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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 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.

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Hong Kong man jailed for 9 years in first national security case [Video]

Hong Kong man jailed for 9 years in first national security case

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Exhibition for dogs displays artwork at their eye-level [Video]

Exhibition for dogs displays artwork at their eye-level

At this exhibition in Hong Kong, dogs are able to get up close and personal with art

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Hong Kong court convicts man in first national security trial [Video]

Hong Kong court convicts man in first national security trial

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First person charged under Hong Kong security law found guilty [Video]

First person charged under Hong Kong security law found guilty

The first person to be charged under Hong Kong's national security law has been found guilty in what is being seen as a landmark ruling.

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First person charged under Hong Kong national security law [Video]

First person charged under Hong Kong national security law

The first person to be tried under Hong Kong’s sweeping national security law faces life in prison after being found guilty of inciting secession and terrorism in a landmark court ruling. CNN’s..

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How To Raise An Olympian: Shek Wai Hung [Video]

How To Raise An Olympian: Shek Wai Hung

Training up an athlete is no easy task, let alone an Olympian. Behind the glorious scenes of Stone Shek Wai-hung’s consecutive Asian Games golds, were blood, sweat, tears, countless hours of..

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Biden aims to punish China over Hong Kong: sources [Video]

Biden aims to punish China over Hong Kong: sources

The United States is preparing to impose sanctions on Friday on a number of Chinese officials over Beijing's crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong, as well as a warning to international businesses..

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U.S., Germany vow united front on China, Russia [Video]

U.S., Germany vow united front on China, Russia

President Joe Biden and outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday vowed to work together to defend against Russian aggression and stand up to anti-democratic actions by China. Gavino Garay..

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Hong Kong holds book fair for first time under new security law [Video]

Hong Kong holds book fair for first time under new security law

This is the first time the week-long event is being held under the new national security law, and critics say this law has narrowed free speech.

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See why this bar was named the most sustainable in Asia [Video]

See why this bar was named the most sustainable in Asia

From the cocktails to the furniture, Hong Kong bar Penicillin gets creative to reduce waste and minimize carbon emissions.

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Hong Kong: Nine arrested over alleged involvement in bomb plot [Video]

Hong Kong: Nine arrested over alleged involvement in bomb plot

Six secondary school students are among those accused of making explosives to plant at multiple sites across the city.

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HK leader defends proposed privacy law changes [Video]

HK leader defends proposed privacy law changes

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that proposed changes to the city's privacy law will only target illegal "doxxing" behaviour, referring to the practice of the sharing of people's personal..

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Hong Kong policeman stabbed in 'lone wolf' attack, says security chief [Video]

Hong Kong policeman stabbed in 'lone wolf' attack, says security chief

A Hong Kong police officer is in critical condition after being stabbed in the back in what Hong Kong Security Chief Chris Tang called a “lone wolf” attack. The attacker died in hospital after..

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Hong Kong silenced as China celebrates party centenary [Video]

Hong Kong silenced as China celebrates party centenary

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China Communist Party anniversary: Hong Kong silenced as Beijing celebrates centenary [Video]

China Communist Party anniversary: Hong Kong silenced as Beijing celebrates centenary

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Amnesty says HK law crushes human rights [Video]

Amnesty says HK law crushes human rights

Hong Kong authorities have used the new national security law as a "pretext to curb dissent" and justify censorship, harassment, arrests and prosecutions that crush human rights, Amnesty International..

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Hong Kong’s Apple Daily to shut down after arrests, asset freeze [Video]

Hong Kong’s Apple Daily to shut down after arrests, asset freeze

Hong Kong's pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily has printed its last edition.

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Hong Kongers flock to buy last edition of Apple Daily [Video]

Hong Kongers flock to buy last edition of Apple Daily

Hong Kong residents rushed in the early hours of Thursday to snap up copies of the final edition of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, which was forced to close after 26 years after becoming the..

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Inside Hong Kong's biggest newspaper after news broke of its closing [Video]

Inside Hong Kong's biggest newspaper after news broke of its closing

Hong Kong’s biggest pro-democracy newspaper, Apple Daily, will close its print and digital production as Beijing tightens its grip.

