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World - Region
11/28/2022 6:58:38 PM
Students in Hong Kong chanted ``oppose dictatorship'' in a protest against China's COVID rules Monday after demonstrators on the mainland issued an unprecedented call for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades.

Business - Economy
11/8/2022 11:19:31 AM
Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday following an upbeat session on Wall Street as investors look to crucial midterm elections that polls show could upend power in Washington.

Business - Economy
11/1/2022 10:31:30 AM
Hong Kong jumped more than 5% and other Asian markets also rose Tuesday after Wall Street declined and a survey showed Chinese manufacturing improved.

World - International
10/18/2022 8:07:16 PM
The UK's foreign office on Tuesday summoned a top Chinese diplomat in London over footage of a Hong Kong pro-democracy protester being assaulted in the grounds of a Chinese consulate in Britain.

World - International
10/16/2022 9:49:05 AM
President Xi Jinping kicked off China's five-yearly Communist Party Congress on Sunday with a wide-ranging speech defending Beijing's zero-Covid approach, hailing its anti-graft efforts and reasserting its ambition to absorb Taiwan, by force if necessary.

World - International
10/10/2022 11:04:07 PM
The US warned Hong Kong on Monday that its status as a financial center could be affected if it acts as a safe haven for sanctioned individuals, days after a luxury yacht connected to a sanctioned Russian tycoon docked in the city.

Life & Style - Style
10/8/2022 12:17:34 PM
A pink diamond was sold for $49.9 million in Hong Kong on Friday, setting a world record for the highest price per carat for a diamond sold at auction.

Business - Economy
8/25/2022 12:45:09 PM
Hong Kong led gains in Asian markets Thursday after China unveiled fresh measures to boost its economy, while investors awaited a speech by the Fed chair that may hold clues about future rate hikes.

Arts & Culture - Screens
7/18/2022 6:21:00 PM
Action-packed police thriller “Raging Fire'' won best film and three other awards at the Hong Kong Film Awards Sunday, beating out a crowd favorite film about late Cantopop singer Anita Mui.

World - International
6/4/2022 10:27:05 AM
Dozens of police officers patrolled Hong Kong's Victoria Park on Saturday after authorities for a third consecutive year banned public commemoration of the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989.

World - International
5/30/2022 1:05:05 PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Hong Kong's next leader John Lee in Beijing, state media said Monday, telling the former security chief that he has the full trust of the central government.

World - International
5/9/2022 10:16:10 AM
There was little doubt about John Lee's election as Hong Kong's next leader.

World - International
5/8/2022 2:29:29 PM
John Lee, a hard-line security chief who oversaw a crackdown on Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, was elected as the city's next leader on Sunday in a vote cast by a largely pro-Beijing committee.

World - International
4/16/2022 4:48:19 PM
One person was killed and seven others injured Saturday in an explosion aboard an oil tanker in waters off Hong Kong, authorities reported.

World - International
3/30/2022 12:35:27 PM
Britain is withdrawing its judges from Hong Kong's top court, with the government saying Wednesday that remaining would ``legitimize oppression.''

World - International
3/21/2022 5:40:41 PM
Hong Kong's leader Monday said that the city would lift flight bans on countries including Britain and the U.S., as well as reduce quarantine time for travelers arriving in the city as coronavirus infections in its latest outbreak plateaus.

World - International
3/19/2022 2:06:35 PM
China's health authorities reported two COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, the first since January 2021, as the country battles its worst outbreak in two years driven by a surge in the highly transmissible omicron variant.

World - International
3/13/2022 11:53:29 AM
The number of new coronavirus cases in an outbreak in China's northeast tripled Sunday and authorities tightened control on access to Shanghai in the east, suspending bus service to the city of 24 million and requiring a virus test for anyone who wants to enter.

World - International
2/28/2022 2:26:08 PM
Hong Kong reported a record-high 34,466 new infections Monday as deaths continued to climb, with health authorities saying that a lockdown has not been ruled out even though the city's leader last week said that a citywide lockdown was unrealistic.

World - International
1/31/2022 10:15:34 AM
A top Hong Kong official resigned Monday for attending a birthday party with about 200 guests in early January as the city was battling a coronavirus surge.

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