Admiralty station was shut on Wednesday night and remains closed on Thursday. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong slowly returns to normal after protests, but public told to allow extra time for travel

  • Police requested trains running on the Island line and South Island line do not stop at Admiralty, but services returned to normal in the afternoon
  • Roads in the area are slowly reopening after day of protests
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Admiralty station was shut on Wednesday night and remains closed on Thursday. Photo: SCMP
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Police push through barricades against protesters on Wednesday. Photo: Sam Tsang

What is behind Hong Kong’s anti-extradition protests?

  • Government’s divisive bill has prompted hundreds of thousands to take to the streets
  • Critics of bill say it could result in Hongkongers being sent to mainland China for trial, but the government says it is necessary
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Police push through barricades against protesters on Wednesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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