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Carrie Lam
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 28.05.20

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 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 29.09.19

Hong Kong erupts on China anniversary eve

Hong Kong police fired water cannon, rubber bullets and round after round of tear gas at petrol-bomb and brick-throwing protesters on Sunday in some of the most widespread violence in more than three ...
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

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World  /  Published 01.12.19

China says UN rights chief is stoking unrest

China accused the U.N. high commissioner for human rights of emboldening 'radical violence' in Hong Kong by suggesting the city's leader conduct an investigation into reports of excessive use of force...
By AP in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 25.11.19

Democracy backers win in HK vote

Hong Kong's pro-democracy Opposition won a stunning landslide victory in weekend local elections in a clear rebuke to city leader Carrie Lam over her handling of violent protests that have divided the...
By AP in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 25.11.19

Pro-democracy candidates advance in Hong Kong polls

Pro-democracy candidates won nearly half of the seats in Hong Kong's local elections, according to partial returns on Monday, as voters sent a clear signal of support for the anti-government protests ...
By AP in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 17.11.19

Hong Kong police threaten to use live bullets

Hong Kong police have threatened to use live bullets if “rioters” used lethal weapons and committed other acts of violence, after the latest flare-up during five months of anti-government protests...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 07.10.19

Hong Kong mulls Internet ban to stop protests

 Hong Kong’s government may censor the internet in a bid to contain months of increasingly violent pro-democracy protests, a cabinet member said Monday, after an emergency-law ban on demonstrat...
By AFP in Hong Kong


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