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Hong Kong suspends some rail, ferry links with China mainland to curb virus...

01 January, 2020 11:30 pm 11:30 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong 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 of a new coronavirus. More than 100 people have died from the flu-like virus, which emerged in China’s … Read More

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Xi vows support for Hong Kong leader during most difficult time

12 December, 2019 5:10 pm 5:10 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping met Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in Beijing on Monday, saying he recognised her courage to govern the Asian financial hub in these “most difficult” times. “The situation in Hong Kong in 2019 was the most complex and difficult since its return to the motherland,” Xi told … Read More

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Hong Kong voters throng to vote early, avoid anticipated clashes

11 November, 2019 9:56 am 9:56 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of voters thronged polling stations across Hong Kong on Sunday for district polls seen as a key barometer of support for the city’s embattled leader Carrie Lam, who has grappled with nearly six months of often violent protests. Voter turnout in the first three hours was nearly three … Read More

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Carrie Lam says China respects withdrawal of extradition bill

09 September, 2019 12:08 pm 12:08 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China supports her government’s move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, part of measures she hoped would help the city move forward from months of unrest. In a press conference, Carrie Lam was repeatedly questioned on why it took her so long … Read More

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Hong Kong leader says would quit if she had a choice

09 September, 2019 10:59 am 10:59 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused unforgivable havoc by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, according to an audio recording of remarks she made last week to a group of business people. At the closed-door meeting, Lam told … Read More