Carrie Lam
World  /  Published 31.07.20

HK postpones elections to 2021

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Friday postponed a September 6 election for the city’s legislature for a year because of a spike in novel coronavirus cases, dealing a blow to the pro-democracy op...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 28.05.20

China approves plan to rein in Hong Kong

China officially has the broad power to quash unrest in Hong Kong, as the country’s legislature on Thursday nearly unanimously approved a plan to suppress subversion, secession, terrorism and seemin...
By Keith Bradsher in Beijing

World  /  Published 26.05.20

China’s military vows to defend Hong Kong interests

The commander of China’s military garrison in Hong Kong said in an interview posted on Tuesday that forces stationed there would “resolutely” protect the country’s national security interests,...
By Steven Lee Myers and Elaine Yu in New York

World  /  Published 22.05.20

Beijing power grab ‘death knell’ for HK

A Chinese proposal to impose national security laws on Hong Kong could see mainland intelligence agencies set up bases there, raising fears of direct law enforcement and what US secretary of state Mik...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 01.07.19

Hong Kong rage hits home

Riot police swooped down post-midnight to disperse protesters near the Hong Kong Legislative Council complex — the territory’s parliament — after a core group of demonstrators stormed the buildi...
By New York Times News Service and Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 17.03.20

Hong Kong to quarantine all visitors

Hong Kong will quarantine for 14 days all people entering the city starting midnight on Thursday to prevent an “explosion” of coronavirus cases around the world compromising one of the world’s m...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 28.01.20

HK suspends China rail, ferry links

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced on Tuesday a suspension of high-speed rail and ferry links with mainland China as the global financial hub scrambles along with many countries to limit the spread...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 13.01.20

Carrie hails HK’s grit despite protests

Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam and top finance officials praised the Chinese-ruled city’s resilience as a global financial hub on Monday amid more than six months of often violent pro-demo...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 16.12.19

Xi endorses Carrie despite poll loss

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered his support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday, praising her courage in governing the Chinese-ruled financial hub in these “most difficult” times after ...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 08.12.19

Thousands march as Hong Kong protests near half-year mark

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators crammed into Hong Kong's streets on Sunday, their chants echoing off high-rises, in a mass show of support for a protest movement that shows no signs of flagging...
By AP in Hong Kong


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