Financial Secretary Paul Chan at the Caixin Summit Hong Kong on June 10. Chan said on Monday that Hong Kong’s economy was in a “difficult situation”. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Financial Secretary Paul Chan warns that anti-government protests – paired with US-China trade war – could plunge Hong Kong’s economy into recession

  • Chan warns economy is losing momentum as estimates of losses from Monday’s protests range from HK$300 million to HK$2.6 billion.
  • One economist was blunt: ‘In Hong Kong, breaking someone’s rice bowl is unforgivable’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Financial Secretary Paul Chan at the Caixin Summit Hong Kong on June 10. Chan said on Monday that Hong Kong’s economy was in a “difficult situation”. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Protesters start a fire at Sha Tin Police Station. Photo: Felix Wong

Anti-government protesters unleash chaos across Hong Kong in unprecedented citywide rampage

  • City leader Carrie Lam warns demonstrators have gone beyond protests to attack national sovereignty
  • Police have fired 1,000 rounds of tear gas since the first clashes erupted on June 9, arresting 502 people in total
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters start a fire at Sha Tin Police Station. Photo: Felix Wong
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