Tear gas fired during a protest in Hong Kong on August 4. Photo: SCMP

Japan and South Korea raise concerns about Hong Kong protests in meeting with Chinese foreign minister

  • Taro Kono and Kang Kyung-wha discuss situation in the city during a summit with their Chinese counterpart Wang Yi
  • Chinese state media says both neighbours were concerned about well-being of their countries’ citizens and businesses
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Tear gas fired during a protest in Hong Kong on August 4. Photo: SCMP
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Simon Cheng was on a business trip in Shenzhen last time his girlfriend heard from him. Photo: Handout

British consulate worker in Hong Kong held in mainland China for 10 days, girlfriend says

  • Simon Cheng disappeared more than a week ago while returning from Shenzhen at the West Kowloon terminus of the cross-border railway, according to partner
  • British consulate ‘extremely concerned’ by reports of detention
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Simon Cheng was on a business trip in Shenzhen last time his girlfriend heard from him. Photo: Handout
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