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Hong Kong delays election citing pandemic, but democracy camp sceptical

Jul 31 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Friday postponed a Sept. 6 election to the Chinese-ruled city's legislature by a year because of a rise in coronavirus cases, dealing a blow to the pro-democracy opposition which had hoped to make huge gains.

Hong Kong tightens coronavirus restrictions as cases hit record

Jul 19 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong tightened coronavirus restrictions on Sunday, with non-essential civil servants told to work from home from this week, as the global financial hub reported a record number of daily cases. | Video

Hong Kong security law is not doom and gloom but is a red line, leader says

Jul 07 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong's national security law does not spell "doom and gloom", its leader said on Tuesday, as she tried to calm unease over legislation that critics say could quash freedoms that have underpinned the city's success as a financial hub. | Video

New security law starts to break down Hong Kong's pro-democracy economy

Jul 06 2020

HONG KONG As soon as Hong Kong's new national security law came into force last week, Ivan Ng removed all the protest-themed paintings, posters and flags from the list of items for sale at his Onestep Printing shop.

Exclusive: Support dips for Hong Kong democracy protests as national security law looms - poll

Jun 25 2020

HONG KONG Support for year-long pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong has slipped, now getting the backing of a slim majority, as the city braces for the imposition of Beijing-drafted national security legislation, a survey conducted for Reuters showed.

Hong Kong pro-democracy shops fear China's new security law

Jun 25 2020

HONG KONG Daniel Lee says a surge of new customers came to his Hong Kong Reader Bookstore after pro-democracy demonstrations erupted in the Chinese-ruled territory last summer, looking for books on political protest.

Hong Kong store owner rejects call to remove protest statue

Jun 19 2020

HONG KONG The owner of a children's clothes shop in Hong Kong has refused a request from his landlord to remove a statue celebrating anti-government protests saying he wanted to teach children about democracy and he was not violating his lease agreement. | Video

Hong Kong store owner rejects call to remove protest statue

Jun 18 2020

HONG KONG, June 18 The owner of a children's clothes shop in Hong Kong has refused a request from his landlord to remove a statue celebrating anti-government protests saying he wanted to teach children about democracy and he was not violating his lease agreement.

Hong Kong leader says opponents of security law are "enemy of the people"

Jun 16 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday urged opponents of Beijing's plan to impose national security legislation in the financial hub to stop "smearing" the effort, saying those who did were "the enemy of the people". | Video

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