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Hong Kong: City and special administrative region of China
Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (HKSAR), is a city and special administrative region of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta in South China. With over 7.5 million residents of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre (426 sq mi) territory, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world. Hong Kong is also one of the three global financial centres and one of the most developed cities in the world.

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Election of new Hong Kong leader "violates democratic principles" [Video]

Election of new Hong Kong leader "violates democratic principles"

The EU says the election of John Lee to replace Carrie Lam as leader of Hong Kong "violates democratic principles"

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China installing former security chief John Lee as Hong Kong leader [Video]

China installing former security chief John Lee as Hong Kong leader

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 04:06Published
YouTube blocks account of Hong Kong's only leadership candidate [Video]

YouTube blocks account of Hong Kong's only leadership candidate

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John Lee secures nominations for Hong Kong leadership race [Video]

John Lee secures nominations for Hong Kong leadership race

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:15Published
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will not seek a second term [Video]

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will not seek a second term

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Today's Stock Market | Hero Motocorp plunges 7 per cent on reports of bogus expenses | Oneindia News [Video]

Today's Stock Market | Hero Motocorp plunges 7 per cent on reports of bogus expenses | Oneindia News

Today's Stock Market News 28th March 2022: Check out all the highlights, analysis of top gainers and losers from today's stock market's trading action today. Sensex gains 350 points. Hero Motocorp..

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China to install hardline former security chief as Hong Kong's new leader

china to install hardline former security chief as hong kong's new leader
Hong Kong's next leader will be a security chief known for his crackdown on the city's pro-democracy movement.
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Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang 'dies in COVID quarantine hotel'

hong kong actor kenneth tsang 'dies in covid quarantine hotel'
Kenneth Tsang, an actor best known internationally for films such as Die Another Day and Rush Hour 2, has reportedly died after being found in a COVID-19 quarantine hotel.
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Hong Kong leader will not seek re-election after tumultuous tenure

hong kong leader will not seek re-election after tumultuous tenure
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, who survived massive protests against her government in 2019, has announced she will not seek a second term.
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British judges quit Hong Kong courts due to China's crackdown on dissent

british judges quit hong kong courts due to china's crackdown on dissent
British judges have resigned from serving in Hong Kong's top courts due to an erosion of democracy and liberty caused by a sweeping national security law imposed by China.
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Covid 4th wave: Mandaviya asks officials to remain alert, conduct genome sequencing as cases in SE Asia, Europe rise

China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, South Korea are among the South East Asian countries witnessing a rise in COVID cases.
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Govt sounds Covid alert, calls for strict vigil as cases rise elsewhere

In the wake of rising Covid-19 cases in several countries, including China, Hong Kong, Singapore and South Korea, health minister Mansukh Mandaviya has called for a high level of alertness along with..
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High death rates in Hong Kong show downside of zero-COVID strategy and poor vaccine targeting

high death rates in hong kong show downside of zero-covid strategy and poor vaccine targeting
Throughout the length of the pandemic, the case rate in Hong Kong has been so low compared to the UK that it has been impossible to compare the two countries on the same chart.
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Chinese city goes into lockdown after surge in Hong Kong coronavirus cases

A city of 17.5 million people in China has gone into lockdown after a spike in cases in neighbouring Hong Kong.
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'Ridiculous nonsense': Mass testing and lockdown plans in Hong Kong criticised by expert

'ridiculous nonsense': mass testing and lockdown plans in hong kong criticised by expert
Hong Kong may test a million people each day, local media has reported, as the city struggles to contain its omicron wave.
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Hong Kong overwhelmed by 'onslaught' of fifth wave of COVID infections

hong kong overwhelmed by 'onslaught' of fifth wave of covid infections
Hong Kong is being overwhelmed by an "onslaught" of COVID infections as a fifth wave of the virus pushes the city's capacity to its limits.
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Hong Kong pro-democracy news outlet shuts down after police raid and arrests

hong kong pro-democracy news outlet shuts down after police raid and arrests
A vocal pro-democracy website in Hong Kong has been shut down after police raided its office, froze its assets and arrested senior staff.
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More Hong Kong universities remove Tiananmen Square massacre memorials

more hong kong universities remove tiananmen square massacre memorials
More universities in Hong Kong have removed memorials commemorating those who died in the Tiananmen Square massacre.
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Western nations express 'grave concern' over erosion of Hong Kong's freedoms

western nations express 'grave concern' over erosion of hong kong's freedoms
There has been widespread condemnation of elections in Hong Kong from western governments and international observers.
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'Dozens trapped' as fire breaks out at Hong Kong's World Trade Centre

'dozens trapped' as fire breaks out at hong kong's world trade centre
A fire has broken out at Hong Kong's World Trade Centre, with dozens reportedly trapped in the building.
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3 Jockeys Hospitalized, 2 Horses Dead After Horrific Crash, Caught On Video

