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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen voiced support for granting asylum to some Hong Kong protesters, with the semi-autonomous financial hub in the midst of an unprecedented political crisis.
Newspaper editorials represent some of the most direct personal attacks levelled as China attempts to discredit the protest movement that has gone on for weeks in the former British colony.
Incoming CEO Augustus Tang has the delicate task of continuing to placate China while also minimizing the fallout from staff, customers and investors as the unrest in Hong Kong continue to seethe.
Demonstrations have lost some intensity since the ugly scenes witnessed during the protesters' occupation of the city's airport.
More than 1,000 people took part in the opposing demonstrations.
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's message, published in major newspapers, urges the public to 'cease the anger with love' and 'stop the violence'.
US National Security Advisor John Bolton also warns Beijing against creating a 'new' Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong.
The report from China's aviation authority provided some much-needed relief for the Hong Kong airline .
Concerns are building that China may intervene to end 10 weeks of unrest in Hong Kong.
Trump binds Xi by linking HK protests to the US-China trade negotiations. France and Canada called for fresh talks between HK government and protesters to find a peaceful resolution.
The US says it is 'deeply concerned' over Chinese security force movements on the border with Hong Kong and urged Beijing to honour the territory's autonomy.
Five people were detained as protestors overnight harassed and assaulted a visitor and a journalist, according to Hong Kong police.
'I hope it works out peacefully, nobody gets hurt, nobody gets killed,' says US President Donald Trump.
Chants of 'Liberate Hong Kong' had earlier echoed through the streets when more than a thousand black-shirted protesters marched, some with their pets, amid a carnival atmosphere.
'Industries like retail, catering and transportation have taken a hit because of the recent violent unrest, with significant revenue drops,' an official says.
Fresh demonstrations came after the financial hub's chief executive ruled out concessions, and as Beijing and Washington stepped up a war of words over a US diplomat's meeting with activists.
The increasingly violent protests pose one of the gravest populist challenges yet to Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
Mainland Chinese internet users are infuriated over popular bubble tea franchises voicing their solidarity with Hong Kong street protesters.
'Those who play with fire will perish by it,' says a spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council.
Hong Kong's government has failed to take responsibility for the outcry gripping the city, says one activist.
The clashes are the second consecutive day of violence in a city reeling from weeks of anti-government protests that show no sign of abating.
China's Foreign Ministry Office in Hong Kong 'urges foreign politicians to stop sending the wrong signals over this violent behaviour'.
Officials had initially only given permission for a rally in a park in the commercial district known as Central.
Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis in recent history after millions of demonstrators took to the streets – and sporadic violent confrontations erupted between police and pockets of hardcore protesters.
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