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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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Third Kwok brother arrested in HK

Friday, May 4th 2012, 8:19

A third member of Hong Kong's billionaire Kwok family has been arrested as part of a high-profile corruption investigation in the city.
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Janos Ader made Hungary president

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012, 13:59
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Hungarian MPs elect Janos Ader as president after his predecessor, Pal Schmitt, resigned last month in a plagiarism scandal.
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China's Panchen Lama in Hong Kong

Thursday, April 26th 2012, 10:23
related countries: China China

The man chosen by China to be Tibet's second highest spiritual leader makes his first appearance outside the Chinese mainland.
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Bo Xilai brother leaves HK firm

Thursday, April 26th 2012, 3:21
related countries: China China

The brother of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai steps down from the board of China Everbright International, a Hong Kong-listed company.
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HK to limit China birth tourism

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 13:05
related countries: China China

Hong Kong hospitals will limit maternity services to most pregnant women from mainland China from next year, under new proposals.
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Hong Kong fines IPO sponsor firm

Monday, April 23rd 2012, 2:19

Hong Kong's securities regulator fines a brokerage firm and revokes its corporate finance licence for failing to carry out its duties.
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HSBC to sell yuan bond in London

Wednesday, April 18th 2012, 15:24
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

HSBC is to issue benchmark bonds in London in the Chinese currency, the first time it has been done outside mainland China or Hong Kong.
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Japan rescues Hong Kong ship crew

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 16:35
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's coastguard rescues 11 of 17 crew members from a Hong Kong-registered cargo ship that went missing earlier this week.
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Hong Kong sizes up its new leader

Wednesday, April 4th 2012, 1:08

Hong Kong residents ask where new leader's loyalties lie
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Hungary leader 'will not resign'

Friday, March 30th 2012, 23:18

Hungarian President Pal Schmitt resists pressure to resign, a day after being stripped of his doctorate for plagiarism.
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Sun Hung falls 13% after arrests

Friday, March 30th 2012, 8:41

Shares in Sun Hung Kai Properties fall sharply in Hong Kong after the arrest of its joint chairmen on suspicion of bribery.
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Hong Kong billionaires arrested

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 15:29

Thomas and Raymond Kwok, who run one of Hong Kong's biggest property companies, are arrested on suspicion of corruption.
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Hong Kong wins maid appeal case

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 5:52

Hong Kong's government wins an appeal against a ruling that could have allowed foreign domestic helpers to apply for residency in the city.
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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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