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secutive day as protesters occupied large parts of the Hong Kong International Air
port. All departing flights were canceled in the afternoon in the wake of what offiyabo亚博体育下载夜生活女神会所
cials said was an unauthorized assembly seriously disrupting the airport’s operations.
Also on Tuesday, Hong Kong’s stock market dropped to its lowest level since Jan 4 at the end of trading.
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ark Hang Seng Index fell by 1 percent as the market opened. The index continued on a do
wnward trajectory, ending the day at 25,281.3, a decline of 543.42 points or 2.1 percent.yabo亚博体育下载夜生活女神会所
Shares of airline companies were among leading decliners in the wake of the cancellation o
f more ?and outbound flights on Tuesday. Hong Kong’s largest carrier, Cathay Pacific Airwyabo亚博体育下载夜生活
ays, continued its drop on Monday. Shares of Cathay Pacific tumbled 2.96 percent to HK$9.51 ($1.21), a 10-year low.
At press time, police had not taken action against the illegal assembly at the airport.
yabo亚博体育下载夜生活女神会所Citing recent examples of the obstruction of law enforcement operations, the Hong Kong Pol
ice Force appealed to the public on Tuesday for cooperation in maintaining law and order.
At a daily news briefing, Chief Superintendent of Police Pyabo亚博体育下载夜生活
ublic Relations Tse Chun-chung said two months of violent protests against the n
ow-shelved extradition amendment bill have created tensions between the public and police.
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been impeded to various degrees due to the hostility toward the police, Tse said.
He cited a recent incident in which police officers were blocked by over 50 residents as they in
vyabo亚博体育下载夜生活女神会所estigated a suicide case in public housing in Tai Po on Sunday night. The officers were shut out of the build
ing. Some residents targeted them with laser pointers while others surrounded a police van, according to the officer.