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  • HONG KONG NO MORE BRITS
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    HONG KONG NO MORE BRITS
    14/08/2019
    GIS/AP/SIPA
    Members of Hong Kong's Legislative Council in 1897 pose for a photo in front of Government House, the residence of the colony's governor. For the first time in 154 years of British rule in Hong Kong, all the legislators are now Chinese, following elections on Sept. 17. (AP Photo/GIS)/HK3/AP_97010105597/[[18970000]]/1908141608

  • Crew of HMS Danae on parade, Hong Kong, China
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    Crew of HMS Danae on parade, Hong Kong, China
    30/11/2018
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    Crew of HMS Danae on parade in Hong Kong, China. Date: circa 1927 - Rights Managed - 12152403 - Credit: Mary Evans / Pharcide/SIPA - 1903211122

  • Crew of HMS Danae, funeral parade, Hong Kong, China
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    Crew of HMS Danae, funeral parade, Hong Kong, China
    30/11/2018
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    Crew of HMS Danae, funeral parade passing a tram stop in Wong Nai Chong Road, Hong Kong, China. It was for William John Barnes who died on 5 October 1927, the only crewman of HMS Danae to be buried in Hong Kong Cemetery. Date: 1927 - Rights Managed - 12152401 - Credit: Mary Evans / Pharcide/SIPA - 1903211122

  • Aerial view of the harbour area, Hong Kong, China
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    Aerial view of the harbour area, Hong Kong, China
    20/11/2018
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    Aerial view of the harbour area from Mount Victoria, Hong Kong, China, looking towards Kowloon. Date: circa late 1940s - Rights Managed - 12152146 - Credit: Mary Evans / Pharcide/SIPA - 1903211113

  • CHINA HONG KONG 1856
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    CHINA HONG KONG 1856
    18/10/2018
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    Hong Kong harbour, from the land Date: 1856 - Rights Managed - 10008861.JPG - Credit: Illustrated London News Ltd/Mar/SIPA - 1902221241

  • Sedan Chair in Hong Kong
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    Sedan Chair in Hong Kong
    27/09/2018
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    Coolie chairmen in Hong Kong. Date: 1857 - Rights Managed - 10010626 - Credit: Illustrated London News Ltd/Mar/SIPA - 1902221241

  • CHINESE REFUGEES REST IN HONG KONG
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    CHINESE REFUGEES REST IN HONG KONG
    21/11/1938
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    Chinese refugees rest amongst some straw ricks after they had crossed over the Hong Kong frontier, to escape the Japanese offensives, Nov. 21, 1938. (AP Photo)/APHSL58300/AP_381121017//1908141605

  • British Army In Hong Kong
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    British Army In Hong Kong
    06/12/1939
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    A fleet of light machines, officially described as Bren Gun Carriers, are unloaded on the waterfront and immediately taken over by the British Army to strengthen Hong Kong's defenses. (AP Photo)/APHS79701/AP_391206023/6111/1908141605

  • HONG KONG
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    HONG KONG
    11/02/1941
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    The British Crown Colony of Hong Kong is shown in a Feb. 11, 1941 photo. In the foreground is the city of Victoria, where most of the government, business and residential sections are located. Across the bay is the city of Kowloon, where all the large ocean-going ships tie up. (AP Poto)/APHS126/AP_410211015//1908141606

  • WWII Hong Kong
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    WWII Hong Kong
    16/02/1941
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    The spruce, A. R. F. workers manned the shelters and, with a test siren arm, the children, women and young men, most of them of the poor end up to watch, bringing their wares with them, when war was hours imminent in Hong Kong, China, Feb. 16, 1941. (AP Photo)/APHS343674/AP_410216056/21868 HARDCOPY PRINT/1908141606

  • British Enter Hong Kong
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    British Enter Hong Kong
    25/12/1941
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    After nearly four years in Japanes hands, Hong Kong, British Crown Colony since 1842, was relleved by a task force from the British Pacific Fleet under the command of Rear-Admiral C.H.J. Harcourt. With the relieving warships was the hospitalship Oxfordshire, soon filled with hundreds of Allied internees from camps and hospitals. All told, 500 British Naval and merchant ships are now in the Indian and Pacific Oceans for the transport of liberated prisoners. Photo taken September 18, 1945. (AP...

