Anti-government protesters were out in force at Yuen Long MTR station on Wednesday night. Photo: AP

Hong Kong railway firm MTR Corporation bows to Beijing pressure over anti-government protests

  • MTR Corporation announces it will shut stations without notice in case of violence
  • Operator had taken flak from state-owned media over perceived softly-softly approach to anti-government actions on its premises
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters were out in force at Yuen Long MTR station on Wednesday night. Photo: AP
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Protesters at Kowloon Tong hold up signs and show videos to commuters rather than block trains. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong rail operator probes leaking of information on service ‘weak spots’ as trains run smoothly after protests kept to minimum at stations

  • Action had been planned at Kowloon Tong, Lai King and Fortress Hill stations
  • But protesters mark month since attacks at Yuen Long by showing videos of incident and not delaying travellers
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters at Kowloon Tong hold up signs and show videos to commuters rather than block trains. Photo: Roy Issa
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