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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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Four Hong Kong 'Occupy' leaders jailed for 2014 democracy protests

A Hong Kong court jailed four leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy "Occupy" movement on Wednesday amid heightened concerns over the decline of freedoms in the China-ruled city nearly five years after..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong pro-democracy 'Occupy' activists jailed for role in mass protests

A Hong Kong court on Wednesday jailed key leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy "Occupy" movement in a move that highlights political divisions nearly five years after protests rocked the China-ruled city.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Hong Kong

28 Hippos Found Dead In Ethiopian National Park [Video]28 Hippos Found Dead In Ethiopian National Park

CNN reports that the bodies of at least 28 hippopotamuses have been found in Ethiopia's national park. Behirwa Mega, head of the park told reporters that the animals died between April 14 and 21 and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

AI robot 'painter' developed with unique artistic flair [Video]AI robot 'painter' developed with unique artistic flair

A Hong Kong artist says he's created an artificial intelligence-driven robot which creates its own unique paintings. It begs the question: can a robot have an imagination? Rough cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

AI Robot paints its own moonscapes in traditional Chinese style [Video]AI Robot paints its own moonscapes in traditional Chinese style

VIDEO SHOWS: ROBOT CREATING PAINTINGS, INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST WHO BUILT AND PROGRAMMED ROBOT, VARIOUS OF EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS IN LONDON GALLERY RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT. SHOWS: HONG KONG,

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 05:49Published

Banking newbies set to shake-up Asia’s finances [Video]Banking newbies set to shake-up Asia’s finances

In Asia, it’s the region’s biggest tech giants that are challenging high street banks, to a degree not seen in Europe or the United States. Michelle Hennessy reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:20Published

Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders face seven years in prison [Video]Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders face seven years in prison

Nine leading campaigners have been found guilty for their role in the ‘Umbrella’ protests which paralysed the city centre five years ago.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:59Published

Hong Kong's Hong Kong's "Occupy" leaders found guilty over 2014 protests

A Hong Kong court found nine pro-democracy leaders involved in the 2014 'Occupy' movement guilty on public nuisance charges. Each could face at least seven years in jail. Jayson Albano reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' protest leaders found guilty [Video]Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' protest leaders found guilty

Nine guilty on charges of incitement and conspiracy for their role in leading the 79-day mass protest.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:43Published

Rare diamond sells for over $11 million at auction [Video]Rare diamond sells for over $11 million at auction

The auction for a rare oval diamond at Sotheby's only took 10 minutes. The buyer, a Japanese private collector, will name the stone after his first daughter. Dan Fastenberg reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

Rare 88.22-carat oval diamond is sold at Hong Kong auction for over $11 million [Video]Rare 88.22-carat oval diamond is sold at Hong Kong auction for over $11 million

The auction at Sotheby's only took ten minutes. The buyer, a Japanse private collector, will name the stone after his first daughter. Dan Fastenberg reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

Hong Kong March Against Extradition Gets Thousands [Video]Hong Kong March Against Extradition Gets Thousands

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday against a government plan to change extradition laws, fearing an erosion of personal freedom and the city’s status as an..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Hong Kong: World's largest contemporary art fair opens [Video]Hong Kong: World's largest contemporary art fair opens

The fair showcases 242 galleries from 35 countries under one roof.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:11Published

Cathay enters low-cost market with HK Express buy [Video]Cathay enters low-cost market with HK Express buy

Cathay Pacific Airways has agreed to buy Hong Kong Express Airways from cash-strapped Chinese conglomerate HNA Group for $628 million, giving it a foothold in the fast-growing budget travel market...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Woman who sheltered Snowden granted asylum in Canada [Video]Woman who sheltered Snowden granted asylum in Canada

Vanessa Mae Bondalian Rodel, a woman who helped shelter former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, spoke after she was granted asylum in Canada. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Sisters fleeing Saudi Arabia granted asylum [Video]Sisters fleeing Saudi Arabia granted asylum

Two Saudi Arabian sisters who have been living in Hong Kong after escaping what they describe as an abusive family have been granted asylum in an undisclosed country.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

'Take My Golden Cage and Give Me the Sky.' Saudi Sisters Gain Freedom With Emergency Visas [Video]'Take My Golden Cage and Give Me the Sky.' Saudi Sisters Gain Freedom With Emergency Visas

Last week, after six months of being stranded in Hong Kong, the Saudi sisters finally got their first, long-deferred taste of freedom, becoming the latest women to slip beyond the grasp of the..

Credit: Time     Duration: 02:46Published

Vergne wins incident-packed Sanya Formula E race [Video]Vergne wins incident-packed Sanya Formula E race

Jean-Eric Vergne takes the chequered flag in the Sanya Formula E race to become the sixth different winner in six races this season

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:00Published

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

 

Explainer: What was Hong Kong's 'Occupy' movement all about?

Occupy Central is the name given to the protests that paralyzed parts of Hong Kong for 79 days in late 2014.
Reuters - Published
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