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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

China backs HK as yuan trade hub

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 9:42
related countries: China China

China announces plans to bolster Hong Kong's role as a leading off-shore trading hub for the yuan.
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Hack attack hits Hong Kong shares

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 10:05

An attack by hackers on the Hong Kong stock exchange forces trading in seven shares to be suspended.
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Smog city?

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 16:43

Air pollution hinders Hong Kong's hiring efforts
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Button wins as Hamilton falters

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 16:36

McLaren's Jenson Button wins a thrilling rain-affected Hungarian Grand Prix from Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel, with Ferrari's Fernando Alonso third and Button's team-mate Lewis Hamilton fourth.
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Live - Hungarian Grand Prix

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 10:01
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Jenson Button wins the Hungarian Grand Prix from Sebastian Vettel, with Fernando Alonso third and Lewis Hamilton fourth.
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Sportsday Live - breaking news as it happens

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 6:56
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jenson Button wins the Hungarian Grand Prix, Ian Bell is the talking point on day three of England's second Test against India and the World Swimming Championships come to a conclusion - plus more.
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Vettel on pole ahead of Hamilton

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 17:08

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel edges out McLaren's Lewis Hamilton at the Hungarian Grand Prix to take his eighth pole position of the season.
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Live - Hungarian GP qualifying

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 8:35

Sebastian Vettel qualifies on pole for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton second and Jenson Button third.
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Hamilton heads Alonso in practice

Friday, July 29th 2011, 15:31
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Germany Germany

Lewis Hamilton is fastest in Friday practice at the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and McLaren team-mate Jenson Button.
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Live - Hungarian GP practice

Friday, July 29th 2011, 8:51

Lewis Hamilton posts the fastest time in both of Friday's free practice sessions for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.
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Sun Art shares surge on HK debut

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 5:52
related countries: China China

Shares of Sun Art surge on their debut at the Hong Kong stock exchange as investors bet on China.
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White Cube to open in Hong Kong

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 5:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

White Cube, the British art gallery associated with Damien Hirst, will open its first overseas branch in Hong Kong next year.
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Nazi war crimes suspect acquitted

Monday, July 18th 2011, 21:47
related countries: Hungary Hungary, Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Budapest

A 97-year-old Hungarian man, Sandor Kepiro, is acquitted by a Budapest court of rounding up and executing Jews and Serbs in Serbia in 1942.
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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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