Carrie Lam

China condemns Germany's Hong Kong extradition suspension

The Chinese Embassy in Berlin expressed "strong indignation and firm opposition to the wrong remarks of German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas" in a statement posted on its website and dated Friday.

published on : 1st August 2020

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam accuses foreign critics of double standards

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced earlier that his country is ready to open the door to almost 3 million Hong Kong citizens if China enacts a national security law for the city.

published on : 3rd June 2020

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says security law not a threat to freedoms

The US has sharply criticized the legislation and threatened to withdraw preferential trade status for Hong Kong.

published on : 26th May 2020

Chaos returns to Hong Kong as police detain hundreds of protestors in shopping malls

With Hong Kong successfully flattening its curve of COVID-19 infections, there has been a revival in anti-government protests over the last couple of weeks.

published on : 11th May 2020

Hong Kong declares coronavirus outbreak an 'emergency'

The announcement came as city leader Carrie Lam faced criticism in some quarters over her administration's response to the crisis. 

published on : 25th January 2020

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says special status can endure beyond 2047 if 'loyalty to Beijing' upheld  

Lam's comments at the Legislative Council appeared to be an appeal to those in the city who see Beijing as tightening its control over the semi-autonomous territory's civic, economic and political lif

published on : 16th January 2020

Hong Kong opposition lawmakers ejected from legislature for heckling leader

The ferocity and frequency of the protests have died down in recent weeks but there are still rallies and occasional clashes with police while the unrest has pushed Hong Kong into a recession.

published on : 16th January 2020

Protests brought Hong Kong 'sadness, anxiety' in 2019, says leader Carrie Lam

The protests began in June over a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to China, but have since adopted demands for universal suffrage and an investigation into alleged police brutality.

published on : 31st December 2019

China's premier Li Keqiang says Hong Kong bill turmoil damaged whole society

The mass demonstrations began in June in response to proposed legislation that would have allowed Hong Kong residents to be tried for crimes in mainland China.

published on : 16th December 2019