Protesters at a rally against the government in Mong Kok on Saturday. With workers from various sectors expected to join the strike, Hong Kong could see large-scale disruptions on Monday. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong braces for largest citywide strike in decades as 14,000 people from 20 sectors vow to join industrial action to protest against government

  • Protesters set to launch strike in eight districts, while police receive application for rally permission from six districts
  • Industrial action unlikely to badly affect city’s economy, as large-scale commercial transactions might not be directly hit, says economist
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Protesters at a rally against the government in Mong Kok on Saturday. With workers from various sectors expected to join the strike, Hong Kong could see large-scale disruptions on Monday. Photo: AFP
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