Protesters seen through blazing rubbish bins in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay on Sunday. Photo: EPA

US issues Hong Kong travel warning as airport protest planned

  • On Thursday, the US State Department warned citizens to ‘exercise increased caution’, upgrading its previous advice
  • It comes after countries including Australia, Britain, Ireland, Singapore and Japan issued heightened travel warnings
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Protesters seen through blazing rubbish bins in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay on Sunday. Photo: EPA
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Violence on the streets of North Point on Sunday, as men armed with poles attacked anti-government protesters. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang

Australia issues Hong Kong travel alert warning citizens of violence

  • The alert urges caution over ‘a risk of violent confrontation between protesters and police, or criminally linked individuals’
  • Ireland, Japan, Britain and Singapore have all issued similar travel warnings since July
Topic |   Australia

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Violence on the streets of North Point on Sunday, as men armed with poles attacked anti-government protesters. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang
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