Tag: Kowloon (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong Police End 2-Week Campus Siege

HONG KONG — The police returned control of Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s campus to school officials on Friday, bringing to an end one of the most intense periods of conflict since protests began to engulf the city earlier this year. The police, who arrested hundreds of people during their two-week siege of the campus, said […]

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Taiwan Urges Hong Kong to Investigate Killing That Helped Stir Protests

HONG KONG — Taiwan is pressing the Hong Kong authorities to intensify their investigation of the murder suspect whose case helped instigate the city’s ongoing protest movement, signaling a reluctance to intervene in a sensitive political issue. The suspect, Chan Tong-kai, told the Hong Kong police that while on a Valentine’s Day trip to Taiwan […]

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Carrie Lam: Yes, Hong Kong Does Have a Future

HONG KONG — Does Hong Kong have a future? It’s not the first time such a question has been asked. But the question is being asked more and more often as the city faces a 17th week of social unrest. The future certainly is on the minds of the hundreds of thousands of protesters who […]

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9 Cities Where Public Transit Offers Eye-Popping Views

Many tourists ride the free Staten Island Ferry just to see the skyline and the Statue of Liberty, but New York isn’t the only place where public transportation provides outstanding vistas. In many major cities across the world, sublime views can be had for as little as a one-way commuter fare. And you’ll get the […]

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Hong Kong General Strike Disrupts Subways and Leads to Canceled Flights

HONG KONG — Hong Kong braced for a long day of protests Monday as the antigovernment activists called for a citywide strike, transit disruptions and rallies across the city. Their goal is to increase pressure on Carrie Lam, the Hong Kong chief executive who has conceded little since June when she suspended, but did not […]

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Hong Kong Protesters Take Their Message to Chinese Tourists

HONG KONG — Protesters held another march in Hong Kong on Sunday, the first major action since a small group of demonstrators broke into the city’s legislature last Monday in a dramatic escalation of recent tensions. It was the latest in a series of protests that have roiled Hong Kong since the city’s leaders tried […]

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