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Dead pigs are wrapped in plastic bags and sent to a landfill after being culled by government in Hong Kong. A case of African swine fever has been detected in a Hong Kong slaughterhouse, prompting the culling of all 6,000 pigs at the facility. Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan said in a statement last Friday that the incurable virus was found in a single pig imported from a farm in Guangdong province in mainland China, where the monthslong outbreak has devastated herds.

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A child dressed in a traditional Chinese costume floats in the air, supported by a rig of hidden metal rods, during a parade on the outlying Cheung Chau island in Hong Kong to celebrate the Bun Festival.

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Local residents perform a elephant dance during a parade on the outlying Cheung Chau island in Hong Kong to celebrate the Bun Festival. Thousands of local residents and tourists flocked to an outlying island in Hong Kong to celebrate a local bun festival. The festival features a parade with children dressed as deities floated on poles.

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Pro-democracy lawmaker Gary Fan displays a placard reads "Withdraw bad law" to protest the extradition law during a question and answer session by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam at the Legislative Council Hong Kong. First and second readings of the proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law take place at the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. Business and human rights groups are expressing concern over the proposed changes that would regularise the extradition of suspects to mainland China where they say they could be subject to torture and unfair prosecution.

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A security guard looks at an artwork "Flea Market Lady" created by American artist Duane Hanson at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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A visitor looks at an artwork "Remix" created by artist Paola Pivi of Italy at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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The artwork created by Chinese artist Lu Yang is displayed at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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People walks past an artwork created by American artist Peter Halley at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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People stand around an artwork created by South Korean artist Lee Bul at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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A visitor takes a photo of an artwork created by Barbados-born American artist Ashley Bickteron at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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A woman looks at an artwork created by Japanese artist Aiko Miyanaga at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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Staff members show the artworks created by Japanese artist Mika Tajima to the potential buyers at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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An artwork "La depossession" created by Moroccan-French artist Latifa Echakhch is displayed at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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An artwork "White Riot" created by Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara is displayed at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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A visitor looks at an artwork "Untitled" created by American artist Richard Prince at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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An artwork "Blue red yellow mountain" created by Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone is displayed at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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A visitor walks past an artwork "Human Trap" created by Indonesian artist Agus Suwage at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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A visitor looks at an artwork "In Stock (Walmart Worker's Head)" created by American artist Josh Kline at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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Visitor look at an artwork "Bullshit Blind Bull" created by China's Shenzhen based young artists group Jiu Society at Art Basel in Hong Kong.

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Fans take pictures of the 'KAWS:HOLIDAY' 'Companion', at the waterfront of the Victoria Harbour after the opening ceremony for its exhibition in Hong Kong. The 37-meter long 'KAWS:HOLIDAY' 'Companion', is an inflatable sculpture created by US artist and designer Brian Donnelly, known professionally as Kaws.

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In this photo released by MTR Corporation, two MTR trains sit after collision on the Tsuen Wan Line during testing of the rail company's new signal system in Hong Kong. Two Hong Kong subway trains collided in early hours leaving one train driver suffered leg injury and the other felt unwell after inhaling smoke. It cause service suspensions between affected stations.

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Japanese actor Koji Yakusho poses after winning the Best Actor and Excellence in Asian Cinema Award of the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong actress Kara Wai poses after winning the Best Supporting Actress Award of the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong.

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Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong. Chinese are celebrating the Lunar New Year, which marks the Year of the Pig on the Chinese zodiac.

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Young vendors call out for customers at a New Year market in Hong Kong's Victoria Park. Chinese will celebrate the lunar new year this year which marks the Year of the Pig in the Chinese zodiac.

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Performers take part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong.

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Performers take part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong.

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Performers take part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong.

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A performer takes part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong.

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Performers take part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong.

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Performers take part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong.

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Performers take part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong.

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Performers take part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong.

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Performers take part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong.

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A performer takes part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong.

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Performers take part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong. The Lunar New Year this year marks the Year of the Pig in the Chinese calendar.

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Protesters demonstrate in support of prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong. Wang was sentenced to four and a half years in prison on the charge of subversion of state power more than three years after he was detained in a wide-ranging crackdown on the legal profession.

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Team Italy competes in the women's team pursuit final at the World Track Cycling championships in Hong Kong.

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Pro-independence demonstrators march during an annual New Year protest in Hong Kong.

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"Occupy Central" leader, right, Chu Yiu Ming speaks during an annual New Year protest in Hong Kong. Participants demanded the political reform process to be restarted and condemned the government's "political suppression".

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Pro-Beijing supporters hold a Chinese flag and placards to counter pro-democracy demonstrators during their annual New Year protest in Hong Kong.

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Fireworks explode over the Victoria Harbor during New Year's Eve to celebrate the start of year 2019 in Hong Kong.

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Fireworks explode over the Victoria Harbor during New Year's Eve to celebrate the start of year 2019 in Hong Kong.

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Members of South Korean music band Oh My Girl pose for photos on the red carpet of the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Hong Kong.

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An installation for the Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival is lit up against the Central business center in Hong Kong.

