Is Hong Kong safe for tourists? Millions of people have marched in the streets, a general strike has caused transport chaos, flights have been canceled, and thugs have attacked passengers at an MTR station. Check out what key governments are advising their nationals.
Momentum is building for a General Strike to protest an extradition bill that has thrown Hong Kong into its biggest political crisis since bloody riots swept the then British Crown Colony in 1967. Will protesters disrupt trains to give workers an excuse not to show up for work?
August in Hong Kong: is this a good time to visit? There will be festivals, concerts, and an international film festival. However, the weather can be hot, humid, and rainy. And be forewarned that demonstrations and marches are likely, and sometimes they end in violence.
Passengers arriving at Hong Kong International Airport will be greeted by demonstrators protesting an unpopular extradition bill this weekend. The second major protest to be held at the airport this summer, it will run from 9 to 11 August.
The Hong Kong government cancels the National Day Fireworks Display, which was scheduled to take place over Victoria Harbour on 1 October amid growing political and social tensions in the city.