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Hong Kong police arrest media tycoon Jimmy Lai on illegal assembly charges

7:18am GMT

HONG KONG Hong Kong police arrested publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, and two other pro-democracy activists on Friday on charges of illegal assembly, drawing condemnation from international rights groups.

Hong Kong flags record budget deficit as virus, protests cripple economy

26 Feb 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong unveiled a record budget deficit on Wednesday, pledging cash handouts to residents and business tax breaks to soften the blow to the recession-hit economy from often-violent protests and the coronavirus.

Coronavirus could be knockout blow for Hong Kong's once-thriving tourism, retail sectors

18 Feb 2020

HONG KONG Tom Bennell's olive oil distribution business took a heavy beating during months of pro-democracy protests that emptied Hong Kong hotels and restaurants, his major customers. Now he fears a knockout blow as the city fights the coronavirus.

Hong Kong suspends schools for longer to counter spread of coronavirus

13 Feb 2020

HONG KONG Scrambling to contain the spread of coronavirus, Hong Kong extended the suspension of schools on Thursday until at least March 16 and told overseas students studying in the city there was no rush to return.

Hong Kong suspends schools for longer to counter spread of coronavirus

13 Feb 2020

HONG KONG Scrambling to contain the spread of coronavirus, Hong Kong extended the suspension of schools on Thursday until at least March 16 and told overseas students studying in the city there was no rush to return.

Hong Kong suspends schools for longer to counter spread of coronavirus

13 Feb 2020

HONG KONG Scrambling to contain the spread of coronavirus, Hong Kong extended the suspension of schools on Thursday until at least March 16 and told overseas students studying in the city there was no rush to return.

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong suspends schools for longer to counter spread of coronavirus

13 Feb 2020

HONG KONG, Feb 13 Scrambling to contain the spread of coronavirus, Hong Kong extended the suspension of schools on Thursday until at least March 16 and told overseas students studying in the city there was no rush to return.

Hong Kong checks quarantined ship as medics escalate strikes

06 Feb 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong authorities quarantined a cruise ship for a second day on Thursday as they checked thousands of passengers and crew for the new coronavirus, forbidding anyone from disembarking to prevent further spreading of the epidemic. | Video

Thousands held on cruise ship in Hong Kong as authorities check for virus

05 Feb 2020

HONG KONG Thousands of passengers and crew on a cruise ship that docked in Hong Kong on Wednesday were being kept on board while they were tested for a coronavirus as the city government said that all visitors from mainland China would be quarantined for two weeks. | Video

Thousands held on cruise ship in Hong Kong as authorities check for virus

05 Feb 2020

HONG KONG Thousands of passengers and crew on a cruise ship that docked in Hong Kong on Wednesday were being kept on board while they were tested for a coronavirus as the city government said that all visitors from mainland China would be quarantined for two weeks. | Video

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