"I have thrown rocks … I have also been hit by police with batons. We're all slowly getting used to this. We have to," a “peaceful, middle-class” Hong Kong student said.
A growing number of seniors are moving to the mainland in search of cheaper retirement options.
Repeating that the controversial extradition bill that ignited protests in the city is “dead,” Carrie Lam said Sunday’s peaceful protest may offer a way forward.
On Sunday, an estimated 1.7 protested peacefully in Hong Kong, despite a chaotic previous week. Still, more strikes are planned through the city for the coming week.
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"Using the sword of the law to stop violence and restore order is overwhelmingly the most important and urgent task for Hong Kong!" the People’s Daily declared.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s plea, made when Myanmar was under dictatorship, should be recalled amid Hongkongers’ current fight to preserve their political and legal rights.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell by more than a percent, to the year’s lowest levels, as the city’s leader described “a state of panic and chaos” to reporters.
The Hong Kong newspaper Ta Kung Pao published a photo of a diplomat in the US consulate’s political section meeting with student leaders of the protest.
Activists plan to converge on the airport on Friday afternoon, with more protests planned across the city at the weekend.
Zhang Xiaoming, one of the most senior Chinese officials overseeing Hong Kong affairs, made the comments at a Shenzhen forum China organized to discuss the crisis.
Beijing-backed Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam addressed media for the first time in two weeks Monday, saying the city is nearing an "extremely dangerous situation."
The arrests followed the seizure of weapons and a suspected petrol bombs, police said. Civil servants and medical workers are expected to join protests this weekend.
Activists blocked train doors during the early-morning rush hour, halting service and forcing hundreds to stream out of stations in search of alternative transport.
In a rare move, Beijing’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office will hold a press conference on the situation—Hong Kong’s worst crisis since 1997.