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# Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of the People's Republic of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Hong Kong, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Hong Kong is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of the People's Republic of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Hong Kong, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

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Hong Kong’s opposition Civic Party loses two-thirds of its dis...

Hong Kong’s opposition Civic Party lost about two-thirds of its remaining district councillors on Sunday in a new round of resignations ahead of a requirement to pledge allegiance to the city and its mini-constitution or face disqualification.Elev...

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: Hong Kong women into the World Rugby...

Hong Kong women’s are into the World Rugby Sevens repechage final after an emphatic 24-5 win over Argentina in the semi-finals in Monaco on Sunday.Winger Chong Ka-yan and co-captain Natasha Olson-Thorne pulled the strings in a completely rejuvenat...

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Hong Kong protests: Civil Human Rights Front will not apply fo...

A Hong Kong group known for organising some of the city’s largest protests will not seek to hold its annual July 1 march for the first time in 19 years, citing the recent jailing of its leader and an ongoing police investigation into its legality....

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: Hong Kong’s men through to the semis...

Hong Kong’s men put on a brave showing in a 36-5 loss to powerhouses France in their final World Rugby Sevens Repechage pool B match in Monaco’s Stade Louis II on Sunday.Coach Paul John’s side almost had a dream start after captain Max Woodward ne...

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Coronavirus: more Hong Kong restaurants try out tricky ‘vaccin...

A challenging arrangement under Hong Kong’s “vaccine bubble” that allows restaurants to boost operations provided staff and customers have received Covid-19 jabs finally showed signs of a breakthrough ahead of Father’s Day, nearly two months into ...

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Ian Ho becomes first Hong Kong men’s swimmer to achieve Olympi...

Sprinter Ian Ho Yentou became the first Hong Kong men’s swimmer to achieve the Olympics A qualifying standard, punching his ticket to the Tokyo Games after his historic success at the Long Course Time Trial IV on Sunday.At the Sports Institute qua...

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What is the G7’s global minimum tax, and how could it affect C...

Group of 7 (G7) leaders agreed in early June to set a minimum global corporate tax rate of at least 15 per cent.Years in the making, the deal means global businesses such as Google, Apple and Amazon will pay more tax in the markets they sell goods...

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: Hong Kong thrashed by fearsome Franc...

Hong Kong’s women were handed a humbling 55-0 loss to France in their final World Rugby Sevens Repechage pool C match on Sunday, putting them behind the outright favourites but nonetheless qualifying for the evening knockout rounds.Anne-Cecile Cio...

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National security law: Hong Kong film censors’ government affi...

The government affiliations of Hong Kong’s film censors have sparked concerns in the industry that they may take an overzealous approach in enforcing new national security guidelines, banning previously unobjectionable material in an effort to avo...

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Hong Kong seeking closer integration with mainland China: Chie...

SHANGHAI: Hong Kong's strategy to strengthen the city's global financial hub status is through greater integration with mainland China, now that Beijing has helped restore "stability" in the city, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Sunday (Jun 20)...

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Sky is the limit as Blake Shinn dreams big after first Hong Ko...

Sky Field carried Blake Shinn to his first Hong Kong Group win at Sha Tin on Sunday afternoon and the Australian couldn’t help but wonder just how far up the mountain the flashy four-year-old could take him.While Shinn’s Classic Mile victory aboar...

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National security law: Apple Daily bosses to ask Hong Kong aut...

The Apple Daily tabloid is likely to ask Hong Kong’s Security Bureau to release some of the HK$18 million (US$2.32 million) worth of assets frozen during a police crackdown on the paper’s top leadership on Thursday so it can pay the wages of its 1...

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In the New Hong Kong, Booksellers Walk a Fine Line

Some independent shops flout the new limits on free expression. Others try to come to terms with them. For readers, they offer a sense of connection in a changed ci...

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Taiwan recalling 8 representative office staff members in Hong...

Taiwan is bringing home eight staff members working at its representative office in Hong Kong, citing an “unreasonable” 2018 rule requiring they recognise Beijing’s one-China policy as a prerequisite for renewing their work visas.Taiwan’s Mainland...

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Cathay Pacific looks at ‘Amazon concept’, with customers encou...

Cathay Pacific plans to grow its revenue beyond flying passengers, envisioning a set-up similar to US retail giant Amazon, in which customers are encouraged to spend on goods, services and products through the airline rather than just buying air t...

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HK$5,000 voucher scheme: discounts, flexibility will discourag...

Discounts enticing consumers to buy items they actually want, and the flexibility of spending on daily commutes will discourage Hongkongers from abusing a HK$36 billion government voucher scheme by cashing out through product refunds, the city’s f...

Spies in Hong Kong: from mainland Chinese agents and Japanese ...

On June 8, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor warned the city’s universities not to let their students be “easily indoctrinated” after being “penetrated by foreign forces” bent on “brainwashing”; forces who either “want to underm...

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Hong Kong's Apple Daily says it only has cash for few weeks af...

HONG KONG: Hong Kong's pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily said on Sunday (Jun 20) the freezing of its assets in a national security probe had left the newspaper with cash for "only a few weeks" of normal operations and it may struggle to pay staff ...