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Hong Kong airport resumes operations, still over 200 flights cancelled.

TOKYO, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- The Hong Kong International Airport resumed operations on Tuesday, a day after all flights were cancelled due to a protest, China's state-run Xinhua News Agency reported. Still, over 200 flights in and out of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region have been cancelled on Tuesday. The Airport Authority Hong Kong has advised passengers to pay attention to the latest flight information through the airport's website and its mobile app. All flights in and out of Hong Kong were cancelled on Monday due to a protest held at the airport. A large crowd of protesters rallied at the airport, severely disrupting the normal operations of the airport, one of the busiest in the world. Meanwhile, the Hong Kong police said Monday that they have arrested 149 people during the series of violent protests over the past few days, according to a separate report by Xinhua. They were suspected of crimes including unlawful assembly, assault on policemen, obstruction of police in the execution of duty, possession of offensive weapons and dangerous objects, the report said. (end) mk.gta

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