Unlike previous years, Hong kong party district Lan Kwai Fong was not heavily decorated for Halloween. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong nightlife district Lan Kwai Fong fears Halloween revellers will be scared off as police reinforce numbers ahead of expected protest march

  • Police plan to station about 3,000 riot officers and three water cannons on Hong Kong Island while Ocean Park cancels its signature seasonal event
  • Messages posted on LIHKG call for march from Victoria Park to Lan Kwai Fong, wearing masks featuring the faces of government officials.
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Unlike previous years, Hong kong party district Lan Kwai Fong was not heavily decorated for Halloween. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong on September 28 announces his plan to stand in the 2019 District Council elections. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Democracy activist Joshua Wong slams ‘politically driven decision’ to bar him from running in Hong Kong district council election

  • Former student leader of the 2014 Occupy movement ‘cannot possibly’ comply with election laws, says government, citing his former advocacy of self-determination
  • Wong, who had made clear he did not support the option of independence, is the only candidate disqualified from November 24 polls
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong on September 28 announces his plan to stand in the 2019 District Council elections. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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