Tag: Carrie Lam

Hong Kong lawyers alarmed at plans for judges in national security...

The move was among details of a new national security law for Hong Kong released by the official Xinhua news agency on Saturday - legislation that is expected to be passed soon by the standing committee of China's parliament, the National People's Congress.

Humiliated at polls, Hong Kong’s Lam acknowledges discontent with government

Democratic candidates secured almost 90% of 452 district council seats in Sunday's elections.

Record numbers vote in Hong Kong amid angry calls for democracy

Brutal attacks on election candidates in recent weeks have thrust the lowest tier of government in the Chinese-ruled city into the world spotlight as Lam struggles to quash angry demands for universal suffrage.

Jeers force Hong Kong leader to abandon address with no olive...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had to abandon her policy speech because of jeering lawmakers on Wednesday but later offered no direct...

Hong Kong leader says no plan to use emergency powers for...

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the government had no plans at present to use colonial-era emergency powers to...

Hong Kong brings back colonial-era emergency powers to quell violence

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam invoked colonial-era emergency powers on Friday for the first time in more than 50 years in...

Photos: ‘Sea of black’ Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down

Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down,...

Hong Kong leader declines to clarify why British journalist forced to...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday would not explain why authorities rejected a work visa renewal for a prominent British journalist, in an...