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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

UPDATE 5-Petrol bombs and tear gas rock Hong Kong, scores arrested for defying mask ban

06 Oct 2019

* Police and protesters exchange tear gas, bricks, petrol bombs

Hong Kong Aug retail sales worst on record as protests escalate

02 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's August retail sales were the worst on record, the government said on Wednesday, as escalating anti-government protests that have gripped the Chinese-ruled city for nearly four months scared off tourists and battered spending.

Police shoot teen protester as Hong Kong violence escalates

02 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong police shot a teenage protester on Tuesday, the first to be hit by live ammunition in almost four months of unrest in the Chinese-ruled city, amid violent clashes on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic. | Video

Hong Kong police fire water cannon, tear gas as protests spread

01 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong protesters threw petrol bombs and police fired tear gas in street battles across the city on Tuesday, posing a direct challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic. | Video

Hong Kong braces for 'violent attack' on sensitive Chinese anniversary: police

30 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong authorities are preparing for a day of chaos on the city's streets on Tuesday, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, and metro stations and malls will close ahead of protests that they fear could turn violent. | Video

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon to halt protest as China National Day nears

29 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday to disperse anti-government protesters who threw rocks, broke government office windows and blocked a key road near the local headquarters of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA). | Video

Protests split Hong Kong entertainment world; many keep silent

28 Sep 2019

HONG KONG The anti-government protests that have roiled Hong Kong for four months have also split the city's influential entertainment community, with stars who weigh in doing so at the risk of alienating fans on either side of the often-bitter divide.

HK leader says police under extreme pressure; acknowledges 'long road' ahead

24 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city's police force, which has been accused of beating activists and using excessive force during protests, is under extreme pressure and acknowledged it will be a "long road" towards healing rifts. | Video

Hong Kong horse races, fireworks called off amid protest threat

18 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's Jockey Club cancelled all races planned for Wednesday after pro-democracy protesters said they would target the Happy Valley racecourse where a horse part-owned by a pro-China lawmaker was due to run. | Video

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