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Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam attends a news conference in Hong Kong.

Lam says public dialogue aimed at easing tensions to begin next week

17 September 2019, 5:40 AM

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that she would engage directly with her governing team in a dialogue with the community next week, while reiterating calls for an end to the violence that has roiled the city for over three months.

People march during a protest in Kwai Fong, in Hong Kong, China.

Hong Kong reopens after weekend of clashes, protests

16 September 2019, 11:56 AM

On Sunday what began as a mostly peaceful protest earlier in the day spiralled into violence in some of the Chinese territory’s busiest shopping and tourist districts.

Hong Kong police fires tear gas at protesters

15 September 2019, 1:02 PM

Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to break up protesters throwing petrol bombs near the Legislative Council building and inside the Central Government Offices on Sunday, the latest in weeks of sometimes violent unrest.

Hong Kong protesters sing ‘God Save the Queen’ in plea to former colonial power

15 September 2019, 9:05 AM

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters singing “God Save the Queen” and waving Union Jack flags rallied outside the British Consulate on Sunday demanding that the former colonial power ensures China honours its commitments to the city’s freedoms.

Hong Kong leader focuses on housing as protesters head for the hills

13 September 2019, 2:32 PM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam promised to focus on housing and jobs to try to end three months of sometimes violent unrest, as pro-democracy demonstrators headed for the hills on Friday for a series of lantern-carrying Mid-Autumn Festival human chains.

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