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China virus toll nears 500, airlines cut Hong Kong flights, cases found on cruise ship

5 February 2020, 5:05 AM

The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China passed 490 on Wednesday, as two US airlines suspended flights to Hong Kong following the first fatality there and 10 cases were confirmed on a quarantined Japanese cruise ship.

Hong Kong reports first coronavirus fatality – TVB News

4 February 2020, 4:59 AM

Hong Kong reported its first coronavirus death, local news broadcaster TVB said on Tuesday, the second fatality outside mainland China.

“One country, two systems” can continue beyond 2047: Hong Kong leader

16 January 2020, 12:30 PM

The principle that ensures Hong Kong enjoys freedoms unavailable in mainland China can continue beyond its 2047 expiry date as long as the city’s youngsters do not destroy it with “temporary misunderstandings,”Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Thursday.

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China replaces its Hong Kong liaison office head

4 January 2020, 3:01 PM

China has replaced the head of its Hong Kong liaison office, the most senior mainland political official based in the Chinese-controlled territory, following more than six months of often-violent anti-government protests in the city.

Tear gas fired at Hong Kong new year’s mass march as protesters vow to “keep fighting”

1 January 2020, 1:20 PM

A peaceful march drawing tens of thousands of anti-government protesters on New Year’s Day spiralled into chaotic scenes as police fired several rounds of tear gas at crowds including families and some protesters threw several petrol bombs.

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