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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

Sale of EDF's UK networks agreed

Friday, July 30th 2010, 9:50
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A consortium headed by Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-Shing agrees to buy the UK networks of French power group EDF for £5.8bn ($9.1bn).
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Live - Hungarian GP practice

Friday, July 30th 2010, 7:42

The first session of Friday's practice is about to get under way for the Hungarian Grand Prix.
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IMF triggers Hungary forint fall

Monday, July 19th 2010, 11:45
related countries: Hungary Hungary

The Hungarian forint falls against the euro after the IMF said the country had to do more to cut its deficit.
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Hong Kong democrats protest

Thursday, July 1st 2010, 17:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tens of thousands of people stage pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on the anniversary of the end of British colonial rule.
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Huge China bank flotation begins

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 15:24
related countries: China China

A share sale at Agricultural Bank of China - set to be the world's biggest initial public offering (IPO) - begins in Hong Kong.
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Tiananmen leader's 'diary' revealed

Friday, June 4th 2010, 10:06

A diary which publishers claim is that of the man many blame for the Tiananmen killings is to be published in Hong Kong.
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Slovaks respond to Hungarian law

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 17:16
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

The Hungarian parliament's approval of a dual citizenship law leads to retaliation from Slovakia.
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Hong Kong activists regain seats

Monday, May 17th 2010, 5:49

Five activists who resigned from Hong Kong's Legislative Council to force a democracy debate win back their seats in a by-election.
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HK in 'democracy' by-election

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 23:41
related countries: China China

A by-election is under way in Hong Kong aimed at putting pressure on China to speed the move to full democracy.
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Hong Kong's enduring differences

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 10:48
related countries: China China

In 1997, Britain handed Hong Kong back to China and, 13 years later, Michael Bristow says little has changed in the former colony.
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Hong Kong paper describes China president as jailed dissident

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 14:55
related countries: China China

Hong Kong's South China Morning Post apologises for describing Chinese President Hu Jintao as jailed dissident Hu Jia.
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'Fancy vivid' blue diamond goes under the hammer in Hong Kong

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 3:40

A rare and flawless pear-shaped blue diamond is expected to sell for around $5m when auctioned in Hong Kong.
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'Fancy vivid' blue diamond goes under the hammer in Hong Kong

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 3:40

A rare and flawless pear-shaped blue diamond is expected to sell for around $5m when auctioned in Hong Kong.
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Zhang feted at Asian Film Awards

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 23:36
related countries: China China

Chinese film director Zhang Yimou is recognised for his outstanding contribution at the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong.
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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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