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RPT-Hong Kong leader's policy speech to focus on housing in bid to regain support

Oct 15 2019

HONG KONG, Oct 15 Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam will focus on land and housing initiatives in her annual Policy Address on Wednesday, seeking to restore confidence in the city's future amid four months of sometimes violent anti-government protests.

Hong Kong leader's policy speech to focus on housing in bid to regain support

Oct 15 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam will focus on land and housing initiatives in her annual Policy Address on Wednesday, seeking to restore confidence in the city's future amid four months of sometimes violent anti-government protests.

Petrol bombs thrown in Hong Kong metro, protesters defy face mask ban

Oct 12 2019

HONG KONG Petrol bombs were thrown inside a Hong Kong metro station on Saturday but no one was injured, the government said, as pro-democracy protesters again took to the streets angry at what they believe is Beijing's tightening grip on the city. | Video

Hong Kong leader Lam does not rule out Beijing help, as economy suffers

Oct 08 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday did not rule out asking Beijing for help, as the Asian financial hub struggles to deal with months of often violent anti-government protests that are damaging its economy.

UPDATE 8-Police fire tear gas as protests swell after Hong Kong imposes emergency powers

Oct 04 2019

* City in danger but not in a state of emergency - Lam (Adds police fire tear gas, details throughout)

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong shares rebound to week-high as govt said to ban face masks

Oct 03 2019

* Hang Seng closes up 0.3%, touched 1-week high, outpaces Asia

About $4 billion Hong Kong deposits may have left for Singapore in June-August: Goldman

Oct 03 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong may have lost as much as $4 billion in deposits to rival financial hub Singapore between June and August, Goldman Sachs estimated this week.

Investors keep their faith in Hong Kong markets despite protests

Oct 02 2019

HONG KONG As anti-government protesters fought pitched battles with police in Hong Kong streets last week, a group of bankers in another part of the city were busy taking in billions for the public float of the Asia unit of the world's largest brewer.

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong's local currency deposits drop in August, c.bank says 'normal'

Sep 30 2019

HONG KONG, Sept 30 Local currency deposits in Hong Kong shrank the most month-on-month in over a year in August while U.S. dollar deposits ballooned, official data showed on Monday.

Hong Kong's local currency deposits fall most in over a year in August

Sep 30 2019

HONG KONG, Sept 30 Local currency deposits in Hong Kong shrank the most month-on-month in over a year in August, official data showed on Monday.

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