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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..
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 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..
Hong Kong leader calls out 'double standards' on national security, points to U.S.Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam accused foreign governments of "double standards" in their reaction to Beijing's plans to impose national security laws on the city, pointing to anti-police brutality..
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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 freedomsHong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday added to a raft of attempts by local and Beijing officials to provide reassurance that proposed national security laws would not trample on the city's rights and..
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.
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Hong Kong civil servants to return to work as lockdown easesHong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday most civil servants will gradually return to work from May 4, although the government had not yet decided whether to ease travel and social distancing..
Hong Kong leader says reshuffle aimed at economic recovery after coronavirusHong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Wednesday the replacement of several ministers was aimed at reviving the coronavirus-hit economy and was unrelated to recent remarks by institutions in mainladn..
Hong Kong extends restrictions to preserve success of coronavirus effortsHong Kong's government will extend restrictions aimed at tackling the coronavirus for another 14 days to preserve the city's success in keeping the number of cases down, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said..
Hong Kong to extend coronavirus-related restrictions by 14 daysHong Kong's government will extend social restrictions aimed at tackling the coronavirus for another 14 days, the Chine-ruled city's leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday.
Hong Kong bans public gatherings of more than four peopleHong Kong leader Carrie Lam banned public gatherings of more than four people on Friday, hours after the Asian financial hub reported 65 new cases of coronavirus infections, its biggest daily increase..
Hong Kong to quarantine all people entering the city from ThursdayHong Kong will quarantine for 14 days all people entering the Chinese-ruled city starting midnight on Thursday to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Asian financial hub's leader Carrie Lam said..
Hong Kong to bring back 533 stranded citizens from WuhanHong Kong has hired four charter flights to bring back 533 citizens from around the central mainland China city of Wuhan, where the new coronavirus originated, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on..
Hong Kong leader increases funds to tackle coronavirusHong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday increased a relief fund to tackle the impact of the coronavirus outbreak as she urged residents to accept the government's quarantine plans for returning..
Hong Kong to further tighten mainland China borderHong Kong will close two cruise terminals and will put anyone coming from mainland China into compulsory quarantine for 14 days, its leader Carrie Lam said on Wednesday.
Hong Kong suspends 10 border checkpoints with mainland China in bid to curb virusHong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced on Monday the suspension of 10 border crossings out of 13 with mainland China in a bid to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, stopping short of calls for the..
Hong Kong leader rejects calls to close border despite virus fearsHong Kong leader Carrie Lam rejected calls from a medical union on Friday to close the border with mainland China to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, and urged health staff not to go through..
Hong Kong suspends some rail, ferry links with China mainland to curb virus spreadHong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced on Tuesday a suspension of high-speed rail and ferry links with mainland China as the global financial hub scrambles along with many countries to limit the spread..
Hong Kong to suspend high-speed rail service in bid to halt spread of coronavirusHong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the high-speed rail service between the city and mainland China would be suspended from Jan. 30, and all cross-border ferry services would also be suspended..
Hong Kong leader declares virus emergency, halts official visits to mainland ChinaHong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday declared a virus emergency in the Asian financial hub, announcing a package of measures to limit the city's links with mainland China.
Lam says Hong Kong has system in place to handle coronavirusHong Kong leader Carrie Lam told global elites in Davos on Thursday she is "cautiously confident" the city will get through the flu-like virus that threatens to inflict more pain on the protest-hit..
Hong Kong leader Lam insists to stay on to tackle crisesA confident Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that Hong Kong had several crises to manage, but insisted she was staying on as the Chinese-ruled city's leader, dismissing calls to step down.
Lam says government is forming independent committee to review Hong Kong situationHong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that the government was about to announce the formation of an independent committee to study the situation in the city, which has been rocked by seven..
Hong Kong leader Lam says her job to remain to deal with crisesHong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that the city had several crises to manage and that it was her job to remain.
Hong Kong's Lam says city vigilant over coronavirusHong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that the government had been very vigilant over the coronavirus, adding that the rapid flow of people across the border made the city highly vulnerable to..
Hong Kong's Lam in Davos charm drive as protests persistFor Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam the World Economic Forum in Davos is a chance to convince global business and political leaders that the Asian financial hub is back on track.
'One country, two systems' can continue beyond 2047: Hong Kong leaderThe principle that ensures Hong Kong enjoys freedoms unavailable in mainland China can continue beyond its 2047 expiry date as long as the city's youngsters do not destroy it with "temporary..
Hong Kong applauds its financial prowess amid protestsHong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam and top finance officials praised the Chinese-ruled city's resilience as a global financial hub on Monday amid more than six months of often violent pro-democracy..
Hong Kong leader says financial hub's strengths intact despite protestsHong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Monday the Chinese-ruled city's strengths as a global financial hub have not been undermined by months of pro-democracy protests.
Hong Kong leader vows to work closely with Beijing's new envoyHong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would work closely with Beijing's top official in the Asian financial hub to bring it "back on the right path" after more than six months of..
Hong Kong leader says China to offer economic support to embattled cityHong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday she had briefed China's leader Xi Jinping on the city's protests, and said China would continue to support and offer favorable economic policies for the..
China's Xi vows support for Hong Kong leader during 'most difficult' timeChinese President Xi Jinping met Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in Beijing on Monday, saying he recognized her courage to govern the Asian financial hub in these "most difficult" times.
Chinese President Xi vows support for Hong Kong leader: mediaChinese President Xi Jinping met Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in Beijing on Monday where he said he recognized her courage to govern the Asian financial hub in "exceptional times" and supported the..
Chinese Premier says Hong Kong not yet out of protest 'dilemma'Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in Beijing on Monday, saying the Asian financial hub was not yet out of the "dilemma" facing the city's economy after months of sometimes..