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Hong Kong protesters vandalize subway station

The protesters used hammers to knock the ticket sensors off gates and spray-painted and broke the screens of ticket machines.

Student arrested during Hong Kong protests had butter knife, says university

The reporter, Boaz So, a journalism student at Hong Kong Baptist University, was carrying the knife in his bag while covering pro-democracy demonstrations Sunday because he had been eating cake with classmates to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.

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Violence flares after protest march in downtown Hong Kong

A mixed crowd of hardcore protesters in black and wearing masks, along with families with children, spilled into the roads of the Causeway Bay shopping belt and marched for over 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) to the central business district.

Hong Kong protesters call on former ruler Britain to pressure China

The spark for the protests was planned legislation, now withdrawn, that would have allowed people to be sent to mainland China for trial, despite Hong Kong having its own much-respected independent judiciary.

Skirmishes break out in Hong Kong mall amid counter rallies

Hundreds of pro-Beijing demonstrators waved Chinese flags and chanted slogans Saturday at Amoy Plaza in the densely packed Kowloon district.

Hong Kong WTA event postponed as Victoria Park reserved for protests

The WTA Hong Kong Open women's tennis tournament has been postponed due to widespread pro-democracy protests happening in the country for a few months now, the organisers said on Friday.

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Protesters belt out karaoke in new Hong Kong protest method

The song was penned anonymously and has been adopted as the protesters' anthem. The lyrics reflect protesters' vow not to surrender despite a government concession to axe an extradition bill that sparked a summer of unrest.

Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, to focus on cost cuts: Report

Cathay, which is trying to complete a three-year financial turnaround plan, has become the biggest corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests after China demanded it suspend staff involved in, or supporting, the demonstrations

Hong Kong protests scare away 90% of mainland China tour groups

The number of Chinese group tours to the city fell 90% compared to a year ago in the first ten days of September, according to data compiled by the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong. In the month of August, the decline was 63% compared to a year ago.

Amid protests, US lawmakers say Hong Kong rules could leak tech to China

Republican and Democratic lawmakers expressed concern about the use of crowd control equipment against protesters, seeking to put pressure on Beijing after three months of street protests, including sometimes violent clashes between demonstrators and police.

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Hong Kong protests: Pro-democracy protesters defy tear gas

Police officers tried to negotiate with protesters camped out on a normally busy highway near the Hong Kong government headquarters.

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