Protesters occupy the arrival hall on August 12, but new plans online show demonstrators want to disrupt transport connections to and from Hong Kong airport on Sunday and Monday. Photo: AP

Hong Kong airport officials prepared to ground flights during planned protest

  • Authorities will not rule out cancelling flights as they produce contingency measures to reduce take-offs and landings
  • Protesters plan to ‘stress test’ transport connections for the airport from Sunday
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters occupy the arrival hall on August 12, but new plans online show demonstrators want to disrupt transport connections to and from Hong Kong airport on Sunday and Monday. Photo: AP
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Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow were detained on a number of charges. Photo: Edmond So

Prominent activists and lawmakers arrested in Hong Kong police crackdown, fuelling tensions as protesters vow to defy march ban over the weekend

  • Among those arrested are activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Andy Chan; lawmakers Cheng Chung-tai, Au Nok-hin and Jeremy Tam also held
  • Pan-democrats slam arrests, saying timing is meant to suppress protest movement but will backfire and fuel greater anger
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow were detained on a number of charges. Photo: Edmond So
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