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US warns banks against dealings with 10 officials including Carrie Lam, Chris Tang, Teresa Cheng, and Luo HuiningThe United States Department of State on Wednesday formally warned international financial institutions doing business with individuals deemed responsible for China’s crackdown in Hong Kong that they..
Hong Kong leader delays policy address until Beijing visitHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Monday that her annual policy address scheduled for this week will be delayed until she travels to Beijing to ask the Chinese central government for..
Lam backs primary school teacher's disqualificationHONG KONG - Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Tuesday backed the Education Bureau's decision to strip a primary school teacher of his registration,...
I'm an administrator that doesn't understand politics: HK's LamHong Kong, Aug 28 (IANS) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has described herself as an administrator who does not understand politics, saying she could not have predicted the 2019 turmoil that..
Hong Kong to start virus testing for entire city on Sept 1HONG KONG : Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the city will kick off a campaign to test its entire population for the novel coronavirus on Sept 1, in the first such effort attempted outside of..
Hong Kong leader says won't take U.S. sanctions against her to heartHONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she was not too bothered about U.S. sanctions against her but the Chinese-ruled city will complain to the World Trade Organization..
Hong Kong leader resigns from honorary role at Cambridge college after criticismLONDON/HONG KONG: Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has resigned from an honorary fellowship at a college at Britain's Cambridge University after it questioned her commitment to the protection of..
Beijing’s Doublespeak in Hong KongAs Hong Kong began to absorb the gravity of a new national-security law forced upon it by Beijing, Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive , told a reporter that the city’s residents needn’t..
Carrie Lam: Hong Kong’s divisive leader now sanctioned by USCarrie Lam vowed to heal divisions when she became Hong Kong’s leader, but her tenure has been marred by massive democracy protests and a crackdown by Beijing that prompted the United States to..
U.S. imposes sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie LamThe Trump administration is imposing a new round of sanctions on top officials in Hong Kong, including leader Carrie Lam. The move is in response to Lam implementing Beijing's new national security..
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Trump administration sanctions Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam, other officials over Chinese crackdownThe U.S. imposed a fresh round of sanctions on Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam and 10 other officials over China's crackdown on the territory.
Hong Kong postpones elections by a year, citing coronavirusHONG KONG — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Friday that the government will postpone highly anticipated legislative elections by one year, citing a worsening coronavirus outbreak in the..
Hong Kong Disney park closes again after new restrictionsFor the second time this year, Hong Kong Disneyland Park is closing temporarily following the city’s decision to ban public gatherings of more than four people because of the coronavirus pandemic,..
Prominent figures pay final tribute to casino kingProminent figures including Chief Executive, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, and former leaders, Leung Chun-ying and Tung Chee-hwa, arrived at the Hong Kong Funeral Home in...
Hong Kong leader says will 'vigorously implement' security lawSpeaking at a press conference a week after China imposed the law on the semi-autonomous city, Chief Executive Carrie Lam combined warnings with assurances to Hong Kong's 7.5 million residents. ......
Hong Kong Leader Says She Still Hasn’t Seen Draft Text of Security LawHong Kong’s leader acknowledged that she still hasn’t seen a full draft of China’s pending national security legislation, even though the measure could be handed down in a matter of days...
Hong Kong leader says opponents of security law are "enemy of the people"Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday urged opponents of Beijing's plan to impose national security legislation in the financial hub to stop "smearing" the effort, saying those who did were "the enemy..
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Hong Kong government considers further relaxation of coronavirus restrictionsHong Kong is moving towards a further relaxation of social gathering restrictions related to the coronavirus, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said before a cabinet meeting on Tuesday.
Hong Kong cannot afford more protest 'chaos', says leaderHong Kong leader Carrie Lam warned on Tuesday that the Chinese-ruled city cannot afford further "chaos" as activists marked a year of pro-democracy rallies with lunchtime protests in several shopping..
Hong Kong cannot bear further chaos, Lam warnsHong Kong — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warned on Tuesday the city could not afford “further chaos” as it marks the first anniversary of the start of rolling mass pro-democracy protests. More..
Hong Kong leader warns protesters that city cannot afford more 'chaos'Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warned on Tuesday the city could not afford further "chaos" as activists marked a year of sustained pro-democracy rallies with lunchtime protests in several shopping malls.
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Hong Kong leader says Beijing will not back down on new security lawHong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Wednesday the central government will not back down on plans for national security legislation for the financial hub, even as Britain stepped up criticism of the..
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Hong Kong Leader Accuses US of 'Double Standard' Over ProtestsHong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the violent protests across the United States are an example of foreign governments applying a “double standard” when it comes to China’s approach to..
Hong Kong leader calls out 'double standards' on national security, points to U.S.Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam accused foreign governments on Tuesday of "double standards" in their reaction to Beijing's plans to impose national security laws on the city, pointing to anti-police..
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Hong Kong leader says security law will not hurt freedom amid global alarmHong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday Beijing's proposed national security law for the city, which has raised alarm in the global financial centre and abroad, would not trample on its cherished..
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Carrie Lam says security laws will not affect Hong Kong's rights and freedomsBy Clare Jim and Noah Sin HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that Beijing's proposed national security laws would not trample on the city's rights and freedoms and called..
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Hong Kong security law: Carrie Lam dismisses concerns over rightsCarrie Lam says a security law planned by China is a "responsible" move which won't infringe on rights.
Hong Kong leader says national security legislation to improve business confidence: XinhuaHong Kong leader Carrie Lam said late on Friday the Chinese proposal to impose national security laws on Hong Kong will improve business confidence in the city and will not damage the interests of..
Hong Kong leader expects pro-democracy protests to continueHong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Friday she did not expect pro-democracy protests that have been taking place since June last year to end, even as the central government in Beijing announced plans..
Hong Kong government will accept police watchdog recommendations, says LamHong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Friday her government will accept the recommendations made by the police watchdog in its review of the force's handling of often violent pro-democracy protests since..
Ignoring social distancing, protesters mock Hong Kong leader Lam on her birthdayHundreds of protesters gathered in shopping malls across Hong Kong on Wednesday, flouting coronavirus-related social distancing rules to mock unpopular Chief Executive Carrie Lam on her birthday.