  • WWII OCCUPATION HONG KONG
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    WWII OCCUPATION HONG KONG
    25/08/1942
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    An Indian Rajput regiment of the British Imperial Forces is taken prisoner by victorious Japanese troops, on August 25, 1942, during the Japanese occupation of the British crown colony of Hong Kong. The facility in the background hosts a printing works, called "Commercial Press Ltd". (AP Photo)/APHS233/AP_420825021//1908141606

  • DEFEATED JAPS, MARCH THROUGH HONG KONG
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    DEFEATED JAPS, MARCH THROUGH HONG KONG
    01/09/1945
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    Guarded by a single British sailor who looks well prepared for trouble, some of the 6,000 Japanese troops who surrendered in Kowloon, drag their belongings to the prisoner of war camp. (AP Photo)/APHS63484/AP_070619021796/6127/1908141605

  • British Enter Hong Kong
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    British Enter Hong Kong
    18/09/1945
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    After nearly four years in Japanes hands, Hong Kong, British Crown Colony since 1842, was relleved by a task force from the British Pacific Fleet under the command of Rear-Admiral C.H.J. Harcourt. With the relieving warships was the hospitalship Oxfordshire, soon filled with hundreds of Allied internees from camps and hospitals. All told, 500 British Naval and merchant ships are now in the Indian and Pacific Oceans for the transport of liberated prisoners. Photo taken September 18, 1945. (AP...

  • Hong Kong Japanese War Criminals
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    Hong Kong Japanese War Criminals
    11/02/1946
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    Built by the British before the war as a civilian prison, Stanley jail, is situated on the Western Head of Stanley Bay, south side of Hong Kong Island. The jail has changed hands many times. The Japanese used it to imprison civilian internees during the occupation. During British rule, Stanley jail contained many thugs, brigands and murderers and others who had offended against society. It houses the Japanese War Criminals. They are all members of the Japanese Cendarmorle. Rape and murder are...

  • China Civil War U.S. Evacuation
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    China Civil War U.S. Evacuation
    24/05/1949
    Charles P. Gorry/AP/SIPA
    G.D. Hopper, right, U.S. Counsul in Hong Kong, and Admiral Oscar Badger confer in the U.S. Consulate Office in Hong Kong, May 24, 1949, on plans for the evacuation of American nationals from south China. (AP Photo/Charles P. Gorry)/APHS482918/AP_19171682534290/887736 ONEG/1908141605

  • Hong Kong British Troops  Reinforcement Disembark
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    Hong Kong British Troops Reinforcement Disembark
    14/06/1949
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    Men of the 1st Battalion, Royal Leicestershire Regiment, disembark form the British troop ship Empire Halladale at Hong Kong, on June 14, 1949. They were sent from England to bolster the British Forces in the crown colony against a possible threat by Chinese communists driving down from the North. (AP Photo/CPG)/APHS241287/AP_4906140100/15429/1908141606

  • Troopship Sails For Hong Kong
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    Troopship Sails For Hong Kong
    11/08/1949
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    The British troopship Eastern Prince leaves Southampton, England, August 11, 1949, en route with troops for Hong Kong and the Far East. Friends and relatives of the troops wave from the dock as the ship sails. (AP Photo)/APHS80319/AP_490811093/6111 - Print/1908141606

  • Hong Kong Riot
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    Hong Kong Riot
    30/01/1950
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    A few hours after several thousand Hong Kong Tramway company strikers rioted January 30, 1950 near the Tram Union premises, police set up barricades on Russel Street. (AP Photo)/APHS61788/AP_500130011/6146/1908141607

  • HONG KONG IMMIGRATION
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    HONG KONG IMMIGRATION
    02/05/1950
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    Trucks and buses are permitted to cross from British Hong Kong to Communist China over the bridge at left on May 2, 1950 but most traffic is on foot. The Hong Kong policeman at right is searching baggage of newcomers for guns and other contraband. (AP Photo)/APHS123/AP_500502011//1908141607

  • Honk Kong British Troops
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    Honk Kong British Troops
    24/08/1950
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    Middlesex regiment troops stand at attention for probably the last time in Hong Kong, Aug. 24, 1950, before they leave for Korea. The regiment was inspected and addressed by the G.O.C. Far East Land Forces General Sir John Harding, who had just arrived from Singapore. These men are the first non-American ground forces to join the United Nations Forces in Korea. (AP Photo)/APHS80326/AP_125937546503/312133 - PRINT/1908141605

