Bank branches in the financial district and small businesses reopened Friday ahead of further protests planned for Sunday - and Monday when legislators are expected to meet to discuss an amendment to the extradition bill. Demonstrators have been met with an unusually heavy-handed approach from riot police. Over in the US, Democrat Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi suggested that Hong Kong may not be ‘sufficiently autonomous’ to justify a special trade arrangement with her country, reports CNBC.
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