Anti-government radicals and riot police face off on Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong

China has the ‘resolution and power’ to end Hong Kong unrest amid protests, says ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming

  • Diplomat says central government will not ‘sit on its hands and watch’ if the situation deteriorates when asked if PLA could be deployed in city
  • Liu blames protesters for unleashing ‘black terror’ and restates government’s backing for city’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government radicals and riot police face off on Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong
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Fire breaks out during clashes between riot police and protesting students next to Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University on Sunday night. Photo: Winson Wong

PLA ‘committed to protecting’ Hong Kong as stand-off intensifies

  • Stopping violence and restoring order ‘most urgent task’ for the city, China’s defence ministry says
  • Chinese and US defence ministers discuss Hong Kong at Bangkok Asean meeting while clashes continue between police and radicals
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Fire breaks out during clashes between riot police and protesting students next to Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University on Sunday night. Photo: Winson Wong
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