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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.

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Hong Kong: news

'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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Four China stamps sell for $1.15m

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 8:08
related countries: China China

A collector pays what is said to be a record price for a block of four Chinese stamps from the Cultural Revolution era at auction in Hong Kong.
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Manila politician to lose seat

Friday, February 25th 2011, 5:03
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Prominent Philippine Congressman Ronald Singson is to lose his seat after being jailed for cocaine possession in Hong Kong.
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Man accused of 1942 Nazi atrocity

Monday, February 14th 2011, 13:10

Hungarian prosecutors charge former military officer Sandor Kepiro with a notorious 1942 massacre in the Serbian city of Novi Sad.
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HK probes Philippines bus hijack

Monday, February 14th 2011, 5:17
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Hong Kong opens its own inquest into a bus hijacking in the Philippines in which eight HK tourist were killed.
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Lover loses Nina Wang's fortune

Monday, February 14th 2011, 4:16

A feng shui master loses an appeal, called "thoroughly dishonest" by the court, against the rejection of his claim to Hong Kong tycoon Nina Wang's fortune.
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Exchanges set for merger activity

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 13:13

Hong Kong's stock exchange says it is open to alliances, suggesting there is likely to be further consolidation among exchanges.
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Facebook opens Hong Kong office

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 6:47

Social networking site Facebook expands its presence in Asia, opening up an office in Hong Kong.
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'New risk' at Hungary sludge site

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 18:32
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Waste water from a Hungarian aluminium plant still contains toxic chemicals despite a big clean-up there, Greenpeace says.
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Lloyd Webber raises glass to Hong Kong wine sale

Saturday, January 22nd 2011, 12:32

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's wine collection has sold for $5.6m (£3.5m) at a Hong Kong auction.
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Hong Kong in huge cocaine seizure

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 11:42
related countries: China China

Hong Kong customs officials find cocaine worth $33.4m (£20.8m) destined for China hidden in a shipment of wooden planks.
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China's inflation rate 'at 4.6%'

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 10:32
related countries: China China

Chinese consumer prices rose 4.6% in the year to December, according to a report from Hong Kong-based Phoenix TV.
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Ding overcomes Fu to win Masters

Sunday, January 16th 2011, 22:37

China's Ding Junhui secures his first Masters title with a 10-4 victory over Hong Kong's Marco Fu.
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Three dead in Budapest stampede

Sunday, January 16th 2011, 12:18
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Budapest

Three women are killed in a stampede at a crowded three-storey nightclub in the Hungarian capital, Budapest.
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Tread carefully - Hungarian carpet upsets neighbours

Friday, January 14th 2011, 16:37
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Hungary Hungary
related places: Brussels

A giant carpet installed by Hungary in Brussels to mark the start of its EU presidency stirs up controversy over the past.
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'Milkshake murder' retrial opens

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 9:29
related countries: United States United States

American Nancy Kissel, accused of killing her banker husband in 2003, goes on trial for a second time in Hong Kong, after an earlier conviction was overturned.
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Hungary PM defuses media law row

Friday, January 7th 2011, 23:01
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Hungary's prime minister has said he wants to defuse political tensions over his country's contentious new media law which is seen by critics as an attack on press freedom.
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Hong Kong entrepreneur in bid for UK carrier

Friday, January 7th 2011, 8:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK-based Hong Kong businessman offers £5m for the British aircraft carrier HMS Invincible, which is being auctioned.
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Big demand for Hungary passports

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 17:31
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Many

Many people living in regions that used to form part of Hungary apply for Hungarian citizenship under new simplified rules.
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Veteran Hong Kong activist dies

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 12:41

One of Hong Kong's most influential campaigners for democracy and human rights, Szeto Wah, dies after a long battle with cancer, aged 79.
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Hong Kong duck tracked on epic Arctic trip

Friday, December 24th 2010, 12:01

The return of duck to Hong Kong after a year-long 6,000km (3,700-mile) journey to the Arctic yields new information about bird migration.
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Hungary sees blank page protest

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 12:53

Hungarian newspapers publish blank front pages or cartoons in protest at a bill they say would restrict media freedom.
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