  • Hong Kong Riot
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    Hong Kong Riot
    15/03/1952
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    Crowd of Chinese workers estimated at thousands by police, begin leaving Kowloon railroad station at Hong Kong, March 15, 1952 after being told that an expected Communist "comfort mission" was not coming to bring $20, 000 to aid Chinese fire victims. (AP Photo)/APHS61790/AP_520315025/6146/1908141607

  • Border bBetween Hong Kong and Communist China
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    Border bBetween Hong Kong and Communist China
    11/11/1954
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    Although the actual border separating the British colony of Hong Kong from Communist China is several miles away the British have created a sort of no-mans land from this point on. The traffic has not been stopped completely but police permission is required and the police are very careful to whom they give permission. Here, one vegetable vendor crossing into the British area to sell his wares passes a woman returning home with an empty basket on Nov. 11, 1954. (AP...

  • Hong Kong   Kowloon  Street Scene
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    Hong Kong Kowloon Street Scene
    23/11/1954
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    There are no streetcars on the Kowloon side, across from Hong Kong, only buses. These double-deckers run from the Star Ferry Pier, Tsimshatsui, to almost every point on the mainland and the New Territories. Two pictures show the bus traveling along Nathan Road, the mainland?s most important thoroughfare. With the exception of the picture of the children?s public playground, the remainders of this set of pictures are of street scenes in Kowloon on Nov. 23, 1954. (AP...

  • Hong Kong                                    street scenes
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    Hong Kong street scenes
    04/05/1955
    Anonymous/AP/SIPA
    This street scene at Victoria section of Hong Kong shows the many stalls selling anything and everything. Hawakers run about peddling fresh fruits, shirts, shoes, salt fish on shrimp and ice cream. A large number of the stalls are set up in the narrow streets. Since the communist occupation of China the population of Hong Kong has increased to an between 1 and 2 million people and the streets are packed almost the breaking point. (AP Photo)/APHS87404/AP_550504050/6178/1908141607

  • Hong Kong Riot
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    Hong Kong Riot
    11/10/1956
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    This ten-year-old boy was one of hundreds injured by flying rocks during a rioting anti-communist demonstration in Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong, October 11, 1956. (AP Photo)/APHS61795/AP_561011035/6146/1908141607

  • Hong Kong                                    street scenes
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    Hong Kong street scenes
    04/04/1957
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    In Hong Kong, on the eastern rim of the Communist world it was "Children's Day" along dingy alleys lined with jammed tenements and huts. But holiday gaiety was marred by tragedy. One of the teeming tenements exploded, three kids were killed. (AP Photo)/APHS79723/AP_570404022/6170 Alley; Building; Exterior; hanging laundry; slums; squaller; clothesline;/1908141607

  • Hong Kong  Skyline
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    Hong Kong Skyline
    06/12/1957
    Max Desfor/AP/SIPA
    Gleaming white in the morning sun, the neat, modern buildings of Hong Kong are outlined against the backdrop of the bustling harbor on Dec. 6, 1957. Highest building on the skyline is the Communist-owned Bank of China (top center). The tall building to the left of it is the current British bank, but a new one is under construction which will be taller than the Communist bank. Beyond the hills in the background lies the vast territory of China, a constant threat of invasion that Hong Kong...

  • Refugees From Red China
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    Refugees From Red China
    01/05/1962
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    These hunger-ridden refugees from Communist China face the prospect of being returned to that country after they were rounded up by British authorities in Hong Kong, May 1962. Many of them, poorly clothed and barefoot, are seen after being taken into custody by Hong Kong police and British army troops to be sent back across the border. Almost all of them left Red China because of hunger. (AP Photo)/APHS478606/AP_752199079519/589487 COPYNEG/1908141608

  • Refugees From Red China
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    Refugees From Red China
    01/05/1962
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    These hunger-ridden refugees from Communist China face the prospect of being returned to that country after they were rounded up by British authorities in Hong Kong, May 1962. Many of them, poorly clothed and barefoot, are seen after being taken into custody by Hong Kong police and British army troops to be sent back across the border. Almost all of them left Red China because of hunger. (AP Photo)/APHS478605/AP_492590349289/589487 COPYNEG/1908141607

  • Refugees From Red China
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    Refugees From Red China
    21/05/1962
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    A Hong Kong policeman assists an elderly Chinese man who was returned recently to Communist China after entering the British colony illegally, may 21, 1962. He was housed overnight in a temporary shelter. The policeman is carrying loaves of bread for the refugee to take with him as he crosses the border. Nationalist China announced that it would accept refugees from Red China who are being sent back because of over crowding in Hong Kong. (AP Photo)/APHS478607/AP_378007882035/589487...