Terrible news in the horse racing world ... 3 jockeys were hospitalized and 2 horses died after a horrific fall during a horserace in Hong Kong on Sunday. The tragic event happened during the Group 1..
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'Simpsons' Episode About Chinese Oppression Yanked from Disney+ Hong Kong

An episode of "The Simpsons" that lasers in on oppression in China has mysteriously disappeared from Disney+ in Hong Kong ... but there are clues as to who caused it to be yanked. The episode -- titled..
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BA suspends Hong Kong flights after crew member tests positive for COVID-19

ba suspends hong kong flights after crew member tests positive for covid-19
British Airways has confirmed it has temporarily suspended flights to and from Hong Kong after a crew member reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.
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Passengers from 'at risk' countries will have to undergo RT-PCR test on arrival in Delhi

In wake of Omicron variant, Delhi’s IGI Airport has from Sunday morning started conducting RT-PCR tests on all arrivals from the 12 areas designated as high risk countries — countries in Europe..
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Delhi starts conducting RT-PCR tests on all arrivals from at risk countries; those coming from S. Africa, Zimbabwe & Hong Kong to stay at IGIA till report comes

In wake of Omicron variant, Delhi’s IGI Airport has from Sunday morning started conducting RT-PCR tests on all arrivals from the 12 areas designated as high risk countries — countries in Europe..
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Covid-19: New variant not here yet, checks up

No case of the new variant B.1.1.529 has been detected in India so far, health ministry sources said. However, Hong Kong and Israel have been added to the existing list of “countries at risk”...
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New Covid variant puts India on alert; govt calls for strict screening for travellers from 3 nations

In the wake of multiple cases of new Covid-19 variant B.1.1529 reported in Botswana, South Africa and Hong Kong, the Centre has asked states to conduct “rigorous screening and testing” of all..
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'Ensure rigorous screening and testing': Centre issues fresh advisory to states, UTs over new Covid variant

The Centre on Thursday asked all states and union territories to conduct rigorous screening and testing of all international travellers coming from or transiting through South Africa, Hong Kong and..
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Record £19.8m Hong Kong smuggling bust includes shark fins and endangered plants

record £19.8m hong kong smuggling bust includes shark fins and endangered plants
Shark fins and endangered plants are among a haul of smuggled goods including luxury handbags and cigars that have been seized by customs officials in Hong Kong worth an estimated $26.9m (£19.8m)
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Tiananmen Square vigil organisers in Hong Kong to disband amid crackdown

tiananmen square vigil organisers in hong kong to disband amid crackdown
A Hong Kong pro-democracy group, which held annual vigils to remember the victims of China's military during the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, has voted to disband during a crackdown on political..
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Anger in Hong Kong as Nicole Kidman allowed to skip tough quarantine rules to film new series

anger in hong kong as nicole kidman allowed to skip tough quarantine rules to film new series
Nicole Kidman has been allowed to skip tough quarantine rules in Hong Kong, government officials have seemingly confirmed, sparking anger among locals braced for even tougher restrictions in the coming..
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HSBC first-half profits more than double as economies rebound from pandemic

hsbc first-half profits more than double as economies rebound from pandemic
HSBC's first-half profits have more than doubled, buoyed by an economic rebound in Hong Kong and Britain - its two biggest markets.
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Guilty verdict in first trial under Hong Kong's security law condemned over free speech concerns

guilty verdict in first trial under hong kong's security law condemned over free speech concerns
The first person charged under Hong Kong's national security law has been found guilty of secessionism and terrorism, in a landmark case that has been condemned by human rights groups.
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Six students and teacher among nine arrested over alleged Hong Kong terror plot

six students and teacher among nine arrested over alleged hong kong terror plot
Six secondary school pupils and a teacher are among nine people arrested over an alleged bomb plot in Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong to ban all British travellers after adding UK to 'extremely high-risk' COVID list- reports

Hong Kong is to ban all British travellers after putting the UK back on its "extremely high-risk' coronavirus list, according to local media reports.
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Hong Kong pro-democracy paper Apple Daily announces closure

hong kong pro-democracy paper apple daily announces closure
Hong Kong's pro-democracy Apple Daily has announced its closure after police froze £1.65m in assets linked to the newspaper.
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Hong Kong police arrest five top executives in raid of pro-democracy newspaper's offices

hong kong police arrest five top executives in raid of pro-democracy newspaper's offices
The most senior editor and four other bosses at a pro-democracy newspaper have been arrested under Hong Kong's new national security law.
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Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist released from prison

prominent hong kong pro-democracy activist released from prison
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow has been released from prison after serving more than six months behind bars.
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