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Hong Kong gears up for lunchtime rallies after weekend unrest

2 December 2019, 8:57 AM

Hong Kong protesters geared up for a week of lunchtime rallies on Monday, a day after a mass demonstration showed the anti-government movement can still draw people to the streets even after sweeping recent gains by democrats in district elections.

Rand firmer following Hong Kong’s protests

29 November 2019, 6:27 AM

The Rand is slightly firmer as investors weighed the impact of U.S. backing for protesters in Hong Kong on its trade negotiations with China.

Protesters stay holed up on Hong Kong campus, surrounded by riot police

21 November 2019, 9:45 AM

Fewer than 100 protesters remained holed up in a Hong Kong university on Thursday as riot police encircled the campus, with some activists desperately searching for ways to escape while others hid.

Hong Kong protesters risk sewer escapes

20 November 2019, 11:25 AM

Some Hong Kong anti-government protesters trapped inside a Hong Kong university tried to flee through the sewers, where one student said she saw snakes, an escape route firemen ruled out on Wednesday by blocking the trap door into the system.

Beijing hints at looming pressure on Hong Kong courts

19 November 2019, 3:14 PM

Hong Kong lawyers and scholars keen to safeguard the territory’s vaunted legal independence were alarmed on Tuesday by a statement from a Chinese parliamentary body questioning a Hong Kong court’s decision to overturn a ban on face masks imposed to quell months of violent protests.

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