  • Communist China
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    Communist China
    30/06/1962
    HGK/AP/SIPA
    Barbed wire fences which were installed by British authority in Hong Kong snake along the countryside separating the British colony of Hong Kong, foreground, and Communist China. The scene is tranquil these days, with farmers working their fields and cows grazing in the grass on both sides of the border. Harrowing scene enacted last May when thousands of refugees from Communist China stormed the barricades seeking asylum in Hong Kong on June 30, 1962. (AP...

  • HONG KONG POPULATION
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    HONG KONG POPULATION
    31/07/1962
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    Thousands of sampans and junks are packed like sardines at Aberdeen sampan harbor on Hong Kong island. Many of these boats are not seaworthy and are used as homes in a land-hungry city and island where practically every square inch of area is used for living quarters, July 31, 1962. (AP Photo)/APHS124/AP_620731029//1908141608

  • Hong Kong                                    street scenes
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    Hong Kong street scenes
    31/07/1962
    Anonymous/AP/SIPA
    Ablaze with lights, a street in downtown Hong Kong teems with activity. Taking on passengers is a double decker bus, similar to the ones that use to travel New York's Fifth Avenue. The business is all part of the city's humming tempo. New building are going up everywhere. It is enjoying the biggest boom in its 120-year history. (AP Photo)/APHS79705/AP_620731047/6170 Traffic; Transportation; Bus; Cars; city street; Commercial; Sign; Electric; Light; Headlight; Illuminated;...

  • Border bBetween Hong Kong and Communist China
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    Border bBetween Hong Kong and Communist China
    03/11/1962
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    A Chinese communist border guard stands in the shade of tree behind the fence and wire barricade along the border between the British colony of Hong Kong and Communist China on Nov. 3, 1962. This border, which was stormed by more than 100,000 fugitives seeking asylum in Hong Kong in May, 1962, is under constant patrol by border guards. (AP Photo)/APHS432594/AP_621103063/27709/1908141608

  • NIXON PLAYS BADMINTON
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    NIXON PLAYS BADMINTON
    04/04/1964
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    Children in a Hong Kong refugee resettlement area watch as former Vice President Richard Nixon shows them his badminton service. Nixon visited Hong Kong, April 4, 1964, during his tour of countries in the Far East. (AP Photo)/APHS81678/AP_640404023//1908141608

  • Hong Kong Mid-May Riots
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    Hong Kong Mid-May Riots
    01/05/1967
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    Riot policemen has throat choke hold on one young teenage rioter while two other police bind arms of second rioter, May 1967. (AP Photo)/APHS61799/AP_070917018825/6146/1908141605

  • Hong Kong Mid-May Riots
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    Hong Kong Mid-May Riots
    01/05/1967
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    Rioter hurls rock at riot police patrol during Mid-May riots in Hong Kong, May 1967. (AP Photo)/APHS61802/AP_070917018809/6146/1908141605

  • AGITATOR IN ACTION
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    AGITATOR IN ACTION
    12/05/1967
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    A Chinese youth, wearing a red guard-type uniform, waves a book of Mao Tse-Tung's works as he exhorts others to follow him in Communist-led demonstrations in the Kowloon area of Hong Kong, May 12, 1967. The youngsters behind him are curious onlookers, not participants in the demonstration. (AP Photo)/NY18/AP_670512074//1908141608

  • Hong Kong Mid-May Riots
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    Hong Kong Mid-May Riots
    24/05/1967
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    Young teenage mob jeers and hurls stones at police at Sanpokong market, May 1967. (AP Photo)/APHS92688/AP_070917018783/6146 - Print and copy neg. Exact date and source unknown./1908141605

