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Hong Kong leader to hold dialogue aimed at easing tensions

18 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday she and her team would begin dialogue sessions with the community next week, while reiterating that violence that has roiled the city over three months of protests must end.

Hong Kongers troubled by unrest look for new homes abroad

15 Sep 2019

HONG KONG/MELBOURNE/VANCOUVER As protests in Hong Kong stretch from summer into autumn with little sign of resolution, a surge in migration applications suggests more locals are making plans to leave the special administrative region.

Hong Kong police break up scattered clashes between rival protesters

14 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Baton-wielding Hong Kong police moved in to break up scuffles on Saturday between pro-China protesters and those denouncing perceived Chinese meddling in the Asian financial hub, the latest in months of sometimes violent clashes. | Video

ANALYSIS-As unrest deepens, Hong Kongers eye exits from Vancouver to Melbourne

13 Sep 2019

* Hong Kongers' applications for Taiwan, Malaysia residency jump

Hong Kong protesters boo Chinese anthem, as leader warns against interference

10 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Anti-government protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months spread to the sports field on Tuesday, as many local fans defied Chinese law to boo the country's national anthem ahead of a soccer World Cup qualifier against Iran. | Video

Hong Kong leader says she never discussed resigning with Beijing

05 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she had never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the Chinese-ruled city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a recording of her saying she would step down if she could. | Video

Hong Kong leader pulls extradition bill, but too little too late, say some

05 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward from a "highly vulnerable and dangerous" place and find solutions. | Video

UPDATE 4-Hong Kong leader says has not discussed resigning with Beijing

03 Sep 2019

* Three months of anti-China protests rage on (Adds student protest)

Hong Kong violence becoming more serious, but government in control, says Lam

27 Aug 2019

HONG KONG Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embattled leader of the former British colony said on Tuesday. | Video

Protest fears stalk Hong Kong businesses as China threat looms

23 Aug 2019

HONG KONG Walking a tightrope between anti-government protests and political masters in Beijing, many Hong Kong firms are opting to toe the Communist Party line to avoid potential repercussions having seen what happened at Cathay Pacific Airways.

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