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Hong Kong barristers call on Beijing to 'exercise restraint' in comments

14 Apr 2020

HONG KONG The Hong Kong Bar Association on Tuesday called on Beijing to "exercise restraint" in its comments regarding affairs in the Chinese-ruled city, warning that its views could be perceived as interference in the global financial hub.

HSBC Hong Kong shareholders mull legal action over dividend suspension

06 Apr 2020

HONG KONG/LONDON HSBC shareholders in Hong Kong are calling for an extraordinary meeting with the bank's management and considering legal action against its decision to scrap dividend payments.

HSBC HK shareholders mull legal action over dividend scrapping

05 Apr 2020

HONG KONG, April 5 HSBC shareholders in Hong Kong are mulling calling for an extraordinary meeting with management and taking possible legal action against the bank's scrapping of dividend payments.

Exclusive: Support for Hong Kong protesters' demands rises even as coronavirus halts rallies

27 Mar 2020

HONG KONG Support for the demands of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong has grown even as rallies have paused due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a survey conducted for Reuters that also showed a widespread lack of confidence in the government's ability to manage the COVID-19 crisis.

Hong Kong suspends four more border crossings to curb spread of virus

03 Feb 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong's leader announced the closure of four more border crossings with mainland China on Monday, leaving just three checkpoints open, but stopped short of demands for the entire border to be closed to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.

Hong Kong leader rejects calls to close border despite virus fears

31 Jan 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam rejected calls from a medical union on Friday to close the border with mainland China to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, and urged health staff not to go through with a threatened strike.

Hong Kong leader rejects calls to close border despite virus fears

31 Jan 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam rejected calls from a medical union on Friday to close the border with mainland China to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, and urged health staff not to go through with a threatened strike.

Hong Kong suspends some rail, ferry links with China mainland to curb virus spread

28 Jan 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced on Tuesday a suspension of high-speed rail and ferry links with mainland China as the global financial hub scrambles along with many countries to limit the spread of a new coronavirus.

Hong Kong suspends some rail, ferry links with China mainland to curb virus spread

28 Jan 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced on Tuesday a suspension of high-speed rail and ferry links with mainland China as the global financial hub scrambles along with many countries to limit the spread of a new coronavirus.

Hong Kong bars Hubei residents from entering city as coronavirus fears intensify

26 Jan 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong authorities on Sunday barred residents of China's Hubei province, the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, from entering the city, in response to mounting pressure to enact preventative measures to contain the spreading epidemic. | Video

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