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Wary Hong Kongers shun China-backed mass virus testing

Both Beijing and city leader Carrie Lam have accused those opposed to the testing as being politically motivated and 'anti-China'

07 Sep 2020 3:28 PM

US sanctions Hong Kong's pro-China leader, other officials

The officials are accused of cooperating with Beijing’s effort to undermine autonomy and crack down on freedom in Hong Kong

08 Aug 2020 10:12 AM

Hong Kong postpones elections by a year citing coronavirus

This comes as a huge blow to Hong Kong's democracy supporters as China welcomed the move as 'necessary, reasonable and legal'.

31 Jul 2020 7:04 PM

Hong Kong leader says city cannot bear further chaos, warns protesters

Global financial hub is on alert for unrest with larger gatherings planned for the evening to mark the first anniversary of a mass rally

09 Jun 2020 2:06 PM

Chinese security laws will not affect rights and freedoms: Hong Kong leader

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam calls on citizens to wait to see the details of the legislation

26 May 2020 11:45 AM

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Hong Kong democracy rallies to make a comeback as pandemic eases

Pro-democracy unions and social media posts have called for people to gather and shout slogans in their neighbourhoods on Friday afternoon

01 May 2020 12:33 PM

Hong Kong students' escape through 'smelly' sewer filled with snakes thwarted

The university on Kowloon peninsula is the last of 5 that protesters had occupied to use as bases from which to disrupt the city.

21 Nov 2019 2:32 PM

After months of protests, Hong Kong govt formally withdraws extradition bill

The security chief on Wednesday announced the bill's withdrawal in the city's legislature.

23 Oct 2019 12:12 PM

China plans to replace Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam: report

The pro-Beijing leader has faced sustained criticism from protesters in the semi-autonomous city.

23 Oct 2019 11:00 AM

Hong Kong lawmakers dragged from chamber as leader heckled for second day, see video

But chaos erupted once more as her political opponents chanted slogans and were dragged one by one from the chamber.

17 Oct 2019 1:27 PM

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam slams US Senator for ‘police state’ remark

Earlier, fellow Republican senator Ted Cruz had accused the Chinese government of trying to impose 'dictatorship' on Hong Kong.

15 Oct 2019 12:51 PM

20,000 apply for chance to 'vent anger' at Hong Kong leader

Police have repeatedly denied using excessive force and Lam insisted they had exercised restraint.

24 Sep 2019 2:05 PM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam renews appeal for dialogue with protesters

Beijing has slammed the protests as effort by criminals to split the territory from China, backed by what it said were hostile foreigners.

10 Sep 2019 12:31 PM

Carrie Lam says, 'Decision to withdraw extradition bill taken by Hong Kong govt not Beijing'

Lam made the statement while responding to a question about Beijing's role in the withdrawal of the controversial bill.

05 Sep 2019 3:13 PM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam formally withdraws controversial extradition bill

Lam also announced the addition of a former education bureau chief and former judge to the IPCC, according to CNN.

05 Sep 2019 9:08 AM

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Hong Kong leader to announce withdrawal of controversial extradition bill

It was not immediately clear if the announcement, due later on Wednesday, would help end the unrest.

04 Sep 2019 1:03 PM

China says it 'firmly' supports Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam

The demonstrations have evolved into a wider democracy campaign involving clashes between protesters and police.

03 Sep 2019 3:49 PM

‘My choice is to not resign’: Hong Kong's Carrie Lam after audio leak

In addition, Lam said that the primary goal for the city's government is to stop the violence.

03 Sep 2019 1:11 PM

Violent protests pushed Hong Kong to dangerous situation: Carrie Lam

Demonstrators have put forth five demands, including calls for greater democracy in the region.

05 Aug 2019 2:31 PM

Hong Kong leader Lam says China extradition bill 'dead'

'I come to the conclusion that there are some fundamental and deep-seated problems in Hong Kong society,' Lam said.

09 Jul 2019 1:17 PM

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