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An installation for the Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival is lit up against the Central business center in Hong Kong.

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An installation for the Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival is lit up against the Victoria Habour in Hong Kong.

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An installation for the Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival is lit up against the Victoria Habour in Hong Kong.

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An installation for the Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival is lit up against the Central business center in Hong Kong.

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An installation for the Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival is lit up against the Central business center in Hong Kong.

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Visitors watch a light show inside the installation "Triangle Mirror Video Kaleidoscope" at a shopping mall in Hong Kong to celebrate the upcoming Christmas festival season.

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Visitors watch a light show inside the installation "Triangle Mirror Video Kaleidoscope" at a shopping mall in Hong Kong to celebrate the upcoming Christmas festival season.

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Occupy Central leaders, from right, Tanya Chan, Chan Kin Man, Benny Tai, Chu Yiu Ming and Lee Wing Tat shout slogans before entering a court in Hong Kong. Nine leaders of the 2014 Hong Kong pro-democracy movement stand trial. The co-founders of the "Occupy Central" campaign - legal Prof. Benny Tai Yiu-Ting, sociology professor Chan Kin-man and retired pastor Chu Yiu-ming - are facing charges related to the planning and implementation of the campaign which became part of the large-scale pro-democracy Umbrella Movement protests which were carried out 79 days between September and December 2014.

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A participant attends the annual Pride Parade In Hong Kong. Thousands of supporters and members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community in Hong Kong gathered to participate in the annual Pride Parade.

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Chinese dissident writer Ma Jian, second from right, walks at the Tai Kwun venue, which is hosting the Hong Kong International Literary Festival, in Hong Kong.

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Chinese dissident writer Ma Jian waves to media after arriving Hong Kong international airport. Despite Mallet's rejection, Hong Kong permitted dissident writer Ma Jian to enter to attend a literary festival, even after an arts venue in the city canceled his appearance. Ma, whose novels frequently satirize China's communist leaders, told reporters he experienced nothing unusual while passing through passport control and that organizers were still lining-up a place for him to speak. "The lecture will definitely happen. If there is a single Hong Kong person who is willing to listen, or a single reader who contacts me, I will be there," Ma said.

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Participants dressed in costumes celebrate Halloween in Lan Kwai Fong, a popular nightlife district in Hong Kong.

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A tunnel is seen as part of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge during the first day operation of the world's longest cross-sea project, which has a total length of 55 kilometers (34 miles), in Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong province.

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A bus drives on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge as a moon rises during the first day operation of the world's longest cross-sea project, which has a total length of 55 kilometers (34 miles), in Hong Kong.

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Buses drive on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge during the first day operation of the world's longest cross-sea project, which has a total length of 55 kilometers (34 miles), in Hong Kong.

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Passengers take photos of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge from a shuttle bus during the first day operation of the world's longest cross-sea project, which has a total length of 55 kilometers (34 miles), in Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong province.

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Buses drive across a red line on the floor as a boundary of Hong Kong and China on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge during the first day operation of the world's longest cross-sea project, which has a total length of 55 kilometers (34 miles), in Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong province.

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The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridgeis seen during the first day operation of the world's longest cross-sea project, which has a total length of 55 kilometers (34 miles), in Macau. China opened the world's longest sea-crossing bridge linking Hong Kong to the mainland, a feat of engineering carrying immense economic and political significance.

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Cable cars drive in front of the China-Zhuhai-Macau-Hong Kong Bridge in heavy fog in Hong Kong.

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A police speed boat sails through the China-Zhuhai-Macau-Hong Kong Bridge in heavy fog in Hong Kong. The world's longest cross-sea project, which has a total length of 55 kilometers (34 miles) is official opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping applauds on stage after official opening of the China-Zhuhai-Macau-Hong Kong Bridge, the world's longest cross-sea project, which has a total length of 55 kilometers (34 miles), in Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong province.

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The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is lit up in Hong Kong.

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People clean debris from Typhoon Mangkhut on the waterfront in Hong Kong. Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down as strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut lash the densely populated coast. The biggest storm of the year left dozens dead from landslides and drownings as it sliced through the northern Philippines.

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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, an office building's windows damaged by Typhoon Mangkhut in Hong Kong.

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People walk past a damaged bamboo scaffolding caused by Typhoon Mangkhut in Hong Kong.

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Debris caused by Typhoon Mangkhut is seen outside a housing estate on the waterfront in Hong Kong.

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People walk past debris caused by Typhoon Mangkhut outside a housing estate on the waterfront in Hong Kong. Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down as strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut lash the densely populated coast.

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A big rock, which was blowed by Typhoon Mangkhut is stuck in between the fence on the waterfront of a house estate in Hong Kong. Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down as strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut lash the densely populated coast. The biggest storm of the year left dozens dead from landslides and drownings as it sliced through the northern Philippines.

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Participants try to catch rice in small orange color bags with baskets on sticks during the Ghost Grappling competition to mark the "Hungry Ghost Festival" at a downtown park in Hong Kong. Countless hungry and restless ghosts are roaming Hong Kong, and the world, to visit their living ancestors, at least according to Chinese convention. In traditional Chinese belief, the seventh month of the lunar year is reserved for the Hungry Ghost festival, or Yu Lan, a raucous celebration marked by feasts and music.

