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World's luxury brands count costs of Hong Kong protests

02 Oct 2019

HONG KONG/PARIS/MILAN Global luxury brands from Prada to Cartier are counting the cost to their businesses of four months of unrest in Hong Kong that has kept tourists away and forced shops to shut, with upcoming results set to reveal the damage.

UPDATE 4-Barricades up, shutters down as Hong Kong marks Communist China's birthday

01 Oct 2019

* Tuesday marks 70th anniversary of People's Republic of China

Restive Hong Kong hunkers down as China's birthday celebrations begin

01 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong went into lockdown on Tuesday to ensure anti-government protests do not overshadow Chinese President Xi Jinping's commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Hong Kong leader says China 'respects and supports' withdrawal of extradition bill

05 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China "understands, respects and supports" her government's move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, part of measures she hoped would help the city "move forward" from months of unrest. | Video

Hongkongs Regierungschefin zieht Auslieferungsgesetz zurück

04 Sep 2019

Hongkong/Berlin Hongkongs Regierungschefin Carrie Lam hat sich den seit Monaten anhaltenden Protesten gebeugt und das umstrittene Auslieferungsgesetz zurückgenommen.

Insider - Hongkongs Regierung will Auslieferungsgesetz zurückziehen

04 Sep 2019

Hongkong Hongkongs Regierungschefin Carrie Lam hat sich den seit Monaten anhaltenden Protesten gebeugt und die formelle Rücknahme des umstrittenen Auslieferungsgesetzes angekündigt.

Don't 'mess up Macau': gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader

21 Aug 2019

HONG KONG The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the special administrative region and distance it from escalating protests in neighbouring Hong Kong.

China warns it could quell Hong Kong protesters; Trump urges Xi to meet them

16 Aug 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong braced for more mass protests over the weekend, even as China warned it could use its power to quell demonstrations and U.S. President Donald Trump urged his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, to meet with the protesters to defuse weeks of tensions. | Video

WRAPUP 3-China warns it could quell Hong Kong protesters; Trump urges Xi to meet them

16 Aug 2019

HONG KONG, Aug 15 Hong Kong braced for more mass protests over the weekend, even as China warned it could use its power to quell demonstrations and U.S. President Donald Trump urged his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, to meet with the protesters to defuse weeks of tensions.

As Hong Kong braces for protests, Chinese paramilitary holds drills across border

15 Aug 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong braced on Thursday for more mass demonstrations through the weekend, as China again warned against foreign interference in the city's escalating crisis and as mainland paramilitary forces conducted exercises just across the border. | Video

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