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Anne Marie Roantree

From 'Asia's finest' to 'black dogs': Hong Kong police under pressure

17 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's vaunted police force is facing a crisis of confidence and leadership amid the city's worsening political tensions, according to serving and retired officers, politicians and security analysts. | Video

Hong Kong retailers forecast sharp drop in sales as protests rock city

16 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong retailers said on Tuesday they expect sales for July and August to drop by double-digits from a year earlier due to large and sometimes violent protests that have gripped the Chinese-ruled city for more than a month.

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called 'rioters'

15 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she supported the police in upholding the law and seeking perpetrators. | Video

In challenge to Beijing, Hong Kong activists attempt to take fight to mainland

11 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's faceless protest movement is embarking on a bold new strategy that poses a direct challenge to the city's political masters in Beijing: activists want to export their "revolution" to mainland China.

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead, but critics unconvinced

09 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the Chinese-ruled city's biggest crisis in decades is dead and that government work on the legislation had been a "total failure", but critics accused her of playing with words. | Video

Flag-waving Grandma Wong gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance

03 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled "Grandma Wong", usually seen waving a large British flag, stands out. | Video

Flag-waving Grandma Wong gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance

03 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled "Grandma Wong", usually seen waving a large British flag, stands out. | Video

Flag-waving Grandma Wong gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance

03 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled "Grandma Wong", usually seen waving a large British flag, stands out. | Video

Flag-waving Grandma Wong gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance

03 Jul 2019

HONG KONG, July 3 Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled "Grandma Wong", usually seen waving a large British flag, stands out.

Hong Kong police tactics baffle the experts as legislature is trashed

03 Jul 2019

HONG KONG As images of demonstrators pounding at the glass walls of Hong Kong's Legislative Council were beamed live to the world, with the notable exception of mainland China, police inside suddenly withdrew, allowing protesters to break in and ransack the place.

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