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Protests force retail stores, banks to down shutter

Posted On: Jun. 13, 2019 6:29 AM CST

Hong Kong extradition protests

Protests in Hong Kong forced several retails stores, banks and companies to remain closed on June 12, South China Morning Post reported. Retail stores of France-based Yves Saint Laurent S.A.S. and U.S.-based Apple Inc. among others and banks including China Citic Bank Corp, U.K.-based HSBC Bank P.L.C. and Standard Chartered Bank closed their branches in Hong Kong temporarily. Protesters blocked roads and clashed with police over a proposed extradition law.

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