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Hong Kong: Special administrative region of China
Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (HKSAR), 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. With over 7.5 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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China healthcare workers in Hong Kong to battle COVID-19 [Video]

China healthcare workers in Hong Kong to battle COVID-19

Up to 60 healthcare professionals will be part of a team based in the territory's first make-shift hospital.

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Demonstrators chant ‘Modi, Modi’, praise India in Toronto’s anti-China protests [Video]

Demonstrators chant ‘Modi, Modi’, praise India in Toronto’s anti-China protests

Anti-China protests were held in Canada’s Toronto on August 01. It was organized by Canada Hong Kong Link & Bangladesh Minority Rights Alliance. Indian, Tibetan, Vietnamese & Taiwanese diaspora..

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Hong Kong postpones legislative election citing coronavirus surge [Video]

Hong Kong postpones legislative election citing coronavirus surge

Delay by a year slammed by pro-democracy supporters who accuse authorities of using virus as excuse to avoid defeat.

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China-UK relations suffer over Hong Kong and Huawei [Video]

China-UK relations suffer over Hong Kong and Huawei

China also accuses the UK of interfering in Chinese internal affairs.

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Hong Kong delays election by a year [Video]

Hong Kong delays election by a year

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Friday postponed a Sept. 6 election for the city's legislature for a year because of a spike in novel coronavirus cases, dealing a blow to the pro-democracy opposition..

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Equities on downward swing, Reliance cracks by 1.8 pc [Video]

Equities on downward swing, Reliance cracks by 1.8 pc

Equity benchmark indices closed marginally lower on Friday in line with Asian peers following a record contraction in economic data from the United States. The BSE SandP Sensex was down by 129 points..

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TikTok owner discussing China IPO - sources [Video]

TikTok owner discussing China IPO - sources

TikTok-owner ByteDance may list its Chinese operations in Hong Kong or Shanghai, according to Reuters sources. That after tensions with Washington scuppered earlier hopes for a blockbuster New York..

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Hong Kong bars 12 opposition candidates from legislative election [Video]

Hong Kong bars 12 opposition candidates from legislative election

Hong Kong government warns more nominees could face similar decision as the disqualified 12, including Joshua Wong.

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Hong Kong blocks 12 democrats from election [Video]

Hong Kong blocks 12 democrats from election

Hong Kong has disqualified a dozen pro-democracy candidates from running in a key election, citing reasons including collusion with foreign forces and opposition to the new China-imposed national..

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China says UK has 'poisoned' relations [Video]

China says UK has 'poisoned' relations

China blamed the United Kingdom on Thursday for deteriorating ties after Prime Minister Boris Johnson slapped a 5G ban on Huawei, accusing London of poisoning the relationship by meddling in Hong..

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Sensex cracks by 335 points but pharma stocks outperform [Video]

Sensex cracks by 335 points but pharma stocks outperform

Equity benchmark indices swung nearly 1 per cent lower during the afternoon session on July 30 ahead of the expiry day of monthly futures and options contracts. At the closing bell, the BSE S and P..

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Chinese ambassador accuses UK of 'poisoning' relations [Video]

Chinese ambassador accuses UK of 'poisoning' relations

Liu Xiaoming, China's Ambassador to the UK, has accused the UK of 'seriously poisoning' relations between the countries over issues with Hong Kong and Huawei. Mr Xiaoming also suggested that..

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Chinese ambassador: Disputes between UK and China have seriously poisoned relations [Video]

Chinese ambassador: Disputes between UK and China have seriously poisoned relations

Disputes between the UK and China over Hong Kong, tech giant Huawei and humanrights abuses in Xinjiang have “seriously poisoned” relations between the twocountries, Beijing’s ambassador to London..

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State-linked Chinese hackers 'infiltrated Vatican' [Video]

State-linked Chinese hackers 'infiltrated Vatican'

Hackers linked to the Chinese government have infiltrated Vatican computer networks, including the Roman Catholic Church's Hong Kong-based representative, a U.S. firm that tracks state-backed cyber..

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HK could postpone election in democracy blow [Video]

HK could postpone election in democracy blow

Reports in Hong Kong suggest a vote for seats in the city's legislature could be postponed by a year amid fears of a resurgence in coronavirus cases. Opposition democrats have accused Beijing of using..

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China seizes U.S. consulate in Chengdu [Video]

China seizes U.S. consulate in Chengdu

Beijing announced the U.S. consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu was closed as of 10 a.m. on Monday, after it ordered the facility be shut in retaliation for China being ousted from its..

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FBI focuses on China's San Francisco consulate [Video]

FBI focuses on China's San Francisco consulate

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is alleging that a Chinese researcher accused of visa fraud and concealing ties to the military is now holed up in China's consulate in San Francisco after the U.S...

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UK unveils citizenship offer for Hongkongers [Video]

UK unveils citizenship offer for Hongkongers

Some residents of Hong Kong will soon be able to apply for UK citizenship -- starting January of next year. Gloria Tso reports.

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Why Hong Kong's traditional under-stairs shops are disappearing [Video]

Why Hong Kong's traditional under-stairs shops are disappearing

Why an essential part of Hong Kong's retail landscape is in danger of disappearing.

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Pompeo in UK calls for 'coalition' to counter China [Video]

Pompeo in UK calls for 'coalition' to counter China

The criticism came hours after Britain suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and blocked arms sales to it.

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Pompeo urges countries to resist Chinese 'threat' [Video]

Pompeo urges countries to resist Chinese 'threat'

[NFA] U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo encouraged other nations to follow the UK's lead and push back against the actions of the Chinese Communist Party. Speaking on an official visit to London on..

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Mike Pompeo praises the UK's response to China [Video]

Mike Pompeo praises the UK's response to China

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulates the UK for their 'principled response' to China.Those measures included banning Huawei, allowing British National (Overseas) passport holders to come to..

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