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Tear gas fired, arrests made as thousands protest in Hong Kong

Reuters and published by The Hindu HONG KONG police fired tear gas and pepper spray to disperse thousands protesting today (24.5.2020) against ‘plan to directly impose national security laws on the city, the biggest flare-up in the city since Covid-19 lockdowns began. Crowds thronged the bustling shopping district of Causeway Bay, where protesters chanted, “Revolution

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Curfew could be cut by an hour next week

THE National Security Council said today (24.5.2020) that an ad hoc committee on enforcing measures against Covid-19 outbreak would on May 27 consider both phase 3 easing of the lockdown and shortening the curfew by an hour, PostToday reported. Gen Somsak Rungsita, the council’s secretary general, said the committee’s decision on whether to maintain curfew

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