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Hong Kong leader says dialogue and 'mutual respect' offer way out of chaos

9:32pm BST

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of efforts to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a way out" for the Chinese-ruled city.

Britain concerned at reports HK consulate worker held in China

4:31pm BST

HONG KONG Britain said on Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a staff member at the consulate in its former colony of Hong Kong had been detained in mainland China. | Video

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong leader sees 'way out' of chaos through dialogue

6:47am BST

* Hong Kong leader hopes peaceful protest marks a return to normal

Hong Kong leader says she hopes peaceful protest was a turning point

3:41am BST

HONG KONG, Aug 20 Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore peace and that the government would talk to peaceful protesters and tackle complaints against police.

Protest-hit Hong Kong unveils $2.4 billion economic support package

15 Aug 2019

HONG KONG The Hong Kong government unveiled a HK$19.1 billion (1.98 billion pounds) package on Thursday to support a slowing economy as escalating political protests and the prolonged U.S.-China trade war weigh heavily on the Asian financial centre.

Protest-hit Hong Kong unveils $2.4 billion economic support package

15 Aug 2019

HONG KONG The Hong Kong government unveiled a HK$19.1 billion ($2.4 billion) package on Thursday to support a slowing economy as escalating political protests and the prolonged U.S.-China trade war weigh heavily on the Asian financial centre.

Hong Kong protests spark capital outflow fears, unnerve markets

13 Aug 2019

HONG KONG Apprehension over capital outflows triggered by escalating political unrest has driven Hong Kong's stock market to its lowest this year and pressured its currency, with analysts warning of more weakness.

Downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', as China slaps warning on Cathay

10 Aug 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's protests are hitting its economy, the city's leader Carrie Lam said on Friday, echoing warnings from business leaders including powerful local property developers, as about 1,000 mostly young activists occupied the airport arrivals hall. | Video

China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests

09 Aug 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests in the city from staffing flights into its airspace from August 10.

China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests

09 Aug 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests in the city from staffing flights into its airspace from August 10.

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