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Hong Kong to cull 2,000 animals after hamsters get COVID-19
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Hong Kong to cull 2,000 animals after hamsters get COVID-19

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities said Tuesday that they will cull some 2,000 small animals, including hamsters after…
Hong Kong bans flights, imposes other COVID-19 restrictions
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Hong Kong bans flights, imposes other COVID-19 restrictions

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities announced a two-week ban on flights from the United States and seven other…
Hong Kong leader says she cannot accept claims press freedom faces ‘extinction’
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Hong Kong leader says she cannot accept claims press freedom faces ‘extinction’

HONG KONG, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she could not accept suggestions that…
South Africa study suggests Omicron could displace Delta
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South Africa study suggests Omicron could displace Delta

Dec 28 (Reuters) – Research by South African scientists suggests that Omicron could displace the Delta variant of the coronavirus…
Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy news outlet, arrest 6
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Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy news outlet, arrest 6

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police raided the office of an online pro-democracy news outlet on Wednesday after arresting…
Pro-Beijing candidates sweep victories at Hong Kong polls
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Pro-Beijing candidates sweep victories at Hong Kong polls

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-Beijing candidates dominated Hong Kong’s legislative elections, beating out moderates and independents in the city’s first…
Hong Kong votes in overhauled “patriots”-only election
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Hong Kong votes in overhauled “patriots”-only election

HONG KONG, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Hong Kong voters went to the polls on Sunday for the first time since…
WHO says measures against delta work for omicron variant too
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WHO says measures against delta work for omicron variant too

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — World Health Organization officials in the Western Pacific say border closures adopted by some countries may…
For sleepy Hong Kong residents, 5-hour bus tour is a snooze
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For sleepy Hong Kong residents, 5-hour bus tour is a snooze

HONG KONG (AP) — Travel-starved, sleep-deprived residents might find a new Hong Kong bus tour to be a snooze. The…
Hong Kong ditches local licensing exam to tackle doctor shortage
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Hong Kong ditches local licensing exam to tackle doctor shortage

HONG KONG, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s legislature on Thursday passed a law that allows overseas-trained doctors to practise…
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