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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

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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3D erotic film beats Avatar in Hong Kong

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 10:47

A 3D erotic comedy takes the Hong Kong box office by storm, beating the first-day record set by Hollywood blockbuster Avatar.
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Glencore float set to raise $11bn

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 14:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Commodities trading giant Glencore announces its intention to raise $9bn-$11bn in a stock market flotation and names a new chairman.
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Hong Kong launches first yuan IPO

Monday, April 11th 2011, 2:03
related countries: China China

The world's first Chinese-currency shares to trade on a stock exchange outside mainland China will be listed in Hong Kong.
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Work begins on Disneyland park in Shanghai

Friday, April 8th 2011, 5:48

Work finally begins on mainland China's first Disneyland amusement park, after 10 years of difficult negotiations.
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Police silence over China artist

Monday, April 4th 2011, 6:09
related countries: China China

The Chinese authorities are refusing to comment on the whereabouts of artist Ai Weiwei a day after he was detained trying to board a flight to Hong Kong.
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HK banks to repay Lehman backers

Monday, March 28th 2011, 4:24

Hong Kong banks will repay investors who lost money due to the collapse of investment bank Lehman Brothers.
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'Milkshake murder' woman guilty

Friday, March 25th 2011, 8:52
related countries: United States United States

The retrial of American Nancy Kissel in Hong Kong finds her guilty of murdering her husband in 2003 by lacing his milkshake with a sedative and beating him to death.
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Manila criticised over bus hijack

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 15:34
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila

A Hong Kong inquest criticises Philippine officials for their slow response to a Manila bus hijacking that left eight tourists from the city dead.
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Man charged with Hong Kong murder

Monday, March 21st 2011, 12:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A man has been charged by police in Hong Kong with the murder of a British woman whose body was discovered in a flat.
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British woman killed in Hong Kong

Sunday, March 20th 2011, 14:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Hong Kong investigate the suspected murder of British Salvation Army worker Janet Gilson.
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UK arranging Japan charter planes

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 14:06
related countries: Japan Japan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tokyo

The government is to charter planes so that Britons who want to leave Japan can fly from Tokyo to Hong Kong.
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Air China starts Hong Kong deals

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 4:02

The order books at the Hong Kong airshow have started to fill up after Air China signs a deal worth $1.54bn with Boeing.
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HSBC says move talk 'speculative'

Sunday, March 6th 2011, 14:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

HSBC, Europe's biggest bank, has denied reports it is planning to move its head office from London to Hong Kong.
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