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Hong Kong

Chinese special administrative region

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Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (HKSAR), is a special administrative region 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 one of the most densely populated places in the world.

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam took to the airwaves on Saturday to back the use of force by police ahead of a major anti-government march planned this weekend in..
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A bipartisan group of seven U.S. lawmakers including Senators Ted Cruz, Ron Wyden and Marco Rubio and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday urged..
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver says China asked the league to fire Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, following Morey's tweet supporting pro-democracy..
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A bipartisan group of seven U.S. lawmakers including Senators Ted Cruz, Ron Wyden and Marco Rubio and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday urged..
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Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners on Friday vowed to stage a major march at the weekend despite police ruling the rally illegal, setting the scene for possibly..
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China has banned the bulk shipment of black clothing and other items popularly used by Hong Kong protesters to the city, staff at Chinese courier firms said, as..
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Pro-democracy candidates will stand in almost all 452 seats in Hong Kong's upcoming local elections, encouraged by four months of anti-government protests, with..
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A Hong Kong police association is in talks with a Chinese property developer about a planned Hong Kong-themed retirement community in mainland China, it said on..
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Hong Kong visitors see a silver lining in the blow to tourism from anti-government protests. (Oct. 18)
 
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A Hong Kong court upheld a ban on same-sex marriage and civil union partnerships on Friday after a lesbian identified as 'MK' launched the city's first judicial..
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Holiday Inn-owner InterContinental Hotels Group blamed lower business bookings in China and Hong Kong protests for a 0.8% fall in third-quarter revenue per room..
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Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has shelved plans for its first U.S. dollar debt deal in 23 years, the airline said on Friday, after sources told Reuters that global..
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A Hong Kong court upheld a ban on same-sex marriage and civil union partnerships on Friday after a lesbian identified as 'MK' launched the city's first judicial..
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has..
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But the NBA Commissioner says he told officials in Beijing, "There's no chance that's happening. There's no chance we'll even discipline him"
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A Hong Kong police association has told its members it is in talks with Chinese property developer Agile Group to develop a "Hong Kong City" in southern China..
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Holiday Inn-owner InterContinental Hotels Group blamed lower business bookings in China and protests in Hong Kong for a 0.8% fall in quarterly revenue per room..
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French spirits maker Remy Cointreau said falling tourism in Hong Kong hurt cognac sales in its second quarter, as the group reported a decline in comparable..
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has..
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Hong Kong is preparing for a weekend of demonstrations, including a human chain at major subway lines on Friday and a democracy march on Sunday, the latest moves..
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Hong Kong's parliament descended into chaos on Thursday with lawmakers dragged out by security guards for heckling leader Carrie Lam as they demanded an inquiry..
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The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed three pieces of legislation supporting the pro-democracy protests that have engulfed Hong Kong for more..
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Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong heckled the city's embattled leader and called for her to step down on Thursday during a legislative session that was..
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Hong Kong's Legislative Council meeting was adjourned on Thursday as pro-democracy lawmakers repeatedly heckled the city's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, with..
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Rights group Amnesty International has urged Hong Kong authorities to urgently investigate a bloody attack on the leader of one of the biggest pro-democracy..
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The United States believes freedom of expression and peaceful assembly in Hong Kong must be protected and will continue to press China on the issue, a senior..
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Here's the latest for Wednesday, Oct. 16th: Erdogan says Kurdish fighters must leave; Pro-democracy lawmakers interrupt Hong Kong leader's speech; Elizabeth..
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Senator Jim Risch, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Tuesday he hoped that the full Senate would vote soon on..
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12 Democrats take the stage at fourth primary debate; Hong Kong protesters burn Lebron James jersey
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had to abandon her policy speech because of jeering lawmakers on Wednesday but later offered no direct olive branch to pro-democracy..
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Hong Kong protesters demanding universal suffrage and an amnesty for those charged with rioting are trying to humiliate and bring down the Chinese-ruled city's..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had to abandon her policy speech because of jeering lawmakers on Wednesday but later offered no direct olive branch to pro-democracy..
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Whether it's the NBA or American businesses like Starbucks, corporations are forced to walk a fine line between principles and profits
