5. Talks held in Hong Kong

  • Talks have been held between pro-democracy protesters and government officials in Hong Kong.
  • Talks have now ended; thousands of students watched on the street as the televised talks took place, some booed when HK Chief Secretary spoke. 
  • No significant breakthrough; government offered no major concessions to protesters.
  • Reuters report that students have yet to decide whether to engage in second round of talks.