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Manila hostage rescuers suspended
Philippines SWAT commanders ordered on leave pending probe into deaths of tourists.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2010 07:05 GMT
Anger over Manila hostage crisis
Philippine police defend handling of rescue raid that ended in deaths of eight tourists.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2010 13:11 GMT
Hostages die in Manila bus siege
Eight Hong Kong tourists killed in 11-hour standoff in the Philippine capital.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2010 00:31 GMT
Hong Kong democracy date deferred
China rejects moves to allow direct vote by 2012, angering pro-democracy activists.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2007 11:21 GMT
Hong Kong marks handover to China
Protesters demand democracy as China's president says change must be "gradual".
Last updated: 01 Jul 2007 09:11 GMT
HK's Tsang secures second term
Donald Tsang wins Hong Kong's first contested leadership elections.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2007 02:26 GMT
HK's Donald Tsang wins election
Tsang wins 649 votes while pro-democracy challenger Alan Leong takes 123 votes.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2007 04:56 GMT
HK set for first contested vote
Pro-democracy candidate signals shifting political landscape.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2007 15:36 GMT
Boost for HK pro-democracy camp
Pro-democracy candidate to contest Hong Kong polls, a first since return to Chinese rule.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2007 12:06 GMT
Democracy marchers flood Hong Kong
Tens of thousands have marched in Hong Kong for direct elections of their leaders and to protest against electoral reforms being imposed by the city's chief executive and Beijing.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2005 13:30 GMT
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