Extradition bill protesters occupy Lung Cheung Road in Wong Tai Sin, during a citywide strike on Monday. Photo: Edward Wong

More chaos looms for weekend in Hong Kong despite police bans on four protests and Carrie Lam’s call for end to unrest

  • Police refuse letter of no objection for marches in Wong Tai Sin, Tai Po, Sham Shui Po and the east of Hong Kong Island over fears of violence
  • Chief executive warns that damage to economy caused by protests will be greater than during 2003 Sars outbreak
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Extradition bill protesters occupy Lung Cheung Road in Wong Tai Sin, during a citywide strike on Monday. Photo: Edward Wong
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Lam spoke after a meeting with her finance and commerce ministers, and assorted business leaders. Photo: May Tse

Protest crisis worsening economic slump, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says

  • Chief executive compares recent malaise to downturn caused by Sars outbreak of 2003
  • She has also recalled her cabinet early from its summer recess
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Lam spoke after a meeting with her finance and commerce ministers, and assorted business leaders. Photo: May Tse
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