21st November 2019 – (Hong Kong) Netizens called upon others to participate in the lunchtime movement in Central to show solidarity with student protesters who were arrested in several universities including Hong Kong Polytechnic University. At around 1pm, hundreds of civilians gathered on several floors in the concourse area to shout slogans and sing ‘Glory to Hong Kong’.
Meanwhile, the Christmas decorations in the IFC shopping mall have been cancelled this year. The Night Before Christmas pop-up storybook installation featuring giant book illustrations by British illustrator Richard Johnson, a 12-metre Christmas tree and interactive displays was due to run November 15 to January 1. “In light of recent events, IFC mall will not have the festive decoration,” said a spokesperson.