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22 Apr
Good morning! Here’s today’s front page and the headlines:
1 of 5: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says cabinet reshuffle aimed at post-coronavirus recovery
2 of 5: Coronavirus study points to vast number of cases under the radar in China
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14 Apr
Good morning! Here’s today’s front page and the headlines:
1 of 5: Beijing right to condemn opposition lawmakers blocking Hong Kong legislative work, Carrie Lam says
2 of 5: Coronavirus: Hong Kong records just three new cases, lowest in a month, but leader warns of complacency
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26 Feb
Breaking: Hong Kong permanent residents aged 18 and above will each receive a cash handout of HK$10,000 in a HK$120 billion relief deal. Follow our live coverage of the #HKBudget2020 here:
Other key measures: Individuals will receive rebates in tax, government rates and a month’s rent in public housing; 100 per cent guarantee to Hong Kong companies taking low interest loan #HKBudget2020
Other key measures: Monthly allowance of low income families doubled and fees waived for public examinations to get into universities #HKBudget2020
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26 Dec 19
Good morning! Here’s today’s front page and the headlines you’re waking up to:
1 of 5: ‘Ring of fire’ solar eclipse sweeps across India, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines
2 of 5: Hong Kong protesters plan major New Year’s Day rally after three days of Christmas chaos
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29 Sep 19
#LIVE: Protesters are staging at least three more demonstrations today, and tensions are high. Follow our live coverage here: #hongkongprotests
#LIVE: Earlier, police, residents and protesters were in a stand-off outside the Sogo department store in Causeway Bay. Officers briefly raise a black flag, which means those gathered must disperse or tear gas will be used #hongkongprotests
#LIVE: Festival Walk shopping mall in Kowloon Tong is open as normal, despite a planned boycott this afternoon. There are fewer mainland Chinese shoppers than usual #hongkongprotests
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28 Sep 19
#LIVE: Hong Kong is entering its 17th straight weekend of civil unrest, on the fifth anniversary of the start of the Occupy movement. Follow our coverage here: #hongkongprotests
#LIVE: Some MTR station exits in Admiralty, Causeway Bay and Wan Chai have already been closed ahead of the rally. The railway operator has warned that certain stations or exits may be shut down at any time. #hongkongprotests
#LIVE: Earlier in the day, groups of protesters pasted posters all the way from Causeway Bay to Admiralty, creating a long “Lennon Wall”. Photos: SCMP/Felix Wong, K.Y. Cheng #hongkongprotests
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16 Jun 19
Sea of black in Hong Kong: Will march against suspended extradition bill get another record turnout? Follow our tweets and #LIVE blog for all the latest
#LIVE: The protesters are beginning to move from Victoria Park in Causeway Bay. From here they will march towards the government headquarters in Admiralty #extraditionbill
#LIVE: A flower shop in Hung Hom is offering free flowers to people who want to pay tribute to a protester who died in a fall on Saturday #extraditionbill
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