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Hong Kong delays polls citing pandemic, but democracy camp sceptical

Hong Kong delays polls citing pandemic, but democracy camp sceptical

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Friday postponed a Sept. 6 election to the Chinese-ruled city's legislature by a year because of a rise in coronavirus cases, dealing a blow to the pro-democracy opposition which had hoped..

Hong Kong leader says security law will not hurt freedom amid global alarm

Hong Kong leader says security law will not hurt freedom amid global alarm

Hong 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 rights and freedoms.

Hong Kong recession deepens as virus outbreak darkens outlook

Hong Kong recession deepens as virus outbreak darkens outlook

Hong Kong's economy contracted for the first time in a decade in 2019 as violent anti-government protests and trade tariffs between Washington and Beijing took more steam out of the economy in the final quarter of last year.

HK leader declares virus emergency, halts official visits to mainland China

HK leader declares virus emergency, halts official visits to mainland China

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam declared a virus emergency on Saturday, announcing measures to limit links with mainland China and prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

Pro-Beijing politician wounded in Hong Kong knife attack

Pro-Beijing politician wounded in Hong Kong knife attack

A firebrand pro-Beijing politician in Hong Kong was wounded in a knife attack on Wednesday, the latest tit-for-tat political violence to break out in a city engulfed by seething pro-democracy protests.

Xi voices 'trust' in Hong Kong leader, but concern over unrest

Xi voices 'trust' in Hong Kong leader, but concern 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 increasingly violent protests in the semi-autonomous city.

Hong Kong's Lam on mission to help people move to mainland China to work

Hong Kong's Lam on mission to help people move to mainland China to work

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will fly to China this week to discuss how to make it easier for people in the Chinese-ruled city, rocked by violent anti-China protests overnight

Hong Kong extradition bill officially killed, but move unlikely to end unrest

Hong Kong extradition bill officially killed, but move unlikely to end unrest

Hong Kong's legislature on Wednesday formally withdrew planned legislation that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China

Hong Kong leader apologises after mosque hit by police water cannon

Hong Kong leader apologises after mosque hit by police water cannon

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised to the city's Muslim community on Monday after police fired a water cannon at a major mosque

Hong Kong's leader backs police use of force as protesters plan 'illegal' march

Hong Kong's leader backs police use of force as protesters plan 'illegal' march

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam took to the airwaves on Saturday to back the use of force by police ahead of a major anti-government march planned this weekend

Hong Kong leader shelves loathed extradition law

Hong Kong leader shelves loathed extradition law

Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday bowed to a key demand of pro-democracy protesters following three months of unrest

Hong Kong leader says has not discussed resigning with Beijing

Hong Kong leader says has not discussed resigning with Beijing

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis