HSBC declined to comment on individual cases. Photo: Bloomberg

HSBC to close corporate account being used to support Hong Kong protesters through crowdfunding

  • Banking giant told holder of ‘The Prime Management Service Ltd’ account last month to clear the money within 30 days, source says
  • Account is being used to raise funds for Spark Alliance HK, which helps cover legal and medical fees for protesters
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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HSBC declined to comment on individual cases. Photo: Bloomberg
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Police have made mass arrests since the stand-off started on Sunday. Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: university campus stand-off between radicals and riot squad shows no sign of ending as thousands hit streets in bid to relieve police siege

  • About 40 injured activists were allowed to leave Polytechnic University campus to get treatment, although they might still face charges later
  • Dozens slip through police lines and escape under cover of night by using ropes to descend from a footbridge to a highway and ride away on motorcycles
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Police have made mass arrests since the stand-off started on Sunday. Sam Tsang
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