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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 pollution hits new high

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 9:39

School children are kept indoors as Hong Kong's government says air pollution levels in the smog-hit city are at a record high.
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Appeal over Nina Wang's fortune

Friday, March 19th 2010, 9:58

A feng shui master launches an appeal, after a court rejected his claim to Hong Kong tycoon Nina Wang's fortune.
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US carrier docks in Hong Kong

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 10:11
related countries: China China, United States United States

The USS Nimitz aircraft carrier docks in Hong Kong at a time of strained diplomatic relations between the US and China.
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'Milkshake killer' wins appeal

Thursday, February 11th 2010, 7:25
related countries: United States United States

Hong Kong's top court quashes the conviction of American woman Nancy Kissel for the murder of her banker husband.
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Portsmouth have another new owner

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 11:18

Premier League crisis club Portsmouth have their fourth owner of the season after being taken over by Hong Kong-based businessman Balram Chainrai.
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Feng shui master denied Wang cash

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 17:42

A court in Hong Kong rejects a feng shui master's claim to the multibillion dollar estate of Asia's richest woman, Nina Wang.
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HK lawmakers quit for democracy

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 10:29
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Five pro-democracy legislators in Hong Kong have resigned their seats in a bid to pressure Beijing for full democracy.
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HK alarm as China jails dissident

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 18:27
related countries: China China

Hong Kong human rights advocates react with alarm as a Chinese dissident arrested in the city is jailed on the mainland.
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Charge in Hong Kong acid attack

Friday, January 15th 2010, 6:22

Police in Hong Kong say they have charged a man over one of a series of acid attacks that has baffled investigators.
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Hong Kong 'milkshake' appeal

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 9:00
related countries: United States United States

A US woman in Hong Kong convicted of killing her husband after lacing his milkshake is beginning her final appeal.
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Arrested man 'not HK acid attacker'

Monday, January 11th 2010, 11:14

Police in Hong Kong say a man arrested after an acid attack on Saturday is ruled out as a suspect.
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Man arrested over HK acid attack

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 10:02

Police in Hong Kong arrest a man suspected of carrying out the latest in a series of acid attacks on busy shopping streets.
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Tourists burnt in HK acid attack

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 17:37

Nine tourists and a child were among 30 people injured in an acid attack in a busy street in Hong Kong, police say.
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Russian firm to list in Hong Kong

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 6:58
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian aluminium maker, Rusal, moves closer to becoming first Russian firm to list in Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong probes 'suicide site'

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 10:52

Hong Kong police try to trace members of a Facebook group which appeared to call for a mass suicide on 21 December.
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Mysterious toilet blockages hit Cathay Pacific flights

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 9:30

Cathay Pacific says its Airbus fleet is being hit by a series of mysterious toilet blockages on Hong Kong flights.
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Tight space

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 19:08

Hong Kong's poorest have to live in wooden cubicles
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Santas warned to get flu jab before handing over presents

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 11:38

Father Christmas should get a flu jab before delivering gifts to children this year, Hungarian authorities have warned, amid a nationwide epidemic.
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Student leader on trial in China

Friday, November 20th 2009, 10:03
related countries: China China

A former leader of the Tiananmen democracy protests, handed over by Hong Kong to China, goes on trial in what his supporters call political persecution.
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HK unveils 'democracy blueprint'

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 12:09

Hong Kong's government proposes election reforms that opponents say do not go far enough towards a universal vote.
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China stamp without Taiwan fetches a record price at auction

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 12:17
related countries: China China, Taiwan Taiwan

A 1968 stamp withdrawn from use by China for its failure to show Taiwan under Chinese rule, fetches a record price in Hong Kong.
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Unsung hero

Monday, October 26th 2009, 20:30

Meet the Hungarian who pulled the Iron Curtain wide open
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A mere $57m buys Asia's 'most expensive' home

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 12:31
related countries: China China

A wealthy Chinese buyer snaps up a luxury Hong Kong apartment for $57m (£35m), thought to be an Asian record.
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McLeish excited by Blues takeover

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 16:20

Birmingham City boss Alex McLeish says Carson Yeung's takeover of the club can be the springboard for future success.
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HK sells new book banned in China

Monday, September 28th 2009, 8:18
related countries: China China

A history book banned by China goes on sale in Hong Kong ahead of the 60th anniversary of Chinese communist rule.
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