Riot police appear on the scene as anti-government protesters vandalise shops in Whampoa. Photo: Edmond So

Masked protesters attack and trash shops in Hong Kong’s Whampoa district after stand-off with police following end of march

  • Among those targeted was a branch of the Japanese restaurant brand Yoshinoya and Best Mart 360, a popular snack shop chain
  • Police earlier used pepper spray after protesters deviated from approved march route; tear gas deployed after objects thrown at officers
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Riot police appear on the scene as anti-government protesters vandalise shops in Whampoa. Photo: Edmond So
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Jeffie Lam

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.

Lilian Cheng

Lilian Cheng

Lilian joined the Post in 2019 as senior reporter covering Hong Kong’s housing, land and development policies. She started her career at Ming Pao in 2010 and was then a principal reporter at i-Cable News. She has won awards for her reporting on a major discovery of Sung relics near the planned To Kwa Wan railway station.

Linda Lew

Linda Lew

Born in China and raised in New Zealand, Linda joined the Post as a reporter in 2018. Previously, she freelanced for Chinese technology media site TechNode. She holds bachelor's degrees in arts and commerce from the University of Auckland, and has a master's in global business journalism from Tsinghua University.