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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 and commonly abbreviated as HK, 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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World's most expensive cities revealed

world's most expensive cities revealed
Paris comes top of a ranking of the world's most expensive cities, alongside Hong Kong and Singapore.
BBC News - Published

Hong Kong subway trains collide amid new signal system trials

hong kong subway trains collide amid new signal system trials
Two trains collide during a new signal system trial, threatening travel disruption for millions.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Hong Kong

Singapore Forced To Share Dubious Title With Two Other Cities [Video]Singapore Forced To Share Dubious Title With Two Other Cities

The Economist Intelligence Unit recently published their annual report listing the most expensive cities in the world. Singapore has maintained their position at the top of the list for the past five..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

'Shoplifters', Jaejoong, Samal Yeslyamova, Yakusho Koji win big at Asian Film Awards [Video]'Shoplifters', Jaejoong, Samal Yeslyamova, Yakusho Koji win big at Asian Film Awards

Stars from across Asia attend a glitzy gala ceremony for the 13th Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

Where To Find Your Next 'Sky Mansion' [Video]Where To Find Your Next 'Sky Mansion'

Business Insider reports luxe condos rivaling those found in New York or Hong Kong are popping up in Vietnam. According to Bloomberg, Saigon is the next luxury real-estate hotspot. The explosion of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Mortara wins dramatic Formula E race after Bird penalised for collision [Video]Mortara wins dramatic Formula E race after Bird penalised for collision

Edoardo Mortara wins the Hong Kong Formula ePrix after first across the line Sam Bird is penalised for a collision

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:59Published

George Michael's art collection is going up for auction [Video]George Michael's art collection is going up for auction

A small selection of the items have already gone on display, ahead of a flagship exhibition in London from March 9, 2019, through March 15, 2019.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

More than 1,500 turtles and tortoises found in suitcases at Manila airport [Video]More than 1,500 turtles and tortoises found in suitcases at Manila airport

More than a thousand live turtles have been found in suitcases at Manila airport in the Philippines, after being smuggled on a flight from Hong Kong.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:42Published

Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong fear for their lives [Video]Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong fear for their lives

Two sisters from Saudi Arabia who fled the conservative kingdom and have been hiding out in Hong Kong for nearly six months said they did so to escape beatings at the hands of their brothers and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:53Published

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

 

Hong Kong faces commuter chaos after rare train collision

A train collision disrupted services in Hong Kong on Monday, threatening commuter chaos during rush hour in the heart of the Asian financial hub, authorities said.
Reuters - Published

Cumbria marmalade festival extends global reach

cumbria marmalade festival extends global reach
People from Canada, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong and Mexico took part, preserving the festival's popularity.
BBC News - Published

Protesters arrested in Hong Kong over proposed China extradition law

Hong Kong police on Friday arrested five women who staged a protest inside the government's headquarters over a proposal to allow fugitives to be extradited to mainland China, stoking human rights..
Reuters - Published

Activists in Hong Kong and Taiwan feel heat as China fears 'separatist' collusion

As Beijing grows wary of pro-independence groups seeking to forge closer ties in Hong Kong and Taiwan, activists say they are coming under increased surveillance and harassment from pro-China media..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong owner of Pacific island casino sued over forced labor, trafficking claims

Hong Kong-listed Imperial Pacific, the owner of a multi-billion Saipan gaming project, is being sued by former construction workers who say they were victims of forced labor and human trafficking on..
Reuters - Published

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