Carrie Lam with former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa, who warned the protests had pushed the city to the brink. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: city set to tone down Chinese National Day celebrations to avoid potential chaos and embarrassment

  • VIPs attending October 1 cocktail reception have been told they will stay indoors to watch live broadcast of flag-raising ceremony
  • Despite another weekend of violence, embattled leader Carrie Lam vows to press on with her first town hall dialogue with community
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Carrie Lam with former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa, who warned the protests had pushed the city to the brink. Photo: Sam Tsang
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The video, filmed from above, claims to show at least 20 riot police surrounding a man in a yellow vest and one officer kicking him. Photo: RTHK

Hong Kong protests: police deny beating man during rally and say video of incident only shows officers kicking ‘yellow object’

  • Yuen Long resident reportedly filmed incident on Saturday, and church group says man was one of its volunteers
  • But police say other videos show no evidence of incident and man was arrested for assaulting police
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The video, filmed from above, claims to show at least 20 riot police surrounding a man in a yellow vest and one officer kicking him. Photo: RTHK
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