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Hong Kong: Chief Secretary calls for 'calm and rational' society to fight recession

Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong
November 05, 2019 at 05:14 GMT +00:00 · Published

Chief Secretary for Hong Kong Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said that the region entered a "technical recession," speaking to press in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

"We are considering introducing some new measures, but the most important thing at this stage is to make our society calm and rational, all these measures must be based on a harmonious atmosphere," stressed Kin-chung.

Hong Kong has been rocked by protests sparked by a now-withdrawn extradition bill since the end of March. The rallies later evolved into a wider movement against the government, marked by months of clashes between protesters and the authorities.

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Chief Secretary for Hong Kong Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said that the region entered a "technical recession," speaking to press in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

"We are considering introducing some new measures, but the most important thing at this stage is to make our society calm and rational, all these measures must be based on a harmonious atmosphere," stressed Kin-chung.

Hong Kong has been rocked by protests sparked by a now-withdrawn extradition bill since the end of March. The rallies later evolved into a wider movement against the government, marked by months of clashes between protesters and the authorities.

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