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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

Canoeist completes Atlantic trek

Monday, March 26th 2012, 15:11
related countries: Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda

Hungarian canoeist Gabor Rakonczay, who went missing while attempting a lone crossing of the Atlantic, arrives safely in Antigua in the Caribbean.
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Leung wins Hong Kong's election

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 6:51

A group of electors in Hong Kong choose self-made businessman CY Leung as the city's new leader, after a turbulent campaign.
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HK mock poll 'under cyber attack'

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 5:13

The organisers of a mock poll for Hong Kong chief executive say their online system "is under cyber attack" to prevent voting.
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VIDEO: Calls for democracy in Hong Kong

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 4:22

Accusations of infidelity and corruption during Hong Kong's leadership race have fuelled calls for democracy.
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Hong Kong's race at the top ignites democratic desires

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 1:11

Hong Kong's leadership race ignites desire for universal suffrage
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Hong Kong approves third runway

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 10:27

Hong Kong's Executive Council approves "in principle" the construction of a third runway at its international airport.
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Sun Hung Kai executive arrested

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 8:07

A senior executive of one of Asia's biggest property developers, Sun Hung Kai Properties in Hong Kong, is arrested over allegations of suspected bribery.
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Iran Oscar winner repeats success

Monday, March 19th 2012, 17:22
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's best foreign language film winner A Separation collects four prizes at the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong.
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Tonga's King Tupou V dies at 63

Monday, March 19th 2012, 3:07
related countries: Tonga Tonga

King George Tupou V of the South Pacific nation of Tonga dies in Hong Kong at the age of 63, officials confirm.
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Hungary premier Orban lambasts EU

Friday, March 16th 2012, 5:15

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban launches a scathing attack on the European Union, accusing it of treating the country as a colony.
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Court boost for Hungarian radio

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 13:51
related countries: Hungary Hungary

An appeals court in Hungary overturns a decision to strip a leading independent radio station, Klub Radio, of its licence to broadcast.
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Profits plunge at Cathay Pacific

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 8:12

Profits at Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific decline by 61% as global economic uncertainty hit demand for travel and cargo shipments.
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HK traders face shorter lunch

Monday, March 5th 2012, 5:15

Hong Kong extends trading hours despite protests from some brokers and traders, who say they need a long lunch break to meet clients.
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Hong Kong leader makes apology

Thursday, March 1st 2012, 13:36

Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang says sorry for undermining public confidence after an investigation into his links with businessmen.
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HK hopeful hit by cellar scandal

Friday, February 17th 2012, 5:37

Henry Tang, tipped to be Hong Kong's next chief executive, blames his wife over an illegal basement in their home that has sparked a media frenzy.
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Surge in anti-China sentiment in Hong Kong

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 10:28
related countries: China China

Why anti-mainland sentiment is simmering in Hong Kong
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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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