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Anne Marie Roantree

Resurgent Hong Kong protesters stage huge rally, violence erupts again

21 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Police and pro-democracy protesters battled on the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday as thousands of people rallied in several districts in defiance of attempts by the authorities to crack down on demonstrators. | Video

Hong Kong leader rules out concessions in face of escalating violence

16 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday ruled out making any concessions to pro-democracy protesters in the face of escalating violence, which police said was now "life threatening" citing the detonation of a small bomb. | Video

RPT-Hong Kong leader's policy speech to focus on housing in bid to regain support

16 Oct 2019

HONG KONG, Oct 15 Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam will focus on land and housing initiatives in her annual Policy Address on Wednesday, seeking to restore confidence in the city's future amid four months of sometimes violent anti-government protests.

Hong Kong leader's policy speech to focus on housing in bid to regain support

15 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam will focus on land and housing initiatives in her annual Policy Address on Wednesday, seeking to restore confidence in the city's future amid four months of sometimes violent anti-government protests.

Mainland banks, pro-Beijing businesses caught in Hong Kong protest cross-hairs

02 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong anti-government protesters are increasingly focusing their anger on mainland Chinese businesses and those with pro-Beijing links, daubing graffiti on store fronts and vandalizing outlets in the heart of the financial center. | Video

UPDATE 4-Barricades up, shutters down as Hong Kong marks Communist China's birthday

01 Oct 2019

* Tuesday marks 70th anniversary of People's Republic of China

Restive Hong Kong hunkers down as China's birthday celebrations begin

01 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong went into lockdown on Tuesday to ensure anti-government protests do not overshadow Chinese President Xi Jinping's commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

UPDATE 6-Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets, tear gas as clashes intensify

29 Sep 2019

* Police fire round after round of tear gas in widespread clashes

Hong Kong's 'Umbrella' protests sowed seed for future: freed activist

27 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Benny Tai, a leading Hong Kong activist who was jailed for his role in the 2014 pro-democracy "Umbrella" movement, says that campaign "revolutionized" youngsters and set the stage for the current protests on the streets of the China-ruled territory.

REFILE-HK's 'Umbrella' protests sowed seed for future - freed activist

27 Sep 2019

HONG KONG, Sept 27 Benny Tai, a leading Hong Kong activist who was jailed for his role in the 2014 pro-democracy "Umbrella" movement, says that campaign "revolutionized" youngsters and set the stage for the current protests on the streets of the China-ruled territory.

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