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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

'Anthrax found' in Hungarian beef

Friday, July 4th 2014, 9:31

Five people are admitted to a Hungarian hospital after the discovery of the deadly anthrax disease in beef, reports say.
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'Beauty' death prompts HK probe

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 8:08

Hong Kong authorities are investigating a beauty treatment that involved blood transfusion which left one woman dead and three in hospital.
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'China's Evian' seeks stock list

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 7:59
related countries: China China

A Chinese mineral water company based in Tibet is looking to raise $205m by listing in Hong Kong.
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'Democracy dogs' give HK protests added bite

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 13:24

Democracy rallies in Hong Kong are given an added bite by demonstrators who bring their pet dogs to protest venues.
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'EU not stupid': Hungary PM told

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 16:41
related countries: Hungary Hungary

The speaker of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, tells Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban he should not think EU leaders "are stupid".
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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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'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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'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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'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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'Milkshake murderer' appeals

Monday, April 14th 2008, 11:38
related countries: United States United States

Hong Kong High Court hears appeal by wife of wealthy American banker convicted of his killing.
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'Modest' deal struck in Hong Kong

Sunday, December 18th 2005, 18:13

A deal is reached to end farm export subsidies by 2013 but the goal of a global free trade treaty remains some way off.
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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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'Obstacle' Hungary PM to resign

Saturday, March 21st 2009, 11:06

Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany says he will quit because he is an obstacle to the country's economic recovery.
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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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'Outsiders involved' in HK rallies

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 20:34

Hong Kong leader CY Leung says "external forces" are involved in the territory's pro-democracy protests - in claims that are strongly denied by protesters.
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'Racy' Hong Kong police blog sparks inquiry

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 10:53

Hong Kong police launch an internal inquiry after a female officer posted controversial images of herself and colleagues on a blog.
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'Thousands ill' due to China milk

Sunday, September 21st 2008, 19:42
related countries: China China

Nearly 13,000 children in China are now in hospitals after drinking tainted Chinese milk powder, officials in Beijing say.
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10 years on in Hong Kong

Tuesday, June 26th 2007, 10:38
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jill McGivering reports on how Hong Kong is faring, 10 years after it was handed back to China by the British.
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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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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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Activists mark month of HK protests

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 11:45

Hong Kong activists are marking one month of protests with a rally at the main camp outside government headquarters.
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Against the odds

Monday, July 21st 2008, 14:08

Hungarian with Olympic judo hopes battles tragedy
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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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Alonso grabs shock Hungary pole

Saturday, July 25th 2009, 13:42
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Fernando Alonso is on pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix as a crash involving Ferrari's Felipe Massa delays qualifying.
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Anger at Cantonese language switch

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 3:12
related countries: China China
related places: Guangzhou

Protests against a proposal which Cantonese speakers see as damaging to their language have spread from Guangzhou, in southern China, to Hong Kong.
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Anger at Cantonese language switch

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 3:12
related countries: China China
related places: Guangzhou

Protests against a proposal which Cantonese speakers see as damaging to their language have spread from Guangzhou, in southern China, to Hong Kong.
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Anger at Hungarian journalist prize

Monday, March 18th 2013, 17:44
related countries: Hungary Hungary

The award of a state journalism prize to an "anti-Semitic" TV presenter prompts an outburst of anger in Hungary.
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