  • Hong Kong Mid-May Riots
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    Hong Kong Mid-May Riots
    24/05/1967
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    Rioters in the Sanpokong industrial area set hundreds of street fires in an effort to slow up movement of riot patrol units, May 1967. (AP Photo)/APHS92687/AP_070917018791/6146 - Print and copy neg. Exact date and source unknown./1908141605

  • HONG KONG ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS
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    HONG KONG ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS
    22/06/1967
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    From a high-seas command boat of the Hong Kong marine police, a member of the force moves onto a fishing junk which has been stopped for inspection, June 22, 1967. The boat was on its way back from Communist Chinese waters. Such boats are checked especially for illegal immigrants trying to get into Hong Kong. In this instance the junk was found to be legitamate. (AP Photo)/APHS/AP_670622035//1908141608

  • CHINA-HONG KONG
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    CHINA-HONG KONG
    09/07/1967
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    Gurkha soldier with automatic rifle surveys Communist Chinese territory (far background) from behind sandbags atop Sha Tau Kok village firehouse, July 9, 1967. Communist Chinese killed five Hong Kong policemen July 8 during a raid at the village, which is a part of the British Crown Colony of Hong Kong. The China-Hong Kong border runs between the huddle of shacks, center, and the Communist village in the rear. (AP Photo/stf)//AP_670709059//1908141608

  • British Troops On China - Hong Kong Border
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    British Troops On China - Hong Kong Border
    08/09/1967
    Anonymous/AP/SIPA
    Troop of "The Life Guards" on daylight patrol duty along the border road near Man Kam To, which overlooks the China-Hong Kong Border. A British Ferret armoured car of the "Life Guards" stationed in Hong Kong patrols along the border with its gun pointed to communist territory, September 8, 1967. On left can be seen the barbed wire border fence and board with Mac Tse Tung's quotations. (AP Photo)/APHS63475/AP_670908076/6127/1908141608

  • CHINA OUSTED LEADER
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    CHINA OUSTED LEADER
    19/12/1984
    NEAL ULEVICH/AP/SIPA
    ** FILE ** British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, front left, and Chinese Premier Zhao Ziyang, front right, exchange signed copies of the Hong Kong handover agreement to China in Beijing in this Dec. 19, 1984 file photo. Zhao, 85, the former Chinese Communist Party leader who was ousted after the 1989 Tiananmen Square prodemocracy protests, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2005 at a Beijing hospital, a prominent human rights activist said, citing Zhao's family. At 2nd right in second row is then...

  • CHINA OUSTED LEADER
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    CHINA OUSTED LEADER
    19/12/1984
    NEAL ULEVICH/AP/SIPA
    ** FILE ** British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, front left, and Chinese Premier Zhao Ziyang, front right, exchange signed copies of the Hong Kong handover agreement to China in Beijing in this Dec. 19, 1984 file photo. Zhao, 85, the former Chinese Communist Party leader who was ousted after the 1989 Tiananmen Square prodemocracy protests, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2005 at a Beijing hospital, a prominent human rights activist said, citing Zhao's family. At 2nd right in second row is then...

  • HONG KONG:RESIDENTS QUEUE TO APPLY FOR    BRITISH VISA-TO BECOME BRITISH DEP
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    HONG KONG:RESIDENTS QUEUE TO APPLY FOR BRITISH VISA-TO BECOME BRITISH DEP
    01/04/1996
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    TERITORIES CITIZENS

  • Hong Kong Britain Queen Royal Yacht
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    Hong Kong Britain Queen Royal Yacht
    23/06/1997
    Eric Draper/AP/SIPA
    FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, June 23, 1997, an officer stands on the bow above the British Royal crest of Britain's royal yacht Britannia as it sails into Hong Kong past it's city's skyline. A newly discovered note dated 1995 in the U.K.’s National Archives Saturday Dec. 29, 2018, shows that Queen Elizabeth II let government officials know she would welcome a replacement for the Royal Yacht Britannia once it was decommissioned. The Royal Yacht Britannia was in service from 1954...

