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Hong Kong horse races, fireworks called off amid protest threat

Sep 18 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's Jockey Club canceled all races planned for Wednesday after pro-democracy protesters said they would target the Happy Valley racecourse where a horse part-owned by a pro-China lawmaker was due to run. | Video

Hong Kong August visitors plunge 40% year on year, hotels half-full - finance chief

Sep 09 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong visitor arrivals plunged nearly 40% in August from a year earlier, deepening from July's 5% fall, the finance secretary said as sometimes violent anti-government protests take a rising toll on the city's tourism, retail and hotel businesses.

Hong Kong August visitors plunge 40% year-on-year, hotels half-full: finance chief

Sep 09 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong visitor arrivals plunged nearly 40% in August from a year earlier, deepening from July's 5% fall, the finance secretary said as sometimes violent anti-government protests take a rising toll on the city's tourism, retail and hotel businesses.

Hong Kong retail sales drop by steepest in three-and-a-half years amid protests

Aug 30 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's July retail sales sank by the most since February 2016 amid anti-government protests that have gripped the Chinese-ruled city for months.

China says troops will defend Hong Kong's prosperity ahead of planned pro-democracy march

Aug 29 2019

HONG KONG China brought fresh troops into Hong Kong on Thursday in what it described as a routine rotation of the garrison, days before protesters planned to hold a march calling for full democracy for the Chinese-ruled city after three months of demonstrations. | Video

Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer

Aug 26 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate worker whose detention had fueled tensions. | Video

Banks call for order in Hong Kong as jewelers warn of trade fair dud

Aug 23 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong banks published full-page newspaper ads calling for law and order in the Chinese-ruled city and international jewelers sought the rescheduling of a huge trade fair as weeks of pro-democracy protests showed no sign of let-up on Thursday.

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end 'white terror'

Aug 23 2019

HONG KONG Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end to "all forms of white terror", trade unions in the Chinese-ruled city said on Friday.

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end 'white terror'

Aug 23 2019

HONG KONG Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end to "all forms of white terror", trade unions in the Chinese-ruled city said on Friday.

UPDATE 2-Hong Kong braces for fresh protests, Canada stops staff travel to mainland China

Aug 23 2019

* Google disables 210 video channels over HK protests (Adds details throughout)

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