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Hong Kong: East Asian city
Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a special administrative region of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in southern China. With over 7.4 million people of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre (426 sq mi) territory, Hong Kong is the world's fourth-most densely populated region.

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Asia shares retreat on fears China-US trade row might spread

asia shares retreat on fears china-us trade row might spread
TOKYO - Asian shares were mostly lower on Friday as worries that the trade standoff between the U.S. and China might expand put investors in a selling mood. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.2% to..
WorldNews - Published

EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill

The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a proposed extradition law that could see individuals sent..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Hong Kong

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot [Video]Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot

Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region. (No reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

These Cities Have The Most Expensive Gas Prices [Video]These Cities Have The Most Expensive Gas Prices

If you're looking to save money on gas, you may want to avoid driving in Hong Kong. According to Deutsche Bank's annual " Mapping the World's Prices" report, you'll pay over $2 for one liter (or a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

HSBC plans more China tech jobs in push for market share [Video]HSBC plans more China tech jobs in push for market share

HSBC plans to add more than a 1,000 jobs this year at its technology development centres in China, as the Asia-focused lender seeks to bolster its presence in the world's second largest economy. David..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Leader Introduced To Pompeo [Video]Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Leader Introduced To Pompeo

According to Reuters.com, "U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dead at 102: New York Times [Video]Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dead at 102: New York Times

One of the 20th century's best-known architects, I.M. Pei, has died according to the New York Times. Pei was born in China but made his mark around the world with his distinctive modern aesthetic. His..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:49Published

Tesla Updates Software After Fire [Video]Tesla Updates Software After Fire

Tesla is producing a software update for two of its electric vehicles, including the flagship Model S, to improve battery safety as part of a probe into a vehicle fire in Hong Kong. Autonews reports..

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5 Ways Air Pollution Harms Your Health [Video]5 Ways Air Pollution Harms Your Health

1. A Chinese study found that breathing unsafe air for too long can hurt your intelligence. 2. A United Kingdom study found dementia risks increase by 40 percent. 3. Hong Kong studies show that a hazy..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Scuffles break out in Hong Kong's legislature [Video]Scuffles break out in Hong Kong's legislature

Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong's legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over an extradition law that will extend Beijing's powers over the financial hub...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Hong Kong lawmakers fight in the chamber [Video]Hong Kong lawmakers fight in the chamber

Hong Kong's legislative assembly descends into chaos as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory's extradition law clash over access to the chamber.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:52Published

What To Do After Hotel Check In [Video]What To Do After Hotel Check In

Before you get comfortable there are a few precautions you should take. Here are some things to do after you check in at a hotel.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

Brewer AB InBev could float Asia business in Hong Kong [Video]Brewer AB InBev could float Asia business in Hong Kong

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, is considering listing a minority stake in its Asian operations to create a separate business that could lead consolidation of brewing in the region...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

Former CIA Agent Admits To Spying For China [Video]Former CIA Agent Admits To Spying For China

A former CIA operative suspected of being the espionage agent who helped bring down the network's operations in China has pled guilty to spying for Beijing. According to Newser, 54-year-old Jerry Chun..

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Hong Kong bookseller flees to Taiwan [Video]Hong Kong bookseller flees to Taiwan

A Hong Kong bookseller who was detained by China is seeking refuge in Taiwan, saying his home city will no longer be safe when new laws are enacted allowing extradition to China. Justin Solomon..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:16Published

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws [Video]Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws

According to Reuters, tens of thousands of people have marched on Hong Kong’s parliament this weekend to protest the proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China..

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Hong Kong protests against proposed new extradition laws [Video]Hong Kong protests against proposed new extradition laws

Hong Kong protests against proposed new extradition laws

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Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' activists handed prison terms [Video]Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' activists handed prison terms

Activists sentenced to up to 16 months' jail after being convicted last month of public nuisance offences.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:44Published

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activist Leaders Jailed [Video]Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activist Leaders Jailed

CNN reports a group of pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong on Wednesday were handed sentences of up to 16 months in prison for their role in the "umbrella movement" rallies in 2014. A district court..

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Hong Kong pro-democracy 'Occupy' leaders jailed [Video]Hong Kong pro-democracy 'Occupy' leaders jailed

Four pro-democracy activists who were involved in the city's 'Occupy' protests in 2014 were sentenced to jail on Wednesday. Jayson Albano reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:52Published

28 Hippos Found Dead In Ethiopian National Park [Video]28 Hippos Found Dead In Ethiopian National Park

CNN reports that the bodies of at least 28 hippopotamuses have been found in Ethiopia's national park. Behirwa Mega, head of the park told reporters that the animals died between April 14 and 21 and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

AI robot 'painter' developed with unique artistic flair [Video]AI robot 'painter' developed with unique artistic flair

A Hong Kong artist says he's created an artificial intelligence-driven robot which creates its own unique paintings. It begs the question: can a robot have an imagination? Rough cut (no reporter..

