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No fireworks to ring in New Year in protest-weary HK

Hong Kong’s glittering Victoria Harbor will be quiet on New Year’s Eve as the city has officially canceled its signature fireworks show, as well as other spectacles including a night parade along the Kowloon esplanade held since 1997, as officials seek to avoid large public gatherings in the protest-hit city. The Hong Kong Tourism Board acknowledged that canceling […]