Hong Kong protesters gather in renewed protest as night falls

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Friday measures announced this week to help restore order in the Chinese-ruled city were a first step as ...

The measures are aimed at avoiding the chaos of last weekend, when protesters blocked airport approach roads, threw debris on the train track and trashed the MTR subway station in the nearby new town of Tung Chung in running clashes with police.

Global credit rating agency Fitch Ratings on Friday downgraded Hong Kong's long-term foreign currency issuer default rating to"AA" from"AA+". Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the issue of Hong Kong with Chinese premier Li Keqiang in Beijing, saying a peaceful solution was needed."RETURN TO ORDER"

A man takes a picture of posters and sticker notes supporting the anti-government protest movement near the Central Government Offices in Hong Kong, China, Sep 5, 2019. Many protesters have pledged to fight on despite the withdrawal of the extradition Bill, saying the concession was too little, too late.Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam attends the 2019 Pan-Pearl River Delta Regional Co-operation Chief Executive Joint Conference in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, Sep 6, 2019.

 

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