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From Sars to Snowden: Hong Kong has seen dramatic events since the 1997 handover to China

Hong Kong was hit hard by the Asian financial crisis that started in Thailand in 1997 and spread across the region ... 28 in 2003 to help Hong Kong’s economy to recover following the Sars outbreak. Th... read more

From 1997 to 2017: Hong Kong in pictures

On Saturday, Hong Kong will mark 20 years since the end of British colonial rule, when the Asian financial hub was handed back to mainland China. The territory has seen tumultuous ... to Chinese rule ... read more

Hong Kong profile - Timeline

A chronology of key events: 1842 - China cedes Hong Kong island to Britain after the First Opium ... holds its first talks with a Chinese official since the 1997 handover. 2012 July - Leung Chun-ying ... read more

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Hong Kong: 20 years since the end of British rule

On Saturday, Hong Kong will mark 20 years since the end of British colonial rule, when the Asian financial hub was handed back to mainland China. The territory has seen tumultuous ... rule on July 1, ... read more


Thoughtful arrangement

It has since ... Hong Kong (handed over in 1997), to practice the principles of "one country, two systems" and of letting the local people govern themselves. Both are highly autonomous special adminis... read more

Bird flu fears grow as child dies

Experts have called ... in Hong Kong in 1997 cannot be used to produce a vaccine. It said an international effort was needed in the search for a cure. The organisation is also concerned about the risk ... read more

Hong Kong's darkest hour: Sars and the suicide of an icon

I wasn't a particular fan, I'd only seen ... 1997, when they were half-hoping newsworthy death would cross the Chinese border. Sars was when the handover really took place. Southern China has a tradit... read more

6 new movies opening Sept. 21, including ‘The Master’

Anderson, who has made films that are original and intensely engaging, be it his 1997 hit “Boogie Nights” or the rapturous ... It is the first film to be shot on 65mm film since Kenneth Branagh made 1... read more



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