Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

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

PCCW makes $1.3bn HK listing move

Monday, September 26th 2011, 2:45

The Hong Kong communications firm PCCW, which is owned by the son of tycoon Li Ka-Shing, is looking to raise as much as $1.3bn in a share sale.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Man jailed in HK for burning flag

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 9:24
related countries: China China

An elderly farmer from mainland China is jailed in Hong Kong for burning the national flag, in the first sentence of its kind.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Record cocaine bust in Hong Kong

Monday, September 19th 2011, 14:22

Hong Kong police have seized more than half a tonne of cocaine in a warehouse raid.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Record cocaine bust in Hong Kong

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 13:28

Eight people are arrested after raids by Hong Kong police produce their largest ever cocaine seizure, worth $77m (£49m).
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hungary 'to aid toxic spill firm'

Friday, September 16th 2011, 23:35

The Hungarian government says it will try to prevent the bankruptcy of a firm that was heavily fined for a deadly spill of toxic red sludge last year.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

HSBC to cut 3,000 Hong Kong jobs

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 2:46

HSBC says it will cut 3,000 jobs at its Asian headquarters in Hong Kong over the next three years as part of a global cost-cutting plan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mouse on Nepal Airlines flight causes lengthy delay

Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 11:40
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A Nepal Airlines Boeing 757 is grounded at Hong Kong's airport after reports of a mouse in the cockpit.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

TV chief quits over Jiang report

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 8:27
related countries: China China

A news chief at a Hong Kong television station resigns after it reported mistakenly that former Chinese President Jiang Zemin had died.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Apple to open first store in HK

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 8:04

Apple is planning to open its first store in Hong Kong as it seeks to capture a greater share of the booming Asian market.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hungary war crimes suspect dead

Saturday, September 3rd 2011, 13:18
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Budapest

Sandor Kepiro, a former Hungarian policeman recently acquitted of Nazi-era war crimes, dies in hospital in Budapest at the age of 97.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

HK's Yeung gets travel permission

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 6:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Hong Kong businessman and Birmingham City football club chairman Carson Yeung gets permission to travel to the UK.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sinopec shares up on profit surge

Monday, August 29th 2011, 8:51
related countries: China China

Shares of Chinese refiner Sinopec jump at the Hong Kong stock exchange after better-than-expected first half earnings report.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China backs HK as yuan trade hub

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 9:42
related countries: China China

China announces plans to bolster Hong Kong's role as a leading off-shore trading hub for the yuan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hack attack hits Hong Kong shares

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 10:05

An attack by hackers on the Hong Kong stock exchange forces trading in seven shares to be suspended.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Smog city?

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 16:43

Air pollution hinders Hong Kong's hiring efforts
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Button wins as Hamilton falters

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 16:36

McLaren's Jenson Button wins a thrilling rain-affected Hungarian Grand Prix from Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel, with Ferrari's Fernando Alonso third and Button's team-mate Lewis Hamilton fourth.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live - Hungarian Grand Prix

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 10:01
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Jenson Button wins the Hungarian Grand Prix from Sebastian Vettel, with Fernando Alonso third and Lewis Hamilton fourth.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sportsday Live - breaking news as it happens

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 6:56
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jenson Button wins the Hungarian Grand Prix, Ian Bell is the talking point on day three of England's second Test against India and the World Swimming Championships come to a conclusion - plus more.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vettel on pole ahead of Hamilton

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 17:08

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel edges out McLaren's Lewis Hamilton at the Hungarian Grand Prix to take his eighth pole position of the season.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live - Hungarian GP qualifying

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 8:35

Sebastian Vettel qualifies on pole for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton second and Jenson Button third.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hamilton heads Alonso in practice

Friday, July 29th 2011, 15:31
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Germany Germany

Lewis Hamilton is fastest in Friday practice at the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and McLaren team-mate Jenson Button.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live - Hungarian GP practice

Friday, July 29th 2011, 8:51

Lewis Hamilton posts the fastest time in both of Friday's free practice sessions for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sun Art shares surge on HK debut

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 5:52
related countries: China China

Shares of Sun Art surge on their debut at the Hong Kong stock exchange as investors bet on China.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

White Cube to open in Hong Kong

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 5:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

White Cube, the British art gallery associated with Damien Hirst, will open its first overseas branch in Hong Kong next year.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nazi war crimes suspect acquitted

Monday, July 18th 2011, 21:47
related countries: Hungary Hungary, Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Budapest

A 97-year-old Hungarian man, Sandor Kepiro, is acquitted by a Budapest court of rounding up and executing Jews and Serbs in Serbia in 1942.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 13/27

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS