Anti-government protesters set up roadblocks with water-filled barricades and bamboo rods outside the Baptist University campus in Kowloon Tong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Amid Hong Kong protests, universities shut campuses to outsiders

  • HKU and Baptist University to only allow students and staff on site
  • In past week, Chinese and Polytechnic universities were the scenes of battles between radicals and police
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters set up roadblocks with water-filled barricades and bamboo rods outside the Baptist University campus in Kowloon Tong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Glass bottle recycling bins in Yuen Long. Photo: Nora Tam

Is ban on glass bottle recycling and collection points part of Hong Kong government’s plan to deprive protesters of materials for petrol bombs?

  • Major contractor says it has received order from authorities to suspend operations and withdraw bins from streets
  • Green group expresses concern over wastage, with such items now treated as garbage and sent direct to landfills
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Glass bottle recycling bins in Yuen Long. Photo: Nora Tam
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