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Hong Kong plunges into first recession since global financial crisis; protests, trade war take toll on financial hub
Clashes between protesters hurling bricks and petrol bombs at police wielding tear gas and rubber bullets have become a weekly occurrence, hammering Hong Kong's once-solid reputation for stability and safety.
Hong Kong democracy activists challenge emergency law in court which bans masks ahead of Halloween rally
Hong Kong democracy activists went to court on Thursday to challenge an emergency law that bans protesters from wearing masks, as demonstrators vowed to use Halloween parties to defy the restrictions once more
Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam announces ban on protesters wearing face masks, invokes emergency powers in bid to end unrest
Hong Kong's leader announced a ban Friday on protesters wearing face masks, invoking colonial-era emergency powers, in a bid to quell months of violent anti-government unrest
Hong Kong to discuss emergency laws including banning of face masks at rallies ahead of planned weekend protests
Hong Kong’s government is expected to discuss sweeping emergency laws on Friday that would include banning face masks at protests
Hong Kong protesters clash with police over the shooting of 18-year-old student as months of demonstrations show no sign of letting up
Hong Kong anti-government demonstrators clashed with police into the early hours of Thursday, venting their anger over a policeman’s shooting and wounding of a teenager earlier in the week
Hong Kong protesters stage sit-in outside school of 18-year-old who was shot by police during protests on Tuesday
Hundreds of Hong Kongers staged a sit-in on Wednesday outside the school of a protester who was shot by police as authorities said the wounded 18-year-old was now in a stable condition
Hong Kong Police shoots teen in chest during protests on China's 70th anniversary; youth taken to hospital
Hong Kong police shot a protester at close range in the chest Tuesday, leaving the teenager bleeding and howling on the ground.