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Hong Kong: news

China boosts market ties with HK

Thursday, April 10th 2014, 8:45

China boosts market ties with Hong Kong with new measures allowing cross-border stock investment between Hong Kong and Shanghai.
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HK police seek 'thrown away' art

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 13:39

Hong Kong police investigate the disappearance of a painting worth $3.7m from a hotel, amid reports it may have been accidentally thrown away.
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VIDEO: Rare Chinese cup sold for $36m

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 14:36
related countries: China China

A rare Ming-era wine cup fetches a record-breaking $36m at auction in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
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Chinese Ming cup smashes sale record

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 12:02
related countries: China China

A tiny porcelain cup, dating back to the Ming Dynasty, fetches $36m (£21m) at an auction in Hong Kong, setting a new record.
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Orban's hold on Hungarian voters

Friday, April 4th 2014, 10:31

Why the opposition cannot shake Orban's hold
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Hong Kong's fish farms in the sky

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 19:02

Boom times for Hong Kong's high rise urban fish farms
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Beaten Bangladesh qualify at World T20

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 18:22

Hosts Bangladesh qualify for the Super 10 phase at the World Twenty20 despite a surprise loss to Hong Kong in Chittagong.
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Hong Kong journalists attacked

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 16:38

Masked men armed with metal bars attack and injure two newspaper executives on the street in Hong Kong, sparking fresh concern about press freedom.
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UBS traders tried to rig key rate

Friday, March 14th 2014, 11:35
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Traders at Swiss bank UBS made around 100 attempts to rig Hong Kong's interbank lending market, financial regulators have said.
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Arrests over attack on HK journalist

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 11:47
related countries: China China

Nine men are arrested in China and Hong Kong over the stabbing of veteran journalist Kevin Lau, police in Hong Kong say
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Birmingham City owner Yeung jailed

Friday, March 7th 2014, 15:08

Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung is jailed for six years by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.
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VIDEO: Rally over Hong Kong journalist attack

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 5:17

Protesters have been taking to the streets in Hong Kong to demand an investigation into a stabbing attack on veteran journalist Kevin Lau.
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Birmingham City owner found guilty

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 19:03

Birmingham City Football Club owner Carson Yeung is found guilty of five counts of money laundering by a court in Hong Kong.
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Attacked HK news editor 'recovering'

Friday, February 28th 2014, 7:39

A Hong Kong news editor injured in a cleaver attack is improving, officials say, as journalists in the city rally against the violence.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong journalist attacked

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 19:21

The former chief editor of prominent Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao is in a critical condition after being attacked with a cleaver, police say.
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HK jails Transformers blackmailer

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 9:58

A man is jailed for trying to blackmail the Transformers 4 film crew during a Hong Kong shoot which left director Michael Bay injured.
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HK news editor wounded in attack

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 8:21

The former chief editor of prominent Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao is in a critical condition after being attacked with a cleaver, police say.
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How Gigi Chao sparked Hong Kong gay rights debate

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 5:03

How Gigi Chao sparked Hong Kong gay rights debate
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VIDEO: How tolerant is Hong Kong?

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 0:14

After a billionaire offered $100 million to the man who could successfully woo his lesbian daughter, Juliana Liu examines Hong Kong's attitudes to sexual minorities
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My day: Hong Kong TV actress Luvin Chingwai

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 1:47

Life as a Hong Kong television actress
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HK police defuse huge US WW2 bomb

Friday, February 7th 2014, 4:26
related countries: United States United States

Hong Kong police successfully defuse a 2,000 pound (900kg) bomb from World War Two, described as the biggest wartime bomb to be found in the city.
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Hungary approves Russia nuclear deal

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 16:26
related countries: Russia Russia

Hungarian lawmakers approve a controversial Russian-financed plan to construct two new reactors at the country's only nuclear plant.
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Virgin to end Sydney to HK flights

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 7:13

Virgin Atlantic says it will drop its Sydney to Hong Kong route from 5 May amid increasing costs and a challenging business environment.
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My Day: Wedding proposal planner Ann Fong

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 1:24

Planning the perfect marriage proposal in Hong Kong
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VIDEO: Lucky New Year for HK racing fans?

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 23:13

Horse racing fans in Hong Kong are hoping that the Year of the Horse, which starts on Friday, brings them another record year.
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AUDIO: 'Daddy, I won't stop being a lesbian'

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 10:02

The daughter of a Hong Kong tycoon has urged her father in an open letter to accept she is a lesbian, after he offered millions to find her a husband.
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Manila rejects HK apology demand

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 9:55
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippines says it will not apologise for a hostage crisis which killed eight Hong Kong tourists, after the territory initiated sanctions.
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Tycoon's daughter defends sexuality

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 7:52

The daughter of a Hong Kong tycoon urges her father in an open letter to accept she is a lesbian, after he offered millions to find her a husband.
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VIDEO: Can dogs really tell the time?

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 13:24

A BBC documentary team monitors the habits of Jazz, a Hungarian Viszla, to find out whether he really can tell the time.
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China soy sauce firm in strong debut

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 6:40
related countries: China China

China's largest cooking wine and soy sauce maker Honworld surges in its trading debut in Hong Kong, bucking the overall market gloom.
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Hong Kong to destroy seized ivory

Friday, January 24th 2014, 9:32

Hong Kong will destroy 28 tonnes of ivory confiscated from smugglers to discourage the illegal ivory trade, officials say.
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Call to ban far-right leader from UK

Friday, January 24th 2014, 1:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Calls are mounting for the Home Secretary Theresa May to ban Hungarian far-right Jobbik Party leader Gabor Vona from entering the UK.
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