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Hong Kong goes quiet as subway, shops close after night of violence

05 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong fell eerily silent on Saturday, with the subway and most shopping malls closed in an unprecedented shutdown of one of the world's biggest commercial centres after the government invoked emergency measures to curb months of unrest. | Video

Explainer: Hong Kong's controversial anti-mask ban and emergency regulations

04 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam on Friday invoked colonial-era emergency powers for the first time in more than 50 years in a dramatic move intended to quell escalating violence in the Chinese-ruled city.

EXPLAINER-Hong Kong's anti-mask ban and emergency regulations

04 Oct 2019

HONG KONG, Oct 4 Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam on Friday invoked colonial-era emergency powers for the first time in more than 50 years in a dramatic move intended to quell escalating violence in the Chinese-ruled city.

Special Report: China quietly doubles troop levels in Hong Kong, envoys say

30 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Last month, Beijing moved thousands of troops across the border into this restive city. They came in on trucks and armoured cars, by bus and by ship.

Exclusive: China has doubled troop levels in Hong Kong, envoys estimate

30 Sep 2019

HONG KONG China has quietly more than doubled its deployment of mainland security forces in Hong Kong, according to foreign envoys and security analysts, in the most dramatic move yet by Beijing to prepare for a potential worsening of unrest in the global financial center.

Special Report: Hong Kong leader says she would 'quit' if she could, fears her ability to resolve crisis now 'very limited'

03 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused "unforgivable havoc" by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, according to an audio recording of remarks she made last week to a group of businesspeople. | Video

RPT-SPECIAL REPORT-Hong Kong leader says she would 'quit' if she could, fears her ability to resolve crisis now 'very limited'

03 Sep 2019

HONG KONG, Sept 2 Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused "unforgivable havoc" by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, according to an audio recording of remarks she made last week to a group of businesspeople.

Exclusive: Amid crisis, China rejected Hong Kong plan to appease protesters - sources

31 Aug 2019

HONG KONG Earlier this summer, Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters' five key demands and found that withdrawing a contentious extradition bill could help defuse the mounting political crisis in the territory. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-Amid crisis, China rejected Hong Kong plan to appease protesters - sources

30 Aug 2019

* Hong Kong submitted report to high level of Chinese government (Updates to recast paragraph 6)

EXCLUSIVE-Amid crisis, China rejected Hong Kong plan to appease protesters - sources

30 Aug 2019

* Hong Kong submitted report to high level of Chinese government

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