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In Hong Kong, a protest boom for some businesses starts waning

14 Aug 2019

HONG KONG John Lam's safety equipment shop has been spared the global downdraft shaking Hong Kong's economy. In times of crisis, businesses providing basic necessities tend to fare better.

Hong Kong charges 44 protesters with rioting, grants bail

31 Jul 2019

HONG KONG More than 40 people appeared in a Hong Kong court on Wednesday charged with rioting for their role in a recent protest that turned violent when thousands of activists clashed with police near Beijing's main representative office in the city. | Video

New protest erupts as Hong Kong charges 44 activists with rioting

31 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hundreds of people surrounded a police station in Hong Kong on Tuesday chanting "free the martyrs" after 44 activists were charged with rioting following weekend clashes between protesters and police defending China's representative office. | Video

'We may lose Christmas': escalating Hong Kong protests taking bigger toll on shops, economy

31 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Months of increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong are taking a growing toll on the city's economy, weighing on confidence and scaring away tourists from one of the world's most vibrant shopping destinations.

Hongkonger Geschäftsleute bangen wegen Protesten um ihre Umsätze

30 Jul 2019

Hongkong Die anhaltenden Proteste gegen die pro-chinesische Regierung in Hongkong schlagen den Geschäftsleuten zunehmend ins Kontor.

"We may lose Christmas": escalating Hong Kong protests taking bigger toll on shops, economy

30 Jul 2019

HONG KONG, July 30 Months of increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong are taking a growing toll on the city's economy, weighing on confidence and scaring away tourists from one of the world's most vibrant shopping destinations.

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest

20 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between police and activists and plunged the city into crisis. | Video

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called 'rioters'

15 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she supported the police in upholding the law and seeking perpetrators. | Video

Hong Kong protesters, police clash as demonstrations target Chinese traders

14 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of Chinese traders, seizing on another grievance following major unrest over an extradition bill. | Video

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester

12 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former British colony into turmoil. | Video

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Hong Kong airport faces more protest turbulence

Hong Kong braced for multiple anti-government demonstrations on Friday and a "stress test" of the airport this weekend, as weeks of protest in the Chinese-ruled city showed no signs of let-up amid rising tension between China and some Western nations.