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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

Korean Kim wins wrestling gold

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 19:09
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea

South Korea's Kim Hyeon-Woo wins gold in the -66kg Greco-Roman wrestling competition, beating Hungarian Tamas Lorincz in the final.
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Standard Chartered shares tumble

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 16:17
related countries: Iran Iran

Shares of Standard Chartered bank tumble despite the bank denying allegations that it illegally "schemed" with Iran to launder money.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong collects spilled 'toxic' pellets

Monday, August 6th 2012, 14:49

Volunteers in Hong Kong are trying to gather up millions of potentially toxic plastic pellets spilled onto the coastline after Typhoon Vicente struck on 23 July.
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VIDEO: Record drugs haul seized in Australia

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 14:36
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australian police have seized drugs worth over half a billion dollars and broken up a Hong Kong-based drugs ring.
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Australia in record drugs seizure

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 5:05
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States

Australian police seize drugs worth A$500m (US$526m; £335m) and break up a Hong Kong-based drugs ring, with seven arrests made.
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HK tycoon named in trading probe

Monday, July 30th 2012, 4:06
related countries: China China

Hong-Kong based China Rongsheng Heavy, tries to calm investors after a separate company controlled by its chairman is implicated in an insider trading scandal.
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Hamilton holds on for Hungary win

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 13:58
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Hungary Hungary

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton wins the Hungarian Grand Prix from start to finish, ahead of Lotus's Kimi Raikkonen.
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Dominant Hamilton on Hungary pole

Saturday, July 28th 2012, 13:14
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton takes pole position in style for the Hungarian GP, with fastest times in every session of qualifying.
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Hamilton tops practice in Hungary

Friday, July 27th 2012, 13:43
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Hungary Hungary
related places: Budapest

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton is fastest in both practice sessions for the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest.
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Chinese 'jailed' over HK protests

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 12:30
related countries: China China

Officials sentence two activists from mainland China to labour camp terms for joining Hong Kong's annual pro-democracy protests, reports say.
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VIDEO: Strong typhoon hits Hong Kong

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 9:45

A strong typhoon, Typhoon Vicente, has hit Hong Kong, leaving scores of people injured, hundreds of trees felled and many flights cancelled or delayed.
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Strong typhoon lashes Hong Kong

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 4:45

A powerful typhoon hits Hong Kong, leaving scores injured, hundreds of trees felled and many flights cancelled.
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Hungary detains 'Nazi criminal'

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 15:00

Hungarian Nazi war crimes suspect Laszlo Csatary, accused of helping to murder 15,700 Jews, is put under house arrest.
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Laszlo Csatary: Is Hungary's Nazi suspect worth pursuing?

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 16:19

But is new-found Hungarian suspect worth prosecuting?
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ZTE stock falls to three-year low

Monday, July 16th 2012, 7:02

Shares in ZTE, China's second-biggest telecoms equipment maker, fall 17% after it warns that half-year profits could drop by up to 80%.
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HSBC seeks Occupy eviction in HK

Monday, July 16th 2012, 3:31

HSBC asks a court in Hong Kong to let it evict protesters at its Asian headquarters who have been there for nine months.
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HK property billionaires charged

Friday, July 13th 2012, 14:45

Two billionaire property developers and a former senior official in Hong Kong face corruption charges in one of the territory's most high-profile cases.
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HK minister held for 'corruption'

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 10:59

A senior minister in Hong Kong is arrested on corruption charges after it is alleged that he abused government housing allowances.
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Hong Kong seizes 'record' cocaine

Friday, July 6th 2012, 9:07

Customs officials in Hong Kong seize cocaine weighing with a street value of $98m in what they say is their biggest drug haul ever.
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Protests on Hong Kong anniversary

Sunday, July 1st 2012, 15:00
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators march in Hong Kong as the former British colony marks 15 years since the return to Chinese rule.
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HK marks 15 years since handover

Sunday, July 1st 2012, 3:58
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Hong Kong is marking 15 years since its handover from UK to Chinese control, as small groups protest against visiting President Hu Jintao.
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Hu Jintao faces restive Hong Kong public

Friday, June 29th 2012, 5:47

Hu Jintao faces restive Hong Kong public on handover visit
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Gatwick boosted by passenger rise

Monday, June 25th 2012, 13:19
related countries: China China

Gatwick Airport has cut its pre-tax losses, helped by a rise in passenger numbers and new routes to the Far East including Hong Kong and China
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HK alarm at China activist death

Sunday, June 17th 2012, 17:08
related countries: China China

Anger in Hong Kong over Chinese activist's death
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VIDEO: Ex-PM Blair heckled in Hong Kong

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 16:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A heckler interrupted former British Prime Minister Tony Blair as began a speech on religion and globalisation at the University of Hong Kong.
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Pink diamond is sold for $17.4m

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 16:09

A rare pink diamond is auctioned for $17.4m (£11.1m) - far higher than expected - after six minutes of frenzied bidding in Hong Kong.
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VIDEO: Ancient snuff bottles to be auctioned

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 17:49

Hundreds of centuries-old snuff bottles are to be auctioned in Hong Kong.
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Nina Wang forged will case begins

Monday, May 14th 2012, 2:11

The criminal case against Tony Chan, the fengshui master accused of forging the will of Nina Wang, once Asia's richest woman, begins in Hong Kong.
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