US President Donald Trump said on Monday that if anything bad happened in Hong Kong it would be bad for the US-China trade talks.
"I still strongly feel that we should find the solution ourselves", Lam told reporters Tuesday. In the Apple Music Store in Hong Kong, there was also a song advocating "Hong Kong independence".
Protesters are demanding Lam's resignation even after she withdrew legislation that provoked the latest rounds of turmoil. This is believed to be the first deportation from Taiwan linked to the Hong Kong protests.
The Foreign Ministry specifically alerted Israelis to the new ban on facial coverings that the city's leader invoked using colonial-era emergency powers.
Most of the protesters have worn masks as a way to hide their identities from video surveillance cameras.
"For the past four months, especially during the recent one or two months, we were under unprecedented impact of violence", she said.
Meanwhile, Lam has said she will seek the support of the legislature for the mask ban when it meets on October 16. She has said the mask ban will make identification of rioters easier for police and that other measures are possible if violence continues.
Police officers last week fired gunshots while under attack from protesters, wounding two teenagers who were the first victims of police gunfire since the protests started.
Lam warned that the Chinese military might intervene if need be but said she hoped to revolve the unrest at the local level.
Scores of students wore masks in defiance as they returned to school. Police responded with tear gas.
Another 26 people who were arrested on Sunday in Wan Chai district have been charged with rioting and 14 of them additionally in violation of the mask ban.
"Ruthless and reckless acts are pushing the rule of law to the brink of total collapse", Kwok said.
The HKmap.live is reportedly the most downloaded app under the travel category in the iOS App Store for Hong Kong.
And an increasing number of U.S. lawmakers voiced anger on Monday over the National Basketball Association's response to a Houston Rockets official's tweet backing the protests.
On Tuesday, Chinese activewear company Anta, which has endorsement deals with stars including Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, announced it would halt contract renewal negotiations with the National Basketball Association.
United States sports brand Vans has removed "a small number" of submissions in a sneaker design competition including one apparently giving a shout out to Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, as companies weigh the risks of angering China.
In 2016, Commerce and Economic Development Secretary Gregory So said some 64,000 Israelis had visited Hong Kong the year before.
A tenth of automated teller machines were broken due to vandalism.
She appealed to property developers and landlords to offer relief to retailers whose businesses had been hit.
A man is helped by volunteers after getting caught by police pepper spray, near a demonstration in Hong Kong, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019.
But the city government has rejected accusations of excessive force.