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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 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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Greater Bay Area: China's ambitious but vague economic plan

greater bay area: china's ambitious but vague economic plan
The ambitious economic plan links Hong Kong, Macau and other Chinese cities to boost growth.
BBC News - Published

Hong Kong seizes $1m worth of rhino horn at airport

hong kong seizes $1m worth of rhino horn at airport
Two men carrying at least 24 severed rhino horns have been arrested at Hong Kong airport's customs.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Hong Kong

Visit These Off-The-Beaten-Path Cities On Your Next Trip To Japan [Video]Visit These Off-The-Beaten-Path Cities On Your Next Trip To Japan

Japan has a lot to offer besides the touristy delights of Tokyo and Kyoto.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:58Published

Diamonds fit for celebs: how to shine bright on the Oscars' red carpet [Video]Diamonds fit for celebs: how to shine bright on the Oscars' red carpet

Oscar season is big business for jewlry houses such as Swiss-based Chopard, with Hollywood stars looking to shine bright on the red carpet in some of the world's most precious stones. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

Standard Chartered sets aside $900 mln to cover fines [Video]Standard Chartered sets aside $900 mln to cover fines

Standard Chartered has set aside $900 million to cover fines resulting from regulatory investigations in the United States and Britain, potentially drawing a line under probes which have dogged the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:48Published

Hong Kong Is Testing Smart Prisons [Video]Hong Kong Is Testing Smart Prisons

The world’s smartest prison is now being tested at three correctional facilities in Hong Kong. Digital Trends reports the prison system includes tracking wristbands and drug-detecting robots. Hong..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:50Published

China Plans to Turn Hong Kong and Macau Into a Silicon Valley Rival [Video]China Plans to Turn Hong Kong and Macau Into a Silicon Valley Rival

China unveiled a sweeping plan to link Hong Kong and Macau with cities in southern China to create a so-called Greater Bay Area

Credit: Time     Duration: 01:16Published

Hong Kong Gov Isn't Blowing Smoke With Plans To Jail Vapers [Video]Hong Kong Gov Isn't Blowing Smoke With Plans To Jail Vapers

35 million people around the world are believed to be using e-cigarettes or heat-not-burn products. The World Health Organization has cautioned that the long-term effects of vaping are unknown, and the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

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Pep Guardiola was left confused at a press conference after a journalist told him Benjamin Mendy was claiming he was in Hong Kong. The Frenchman later claimed he was only joking, but not until after he..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:57Published

Global markets: sentiment buckles under growth worries; L'Oreal lifts luxury sector [Video]Global markets: sentiment buckles under growth worries; L'Oreal lifts luxury sector

Global shares fell for a third straight day on Friday and were set to post their first weekly loss in seven, as investors worried about a broadening global economic slowdown. But as Francesca Lynagh..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

Lunar New Year is ushered in around the world [Video]Lunar New Year is ushered in around the world

Video shows Lunar New Year celebrations in Hong Kong, New York and Lima, as they usher in the Year of the Pig. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

Hong Kong has a boar problem in the Year of the Pig [Video]Hong Kong has a boar problem in the Year of the Pig

Wild boars in Hong Kong have been appearing more frequently in more populated areas, as a result of people feeding the animals recently. Jayson Albano reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:53Published

Hong Kong's wild boar dilemma in the Chinese New Year of the Pig [Video]Hong Kong's wild boar dilemma in the Chinese New Year of the Pig

As the Chinese Year of the Pig begins, Hong Kong's extensive population of wild boars is making frequent appearances in populated areas, but fear of wild boar attacks is becoming a hot-button issue.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

China national anthem to become mandatory in Hong Kong schools [Video]China national anthem to become mandatory in Hong Kong schools

Critics argue this is forced patriotism and Beijing is challenging the city’s core values.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:32Published

Hong Kong may make disrespect of China's national anthem a crime [Video]Hong Kong may make disrespect of China's national anthem a crime

Hong Kong is set to present a controversial bill to lawmakers that prescribes jail terms of up to three years for anyone disrespecting the Chinese national anthem, a move critics say raises fresh fears..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:59Published

United Airlines passengers stranded for 15 hours [Video]United Airlines passengers stranded for 15 hours

Passengers on a United Airlines flight were back on the ground in New Jersey on Sunday after they were stranded on a tarmac at a frigid Canadian military base for more than 15 hours. Rough Cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

Traditional medicine in Taiwan on life support [Video]Traditional medicine in Taiwan on life support

Why are traditional Chinese medicine stores are struggling to survive in Taiwan even as Hong Kong and China push to export the industry?

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:17Published

Luxury watchmakers to rely on China despite slowing demand [Video]Luxury watchmakers to rely on China despite slowing demand

Swiss watchmakers are starting to see signs of slowing spending from Chinese tourists, but are still banking on demand shifting to mainland China to fuel growth this year, several high-end brands said...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:59Published

U.S.-China trade war puts chill on CES tech show [Video]U.S.-China trade war puts chill on CES tech show

U.S.-China tensions put a chill on world's biggest tech show CES in Las Vegas as some Chinese exhibitors stay home. Jane Lee reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:56Published

Two Gay Men Challenge Hong Kong's Same-Sex Marriage Ban [Video]Two Gay Men Challenge Hong Kong's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

On Monday the Huffington Post reported that two gay men have launched separate legal bids to overturn Hong Kong’s ban on same-sex marriage, the first time the law has been challenged in court. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Hong Kong bunkers from WWII repurposed as wine cellars [Video]Hong Kong bunkers from WWII repurposed as wine cellars

Some would argue that Hong Kong is the wine capital of the world.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published

Mahjong a dying cultural icon in Hong Kong [Video]Mahjong a dying cultural icon in Hong Kong

The craftspeople who hand-make the tiles for the traditional table game are dying out.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:30Published

Aussie skipper Paine answers journalist's phone during press conference [Video]Aussie skipper Paine answers journalist's phone during press conference

Despite his team being given the run around by India, cricketer Tim Paine shows he has a sense of humour by picking up phone in post-play news conference. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:37Published

Cathay Pacific's First-Class Pricing Error: $675 for US to Vietnam [Video]Cathay Pacific's First-Class Pricing Error: $675 for US to Vietnam

Flying business or first class from Vietnam to North American cities on Cathay Pacific would normally set you back tens of thousands of dollars. But the Hong Kong-based airline made a blunder this week..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Thousands march in Hong Kong against China 'suppression' [Video]Thousands march in Hong Kong against China 'suppression'

On New Year's day, protesters in Hong Kong raised their voice over democracy. Pascale Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

Trade war: Trump says 'big progress' on deal as China factory activity shrinks [Video]Trade war: Trump says 'big progress' on deal as China factory activity shrinks

China's factory activity contracted for the first time in over two years in December, highlighting the challenges facing Beijing as it seeks to end a bruising trade war with Washington. But, as David..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

 

Laptop 'for him', vacuum 'for her'? HSBC draws ire with Valentine offer

A Valentine's day special deal for HSBC staff in Hong Kong offering discounted laptops 'for him' but vacuum cleaners and kitchen appliances 'for her' has angered staff over the sexist implications of..
Reuters - Published

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