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Hungary defies critics over new law

Monday, March 11th 2013, 17:40

Hungary's parliament votes for constitutional changes which look set to entrench the power of the ruling conservative party Fidesz.
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Arrests in Hong Kong over milk curbs

Friday, March 1st 2013, 15:47

Ten people are arrested in Hong Kong as new restrictions over taking baby milk formula out of the territory come into force.
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HMV administrators sell Asia shops

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 11:40
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The administrators of HMV sell its six shops in Hong Kong and two in Singapore to private equity firm Aid Partners.
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Hong Kong looks to spur growth

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 7:08

Hong Kong's government says it will look to boost growth and employment, as the territory expands at its slowest pace since 2009.
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HK court hears maid residency case

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 6:05

Hong Kong's highest court hears an appeal in a case that will decide whether maids will be eligible to apply for permanent residency.
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'Oldest marathon man' runs last race

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 12:15

A man believed to be the world's oldest marathon runner runs his last long distance competitive race in Hong Kong.
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Top maths pupils 'don't keep up'

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 2:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Taiwan Taiwan

The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
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In pictures: Political spoofs at Hong Kong New Year fair

Sunday, February 10th 2013, 1:11

Holiday souvenirs take aim at Hong Kong's politicians
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Reds game investigated - Debrecen

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 20:54

Hungarian club Debrecen say their Champions League match against Liverpool in 2009 was investigated for match-fixing.
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VIDEO: Last orders for snake soup?

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 4:18

One of Hong Kong's most traditional winter dishes could be under threat, according to those who collect its key ingredient.
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Hungarian Roma win school case

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 17:03
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Two ethnic Roma (Gypsy) men win a discrimination case against Hungary at the European Court of Human Rights over their education at a remedial school.
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Cathay offers early retirement

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 10:57

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific offers a voluntary early retirement plan to its cabin crew as the airline looks to trim costs.
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Hong Kong leader in housing vow

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 6:37

In his first major policy speech, Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung promises to tackle housing woes in the city and address pollution.
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VIDEO: Shark fins 'hidden' on Hong Kong roof

Saturday, January 5th 2013, 7:06

Hong Kong authorities have made a seizure of more than a metric ton of elephant tusks from Africa. It comes as traders laid thousands of shark fins out to dry on the rooftop of a building, sparking anger from activists.
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Hong Kong struggles to cut food waste

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 22:00

Hong Kong struggles to cut food waste
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VIDEO: Mass march over Hong Kong leader

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 21:59

Thousands of people in Hong Kong take to the streets on the first day of the new year to call for the city's chief executive to resign.
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Mass march over Hong Kong leader

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 18:15
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Thousands of people take to the streets of Hong Kong calling for the resignation of the Beijing-backed leader CY Leung.
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UBS faces Hong Kong investigation

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 6:10

Hong Kong authorities launch an inquiry into "possible misconduct" by UBS in submissions for Hong Kong's inter-bank lending rate.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong on top for wine market

Friday, December 14th 2012, 5:27
related countries: China China

Hong Kong is on track to become the top wine auction market for the third year running despite an economic slowdown in China.
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HK share sponsors face tough laws

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 4:44

A Hong Kong regulator proposes that sponsors of initial share sales be held criminally liable for false information presented by firms they help to list.
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Cathay cabin crew in strike vote

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 1:35

Cathay Pacific's cabin crew vote in favour of an industrial action after their salary negotiations with the Hong Kong-based carrier break down.
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Chinese insurer rises on debut

Friday, December 7th 2012, 5:25
related countries: China China

Shares in the People's Insurance Company of China are 8% higher on the firm's trading debut in Hong Kong, despite the tough market conditions.
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Hungarian MP in anti-Semitism row

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 12:46

The Hungarian government condemns comments by a leading nationalist MP, who said officials of Jewish origin might be a "national security risk".
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Squash hunts for Olympics place

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 8:33

As the Hong Kong Open begins, BBC Sport looks at squash's latest bid to participate in the Olympics with 2020 the target
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Chinese films win Golden Horses

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 23:58
related countries: China China, Taiwan Taiwan

Films, actors and directors from mainland China do well at the Chinese equivalent of the Oscars - previously dominated by Hong Kong and Taiwan.
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Hong Kong and China: Growing apart?

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 12:45
related countries: China China

John Simpson on Hong Kong's fight to keep its identity
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VIDEO: Why Hong Kong wants to stay 'British'

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 23:35
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The former British colony Hong Kong was transferred to Chinese rule 15 years ago, but it still seems as British as ever.
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McIlroy misses cut in Hong Kong

Friday, November 16th 2012, 10:23

Defending champion Rory McIlroy fails to make the cut at the Hong Kong Open while Michael Campbell leads by one after a 64.
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McIlroy well behind in Hong Kong

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 10:34

Defending champion Rory McIlroy is nine shots behind surprise first-round leader Javi Colomo at the Hong Kong Open.
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Deputy premier resigns in Croatia

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 16:47
related countries: Croatia Croatia

A Croatian deputy prime minister resigns after appeal judges in Hungary sentence him to 22 months in prison over a fatal car crash.
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The Hungarian Holocaust and the BBC

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 13:57
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Should broadcasts have warned Hungary’s Jews of Nazi threat?
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VIDEO: Cat and mouse game with China's censors

Monday, November 12th 2012, 2:16
related countries: China China

Internet users in China are involved in a 'cat and mouse' game with censors and according to the BBC's Hong Kong correspondent micro bloggers are showing no intention of retreat.
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Hong Kong in more currency action

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 9:03

Hong Kong's central bank intervenes in financial markets again, weakening its currency after it jumped in value.
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