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Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam was shouted down as she tried to deliver an important annual speech. That chaotic scene follows controversial comments by..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had to abandon her policy speech in the legislature on Wednesday because of jeering lawmakers but later offered no direct olive..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Wednesday the city's status as a financial hub has not been shaken despite more than four months of sometimes violent..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced measures aimed at easing a housing shortage on Wednesday as she battles to restore confidence in her administration and..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced measures aimed at easing a housing shortage on Wednesday as she battles to restore confidence in her administration and..
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Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam unveiled a package of property measures on Wednesday aimed at restoring confidence in her administration after more than..
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Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam presented her annual policy address via video on Wednesday after some lawmakers disrupted the legislative session,..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was forced to abandon her annual policy address on Wednesday after some lawmakers jeered as she began speaking, causing an..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was forced to halt her annual policy address on Wednesday after some lawmakers disrupted the session, shouting and jeering as she..
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The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong..
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China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday that Beijing resolutely opposed new measures passed by the U.S. House of Representatives related to the Hong Kong..
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The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong..
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LeBron James is under fire after making comments that appeared to side with the Chinese government against Hong Kong. In response, protesters in Hong Kong burned..
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LeBron James made headlines with his remarks Monday about China, Hong Kong and a pro-Hong Kong tweet, some would say for all the wrong reasons.
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Hong Kong protesters burn LeBron James jerseys. Cuba Gooding Jr. has new sexual misconduct accusers. It's Tuesday's news.
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James' standing among basketball fans in Hong Kong took a hit over his recent comments suggesting that free speech can have negative consequences
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The senior U.S. defense official for Asia said on Tuesday that the United States has some concerns about some of the tactics used by demonstrators in Hong Kong..
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The senior U.S. defense official for Asia said on Tuesday that the United States has some concerns about some of the tactics used by demonstrators in Hong Kong..
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Basketball player Lebron James' standing among basketball fans in Hong Kong took a hit because of comments the NBA star made about free speech. (Oct. 15)
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For the first time, LeBron James is taking on the standoff between the NBA and China. On Monday night, the basketball star said Houston Rockets general manager..
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The NBA may be 'woke' in America. But in China, NBA officials don't want to risk their bank accounts to support Uighurs or protesters in Hong Kong.
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Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday ruled out making any concessions to pro-democracy protesters in the face of escalating violence, which police..
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A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction to ban anyone from blocking or damaging areas used to house married police officers and other disciplined services..
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Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam will focus on land and housing initiatives in her annual Policy Address on Wednesday, seeking to restore confidence in..
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A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction to ban anyone from blocking or damaging areas used to house married police officers and other disciplined services..
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LeBron James said Daryl Morey was "misinformed" in his tweet about Hong Kong protesters, but clarified he meant in regards to the reaction.
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Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that her annual policy address this week would focus on land and housing measures as months of..
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A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction to ban anyone from blocking or damaging areas used to house married police officers and other disciplined services..
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Gaming company exec defends move to suspend Hearthstone player after he expressed support for Hong Kong protests
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The Texas Republican sits down with Margaret Brennan to talk Hong Kong and the president's rhetoric on the Ukraine controversy.
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Tens of thousands of mostly young pro-democracy activists rallied in Hong Kong on Monday in the first legal protest since the introduction of colonial-era..
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Violent pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have escalated to a "life-threatening level", police said on Monday, after a small bomb exploded and a police officer..
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U.S. games publisher Blizzard Entertainment has reduced the punishment dealt out to a Hong Kong-based Hearthstone esports gamer for his public support of..
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Hong Kong police said on Monday that violence in the Asian financial hub had escalated to a "life-threatening level", citing the explosion of a small bomb and..
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Blizzard Entertainment has reduced the punishment that it dealt out to a Hong Kong-based Hearthstone esports player for his public support of pro-democracy..
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