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#Hong Kong

# hong-kong - Yesterday’s News

Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue

He made the comments during a visit to Nepal at the weekend.

# hong-kong - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Hong Kong 'won't rule out' Chinese help over protests

The financial hub has been gripped by four months of rallies.

# hong-kong - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Fresh protests begin as Hong Kong court rejects a challenge to the 'face mask ban'

Thousands of protesters have been staging unsanctioned flashmob rallies across the city.

# hong-kong - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Teenager in serious condition after being shot in fresh Hong Kong protests

The incident is understood to have triggered another wave of mass protests overnight.

# hong-kong - Friday 4 October, 2019

Hong Kong: Anger as masks ban at rallies following months of protests

The ban was imposed under a colonial-era emergency ordinance that was last used over half a decade ago.

# hong-kong - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Protester shot by police as violence escalates in Hong Kong

Protesters had taken to the streets as mainland China marks 70 years of communist rule.

# hong-kong - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Tear gas and bricks: Renewed clashes as Hong Kong marks five years since Umbrella protests

Tens of thousands crammed into a park outside the city’s parliament this afternoon.

# hong-kong - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Hong Kong protests roll into their 16th weekend - and show few signs of ending

The clashes with police were less sustained than the intense battles of previous weekends.

# hong-kong - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Tear gas and water cannons used against Hong Kong democracy protesters

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets again today in Hong Kong.

# hong-kong - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Cathay Pacific announces it is suspending its Dublin-Hong Kong service

The non-stop flights will be shelved from November until March 2020.

# hong-kong - Monday 9 September, 2019

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing

Millions of Hong Kongers have protested in the past three months.

# hong-kong - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Hong Kong leader calls for dialogue as extradition bill withdrawal slammed as 'too little, too late'

Carrie Lam announced yesterday that she is scrapping the controversial extradition bill.

# hong-kong - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will withdraw controversial extradition bill

Withdrawing the bill is a key demands of protesters who have taken to the streets in their millions in recent weeks.

# hong-kong - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording

A recording was released of Carrie Lam telling business leaders that she wanted to stand down.

# hong-kong - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A large fire in Cork, a heroin seizure by gardaí and Brexit drama had everyone talking today.

Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station

Video footage yesterday showed police pepper spraying protesters in a train carriage.

# hong-kong - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Police fire tear gas and water cannon as Hong Kong protesters defy rally ban

Police had banned today’s demonstration on security grounds.

# hong-kong - Friday 30 August, 2019

Leading Hong Kong democracy activists granted bail after being arrested ahead of weekend protests

More than 850 people have been arrested in connection with protests since June.

# hong-kong - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Hong Kong police ban pro-democracy rally over fears of violence by protesters

It follows a return to violence during protests in the region last weekend.

# hong-kong - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city following days of peace

The protests ended a nearly week-long period of peace in the semi-autonomous region.

# hong-kong - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters

Facebook and Twitter said they had shut down nearly 1,000 active accounts linked to China.

# hong-kong - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong

Weeks of demonstrations have plunged the city into crisis.

# hong-kong - Saturday 17 August, 2019

'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests

Hong Kongers in Ireland believe there is no end in sight for protesters.

'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong

Rival pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrations were held in the city today.

# hong-kong - Friday 16 August, 2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid mounting pressure over Hong Kong protests

Cathay said Rupert Hogg had resigned “to take responsibility as a leader of the company in view of recent events”.

# hong-kong - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

US 'deeply concerned' by Chinese paramilitary on Hong Kong border

The US also urged Beijing to honour the territory’s autonomy as pro-democracy protests continued.

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters ask for forgiveness

After nightfall, a new protest outside a police station in the city was dispersed as officers fired tear gas.

How escalating tensions in Hong Kong have brought one of the world's busiest airports to a standstill

Tensions have been simmering for months in Hong Kong, sparked by a proposed extradition bill with China.

# hong-kong - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in Mass Protests This post contains videos

Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in

Arrival and departure halls have once again been blocked by thousands of demonstrators.

# hong-kong - Monday 12 August, 2019

Chaos at Hong Kong airport after all flights cancelled amid massive pro-democracy protests

Police reports said up to 5,000 people arrived at the terminal.

Versace, Coach and Givenchy apologise after sparking outrage over China t-shirts

Versace was criticised yesterday for a t-shirt that implied Hong Kong and Macau were independent.

# hong-kong - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters march despite police ban

The march comes a day after violent clashes with police in nearby town Yuen Long.

# hong-kong - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Riot police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters defying police ban

Thousands of protesters defied a police ban today.

# hong-kong - Monday 22 July, 2019

Mob attack in Hong Kong leaves dozens wounded following protest march

Police in Hong Kong have been criticised for not doing enough to stop the violence.

# hong-kong - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong

The protests have been sparked by years of rising anger over Beijing’s influence.

# hong-kong - Sunday 14 July, 2019

From The42 Ireland underage goalkeeper Bazunu included in Man City's pre-season tour squad Made The Cut

Ireland underage goalkeeper Bazunu included in Man City's pre-season tour squad

The former Shamrock Rovers netminder will join Pep’s side on their tour of Asia.

# hong-kong - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead'

However, she stopped short of demands to immediately withdraw the bill.

# hong-kong - Monday 8 July, 2019

Hong Kong police arrest five after new night of clashes

Police said the protest group was taking part in an “unlawful assembly”

# hong-kong - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

'Hands off Hong Kong': China sends warning to Britain Mass Protests This post contains videos

'Hands off Hong Kong': China sends warning to Britain

Anti-Beijing demonstrations have rocked Hong Kong in recent weeks.

# hong-kong - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters

Meanwhile, China’s central government has condemned the ransaking of the legislature yesterday.

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