The city's Mass Transit Railway (MTR) announces further station closures 'because of of the escalation of the situation' in several neighborhoods.
Bilateral disputes over maritime region can be settled through diplomacy, says Lt. Gen. Noel Clement.
Nationals from Indonesia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Taiwan and Vietnam were among those arrested.
The embassy calls the unnamed politician’s support for protesters 'an irresponsible act.'
The move comes after the company was slammed by the Chinese Communist Party's official newspaper, the People's Daily.
The anonymously leaked news emerges as Congress debates the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act.
The protests come amid widespread public anger at the city's MassTransit Railway over its willingness to work directly with police.
Apple's support for the 'poisonous' app has hurt the feelings of the Chinese people, ruling party newspaper the People's Daily says.
The government also denies reports it is planning to build an "anti-terrorism" police facility near the controversial San Uk Ling Holding Center.
China bans broadcasts of Houston Rockets games and deletes South Park clips after getting targeted by the satirical show.
He Weitong, brother of Peking University law professor He Weifang, was detained after posting an Islamic State execution video to protest against a visit by the Taliban.
The ban took effect on Saturday, prompting city-wide demonstrations by thousands of masked protesters.
Protesters say the government's use of a draconian emergency powers law could lead to further restrictions without recourse to the legislature.
A mask ban could be the thin end of a wedge that could see all manner of controls imposed on people and property, analysts warn.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam uses colonial-era emergency laws to ban the wearing of face-masks in public.
Thousands turn out in support of a schoolboy shot in the chest by police, calling for the force to be disbanded.
The activists had hit out at the lavish use of taxpayers' money on an October 1 military parade, and the rubber-stamp nature of the National People's Congress.
Western Europe, North America, and Asia largely hold negative views of the Communist nation.