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Tears and cheers as Hong Kong's Apple Daily prints last edition [Video]

Tears and cheers as Hong Kong's Apple Daily prints last edition

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Apple Daily to close, last pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper [Video]

Apple Daily to close, last pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper

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Hong Kong pro-democracy paper Apple Daily prints final run [Video]

Hong Kong pro-democracy paper Apple Daily prints final run

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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

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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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

hong kong tiananmen square vigil organiser arrested as police crack down on anniversary event
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

hong kong pro-democracy activist jailed for further 10 months over tiananmen vigil
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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Scores test positive for Covid-19 on India flight to Hong Kong

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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Hong Kong bans flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippines for 2 weeks

Hong Kong will suspend flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippines from April 20 for two weeks after the N501Y mutant Covid-19 strain was detected in the Asian financial hub for the first time,..
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'Time for us to stand tall': Media tycoon jailed over Hong Kong pro-democracy protests

'time for us to stand tall': media tycoon jailed over hong kong pro-democracy protests
Billionaire Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been imprisoned over his role in pro-democracy protests.
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Ng On-yee on bow ties, playing with Marco Fu and promoting snooker in Hong Kong

Ng On-yee is looking forward to making the most of her two-year tour card after being told she can turn professional.
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Hong Kong to vet all political candidates to ensure they are pro-China 'patriots' under new law

hong kong to vet all political candidates to ensure they are pro-china 'patriots' under new law
Hong Kong will vet all political candidates to ensure they are "patriots" under new laws that seek to remove any opposition and tighten China's control.
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China approves radical overhaul of Hong Kong's political system


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Raab condemns China's 'ongoing non-compliance' over Hong Kong

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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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China passes 'patriotic' plan to vet election candidates in Hong Kong

china passes 'patriotic' plan to vet election candidates in hong kong
China's legislature has approved a resolution to make sweeping changes to Hong Kong's electoral system.
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UK 'deeply concerned' about China's electoral reforms for Hong Kong

Britain is "deeply concerned" about China's proposals to change Hong Kong's electoral system, Downing Street has said.
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Beijing declares only 'patriots' should rule Hong Kong as elections delayed again

beijing declares only 'patriots' should rule hong kong as elections delayed again
Beijing has declared that only "patriots" should rule Hong Kong - and unveiled plans to change the city's electoral system to ensure just that.
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Activists, Uyghurs protest in Paris to ensure Pakistan is placed on FATF blacklist

"We have gathered here outside the FATF building as it will be meeting next week to discuss and review the case of Pakistan to make it remain under grey list or put it in the black-list. The idea of..
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India cleared three proposals from Hong Kong in Feb, scrutiny on Chinese investment remains

The Indian government has cleared three proposals from Hong Kong on February 5, much before the first phase of disengagement began at Pangong lake.
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Into The Grey Zone: Hong Kong activist hopes his efforts will 'pave the way' for a return home

into the grey zone: hong kong activist hopes his efforts will 'pave the way' for a return home
A prominent activist who fled Hong Kong after Beijing passed a new security law has said he hopes his efforts to keep fighting for democracy will "pave the way" for a return home.
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Hong Kong media tycoon and democracy advocate denied bail

hong kong media tycoon and democracy advocate denied bail
Another court has denied bail to Hong Kong media tycoon and democracy campaigner Jimmy Lai ahead of his April trial.
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Hong Kong to teach six-year-olds about collusion and terrorism - with help from cartoon owl

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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New UK visa route to open for up to 3m in Hong Kong

new uk visa route to open for up to 3m in hong kong
Just under three million people in Hong Kong will be able to apply to live, study and work in the UK when a new visa route opens on Sunday.
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HSBC says 'we can't cherry pick laws' as bank accused of aiding democracy crackdown

hsbc says 'we can't cherry pick laws' as bank accused of aiding democracy crackdown
The head of HSBC has told MPs that he "can't cherry pick which laws to follow" as he defended the bank over claims that it is helping China crack down on democracy in Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong activist Wong arrested in prison after 53 Democrats detained

hong kong activist wong arrested in prison after 53 democrats detained
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been arrested in jail on a new charge, while a detained American lawyer has been granted bail.
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Hong Kong: Dozens of arrests look more like a purge than law enforcement

hong kong: dozens of arrests look more like a purge than law enforcement
Critics of the National Security Law (NSL) imposed by Beijing on Hong Kong have described its powers as sweeping - and today authorities swept wide. 
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Hong Kong bars Air India, Vistara flights till October 30 after passengers test positive for Covid-19


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23 yrs on, Hong Kong woman gets molestor-tutor arrested


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Central agencies monitoring over 2500 social media accounts spreading Chinese propaganda in India: Sources

These accounts have their IP addresses traced in the countries of Pakistan, Hong Kong, UK, Russia and China. This comes a day after reports of snooping on some Indian leaders by China-based companies,..
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