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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'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

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

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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


Telling our own stories

For people in Hong Kong, this meant it would be Tony Blair coming to Hong Kong for Britain’s handover of and retreat from Hong Kong after 155 years of colonial rule. Two months later, on June 30th 199... 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

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

New photo book captures colonial Hong Kong and old Macau, from the historic to the everyday

Wong Kan-tai’s new photo book of black-and-white images taken in old Hong Kong and Macau has no page numbers or captions ... between 1977 and the handover in 1997, hence the book’s title, The Queen’s. ... read more



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