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A pro-China protester scuffles with police as he protests pro-independence activist Andy Chan as he delivers a controversial speech at Foreign Correspondents Club, Hong Kong despite China's Foreign Ministry's request to cancel the talk.

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Pro-independence activist Andy Chan, center, is surrounded by journalists as he leaves Foreign Correspondents Club after delivering his speech in Hong Kong. Chan gave a speech to foreign journalists whose association defied the Chinese government's demand to cancel the event.

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A moon rises over the Victoria Harbour during a complete lunar eclipse, in Hong Kong. Curiosity and awe have greeted a complete lunar eclipse, the longest one of this century and visible in much of the world.

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Protesters hold placards with picture of late Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo during a protest in Hong Kong to mark the first death anniversary of China's most prominent political prisoner, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

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A poster of Chinese President Xi Jinping with his eyes blocked by words " Not my president" is seen as thousands of protesters march along a downtown street during an annual pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong.

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Thousands of protesters march along a downtown street during an annual pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong as they protest the policies of China's ruling Communist Party, as well as to vent their grievances about a raft of other local issues.

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Thousands of protesters march along a downtown street during an annual pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong as they protest the policies of China's ruling Communist Party, as well as to vent their grievances about a raft of other local issues.

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Chinese soldiers based in Hong Kong demonstrate their skill at the Shek Kong barracks of People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison during an open day in Hong Kong to celebrate the upcoming 21st anniversary of the city's return to Chinese sovereignty from British rule on July 1.

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Participants compete in a dragon boat race as part of celebrations marking the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival, held throughout Hong Kong.

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Participants compete in a dragon boat race as part of celebrations marking the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival, held throughout Hong Kong. Dragon boat races are in remembrance of Chu Yuan, an ancient Chinese scholar-statesman, who drowned in 277 B.C. while denouncing government corruption.

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Tens of thousands of people attend an annual candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park. Hong Kongers commemorate victims of the Chinese government's brutal military crackdown nearly three decades ago on protesters in 1989 Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

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Tens of thousands of people attend an annual candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park. Hong Kongers commemorate victims of the Chinese government's brutal military crackdown nearly three decades ago on protesters in 1989 Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

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Protesters raise a Chinese Communist Party flag with Chinese words that read: "Put an end to one-party Dictatorship" as hundreds march on a in Hong Kong to mark the 29th anniversary of China's bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, ahead of a much larger annual candlelight vigil.

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Shopkeepers sell the buns with the sign featuring the Chinese character "Peace" on the outlying Cheung Chau island in Hong Kong to celebrate the Bun Festival.

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Villagers perform lion dance during a parade in front of the bun towers on the outlying Cheung Chau island in Hong Kong to celebrate the Bun Festival. Thousands of local residents and tourists flocked to an outlying island in Hong Kong to celebrate a local bun festival despite the recording-breaking heat.

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Participants climb up the bun tower during the bun snatching competition on the outlying Cheung Chau island in Hong Kong to celebrate the Bun Festival. During the Bun Festival, the Taoist God of the Sea, is worshipped and evil spirits are scared away by loud gongs and drums during the procession. The celebration includes bun scrambling, parades, opera performances, and children dressed in colorful costumes.

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Protesters place flowers on the "Pillar of Shame" statue, which commemorate the June 4, 1989 military crackdown in Beijing's Tiananmen Square on a pro-democracy student movement, in the University of Hong Kong. Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend an upcoming annual candlelight vigil on June 4 to remember those killed when their protest in Beijing.

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Workers wear safety hats and hold banners during a march to mark May Day in Hong Kong.

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Protesters shout slogans during a march to mark May Day in Hong Kong. Hundreds of Hong Kong workers from various labor unions staged a rally to demand better workers' rights and call for standard working hours.

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A painting " Nu couche " by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani is displayed during the Sotheby's auction press preview in Hong Kong. The work is estimated at US $150 million and will be auction in New York on 14 May.

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Actor Aamir Khan poses on the red carpet of the Hong Kong Film Awards in Hong Kong.

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India actor Aamir Khan, left and actress Zaira Wasim pose on the red carpet of the Hong Kong Film Awards in Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan poses on the red carpet of the Hong Kong Film Awards in Hong Kong.

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Architect James Law poses during an interview at his OPod tube house in Hong Kong's industrial area of Kwun Tong. Hong Kong’s notoriously expensive housing makes owning an affordable home a pipe dream for many residents. But the local architect proposed a novel idea to help alleviate the problem: building stylish micro-apartments inside giant concrete drainage pipes.

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Relatives pay last tributes to bus crash victims in Hong Kong. A double-decker bus lost control and crashed in a Hong Kong suburb on Saturday evening, killing a number of people and injuring dozens more, authorities in the southern Chinese city said.

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Firemen hurry to try to remove injured passengers from a double-decker lying on its side in Hong Kong. A double-decker bus crashed in a Hong Kong suburb, killing 18 people and injuring dozens more, authorities in the southern Chinese city said.

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