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Kanis is a reporter for the City desk. She joined the Post in 2018.
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Attack took place early on Thursday at Ngau Tau Kok station with escalators firebombed and ticket machines vandalised, with Maxim’s Cakes shop also targeted.
Protesters have launched online calls for ‘visiting the fair together’, but organiser says it did not ask police to station at the venue though it has doubled security guards this year.
Retailers could suffer at least a 15 per cent decline in revenues, the experts said, and restaurant profits could fall as much as 30 per cent.
Legco building was damaged in July and delay in legislation means some residents will not get their bills until April.
The city will be in the red in 2020-21, as well as this year, finance chief Paul Chan said as he hammered home the impact of the protests on the city’s economy.
Lower revenue from train services, repair costs for damaged facilities, extra expenses for security and rent concessions take toll on rail operator.
Mall’s owner says it will need to repair damage to glass entrances, glass curtain walls, escalators, lifts and glass balustrades.
At 1.15pm, about 30 people gathered in Cheung Sha Wan business district to chant slogans, with the crowd growing bigger to only about 100 at its peak.
Protests have been a bigger challenge as they are continuing for a longer period compared to Sars outbreak in 2003, outgoing chief Matthias Li says.
Hong Kong’s Consumer Council aims to strike deals with Thailand, Malaysia to help resolve disputes about internet purchases, amid huge growth in online shopping.
Protesters block roads and police fire pepper balls a day before major anti-government march near site of violent clashes between radicals and police.
A source said the Tsim Sha Tsui shopping centre had made the change to avoid crowds gathering there.
‘Green tourism’ project on the tiny island of Yim Tin Tsai features art works, workshops, guided tours.
Operator Octopus Cards says the move aims to cater to customers’ changing needs.
HK Electric is investigating matter and the company has arranged mobile generators for residents.
The theme park said guests who have bought the package from Disneyland’s official website would receive a refund.
Funding requests have been withdrawn for two projects related to medical facilities at the University of Hong Kong and Chinese University, Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau tells lawmakers.
Exports declined to HK$348.5 billion while imports slipped to HK$379.1 billion, according to the Census and Statistics Department.
Some claim children have suffered skin irritation in areas where crowd-control weapon has been frequently used, but authorities and expert say crowd-control weapon is safe.
About seven exit grounds of Polytechnic University seeking medical help as five-day siege continues, while city’s transport network returns to relative normality.
Secretary for Security John Lee declared all protesters who left Polytechnic University would be arrested before softening stance and saying those under 18 would be released for the time being.
Overcrowding measures brought in at Kowloon Tong station as protests cause delays and closures on six MTR lines.
Further notice on the concert will be announced by the end of January 2020, organiser Best Shine Entertainment says.
Commercial Radio employee was filming an incident in which he says officers were shoving reporters, and was told to stop.
Incident occurred in early hours of Saturday morning in Kwai Chung when officer fired three shots, and two suspects, aged 27 and 43, were arrested by plain-clothed officers on anti-burglary operation.
Consumer watchdog criticises common practice, but companies say people with their own annual insurance can be exempted from extra outlay.
Local trade has been buffeted by the US-China trade war and political unrest on the streets.
Tai Po residents stuck as protesters block major roads near Chinese University, leaving town in state of semi-isolation and fast-food chain low on signature items.
Security chief John Lee says of the 3,001 people arrested as of October 31, 165 were younger than 16 years old.
Its announcement that classes will be suspended on Thursday comes after three days of travel mayhem.
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