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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

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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China and HK expand currency deal

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 7:42
related countries: China China

China continues to open up its currency to international trade and finance in a $63bn swap deal with Hong Kong.
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VIDEO: Loincloth man distracts Clinton

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 7:23

Hillary Clinton was busy with a press photo call with the chief executive of Hong Kong at a hotel in Hawaii, when she was distracted by a man running past in a loincloth.
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Mugabe thanks HK for 'protection'

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 9:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe praises Hong Kong's authorities for protecting his daughter from "harassment" by British journalists.
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Record Hong Kong rhino horn haul

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 15:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Customs officials in Hong Kong seize a record haul of rhinoceros horns and ivory shipped from South Africa, estimated to be worth $2m (£1.26m).
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Egypt bus crash kills 11 tourists

Sunday, November 6th 2011, 21:41
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Eleven Hungarian tourists are killed and 27 injured in Egypt as their bus overturns in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada.
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Dreamliner completes first flight

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 12:53
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Boeing's Dreamliner finally completes its maiden commercial flight from Tokyo to Hong Kong, after three years of delays.
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Dreamliner set for maiden flight

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 3:06
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Boeing's Dreamliner jet is set for its maiden commercial flight from Tokyo to Hong Kong, after three years of delays.
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HK court dismisses Nina Wang case

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 1:35

Hong Kong's top court has dismissed a case from a man seeking to inherit the multi-billion dollar estate of Nina Wang, once Asia's richest woman.
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HK starts bullion trading in yuan

Monday, October 17th 2011, 1:50

Hong Kong becomes the first centre to offer gold trading in yuan, cementing its status as an offshore hub for the currency.
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Hong Kong's harbour swim revived

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 9:37

Hong Kong revives its iconic cross-harbour swim, suspended for 33 years because of pollution concerns.
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