Protesters in a stand-off with police in Kwun Tong on Saturday. More than half of the guests invited to a meeting with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam urged her to meet demonstrators’ demands. Photo: Sam Tsang

Chief Executive Carrie Lam pressed by range of Hong Kong leaders to meet top demands of anti-government protesters, sources say

  • Nineteen politicians and power brokers gather at Government House to brainstorm ways to end city’s protest crisis
  • Sources say at least half of the guests urged Lam to respond to demands to withdraw extradition bill and launch public inquiry
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters in a stand-off with police in Kwun Tong on Saturday. More than half of the guests invited to a meeting with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam urged her to meet demonstrators’ demands. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Anti-government demonstrators occupy Lung Cheung Road in Wong Tai Sin during a chaotic day of protests on Saturday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Chaos, tear gas and violence return to streets of Hong Kong as protesters clash with police

  • Skirmishes began after approved march through industrial heartland Kwun Tong, moving to nearby areas and across eastern Kowloon
  • Community leaders and politicians had earlier urged the city’s chief executive to launch a public inquiry to allow meaningful dialogue to take place
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government demonstrators occupy Lung Cheung Road in Wong Tai Sin during a chaotic day of protests on Saturday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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