Financial Secretary Paul Chan announces a basket of extra budget measures. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong government dishes out sweeteners worth HK$19.1 billion to soothe a faltering economy hit by US-China trade war and political unrest

  • Financial Secretary Paul Chan cites a host of reasons for the relief measures but studiously avoids the word ‘protests’
  • He warns the city’s economy could enter into a technical recession
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Financial Secretary Paul Chan announces a basket of extra budget measures. Photo: Winson Wong
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Cleaners remove what remains of the protest paraphernalia at the airport. Photo: Dickson Lee

With tougher security, Hong Kong airport returns to normal after anti-government protests

  • Violent clashes brought the city’s air traffic to a halt on Tuesday, prompting injunction against demonstrations
  • Riot police and private security guards were stationed at the site
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Cleaners remove what remains of the protest paraphernalia at the airport. Photo: Dickson Lee
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