History of Hong Kong
Hong Kong began as a coastal island geographically located off the southern coast of China. While pockets of settlements had taken place in the region with archaeological findings dating back thousand...
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Prehistoric Hong Kong
Prehistoric Hong Kong is the period between the arrival of the first humans in the modern Hong Kong region of the current China and the start of recorded Chinese history first appeared during the Han ...
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History of Hong Kong under Imperial China
The History of Hong Kong under Imperial China began in 214 BC during the Qin dynasty. The territory remained largely unoccupied until the later years of the Qing dynasty when Imperial China ceded...
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Nanyue
Nanyue (Chinese: 南越; pinyin: Nányuè; Cantonese Yale: Nàahm Yuht; Vietnamese: Nam Việt) was an ancient kingdom that consisted of parts of the modern Chinese provinces of Guangdong, Guan...
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History of Hong Kong (1800s-1930s)
Hong Kong (1800s–1930s) was a period largely dominated by the aggressive expeditionary expansion by the British Empire. After invading the territory in 1800 during the Opium War, the British gained la...
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British Hong Kong
British Hong Kong (Chinese: 英屬香港; Jyutping: jing1 suk6 hoeng1 gong2) refers to Hong Kong as a Crown colony and later, a British Dependent Territory under British administration from 1841 to ...
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Battle of Hong Kong
The Battle of Hong Kong (8–25 December 1941), also known as the Defence of Hong Kong and the Fall of Hong Kong, was one of the first battles of the Pacific campaign of World War II. On the same mornin...
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Japanese occupation of Hong Kong
The Japanese occupation of Hong Kong (香港日治時期) began when the Governor of Hong Kong, Sir Mark Young, surrendered the British Crown colony of Hong Kong to Imperial Japan on 25 December 1941. T...
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1950s in Hong Kong
The 1950s in Hong Kong began after Japanese rule ended in 1945 with sovereignty returning to the British. However, the Nationalist-Communist Civil War was renewed in mainland China. It prompted a larg...
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1960s in Hong Kong
1960s in Hong Kong continued with the development and expansion of manufacturing that began in the previous decade. The economic progress made in the period would categorise Hong Kong as one of Four A...
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1970s in Hong Kong
Hong Kong in the 1970s underwent many changes that shaped its future. Economically, it reinvented itself from a manufacturing base into a financial centre. The market also began leaning toward corpora...
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1980s in Hong Kong
1980s in Hong Kong marks a period when the territory was known for its wealth and trademark lifestyle. Hong Kong would be recognised internationally for its politics, entertainment and skyrocketing re...
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1990s in Hong Kong
The 1990s in Hong Kong marked a transitional period and the last decade of Colonial Hong Kong.
The 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration paved the way for a series of changes that would facilitate t...
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Transfer of the sovereignty of Hong Kong
The transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to China, referred to as "the Handover" internationally or "the Return" in China, took place on 1 July 1997, and marked the end of B...
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2000s in Hong Kong
The 2000s in Hong Kong began a new millennium under the People's Republic of China (PRC). The attitude of the citizens can be summarised as pessimistic at the turn of the century due to the handover, ...
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Elections in Hong Kong
Elections in Hong Kong take place when certain political offices in the government need to be filled. Every four years, half of the unicameral Legislative Council of Hong Kong's seventy seats represen...
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Governor of Hong Kong
The Governor of Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港總督/港督; Jyutping: Hoenggongzungduk) was the representative in Hong Kong of the British Crown from 1843 to 1997. In this capacity, the Governor was Presiden...
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Immigration to Hong Kong
Highly skilled applicants or wealthy investors can apply for residency in Hong Kong. Point tests for skill applicants and economic contribution by investors were recently introduced by the Immigration...