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Felix Tam

Hong Kong goes quiet as subway, shops close after night of violence

Oct 05 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong fell eerily silent on Saturday, with the subway and most shopping malls closed in an unprecedented shutdown of one of the world's biggest commercial centers after the government invoked emergency measures to curb months of unrest. | Video

Hong Kong's Lam says 'extreme violence' justified use of emergency powers

Oct 05 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Saturday "extreme violence" in the Asian financial hub had justified her decision to invoke emergency powers for the first time in half a century, following a night of violent protests. | Video

Hong Kong teen shot by police was 'rioting' - prosecutor

Oct 04 2019

YANGON The 18-year-old protester shot in the chest by Hong Kong police this week was throwing bricks and "rioting" at the time he was wounded, a prosecutor told a court packed with his supporters on Friday.

Hong Kong teen shot by police was 'rioting': prosecutor

Oct 04 2019

YANGON The 18-year-old protester shot in the chest by Hong Kong police this week was throwing bricks and "rioting" at the time he was wounded, a prosecutor told a court packed with his supporters on Friday.

Hong Kong set to enact emergency laws as it struggles to contain violence

Oct 03 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's government is expected to discuss sweeping emergency laws on Friday that would include banning face masks at protests, two sources told Reuters, as the Chinese-ruled territory grapples with an escalating cycle of violence. | Video

Amid gleaming skyscrapers, Hong Kong's poor set aside hardships and join protests

Sep 30 2019

HONG KONG Just before midnight in Hong Kong's Mong Kok district, a slight man in his seventies peels away from a crowd of protesters jeering at police. Behind him, a young woman calls out, "Be safe!" | Video

Hong Kong's sky-high property prices prove resilient in face of protests

Sep 30 2019

HONG KONG While months of Hong Kong protests have scared away tourists, sent jitters across the financial centre and cast a dark cloud over the local economy, there's one thing residents of the city are confident they can bank on - sky-high property prices.

Hong Kong's sky-high property prices prove resilient in face of protests

Sep 28 2019

* New residential developments still attracting strong interest

Hong Kong protesters denounce police ahead of flashpoint weekend

Sep 27 2019

HONG KONG Thousands of Hong Kong protesters rallied at the harbor side on Friday, chanting slogans accusing the police of brutality and setting the stage for a weekend of demonstrations leading up to the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. | Video

Hong Kong protesters trap leader for hours in stadium after 'open dialogue'

Sep 27 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong protesters chanting anti-government slogans trapped city leader Carrie Lam in a stadium for hours on Thursday after she held her first "open dialogue" with the people in a bid to end more than three months of often violent unrest. | Video

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