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From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader refuses to offer concessions as China State media bemoans election 'dirty tricks' Denial

Hong Kong leader refuses to offer concessions as China State media bemoans election 'dirty tricks'

Carrie Lam vowed to “engage the people” but stopped short of offering concessions to anti-government protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader to 'listen humbly' after pro-democracy parties crush opposition at local elections Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader to 'listen humbly' after pro-democracy parties crush opposition at local elections

The Labour Party in Hong Kong attributed to the victory to the “sweat, blood and tears” of protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Families hold anxious vigil outside Hong Kong university as 100 protesters remain besieged Protesters

Families hold anxious vigil outside Hong Kong university as 100 protesters remain besieged

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has called for a peaceful end to the siege.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in Hong Kong as government condemns 'malicious' protests Death

Man dies in Hong Kong as government condemns 'malicious' protests

The 70-year-old man was hit on the head with a brick.

From TheJournal.ie Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed Protests

Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed

Hong Kong asked international experts to assist in reviewing the force’s response to protests.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches Hong Kong

Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches

Earlier, police fired tear gas and a water cannon after some protesters hurled petrol bombs.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong 'won't rule out' Chinese help over protests Carrie Lam

Hong Kong 'won't rule out' Chinese help over protests

The financial hub has been gripped by four months of rallies.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing Democracy

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing

Millions of Hong Kongers have protested in the past three months.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader calls for dialogue as extradition bill withdrawal slammed as 'too little, too late' Hong Kong

Hong Kong leader calls for dialogue as extradition bill withdrawal slammed as 'too little, too late'

Carrie Lam announced yesterday that she is scrapping the controversial extradition bill.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will withdraw controversial extradition bill Hong Kong

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will withdraw controversial extradition bill

Withdrawing the bill is a key demands of protesters who have taken to the streets in their millions in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording

A recording was released of Carrie Lam telling business leaders that she wanted to stand down.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in Mass Protests This post contains videos

Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in

Arrival and departure halls have once again been blocked by thousands of demonstrators.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead' Protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead'

However, she stopped short of demands to immediately withdraw the bill.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters Protests

Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters

Meanwhile, China’s central government has condemned the ransaking of the legislature yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader apologises for extradition crisis but refuses to resign Hong Kong Crisis

Hong Kong leader apologises for extradition crisis but refuses to resign

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Sham apologised at a press conference today.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill

Lam’s apology fell short of protester demands that she resign.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands hit Hong Kong streets in anger at extradition law EXTRADITION BILL

Tens of thousands hit Hong Kong streets in anger at extradition law

Protesters are calling for the city’s leader Carrie Lam to step down; Lam apologised again today.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests

More mass protests are expected today, forcing politicians to consider putting the bill on hold to “cool citizens down”.