Police fire tear gas at protesters on Science Museum Road outside Polytechnic University in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong protests: tension returns to city after peaceful Saturday with stand-off in Hung Hom

  • After five straight days of traffic disruption and chaos, city had enjoyed a relatively calm Saturday but familiar scenes return by night
  • Petrol bombs thrown from the roof of Polytechnic University while riot police respond with rounds of tear gas
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police fire tear gas at protesters on Science Museum Road outside Polytechnic University in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Edmond So
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Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung joined the Post in 2017 and reports for the Hong Kong desk on local politics and Hong Kong-mainland issues. Prior to joining the Post, she covered Hong Kong politics and social policies for more than six years for different media outlets.

Simone McCarthy

Simone McCarthy

Simone McCarthy joined the Post in 2018. She previously wrote about China tech, business and society for SupChina and has a bachelor's in literature from Yale University and a master's from Columbia Journalism School.

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain.