China is far more dependent on trade today than it was during the crackdown on 1989. But Xi also wants to resolve the situation promptly.
Hundreds of activists broke into the government headquarters on Monday, with police retreating to avoid mass confrontations.
"It is right for us to condemn it and we hope society will return to normal as soon as possible," Carrie Lam told a 4 a.m. press conference.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets on Monday to mark the anniversary of the city's handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997.
The key test now is what President Xi Jinping is going to do about this direct confrontation between Hong Kong's people power and Beijing's military and police power.
"We have a clear memory about what happened thirty years ago, what happened when students assembled peacefully in Tiananmen Square."
Tens of thousands of people have shut down the city center to protest a bill that would allow extradition to China.
Organizers said 1 million Hong Kong residents marched in Sunday's protests against plans to allow extradition of criminals to China.
This Hong Kong district court verdict has turned a "semi-democratic city into a semi-authoritarian city," Wong said.
The "FOR HER" offering consisted of an assortment of vacuum cleaners, a kitchen water tap and a blender, according to an undated billing handout.
Anton Ilichev was found dead in his cabin on December 6.
"If he can be denied a visa only because he chaired an event, we need to ask what's happened to freedom of expression in Hong Kong," Amnesty International said.
"I just hope people can be the master of their own houses," Wong told Newsweek. "The sense of belonging in Hong Kong motivates me to continue in this battle."
Hong Kong's secretary for security said the Hong Kong National Party encouraged "hatred and discrimination" toward mainland China.
Prosecutors said anesthetist Khaw Kim-sun, 53, killed his wife because she would not agree to a divorce, but never intended to hurt his daughter.
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The latest report on the world's ultrawealthy sees a new contender leapfrog the Big Apple, as well as Paris challenging London as Europe's big-money town.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the two murder charges in Hong Kong. Prosecutors claim he plotted to kill his wife because he was having an affair and she refused to grant him a divorce.
The kidnappers demanded $470,000 from the victim's husband for her safe return.
Female flight attendants won the right to wear trousers, following intense union pressure.
The billionaire tycoon will end his rags-to-riches story and hand the reins over to his eldest son, Victor Li.