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Hong Kong rally held to remember Chinese dissident

July 16, 2017 3:00 pm
Hong Kong rally held to remember Chinese dissident

People attend a candlelight march for the late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, in Hong Kong, July 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Thousands of people have staged a march in Hong Kong to remember the late Chinese dissident and Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo. People took to the streets […]

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China’s aircraft carrier Liaoning arrives in Hong Kong

July 7, 2017 11:52 am
China’s aircraft carrier Liaoning arrives in Hong Kong

China’s aircraft carrier Liaoning sails into Hong Kong, China, July 7, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) China’s first operational aircraft carrier has arrived in Hong Kong for the first time, following recent celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to China. Escorted by three warships, the […]

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Chinese President Xi Jinping warns against challenges to China’s sovereignty over Hong Kong

July 1, 2017 3:57 pm
Chinese President Xi Jinping warns against challenges to China’s sovereignty over Hong Kong

Chinese President Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping has cautioned against “impermissible” challenges to Beijing’s authority over Hong Kong as the city celebrates the 20th anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to China. Xi made the remark in a televised speech on Saturday after the inauguration ceremony of a […]

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Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Hong Kong to mark 20th handover anniversary

June 29, 2017 10:30 pm
Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Hong Kong to mark 20th handover anniversary

China’s President Xi Jinping (L) and his wife Peng Liyuan wave on their arrival at Hong Kong’s international airport, June 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Hong Kong to mark the 20th anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to China amid unprecedented security […]

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Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Hong Kong

June 26, 2017 11:05 am
Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Hong Kong

Chinese President Xi Jinping (photo by AFP) Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to visit Hong Kong to attend a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the city’s return to China from British rule and to swear in a new chief executive. Xi’s visit will start on Wednesday, June 29, and […]

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China favorite Carrie Lam elected Hong Kong’s new leader

March 26, 2017 2:24 pm
China favorite Carrie Lam elected Hong Kong’s new leader

Hong Kong Chief Executive candidates, from left, John Tsang, Carrie Lam and Woo Kwok-hing attend a TV debate. Former senior government official Carrie Lam has been elected Hong Kong’s next leader by a 1,200-person committee amid competing rallies held outside the election venue over China’s rule. The 55-year-old former chief […]

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Dozens evacuated after World War II bomb found in Hong Kong

January 23, 2017 8:30 pm
Dozens evacuated after World War II bomb found in Hong Kong

A member of Honk Kong’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Bureau is seen clearing around the 225-kilogram bomb from the World War II discovered near the University of Hong Kong, on January 23, 2017. (Photo by HKFP) Authorities in Hong Kong have been forced to relocate dozens of people to safe places after […]

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No one allowed to use Hong Kong as subversion base against China: Beijing

January 2, 2017 12:30 pm
No one allowed to use Hong Kong as subversion base against China: Beijing

Zhang Xiaoming, the head of China’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong China will not allow Hog Kong to be used as a base for “subversion” against Chinese sovereignty, a top Chinese official has warned. The head of China’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong, Zhang Xiaoming, said late Sunday that, “As […]

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Thousands march over bid against Hong Kong lawmakers

January 1, 2017 8:00 pm
Thousands march over bid against Hong Kong lawmakers

A pro-China protester (R), who is against Hong Kong independence, argues with protesters taking part in a pro-democracy march in Hong Kong, China January 1, 2017. (via Reuters) Thousands have attended a demonstration in Hong Kong to protest against a bid by the government to unseat four lawmakers of the […]

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Hong Kong elderly dies of bird flu in first winter case

December 27, 2016 7:45 pm
Hong Kong elderly dies of bird flu in first winter case

The file photo shows health workers packing dead chickens into trash bins at a wholesale poultry market in Hong Kong. (Photo by Reuters) Authorities in Hong Kong have announced the death of an elderly man of bird flu, the first human case of the disease in the city in the […]

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