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Hong Kong shops shutter as months of protest darken economic gloom

29 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong jeweler Jun Lam has already closed one shop. His remaining outlet sits in an almost deserted shopping mall at the heart of a district regularly hit by sometimes violent protests that have rocked the Chinese-ruled city since June.

Hong Kong shops shutter as months of protest darken economic gloom

29 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong jeweller Jun Lam has already closed one shop. His remaining outlet sits in an almost deserted shopping mall at the heart of a district regularly hit by sometimes violent protests that have rocked the Chinese-ruled city since June.

RPT-Protests turn Hong Kong's council elections into referendum on Lam's government

21 Oct 2019

HONG KONG, Oct 18 Pro-democracy candidates will stand in almost all 452 seats in Hong Kong's upcoming local elections, encouraged by four months of anti-government protests, with the outcome of the November poll a barometer of support for the city's embattled government.

Protests turn Hong Kong's council elections into referendum on Lam's government

18 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Pro-democracy candidates will stand in almost all 452 seats in Hong Kong's upcoming local elections, encouraged by four months of anti-government protests, with the outcome of the November poll a barometer of support for the city's embattled government.

Protests turn Hong Kong's council elections into referendum on Lam's government

18 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Pro-democracy candidates will stand in almost all 452 seats in Hong Kong's upcoming local elections, encouraged by four months of anti-government protests, with the outcome of the November poll a barometer of support for the city's embattled government.

Hong Kong goes quiet as subway, shops close after night of violence

05 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong fell eerily silent on Saturday, with the subway and most shopping malls closed in an unprecedented shutdown of one of the world's biggest commercial centres after the government invoked emergency measures to curb months of unrest. | Video

Hong Kong's Lam says 'extreme violence' justified use of emergency powers

05 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Saturday "extreme violence" in the Asian financial hub had justified her decision to invoke emergency powers for the first time in half a century, following a night of violent protests. | Video

Hong Kong teen shot by police was 'rioting' - prosecutor

04 Oct 2019

YANGON The 18-year-old protester shot in the chest by Hong Kong police this week was throwing bricks and "rioting" at the time he was wounded, a prosecutor told a court packed with his supporters on Friday.

Hong Kong teen shot by police was 'rioting': prosecutor

04 Oct 2019

YANGON The 18-year-old protester shot in the chest by Hong Kong police this week was throwing bricks and "rioting" at the time he was wounded, a prosecutor told a court packed with his supporters on Friday.

Hong Kong set to enact emergency laws as it struggles to contain violence

03 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's government is expected to discuss sweeping emergency laws on Friday that would include banning face masks at protests, two sources told Reuters, as the Chinese-ruled territory grapples with an escalating cycle of violence. | Video

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