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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Hong Kong

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Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed
Hong Kong asked international experts to assist in reviewing the force’s response to protests.
Fresh outrage as Hong Kong student dies after falling during clashes with police
Alex Chow was taken unconscious to hospital early on Monday morning following late-night clashes.
Five wounded as knife attack caps day of Hong Kong political chaos
Flashmob rallies erupted inside multiple shopping centres across the international finance hub.
Chinese news agency slams ‘barbaric’ attack on its Hong Kong office by protesters
More protests were being planned in seven districts today.
Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches
Earlier, police fired tear gas and a water cannon after some protesters hurled petrol bombs.
Protesters ignore ban to clash with police in Hong Kong
Unrest in the city continued today despite a police ban.
'Carrie Lam step down!': Chaotic scenes in Hong Kong legislature as hecklers shout down major speech
The speech by chief executive Carrie Lam was billed as an attempt to win hearts and minds after four months of seething pro-democracy protests.
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 'won't rule out' Chinese help over protests
The financial hub has been gripped by four months of rallies.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing
Millions of Hong Kongers have protested in the past three months.
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 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 leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording
A recording was released of Carrie Lam telling business leaders that she wanted to stand down.
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.
Police fire tear gas and water cannon as Hong Kong protesters defy rally ban
Police had banned today’s demonstration on security grounds.
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 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 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.
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.
Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong
Weeks of demonstrations have plunged the city into crisis.
'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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
Thousands of Hong Kong protesters march despite police ban
The march comes a day after violent clashes with police in nearby town Yuen Long.
Riot police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters defying police ban
Thousands of protesters defied a police ban today.