"Occupy" talks fall flat as more protests urged

After nearly a month of often violent confrontation, Hong Kong's government is set to submit a report to Beijing. But as yet there are no concessions.

"Occupy" talks fall flat as more protests urged
Crowds watch the dialogue in Admiralty

Talks between the Hong Kong government and student protesters on Tuesday night failed to ease the pro-democracy stand-off and underwhelmed watching crowds.

After nearly a month of often violent public debate about what it means to be Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, chief secretary, said she would submit a report to China’s government on the issue.

However, the first dialogue with student leaders, broadcast live and watched by thousands at Admiralty, Mong Kok...

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