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Hong Kong's Best Mart 360 to keep stores open despite attacks

18 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Best Mart 360's chairman said on Monday he would keep every one of the popular Hong Kong snack food chain's stores open, despite them being repeatedly damaged during anti-government protests.

Hong Kong's Best Mart 360 to keep stores open despite attacks

18 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Best Mart 360's chairman said on Monday he would keep every one of the popular Hong Kong snack food chain's stores open, despite them being repeatedly damaged during anti-government protests.

RPT-As recession takes hold, HK banks worry about risk of easier mortgage rules

15 Nov 2019

* Recession, unemployment may weigh on borrowers repayment ability

As recession takes hold, Hong Kong banks worry about risk of easier mortgage rules

14 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Even as Hong Kong has reduced down-payment requirements to help young professionals and families to buy homes, banks are beefing up mortgage application standards to ensure that a recession does not saddle them with bad loans, bankers and mortgage brokers said.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as transport chaos grips city

12 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at a university campus on Tuesday and residents of the Asian financial centre struggled to get to work as territory-wide transport disruptions wreaked commuter havoc and activists planned flash protests. | Video

Hong Kong violence prompts reminder that China troops close at hand

11 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong police shot and critically wounded a protester and a man was set on fire on Monday in violence that prompted leader Carrie Lam to denounce "enemies of the people" and drew a chilling warning from a senior Chinese newspaper editor. | Video

Hong Kong mourning for student spirals into street violence

09 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Candlelight Hong Kong vigils mourning a student who died on Friday after a high fall during a pro-democracy rally quickly spiralled into street fires, bursts of tear gas and cat-and-mouse clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police. | Video

Hong Kong mall clash ends in bloody knife attack and bitten off ear

04 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong anti-government protesters crowded a shopping mall in running clashes with police on Sunday during which a man with a knife slashed several people and apparently bit off part of a local politician's ear. | Video

Hong Kong protesters trash Xinhua agency office in night of violence

03 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Police fired tear gas at black-clad protesters across Hong Kong on Saturday after they set fire to metro stations and vandalised buildings including China's official Xinhua news agency in some of the worst violence to hit the city in weeks. | Video

Hong Kong bars activist Joshua Wong from district poll

30 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong authorities disqualified prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong on Tuesday from standing in upcoming district elections, a move likely to sow discord among anti-government demonstrators as an illegal Halloween march looms. | Video

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