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World Aug 09Hong Kong leader Lam says priority is to stop violence
Lam said traffic disruptions and confrontations between police and protesters have hurt the economy, particularly the retail and food and beverage sectors.
World Aug 06China warns Hong Kong protesters that punishment is coming
China warned Tuesday that it will be "only a matter of time" before it punishes those behind two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
World Aug 05Protests disrupt Hong Kong work day as leader vows to remain
A general strike in Hong Kong descended into citywide mayhem Monday as defiant protesters started fires outside police stations and hurled bricks and eggs at officers. After disrupting traffic early in the day, they filled public parks in several districts,…
World Jul 09Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill ‘dead’ but protestors are not satisfied
Protesters are persisting in their demands for the bill to be formally withdrawn and an investigation opened into heavy-handed tactics used by police against demonstrators.
World Jun 21China’s Xi pushes economic reform at North Korea summit
Xi Jinping noted that under leader Kim Jong Un, North Korea had "initiated a new strategic line of economic development and improving people's livelihoods."…
World Jun 18Hong Kong’s protest movement doesn’t have a leader
That adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from the moneyed elites who run the former British colony, organizers say.
World Jun 17Protestors demand Hong Kong leader resign over extradition bill
The activists have rejected apologies from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial.
World Jun 16Massive protests draw apology from Hong Kong leadership
Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended her effort to force the passing of an extradition bill, which would allow some suspects to be sent for trial in mainland China. But the move did not appease Hong Kong residents, who gathered well…
World Jun 15Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more
Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sought to quell public anger Saturday by shelving an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted apprehension about relations with mainland China, but opponents of the measure said it was not enough.
World Jun 14Calls mount for compromise over Hong Kong extradition bill
Some members of Hong Kong's Cabinet said the government's chief executive should rethink plans to rush the bills' passage.