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Chief Executive Carrie Lam also promises to examine underlying causes for the unrest that extend beyond the bill.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's meeting with the media will take place before she departs for a trip to China's Guangxi province.
Riot police cleared demonstrators from outside the Mong Kok police station and in Prince Edward metro station last night, but the unrest shows little sign of abating.
Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she is committed to seeing the city through the unrest.
Monday's strike call comes while the city is still recovering from a weekend of clashes that saw at least a dozen flights cancelled after protesters blocked routes to the airport.
Protest organisers have urged the public to overwhelm road and rail links to the airport on Sunday and Monday, potentially disrupting flights.
The protests came on the fifth anniversary of a Chinese decision to curtail democratic reforms and rule out universal suffrage in Hong Kong.
The Civil Human Rights Front has cancelled Saturday's demonstration after being denied permission, but this has not stopped protestors in the past.
The political crisis has raised concerns about the Italian economy, whose debt ratio at 132% of gross domestic product is the second-biggest in the eurozone after Greece.
The recent demonstrations are the latest trigger in a long process of Chinese money flowing to centres outside Beijing’s reach.
Sri Lanka was plunged into the crisis on Friday when Sirisena sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and swore in ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa to replace him, breaking up a fragile coalition governing the island.
General Beni Xavier Rasolofonirina threatened to deploy security forces if the government and opposition failed to resolve a crisis over controversial election laws.
Armenian acting Vice Prime Minister Armen Gevorgyan attempted to win the support of Russian President Vladimir Putin in order to bolster his position.
The detention of Nikol Pashinyan adds another layer of complexity to Armenia's political crisis.
The ceremony comes just hours after Vaz nominated Gomes for the post.
Northern Ireland has not had an executive or assembly for more than a year following Sinn Féin’s withdrawal from a coalition with the DUP.
Twenty politicians and businessmen from Guinea-Bissau had travel bans and asset freezes imposed upon them by ECOWAS.
Malaysians are less willing to go along with government policies no matter how attractive they are, and this trust deficit could damage the nation, warns an assistant professor.
Ajil Assemblyman says his earlier criticism was sensationalised by the media and that he hopes there is no dissolution of the Terengganu government.
Ahmad Razif says the priority now is executing the people’s agenda.