Shops closed early in Mong Kok’s Langham Place on Saturday fearing trouble during the anti-government protests. Photo: Rachel Cheung

Shops close early and residents stay put as anti-government protesters march through Hong Kong shopping district Mong Kok

  • Most street-level shops between Yau Ma Tei and Tsim Sha Tsui along Nathan Road shut by late afternoon, while Ladies’ Street hawkers pack away stalls
  • Police issue notice for shopkeepers and local residents, warning of possible disturbances caused by rally
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Shops closed early in Mong Kok’s Langham Place on Saturday fearing trouble during the anti-government protests. Photo: Rachel Cheung
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Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain.

Zoe Law

Zoe Law

Zoe was a summer intern on the Hong Kong desk. She is a journalism student from the University of Hong Kong, with a second major in global studies.

Rachel Cheung

Rachel Cheung

Rachel Cheung is a culture reporter at the Post. She graduated from Chinese University of Hong Kong with a degree in journalism and communication, and joined the Post in 2016.