A protester prevents a train from leaving Tiu Keng Leng MTR station. Strike organisers said traffic disruptions would start Monday morning. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong prepares for transport nightmare and massive flight cancellations as citywide strike against extradition bill crisis targets MTR, airport and roads

  • Organisers intend to prevent passengers from reaching work in crucial business districts like Central, Tsim Sha Tsui and Mong Kok
  • Critics say large-scale disruption – across industries ranging from finance to the arts – will severely damage reputation of Hong Kong
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A protester prevents a train from leaving Tiu Keng Leng MTR station. Strike organisers said traffic disruptions would start Monday morning. Photo: Nora Tam
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As it happened: Hong Kong disrupted as protesters begin day of strike action

  • Chief Executive Carrie Lam met the press for first time in two weeks describing protesters' actions as challenge to 'one country, two systems'
  • Much of the city's MTR network remains at a standstill
Protesters take a break at Lai King station. Photo: Edmond So
Topic |   Hong Kong protests