Tag: Carrie Lam

US sanctions on HK, Chinese officials: Impact “may be more symbolic”

Hong Kong -- The United States recently imposed sanctions on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and 10 officials from the territory  and China...

Hong Kong leader accuses US of ‘double standards’ over protests

by Jerome TAYLOR Hong Kong's leader accused the United States on Tuesday of applying "double standards" in its response to violent protests as she warned...

Hong Kong’s leaders donation to charities in the wake of Covid-19’s economic fallout was...

Singapore—After Paul Chan, the Finance Minister of Hong Kong, said on Friday (February 28) that the donation of the city’s top officials' salaries to...

Hong Kong reports first death from the Wuhan virus

Hong Kong — The first death in Hong Kong from the Wuhan virus occurred on Tuesday morning (Feb 4). The 39-year-old man had gone...

HK protesters set fire to lobby of new coronavirus quarantine centre

Hong Kong — Protesters set fire to the lobby of a residential building intended for use as a coronavirus quarantine centre on Sunday (Jan...

800,000 take to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday, marking 6 months since...

Hong Kong—Despite being an unusually cold day, approximately 800,000 people flocked to Hong Kong’s central park on December 8, Sunday, marking six straight months...

Xi voices ‘high degree of trust’ in Hong Kong leader over unrest

Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed a "high degree of trust" in Hong Kong's unpopular leader Carrie Lam as the two met after months of...

Carrie Lam should be replaced by Chinese official

Toh Han Shih In a press conference in Hong Kong on October 8, Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said, “At this point...

Hong Kong leader tells US not to ‘interfere’ after fresh protests

by Jasmine LEUNG / Sean GLEESON Hong Kong's embattled leader warned the United States on Tuesday not to "interfere" with her government's response to the...

More trouble expected for Hong Kong with Fitch credit rating downgrade, planned weekend protests

Hong Kong—Despite the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill earlier this week, the turmoil that has rocked Hong Kong is not expected to abate...
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