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Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, 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 the world's fourth-most densely populated region.

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Jeremy Hunt calls for investigation into ‘violent scenes’ during protests The UK is suspending future sales of teargas and other crowd control equipment to..
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Britain banned sales of crowd-control equipment such as tear gas to Hong Kong on Tuesday and called for an investigation after police clashed with demonstrators..
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Police lawyers have said requiring officers to obtain a warrant every time they wanted to access a suspect’s phone was “unworkable”, as the force’s chief..
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Britain urged an independent investigation into the violence against protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland..
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Britain said on Tuesday the future of Hong Kong was a litmus test for China and urged an independent investigation into the violence that followed protests in..
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BEIJING (AP) � Major Asian stock markets fell Tuesday as traders looked ahead to a meeting between the American and Chinese presidents amid hopes for renewed..
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Bengaluru/Chicago/Hong Kong — US parcel delivery firm FedEx on Monday sued the US government, saying it should not be held liable if it inadvertently shipped..
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Hong Kong activists have raised more than HK$5 million ($640,500) in a crowdfunding campaign to take out newspaper ads in a bid to get a controversial..
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Hong Kong’s embattled government is lying low again this week to avoid rocking the boat in the face of continuing opposition to the now-suspended extradition..
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The Philippine foreign ministry’s decision to cancel all courtesy diplomatic passports after a former top diplomat using the document was turned away from Hong..
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A judge who was about to try a former adviser to Hong Kong’s ex-chief executive Leung Chun-ying on fraud charges has reluctantly agreed to step down from the..
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Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang Yam-kuen – the only city chief executive to have served a jail term – will learn whether he can clear his name over a..
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United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet urged authorities in Hong Kong on Monday to "consult broadly" before passing or amending an..
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More than 100 people blocked a Hong Kong government building on Monday in protest against proposed legislation allowing extraditions to mainland China that they..
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BANGKOK — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Monday as investors watched for movement in the China-U.S. trade dispute ahead of a meeting between Presidents..
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China said that it will not allow a discussion on Hong Kong at the G20 this week even as US president Donald Trump plans to raise the city's mass protests during..
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Hong Kong has been shaken by huge demonstrations against an upopular proposed law that would allow extradition to the Chinese mainland China said Monday it will..
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China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its..
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China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its upcoming..
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The conflict between mainland China and Hong Kong is playing out at college campuses across the US.
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The peaceful ending to Friday's protests drew a sigh of relief in the city of 7.4 million people
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Nepalese nationals must have a visa if they are entering India from Pakistan, China, Hong Kong and Macau, according to a notice issued by the Nepalese Embassy in..
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Ms Cheng ruled out an inquiry into the police's use of force, despite protests by human rights groups over the use of rubber bullets and tear gas. At least 72..
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Thousands of protesters who had blockaded police headquarters in Asia's leading financial center had mostly dispersed by Saturday morning with some roads..
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It's a Christian hymn but there are political reasons why protesters have picked up the simple tune
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Hong Kong shuts door on former Philippine Foreign Secretary who sued Chinese leader in int’l court. FORMER Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs..
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HONG KONG (Reuters) - FIFA president Gianni Infantino has ramped up the pressure on Iran to ensure local female football fans are allowed to attend men's World..
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Two Hong Kong men took part in a HK$1.12 million (US$143,300) armed robbery, in which the victim was lured to the site of the attack after falling for a scam..
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BANGKOK (AP) - Shares retreated in Asia on Friday after a broad rally for stocks drove the S&P 500 index to an all-time high, as weak manufacturing data from..
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Hong Kong protesters have managed to pull off an unlikely victory, forcing the city's Beijing-appointed leader to suspend an extradition bill that would have..
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First an extradition to China bill, then a disproportionate crackdown by Hong Kong police. Hong Kongers will not accept living under China's thumb.
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Thousands dressed in black blocked Hong Kong roads and surrounded police headquarters on Friday in the latest wave of demonstrations over an extradition bill..
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Thousands of protesters blocked a highway outside Hong Kong's parliament, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader over a controversial..
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Early on Friday morning, a large group of protesters starting gathering outside the Legislative Council (LegCo). The BBC's Helier Cheung, who is at the scene,..
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Thousands dressed in black marched in Hong Kong on Friday to press for the full withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill that has triggered violent..
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HONG KONG (AP) — Several hundred mainly student protesters gathered outside Hong Kong government offices Friday morning after a deadline passed for meeting..
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Thousands of people dressed in black rallied in Hong Kong on Friday after the expiry of a deadline protesters set for the government to scrap a controversial..
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Several hundred people rallied in Hong Kong on Friday after the expiry of a deadline protesters set for the government to completely scrap a controversial..
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Protesters in Hong Kong are refusing to back down after the city's embattled leader Carrie Lam ignored a deadline to permanently scrap a controversial..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored the Thursday deadline set by protesters to withdraw the controversial extradition bill that she postponed earlier this week,..
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Chinese-appointed Chief Executive Carrie Lam faces fresh groundswell of fury after ignoring demands to retract proposed extradition law
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed,..
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When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of the city's..
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When Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest a controversial extradition law on consecutive weekends this month, observers on all sides agreed the..
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Hong Kong student groups were preparing to mobilise support for another major demonstration, a union leader said, as a Thursday deadline approached for the..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the..
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Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an opportunity to..
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U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartisan..
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Hong Kong does not need meddling by "black hand" Western forces who are trying to destroy its stability, the Chinese government's top diplomat said on Wednesday,..
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The Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said on Wednesday that some forces are seeking to undermine stability in Hong Kong, which has..
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The world’s best airlines for 2019 have been revealed. In the annual Skytrax World Airline awards, Middle Eastern carrier Qatar Airways came out on top,..
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German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Wednesday he raised the issue of Hong Kong during his visit to Beijing this week.
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HONG KONG: Members of Hong Kong's legislature met Wednesday for the first time since the largest anti-government protest in the city's history, with many..
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Li Ka-Shing has pledged to pay tuition fees for a group of Chinese students through his foundation.
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TOKYO — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday on optimism about trade after President Donald Trump said he will talk with the Chinese leader later this..
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Police are investigating after a Hong Kong couple fell to their deaths from a 27th-floor flat on Tuesday.Emergency personnel were called in shortly before 5.30pm..
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In Hong Kong, protests against a controversial extradition bill continue, but China is looking to downplay the unrest. According to BuzzFeed News, Chinese state..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised Tuesday for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to bow to demands..
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A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."
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Chief Executive of semi-autonomous Chinese region said sorry, but didn't retract hugely unpopular extradition bill, and protest leaders aren't having it
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Former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten has urged Theresa May to confront China over the violent demonstrations in the territory, to prove her policy is not..
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For Hong Kong resident Yung Xiu Kwan, 67, a proposed extradition law that would allow people in the former British colony to be sent to mainland China for trial..
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