Businesses on King’s Road began closing from about 2pm on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Rumours of armed gangs heighten North Point tensions after anti-government protesters’ fight with mob

  • Anti-government protesters clashed with men wielding sticks on Monday night
  • Unsubstantiated reports of Fujianese reinforcements coming to settle scores in the area prompt businesses to shut up shop early
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Businesses on King’s Road began closing from about 2pm on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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The Chinese flag floats in Victoria Harbour, off Tsim Sha Tsui, after being thrown in by protesters. Photo: Sam Tsang

Beijing supporters in Hong Kong vow to protect national flag after anti-government protesters throw one into harbour twice in three days

  • Tuen Mun district councillor co-organised one set of volunteer guards and says there are at least three groups
  • Desecrating national flag illegal and punishable by a fine of US$6,383 and three years in jail
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The Chinese flag floats in Victoria Harbour, off Tsim Sha Tsui, after being thrown in by protesters. Photo: Sam Tsang
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