Chief executive focused on solving the city’s housing problems and helping the needy, while no concessions were offered to anti-government protesters.
The Chief Executive reached out via social media for the first time in more than a year and insisted that demonstrators' demands are not reasonable.
Pro-democracy group urged the public not to retaliate with acts of violence and asked the police to grant a letter of no objection for their mass rally.
He was ambushed on the street by at least four men with hammers and was taken to the hospital, where he is in stable condition.
Chief executive delivered her speech via recorded video after being heckled by opposition lawmakers in the Legislative Council.
Lawmakers also approved a bill that blocks the export of equipment like tear gas to the HK police.
The advice from a social worker comes after a Form Six student from De La Salle Secondary School was charged with attacking a police officer.
Classes have been cancelled for the next three days after angry students smash glass doors and graffiti walls, demanding full footage of the 15-year-old protester found dead.
The mostly peaceful rally, which drew out tens of thousands of people, was the first to secure police approval since the mask ban came into effect.
Mass gathering is set to take place on private property at university campus, but participants could still be subject to anti-mask law.