  • Hong Kong Handover Anniversary
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    Hong Kong Handover Anniversary
    30/06/1997
    ERIC DRAPER/AP/SIPA
    **FILE**An aide-de-camp salutes Gov. Chris Patten as he holds the folded British flag during a ceremony for his departure from the Government House, his official residence in Hong Kong, in this June 30, 1997 file photo. Patten was the 28th and final British governor of Hong Kong as 154 years of British rule came to an end at midnight with the handover of Hong Kong to China. (AP Photo/Eric Draper-File)/Hong_Kong_Handover_Anniversary_NY390/ JUNE 30, 1997 FILE PHOTO/0706240024

  • Hong Kong Handover 20 Years Later
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    Hong Kong Handover 20 Years Later
    30/06/1997
    Franki Chan/AP/SIPA
    FILE - In this June 30, 1997, file photo, the British flag is lowered at Government House for the last time during farewell ceremonies for Governor General Chris Patten in Hong Kong. Hong Kong is planning a big party as it marks 20 years under Chinese rule. But many people in the former British colony are not in the mood to celebrate. (AP Photo/Franki Chan, File)/BKWS102/17179247305863/JUNE 30, 1997, FILE PHOTO/1706280904

  • Hong Kong Handover Memories
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    Hong Kong Handover Memories
    30/06/1997
    Dylan Martinez/AP/SIPA
    ** FILE ** Cherie Blair, left, wife of Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair, former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, second right, and Denis Thatcher, right, watch soldiers marching past during the Handover ceremony in Hong Kong in this June 30, 1997 file photo. Lips have been getting looser as the former English colony prepares on Sunday, July 1, 2007 to celebrate its 10th anniversary under Chinese rule. Those willing to reminisce include political figures as different as former British...

  • Hong Kong Extradition Law Key Events
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    Hong Kong Extradition Law Key Events
    01/07/1997
    AP/SIPA
    FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday, July 1, 1997, then Hong Kong's newly inaugurated Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, right, receives a book bearing a picture of a statue from then Chinese Foreign Minister Qian Qichen during a ceremony in Hong Kong. On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared: "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will be master of our own destiny." (Pool Photo via AP Photo, File)/XHG201/19163333008895/TUESDAY,...

  • HONG KONG: HANDOVER: FIREWORK ORGANIZED BYCHINESE AUTORITIES
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    HONG KONG: HANDOVER: FIREWORK ORGANIZED BYCHINESE AUTORITIES
    01/07/1997
    MANIN/SIPA
    HONG KONG: HANDOVER: FIREWORK ORGANIZED BY
    CHINESE AUTORITIES






    "MANIN PHOTOGRAPHE" "HONG KONG"
    RETROCESSION CEREMONIE "CHINE A PROPOS"
    "G.B. A PROPOS" "FEU D'ARTIFICE"
    ILLUMINATION "PHOTO DE NUIT" "IMAGE
    NUMERISEE"

  • HONG KONG HANDOVER
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    HONG KONG HANDOVER
    01/07/1997
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    Hong Kong's newly inaugurated Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, left, toasts with Chinese Foreign Minister Qian Qichen during a reception hosted by Tung to celebrate Hong Kong's return to China Tuesday, July 1, 1997. (AP Photo/POOL,Vincent Yu)/HK106/AP_97070104725//1908141608

  • HONG KONG: HANDOVER: FIREWORK ORGANIZED BYCHINESE AUTORITIES
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    HONG KONG: HANDOVER: FIREWORK ORGANIZED BYCHINESE AUTORITIES
    01/07/1997
    MANIN/SIPA
    HONG KONG: HANDOVER: FIREWORK ORGANIZED BY
    CHINESE AUTORITIES






    "MANIN PHOTOGRAPHE" "HONG KONG"
    RETROCESSION CEREMONIE "CHINE A PROPOS"
    "G.B. A PROPOS" "FEU D'ARTIFICE"
    ILLUMINATION "PHOTO DE NUIT" "IMAGE
    NUMERISEE"

  • HONG KONG: HANDOVER : FIREWORK
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    HONG KONG: HANDOVER : FIREWORK
    02/07/1997
    JOBARD/SIPA
    HONG KONG: HANDOVER : FIREWORK







    "JOBARD PHOTOGRAPHE" "HONG KONG"
    RETROCESSION VILLE "G.B. A PROPOS" "CHINE
    A PROPOS" "FEU D'ARTIFICE" CEREMONIE
    "IMAGE NUMERISEE" AMBIANCE

  • Hong Kong Extradition Law Key Events
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    Hong Kong Extradition Law Key Events
    14/02/2003
    Anat Givon/AP/SIPA
    FILE - In this photo taken Friday, Feb. 14, 2003, demonstrators with tape over their mouth with the words "Article 23" turned out to protest against Hong Kong's anti-subversion bill that they say will wreck local civil liberties. The first major ripple to test the "one country, two systems" framework came when Hong Kong's leaders introduced legislation that would forbid acts of "treason" and "subversion" against the Chinese government. (AP Photo/Anat Givon, File)/XHG202/19163333012542/FEB....

  • CHINA WRANGLING HONG KONG
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    CHINA WRANGLING HONG KONG
    01/07/2003
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    ** FILE ** Tens of thousands of people march through a Hong Kong down street Tuesday, July 1, 2003, to protest the Hong Kong government's plans to enact an anti-subversion bill that critics feared would curtail civil liberties. The bill was withdrawn after the march. A member of the powerful Central Committee of China's Communist Party warned Saturday March 13, 2004 that unrest in Hong Kong could prompt Beijing to declare a "state of emergency." (AP Photo/ Vincent Yu,...

  • HONG KONG DEMOCRACY MARCH
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    HONG KONG DEMOCRACY MARCH
    31/12/2003
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    ** FILE ** Half a million Hong Kong people take to the streets on July 1, 2003 to protest an anti-subversion bill many feared would curb freedoms. The bill was withdrawn after the march. Activists hope to follow up on the "people power" victory with a New Year's Day rally they say will draw thousands. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)/HONG KONG DEMOCRACY MARCH/FILE/0312311045/0312311047

  • HONG KONG TUNG
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    HONG KONG TUNG
    02/03/2005
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    **FILE** Hundreds of thousands of people pack a Hong Kong down town street while marching to Hong Kong government headquarters in this July 1, 2004, file photo as they demanding full democracy and venting anger at the central government for denying them the right to elect a successor to the territory's unpopular leader. Hong Kong's unpopular leader plans to resign, possibly as soon as next week, because of ill health, ending a rocky eight years in office that ignited massive protests for...

  • Hong Kong Extradition Law Key Events
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    Hong Kong Extradition Law Key Events
    01/01/2010
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    FILE - In this file photo taken Friday, Jan. 1, 2010, pro-democracy protesters march to China's Liaison Office demanding universal suffrage by year 2012 and the release mainland dissident Liu Xiaobo in Hong Kong. The Basic Law states that its ultimate aim is for Hong Kong voters to directly elect their chief executive and lawmakers, but China decided in 2007 that universal suffrage in the chief executive election could not be implemented until 2017. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung,...

  • APTOPIX Hong Kong China Tiananmen
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    APTOPIX Hong Kong China Tiananmen
    04/06/2012
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    People hold up lit candles during a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park Monday, June 4, 2012 to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing. The background shows a picture taken from Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) /XKC106/120604021937/STAND ALONE PHOTO/1206041528

  • APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
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    APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
    27/09/2014
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    A protester raises a placard that reads "Occupy Central" between riot policemen and protesters outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Riot police in Hong Kong on Saturday arrested scores of students who stormed the government headquarters compound during a night of scuffles to protest China's refusal to allow genuine democratic reforms in the semiautonomous region. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)/XVY117/793504521087/1409270937

  • APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
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    APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
    29/09/2014
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    Protesters take rest at a main road in the financial central district after riot police use tear gas against them as thousands of people blocked the road in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Hong Kong police used tear gas on Sunday and warned of further measures as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy protesters gathered outside government headquarters in a challenge to Beijing over its decision to restrict democratic reforms for the city. (AP Photo/Vincent...

  • APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
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    APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
    03/10/2014
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    A pro-democracy protester is taken away by police officers as an ambulance tries to leave the compound of the chief executive office in Hong Kong, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Hong Kong protesters on Friday welcomed an overnight offer by the territory's leader of talks to defuse the crisis over demonstrations seeking democratic reforms, though they continued to demand he resign and maintained barricades around government headquarters, frustrating staff going to work. (AP Photo/Vincent...

  • APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
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    APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
    09/10/2014
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    A protester holds an umbrella during a performance on a main road in the occupied areas outside government headquarters in Hong Kong's Admiralty in Hong Kong Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Talks between the Hong Kong government and student leaders of a democracy protest that has blocked main roads in the Asian financial hub for nearly two weeks are canceled because they're unlikely to be constructive, a senior government official said Thursday. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)/XKC120/175547359622/1410091504

  • APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
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    APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
    09/10/2014
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    People walk through a tunnel on the main road in the occupied areas in Central, Hong Kong Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Talks between the Hong Kong government and student leaders of a democracy protest that has blocked main roads in the Asian financial hub for nearly two weeks are canceled because they're unlikely to be constructive, a senior government official said Thursday. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)/XKC122/570856123541/1410091510

  • APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
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    APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
    10/10/2014
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    Pro-democracy protesters attend a rally in the occupied areas outside government headquarters in Hong Kong's Admiralty, Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. Hundreds of thousands of people are pouring into a main road in Hong Kong to show support for a pro-democracy protest after the government called off talks with student leaders. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)/XKC115/72689389826/1410101541

  • APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
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    APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest
    28/10/2014
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    Pro-democracy protesters spread a yellow banner with the words reading: "I want genuine universal suffrage" at a rally in the occupied areas outside government headquarters in Hong Kong's Admiralty Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong stretched into a fourth week, as student leaders pushing for a greater say in choosing the territory's chief executive met with government officials but agreed on little. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)/XKC101/405038998341/1410281255

  • Hong Kong Extradition Law Key Events
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    Hong Kong Extradition Law Key Events
    26/11/2014
    Kin Cheung/AP/SIPA
    FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, a protester holds a yellow umbrella, the symbol of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, at the barricades as the police keep clearing them away at an occupied area in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong. A legislative bill that harkened back on Beijing's promise to allow Hong Kong residents to vote for their leader, triggered massive demonstrations in Hong Kong's most crowded districts, led by young activists and lasting 79 days. The...

  • Hong Kong Extradition Law Key Events
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    Hong Kong Extradition Law Key Events
    11/06/2019
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    FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday, June 12, 2019, policemen in riot gear stand watch as protesters use umbrellas to shield themselves near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam is pushing forward amendments to extradition laws which would allow people to be sent to mainland China to face charges. The proposed legislation has triggered in recent days the largest protests in Hong Kong in more than a decade, as some residents fear this will be their last...

  • Hong Kong Extradition Law Key Events
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    Hong Kong Extradition Law Key Events
    11/06/2019
    Vincent Yu/AP/SIPA
    FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday, June 12, 2019, protestors gather near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam is pushing forward amendments to extradition laws which would allow people to be sent to mainland China to face charges. The proposed legislation has triggered in recent days the largest protests in Hong Kong in more than a decade, as some residents fear this will be their last chance to speak out publicly without threat of arrest at mainland...

  • APTOPIX Hong Kong Extradition Law
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    APTOPIX Hong Kong Extradition Law
    12/06/2019
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    Riot police fire tear gas towards protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Hong Kong police have used tear gas and high-pressure hoses against thousands of protesters opposing a highly controversial extradition bill outside government headquarters. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)/XVY144/19163330104521/1906121119

  • APTOPIX Hong Kong Protests
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    APTOPIX Hong Kong Protests
    01/07/2019
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    Protesters deface the Hong Kong logo at the Legislative Council to protest against the extradition bill in Hong Kong, Monday, July 1, 2019. The extradition law has aroused concerns that this legislation would undermine the city's independent judicial system as it allows Hong Kong to hand over fugitives to the jurisdictions that the city doesn't currently have an extradition agreement with, including mainland China, where a fair trial might not be guaranteed. (AP Photo/Vincent...

  • APTOPIX Hong Kong Protests
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    APTOPIX Hong Kong Protests
    03/07/2019
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    Damage to the Legislative Council following a break-in by protesters is seen during a media tour, Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Hong Kong. Chinese characters read "No Extradition to China." (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)/BKWS312/2ae8d412a5304e22ba2bab64b9213b19-b57d82345d8245ffb4/1907031513

  • Hong Kong Protests
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    Hong Kong Protests
    13/08/2019
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    A traveler stands amidst protesters during a sit-in rally at the Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push for democratic reforms. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)/XKC114/19225432171947//1908131412