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08-27-2010 11:19 BJT Special Report:HK Tourists Held Hostage in Manila |

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Background: Condolence ceremony held in HK to mourn hostage victims

Hong Kong has lowered the national and regional flags to half-mast, to mourn the eight victims of Monday's hostage crisis in Manila. A condolence ceremony has been held at the city's landmark Golden Bauhinia Square. At the ceremony, Chief Executive Donald Tsang and other senior officials paid their respect to the victims. Full Story>>

To talk more about the day of mourning in Hong Kong, let's cross to our correspondent there: Lorea Solabarrieta. Good evening, Lorea.

1: Can you tell us more about the official ceremony in Hong Kong to pay tribute to those killed in the Manila hostage ordeal?

2: We understand the Hong Kong government wants to conduct an independent inquiry into the incident on top of the Philippine government's investigation which is already underway. How's that going to work?

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV

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