Bernard Chan said Hong Kong was nowhere near requiring such emergency powers to be invoked. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong emergency powers ‘would be used in a measured way’ to quell anti-government unrest, says city leader’s adviser Bernard Chan

  • But top adviser to Carrie Lam says city is nowhere near needing such drastic measures
  • Emergency Regulations Ordinance would grant the government power to seize property or shut down the internet
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Bernard Chan said Hong Kong was nowhere near requiring such emergency powers to be invoked. Photo: May Tse
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MTR staff shut up Kwai Fong station ahead of the weekend’s protest. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong protest-related MTR closures challenged in court

  • The closures of stations near protest sites were unprecedented during months of recent anti-government unrest
  • Former civil servant applies for judicial review against MTR Corporation, saying its actions led to clashes with police
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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MTR staff shut up Kwai Fong station ahead of the weekend’s protest. Photo: Dickson Lee
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