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Hong Kong: Special administrative region of China
Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (HKSAR), is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta in the South. 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 most developed cities in the world, with the most expensive housing.

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Read my lips: Transparent COVID face masks to ease the communication barrier in Hong Kong [Video]

Read my lips: Transparent COVID face masks to ease the communication barrier in Hong Kong

It's not the first face mask to include a transparent area to help those with hearing impairments communicate. But this 3D-printed one is fully transparent and reuseable.

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Scaffolding collapses in Hong Kong amid storms [Video]

Scaffolding collapses in Hong Kong amid storms

Storms hit Hong Kong hard on Friday, causing damage and flooding across the territory. A giant wall of traditional bamboo scaffolding and netting was blown off the side of an apartment block in the..

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Stunning images show Hong Kong scaffolding collapse [Video]

Stunning images show Hong Kong scaffolding collapse

According to local media, two construction workers are trapped after a large scaffold collapsed next to a high rise in Hong Kong’s Happy Valley residential area. The structure fell as heavy rain and..

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The company betting on a flexible work future [Video]

The company betting on a flexible work future

Hong Kong-based co-working space, The Executive Centre, tells Kristie Lu Stout why it believes flexible work solutions will thrive post-pandemic.

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Hong Kong: Candle in the Wind | 101 East [Video]

Hong Kong: Candle in the Wind | 101 East

A year after Hong Kong introduced a draconian security law, 101 East meets the activists who refuse to be silenced.

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3D printing is helping these coral reefs to grow [Video]

3D printing is helping these coral reefs to grow

Coral reefs are under threat from climate change and pollution. In Hong Kong, technology to regrow coral can help “reset the clock,” according to startup archiREEF.

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What it's like to sail on a 'cruise to nowhere' [Video]

What it's like to sail on a 'cruise to nowhere'

The Dream Cruises voyage without a destination lets people in Hong Kong leave the city without facing quarantine

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Hong Kong police raid shuttered Tiananmen museum [Video]

Hong Kong police raid shuttered Tiananmen museum

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Hong Kong police arrest Tiananmen vigil organisers [Video]

Hong Kong police arrest Tiananmen vigil organisers

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Tokyo Paralympics: Krishna Nagar wins India’s 5th gold in badminton men’s singles | Oneindia News [Video]

Tokyo Paralympics: Krishna Nagar wins India’s 5th gold in badminton men’s singles | Oneindia News

Today, Krishna Nagar gave India its fifth gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games with a win over Hong Kong's Chu Man Kai in the final of the men's singles SH6 event. #KrishnaNagar #GoldMedal..

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Asia's fake-pork titan on plant-based seafood [Video]

Asia's fake-pork titan on plant-based seafood

Hong Kong-based Green Monday group tells Kristie Lu Stout about how, and why, they’re bringing plant-based alternatives to the seafood industry

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Guilty verdict in first trial under Hong Kong's security law condemned over free speech concerns

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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

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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

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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

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow has been released from prison after serving more than six months behind bars.
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A Hong Kong family's journey to the UK to escape China's crackdown on democracy

a hong kong family's journey to the uk to escape china's crackdown on democracy
Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers have applied for a special visa offered by the British government to come and live in the UK after China cracked down on democracy in the city.
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Hong Kong Tiananmen Square vigil organiser arrested as police crack down on anniversary event

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The organiser of an annual Tiananmen Square massacre vigil in Hong Kong has been arrested on its 32nd anniversary as police threatened to jail anyone who breaks into the park it is held in.
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Liu Kang in 'Mortal Kombat' 'Memba Him?!

Hong Kong based martial artist and actor Robin Shou (real name Shou Wan Por) is best known for his butt-kicking monk character, Liu Kang -- who battles it out with the Outworld to save the Earthrealm..
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Stop price gouging by private suppliers, India tells China

India has protested against rampant price gouging of Covid material by Chinese suppliers with the consul general in Hong Kong, Priyanka Chauhan, in an unusual comment telling the ‘South China Morning..
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Hong Kong pro-democracy activist jailed for further 10 months over Tiananmen vigil

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been sentenced to a further 10 months in prison for taking part in a vigil to remember the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
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At least 49 passengers on a flight from New Delhi to Hong Kong have tested positive for coronavirus, authorities said, as the financial hub introduced an emergency ban on all flights from India in a..
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'Time for us to stand tall': Media tycoon jailed over Hong Kong pro-democracy protests

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Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has made his strongest criticism yet of China's campaign to increase its control over Hong Kong.
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Another court has denied bail to Hong Kong media tycoon and democracy campaigner Jimmy Lai ahead of his April trial.
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Children as young as six will be taught about colluding with foreign forces and subversion under controversial new guidelines for schools in Hong Kong.
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LGBT+ History Month: The history of the Gay Games - the event that grew but stuck to its principles

The 11th Gay Games will take place in Hong Kong next year, four decades after a former US decathlete-turned-physician's dreams of a truly inclusive sporting event became reality.
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