kong picks its next leader, as democracy activists warn of protests.
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Dog on tracks sparks Hong Kong protest

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 23:44

How a dog on the tracks sparked a Hong Kong protest
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OCBC to raise $2.7bn in rights issue

Monday, August 18th 2014, 2:41

Southeast Asia's second-largest lender, OCBC, plans to raise $2.7bn (£1.6bn) in a rights issue to help fund its purchase of Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank.
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VIDEO: Pro-China rally in Hong Kong

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 14:28

A major pro-government rally in Hong Kong has drawn thousands of supporters, in response to civil disobedience campaigns by activists.
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Big Hong Kong rally for government

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 13:45

Thousands of government supporters rally in Hong Kong to protest against a civil disobedience campaign demanding greater democratic reforms.
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Cathay Pacific in big profit jump

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 6:53
related countries: United States United States

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific sees a surge in first half earnings as a plan which involved adding more flights to US destinations pays off.
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China pork firm shares surge on debut

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 10:40
related countries: China China

Shares in China's WH Group, the world's biggest pork firm, surged 10% on their debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
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Rosberg questions safety car timing

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 12:19

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg says the timing of the first safety car deployment at the Hungarian GP affected his chance of winning.
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Mercedes will rethink orders - Wolff

Monday, July 28th 2014, 5:21
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Mercedes will rethink their race strategy after another Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg battle at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
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VIDEO: Dog friendly buses in Hong Kong

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 23:58

A new bus service has been launched in Hong Kong for pet lovers.
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Hamilton third as Ricciardo wins thriller

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 14:53
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton recovers from a pit lane start to finish third as Daniel Ricciardo wins a sensational Hungarian GP.
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Raikkonen criticises Ferrari mistake

Saturday, July 26th 2014, 19:37

Kimi Raikkonen says Ferrari must fix their "weaknesses" after a mistake ends his Hungarian GP qualifying.
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Top-five finish unlikely - Hamilton

Saturday, July 26th 2014, 16:35
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says he will struggle in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix after a fire left him starting from the back.
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Hamilton at back of grid after fire

Saturday, July 26th 2014, 14:24
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton's car catches fire in Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying, leaving him at the back of the grid, with Nico Rosberg on pole.
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Hamilton top in final practice

Saturday, July 26th 2014, 10:22
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton is in good shape to secure pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix after setting the pace in final practice.
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Hamilton fastest in Hungary practice

Friday, July 25th 2014, 9:51
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Hungary Hungary

Lewis Hamilton beats Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in first practice for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.
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McDonald's halts nuggets sales in HK

Friday, July 25th 2014, 1:36
related countries: China China

Fast-food chain McDonald's suspends sale of chicken nuggets in Hong Kong over the out of date meat scandal at a Chinese supplier.
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Forbes sold to Chinese investors

Friday, July 18th 2014, 19:38
related countries: China China

After 97 years of family ownership, Forbes Media announces it has sold a majority stake of the firm to a Hong Kong-based group of international investors.
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MTR wins £1.4bn Crossrail franchise

Friday, July 18th 2014, 10:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The £1.4bn contract to run the Crossrail franchise through London from 2018 has been awarded to Hong Kong-based MTR Corporation, Transport for London (TfL) has announced
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Plane turbulence causes injuries

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 10:23
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A passenger plane from South Africa to Hong Kong hits severe turbulence, leaving 20 passengers wounded, two critically.
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HK submits electoral reform report

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 12:43
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Hong Kong kick-starts a political reform process by submitting a report to Beijing about the prospect of universal suffrage in the territory.
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