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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

Hungarian airline Malev collapses

Friday, February 3rd 2012, 11:21

Hungarian airline Malev ceases trading after 66 years after being ordered by the EU to repay state aid it has received.
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Protests over Hungarian director

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 9:48
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Budapest

An actor known for his far-right views takes up his position as director of a prominent Hungarian theatre amid controversy and protests in the streets of Budapest.
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HK ad calls mainlanders 'locusts'

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 7:40
related countries: China China

A group of Hong Kong residents fund an advert in a newspaper calling Chinese mainlanders "locusts", amid tensions in the city.
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Hong Kong unveils relief measures

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 6:56

Hong Kong unveils measures worth nearly $10bn (£6.5bn) to help local residents and businesses prepare for a "difficult year.”
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'EU not stupid': Hungary PM told

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 16:41
related countries: Hungary Hungary

The speaker of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, tells Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban he should not think EU leaders "are stupid".
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HK ranked world's freest economy

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 5:28

Hong Kong retains its position as the world's freest economy, according to a ranking compiled by the Heritage Foundation.
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VIDEO: Hungarian democracy 'in question'

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 0:54
related countries: Hungary Hungary

The EU is considering withholding funds for what it sees as Hungary's failure to get to grips with economic problems, coupled with real fears that the country is sliding away from the rule of law and towards right wing populism.
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Hong Kong Air makes Airbus deal

Saturday, January 7th 2012, 0:51
related countries: China China

Hong Kong Airlines places order for 10 Airbus A380 aircraft worth about $3.8bn, easing concerns about an EU dispute with China.
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Hungary's forint falls to new low

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 11:38

The Hungarian forint drops to a new record low against the euro as the country scales back a debt sale and continues talks over a bailout.
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VIDEO: Hungarian protests over constiution

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 14:10

Tens of thousands of Hungarians took to the streets in protest at the country's new constitution, which came into force on New Year's Day.
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Deadly bug in new Hong Kong HQ

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 8:23

Hong Kong's brand-new government headquarters is disinfected after bacteria that cause Legionnaires' disease are found in multiple locations.
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Hungary abandons new debt auction

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 13:41

The Hungarian government has abandoned part of a planned bond auction and seen interest on the debt it did issue rise.
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Hungary police hold protest MPs

Friday, December 23rd 2011, 17:14

Hungarian police break up a demonstration by opposition MPs who chained themselves together outside parliament in Budapest.
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Hong Kong raises bird flu alert

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 1:52

Hong Kong is culling 17,000 chickens after three birds were confirmed to have died from the deadly H5N1 bird flu strain in the past week.
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Taiwan tycoon's son sues for $4bn

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 3:17
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

The eldest son of the late Taiwan tycoon Wang Yung-ching sues in Hong Kong to recover $4bn worth of disputed assets.
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Insurer gains in Shanghai debut

Friday, December 16th 2011, 7:49
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

Chinese insurer New China Life has made a strong start in its Shanghai market debut after a poor performance in Hong Kong a day earlier.
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Hong Kong debuts fail to shine

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 4:14

Shares in two of Hong Kong's biggest stock market flotations this year fall sharply in their first day of trading.
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Hong Kong 'most developed' market

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 3:20

Hong Kong is the world's most developed financial market, according to a World Economic Forum report.
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HK jeweller's launch disappoints

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 2:14

Hong Kong jewellers Chow Tai Fook raises $2bn in territory's third biggest initial public offering this year - less than was hoped.
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HK station fined for death report

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 4:03
related countries: China China

Regulators fine a Hong Kong TV station for broadcasting a report saying that former Chinese President Jiang Zemin had died.
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Chow Tai Fook launches share sale

Monday, December 5th 2011, 3:32

Jeweller Chow Tai Fook says it aims to raise up to HK$22bn ($2.8bn) by going public on the Hong Kong stock exchange.
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McIlroy earns Hong Kong Open win

Sunday, December 4th 2011, 10:22

Rory McIlroy wins the Hong Kong Open to keep alive his contest with Luke Donald at the top of the European Tour's Race to Dubai.
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VIDEO: Probe after deadly Hong Kong fire

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 12:49
related places: Kowloon

Police in Hong Kong have launched an investigation into a fire in a Kowloon street-market which killed nine people and injured more than 30 others.
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Probe after deadly Hong Kong fire

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 10:10

Police in Hong Kong investigate possible arson following a fire in Mongkok that killed nine people and injured dozens more.
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Error millionaire to be sent home

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 7:01
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Hong Kong may soon extradite a New Zealand man suspected of withdrawing millions of dollars that were mistakenly deposited in his bank account.
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Hungarian debt downgraded to junk

Friday, November 25th 2011, 9:57

Moody's cuts its rating of Hungarian government debt to junk status because of high debt and weak growth prospects.
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