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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

Hong Kong clinic in embryo error

Monday, July 18th 2011, 8:57

A fertility clinic in Hong Kong admits it implanted two embryos into the wrong woman.
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VIDEO: Habsburg heart buried in Hungary

Monday, July 18th 2011, 3:42
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Budapest

It is the end of an era in Hungary as the heart of the last heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Otto von Habsburg, is buried in an abbey near Budapest.
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Hungary burial for Habsburg heart

Monday, July 18th 2011, 0:09
related countries: Austria Austria, Hungary Hungary
related places: Vienna

The heart of the last heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Otto von Habsburg, is buried in Hungary following his funeral in Vienna.
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Austria mourns Empire's last heir

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 17:37
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

European royals and political leaders are among the mourners at the funeral of the last heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Otto von Habsburg, in Vienna.
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VIDEO: Habsburg funeral held in Vienna

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 16:43
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

The funeral of the last heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Otto von Habsburg, has taken place in the Austrian capital Vienna.
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'Racy' Hong Kong police blog sparks inquiry

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 10:53

Hong Kong police launch an internal inquiry after a female officer posted controversial images of herself and colleagues on a blog.
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BYD shares fall on profit warning

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 5:22
related countries: China China

Shares of Chinese car and battery maker BYD fall at the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock exchanges after a profit warning.
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Last heir to Austrian empire dies

Monday, July 4th 2011, 16:07
related countries: Austria Austria, Germany Germany

Otto von Habsburg, the last heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire, dies in Germany at the age of 98.
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Hundreds held at Hong Kong rally

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 10:51

Hong Kong police say they have arrested more than 200 people following demonstrations over rising property prices and proposed voting changes.
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Birmingham president Yeung charged with money-laundering

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 8:26

The president of Birmingham City FC Carson Yeung appears in court in Hong Kong on money-laundering charges.
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Police quiz football boss Yeung

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 17:10

Birmingham City president Carson Yeung is helping Hong Kong police with criminal investigations, the football club says on its website.
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Scarlet fever hits Hong Kong

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 10:50

Officials are warning of an outbreak of scarlet fever in Hong Kong, linked to two deaths.
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'China's Evian' seeks stock list

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 7:59
related countries: China China

A Chinese mineral water company based in Tibet is looking to raise $205m by listing in Hong Kong.
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Hungarian 'democracy is at risk'

Monday, June 20th 2011, 14:59

Experts from the Council of Europe regret "shortcomings" in the new Hungarian constitution voted in by a single political party in April.
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Prada raises $2.1bn in Hong Kong

Friday, June 17th 2011, 2:12

Fashion firm Prada raises $2.1bn in a Hong Kong stock market float, but prices shares at the lower end of a target range.
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Samsonite shares slip on HK debut

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 3:45

Samsonite shares have tumbled on their first day of trading in Hong Kong on worries about economic recovery.
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Samsonite raises $1.25bn in IPO

Friday, June 10th 2011, 6:59

Luggage maker Samsonite is raising $1.25bn in an initial public offering in Hong Kong, but shares have been priced at the lower end of a proposed range.
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Prada readying $2.6bn flotation

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 9:41

Fashion house Prada is seeking to raise up to $2.6bn through a flotation on the Hong Kong stock exchange.
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Resourcehouse cancels HK IPO

Monday, June 6th 2011, 4:34
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian mining company Resourcehouse cancels its planned Hong Kong IPO citing deteriorating market conditions.
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Hong Kong vigil marks Tiananmen

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 22:04
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong attend a candlelight vigil to mark the 22nd anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing.
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MGM China shares rise 2% on debut

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 11:43
related countries: Macau Macau

MGM China makes its debut on the Hong Kong stock exchange as investors continue to bank on Macau's gambling boom.
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MGM China share sale makes $1.5bn

Friday, May 27th 2011, 6:02
related countries: Macau Macau

MGM China raises $1.5bn through a share flotation in Hong Kong as investors look to grab a slice of Macau's gambling boom.
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Hong Kong tycoon's lover charged

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 9:35

A feng shui master in Hong Kong is charged with forging a will on which he based a claim to the multi-billion dollar fortune of tycoon Nina Wang.
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AUDIO: Sex party for German insurance staff

Friday, May 20th 2011, 10:49
related countries: Germany Germany

One of the world's biggest insurance companies organised an orgy with prostitutes for its top salesmen at a Hungarian spa. The German firm has confirmed that this happened in 2007.
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Hungary tries Nazi suspect of 97

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 15:41
related countries: Hungary Hungary, Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Budapest

A 97-year-old Hungarian, Sandor Kepiro, goes on trial in Budapest accused of massacring civilians in Serbia in 1942.
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Hong Kong introduces minimum wage

Sunday, May 1st 2011, 0:09

Hong Kong introduces a minimum wage that is expected to benefit 270,000 low-paid workers, or around 10% of the working population.
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Hungarian Roma battle vigilantes

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 11:54
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Far-right vigilantes clash with Roma (Gypsies) in a village in north-east Hungary gripped by ethnic tensions.
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VIDEO: Weiwei protest in Hong Kong

Saturday, April 23rd 2011, 19:42
related countries: China China

Up to 2,000 people in Hong Kong have taken to the streets to demand the release of the Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei. He was detained earlier this month.
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AUDIO: 3D erotic film's Hong Kong success

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 12:21

A 3D erotic comedy has taken the Hong Kong box office by storm, overtaking Hollywood blockbuster Avatar on takings.
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