The History of Hong Kong, a coastal island located off the southern coast of
China, began with its incorporation into the erstwhile Chinese empire during the
Hong Kong's rich history, with its interesting tales of marauding pirates, powerful
clans and European traders, has helped carve out its future as Asia's world city.
History. In the very long scale of history, Hong Kong as we know it today has
existed for a mere blink of an eye. But there was a lot going on in the region
On this day in History, Hong Kong ceded to the British on Jan 20, 1841. Learn
more about what happened today on History.
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Feb 5, 2014 ... An excellent documentary about Hong Kong's fascinating history right before
Hong Kong's 1997 return to Chinese sovereignty. The film was ...
Jun 26, 1997 ... IN 1839 China clamped down on the hugely profitable trade in Indian opium,
conducted largely in British ships. But the subsequent opium war ...
Hong Kong's economic and political history has been primarily determined by its
geographical location. The territory of Hong Kong is comprised of two main ...
Hong Kong (香港, "flagrant harbor") is a futuristic, densely populated, strange,
mysterious, surreal, surprising, mind-numbing, inspiring, ever-changing city.
Sep 29, 2014 ... The uprising that sprang into action in Hong Kong this week is part of a long
history of political conflict in the region.
You probably know that Hong Kong owes its founding to British merchants and
their Indian opium (I hope anyway). But what happened exactly? Why the ...