The Global Times tweet was later deleted. Photo:Twitter

Hong Kong curfew rumours sweep cyberspace as ‘exclusive’ from China’s Global Times fuels the fire

  • Local TV station Now had already denied being the source of the claim before a tweet from the state-owned tabloid sparked a media frenzy
  • The tweet was later deleted, but by then the international news media had picked it up, sending stocks down
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The Global Times tweet was later deleted. Photo:Twitter
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Police chase protesters at Chinese University in Sha Tin. Photo: Winson Wong

Campus clashes as universities become new battleground in Hong Kong anti-government unrest

  • Chinese University’s Sha Tin site was again plunged into hours-long confrontations between police and demonstrators
  • Protesters were angered by a student’s recent death, and by school bosses’ response to citywide turmoil
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police chase protesters at Chinese University in Sha Tin. Photo: Winson Wong
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