Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport

CNNHong Kong (CNN) Scenes of chaos erupted at Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday evening as riot police clashed with protesters who continued to block security gates at one of the world's largest travel hubs. The police made their first significant appearance at ...

August 13th 2019


Police and protesters clash at Hong Kong airport

CNNThe latest: Riot police clashed with protesters at Hong Kong's airport, but officers have started retreating. Earlier today: For the second day in a row, check-ins were suspended and dozens of outgoing flights were canceled. Anti-China extradition bill ...

August 13th 2019


Hong Kong's Last British Governor Says China Sending in Troops Would Be 'Appalling Error'

TIMEMass demonstrations have pushed the Chinese-ruled territory of Hong Kong into its most serious crisis in decades. The international airport has been at a standstill since Monday, while an increasing number of shops have been shuttered and thoroughfares ...

August 13th 2019


Hong Kong Airport Suspends Check-Ins in 2nd Day of Disruptive Protests

The New York TimesHONG KONG — Hong Kong's airport suspended check-ins for a second straight day on Tuesday as protesters again disrupted its operations, hours after the city's embattled leader pleaded for order amid escalating chaos. Thousands of antigovernment ...

August 13th 2019


Flights In Hong Kong Resume As Protests Subside

NPROperations at Hong Kong International Airport were resuming Tuesday after a days-long pro-democracy protest forced hundreds of flights to be cancelled at one of the world's busiest air hubs. Following a police crackdown on protests elsewhere in the city, the ...

August 13th 2019


Hong Kong's airport reopens after protests but more than 200 flights canceled

ReutersHONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected, after China said protests that have swept the city over the past two months had begun to show the “sprouts of ...

August 13th 2019


China media says Hong Kong protesters are 'asking for self-destruction' as military assembles nearby

CNBCChinese propaganda outlets warned on Tuesday that protesters in Hong Kong are “asking for self-destruction,” as they released a video showing military vehicles amassing near the border of the city. Meanwhile, the city's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, told the ...

August 13th 2019


Flight disruptions continue as Hong Kong airport protests enter fifth day

CNNAll departing flights were canceled Monday afternoon as thousands of demonstrators descended upon Hong Kong International Airport, covering it with protest signs and graffiti. According to the airport's website, a handful of flights departed after midnight.

August 13th 2019