‘National Calamity Hardware’: Pop-up shop slings gas masks, hard hats to Hong Kong’s protesters

Lee Ching-hei runs a pop-up store in Hong Kong, but instead of offering the latest food trends or fashion must-haves, he sells another highly sought-after commodity: protest supplies. Helmets, goggles, and gas masks are bestsellers at “National Calamity Hardware”, which has held two pop-up sessions in the districts of Mong Kok and Tai Po — ...

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Trump suggests trade deal with China could be tied to ‘humane’ resolution of Hong Kong crisis

Trump suggests trade deal with China could be tied to ‘humane’ resolution of Hong Kong crisis

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to link a trade deal with Beijing to the “humane” resolution of a standoff with Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters,...

Wings Clipped: Amid pressure from Beijing, Cathay fires two pilots, two ground staffers

Wings Clipped: Amid pressure from Beijing, Cathay fires two pilots, two ground staffers

Cathay Pacific said Wednesday two pilots had been sacked, as the Hong Kong carrier comes under huge pressure from Beijing to clamp down on staff supportive of anti-government...

Normalcy returns to airport after massive protest grounded scores of flights

Normalcy returns to airport after massive protest grounded scores of flights

Flights resumed Tuesday at Hong Kong International Airport today after a massive pro-democracy rally there yesterday forced the shutdown of the busy international transport hub....

BREAKING: Hong Kong International Airport, swamped by protesters, cancels all outbound flights

BREAKING: Hong Kong International Airport, swamped by protesters, cancels all outbound flights

Hong Kong International Airport has cancelled nearly all of its outbound flights after thousands of protesters laid siege to the busy hub today to speak out against police’s...

Cathay draws backlash for forbidding staff from participating in ‘illegal’ protests as shares plunge

Cathay draws backlash for forbidding staff from participating in ‘illegal’ protests as shares plunge

Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific drew flack from protesters — and apparent fear from investors — after it forbade its employees from taking part in...

Tourism in trouble: Hong Kong demos hit economy

Tourism in trouble: Hong Kong demos hit economy

Empty hotel rooms, struggling shops and even disruption at Disneyland: months of protests in Hong Kong have taken a major toll on the city's economy, with no end in sight.

Philippine officials considering ban on worker deployment to Hong Kong due to unrest 

Philippine officials considering ban on worker deployment to Hong Kong due to unrest 

The Philippines’ Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is now considering a ban on deploying workers to Hong Kong amid tensions brought by a string of pro-democracy...

Buttoned Down, Fired Up: Hong Kong’s bankers come out in support of protest movement

Buttoned Down, Fired Up: Hong Kong’s bankers come out in support of protest movement

Workers from Hong Kong’s normally buttoned-down financial industry gathered for a brief protest at Chater Garden in Central last night to lend their voices to the...

Hong Kong feeling economic pinch from trade war, protests

Hong Kong feeling economic pinch from trade war, protests

Hong Kong’s economy remained sluggish in the second quarter amid the ongoing US-China trade dispute, government figures released Wednesday showed, as weeks of civil unrest...


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