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AI Robot paints its own moonscapes in traditional Chinese style [Video]AI Robot paints its own moonscapes in traditional Chinese style

VIDEO SHOWS: ROBOT CREATING PAINTINGS, INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST WHO BUILT AND PROGRAMMED ROBOT, VARIOUS OF EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS IN LONDON GALLERY RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT. SHOWS: HONG KONG,

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Banking newbies set to shake-up Asia’s finances [Video]Banking newbies set to shake-up Asia’s finances

In Asia, it’s the region’s biggest tech giants that are challenging high street banks, to a degree not seen in Europe or the United States. Michelle Hennessy reports.

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Hong Kong Official Asks For Leniency After Four Jailed For Life In Prison In The Philippines

hong kong official asks for leniency after four jailed for life in prison in the philippines
Democratic Party lawmaker James To Kun-sun promised to appeal to a higher court in the Philippines to help four Hong Kong men who were jailed for life for drug possession on Thursday, according to The..
WorldNews - Published

Hong Kong activists get asylum in Germany; denounce extradition law

Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy..
Reuters - Published

Mobile networks suspending orders for Huawei smartphones

mobile networks suspending orders for huawei smartphones
Hong Kong: Mobile networks in Asia and Europe have issued suspending orders for Huawei smartphones following the US decision last week to restrict the company’s access to American technology, the..
WorldNews - Published

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany

Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy..
Reuters - Published

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists

germany grants asylum to two hong kong pro-democracy activists
Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong. ......
WorldNews - Published

Former Philippines Supreme Court Justice Detained At Hong Kong Airport

former philippines supreme court justice detained at hong kong airport
A former Philippine official who accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity was questioned by immigration officers in Hong Kong on Tuesday, sparking a furor, the South China..
WorldNews - Published

8 Arrested In Connection With Faked Robbery In Hong Kong

8 arrested in connection with faked robbery in hong kong
Eight men have been arrested in Hong Kong over a faked HK$1.8 million (US$229,300) robbery after their plot fell apart when one suspect was seen being forced into a car following a money dispute with..
WorldNews - Published

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street fall on Huawei anxiety

asian stocks mixed after wall street fall on huawei anxiety
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday after anxiety over U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese tech giant Huawei pulled Wall Street lower. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Seoul and Sydney advanced,..
WorldNews - Published

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics

Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial, despite mounting..
Reuters - Published

Chinese Pranksters' Subway Landmine Stunt Blows Up In Their Faces

chinese pranksters' subway landmine stunt blows up in their faces
Three young men have been detained by police in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen after they caused panic on the subway as part of a prank, the South China Morning Post reports. Surveillance..
WorldNews - Published

Daniel Wu's unusual journey to movie stardom

Daniel Wu took an unconventional path to becoming a major movie star in Asia. The "Into The Badlands" star grew up in California and got his first commercial gig while finishing university in Hong..
USATODAY.com - Published

Baidu posts its first loss in 15 years as China's slowdown hits online advertising

baidu posts its first loss in 15 years as china's slowdown hits online advertising
Hong Kong (CNN Business)China's economic slowdown is taking its toll on one of the country's biggest tech companies. Search engine Baidu (BIDU) reported a net loss of 327 million yuan ($47 million) for..
WorldNews - Published

Pompeo meets Hong Kong pro-democracy leader

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by..
Reuters - Published

I M Pei's iconic buildings across the world

i m pei's iconic buildings across the world
His works range from the famous Louvre Museum pyramid in Paris, to Hong Kong's Bank of China Tower.
BBC News - Published

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong sent back to jail for role in 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement

Prominent Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was sent back to prison Thursday after he lost an attempt to quash a jail sentence over his leadership of huge democracy protests five years ago
Firstpost - Published

Hong Kong court says deterrence only motive for sending protest leader back to jail

Hong Kong's Court of Appeal sent a young leader of the Chinese-ruled city's 2014 "Umbrella" pro-democracy street protests back to jail on Thursday for contempt of court, ruling out any motive other..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong sent back to jail

One of the young leaders of Hong Kong's 2014 "Umbrella" street protest movement was sent back to jail on Thursday after losing an appeal against a contempt of court sentence.
Reuters - Published

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