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Carrie Lam

Carrie Lam

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS is a Hong Kong politician serving as the 4th Chief Executive of Hong Kong. Previously, she served as the Chief Secretary for Administration, the most senior principal official, from 2012 to 2017.

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Hong Kong court extends Joshua Wong's jail time for 2019 pro-democracy protests
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Hong Kong court extends Joshua Wong's jail time for 2019 pro-democracy protests

Joshua Wong, one of Hong Kong's democracy activists and among 47 people charged under the draconian national security law, was sentenced to four months in jail on Tuesday for unauthorized assembly and violating an anti-mask law.

Hong Kong electoral overhaul: Vetting committee to use previous words, actions to determine 'unpatriotic' candidates
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Hong Kong electoral overhaul: Vetting committee to use previous words, actions to determine 'unpatriotic' candidates

Under China's overhaul of the electoral system of Hong Kong, a vetting committee has been set up to screen out 'unpatriotic' candidates, which will consider previous actions and words by an individual, according to the city's justice minister.

China unanimously approves contentious proposal to overhaul Hong Kong's electoral system
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China unanimously approves contentious proposal to overhaul Hong Kong's electoral system

China on Tuesday approved the most controversial and sweeping overhaul of Hong Kong's electoral system, which will slash the number of directly elected seats in the city's legislature from half to about one-fifth.

HK's Lam receives 2nd Covid shot
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HK's Lam receives 2nd Covid shot

Hong Kong, March 22 Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam was administered the second shot of the Covid-19 vaccine ...

US sanctions 24 Chinese, Hong Kong officials ahead of Blinken's Alaska meet with Beijing officials
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US sanctions 24 Chinese, Hong Kong officials ahead of Blinken's Alaska meet with Beijing officials

Ahead of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's meeting with top Chinese diplomats in Alaska later this week, Washington has imposed sanctions on 24 Chinese and Hong Kong officials over Beijing's ongoing crackdown on the city.

US slams Chinese media for claiming consulate staff in Hong Kong used diplomatic immunity to avoid quarantine
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US slams Chinese media for claiming consulate staff in Hong Kong used diplomatic immunity to avoid quarantine

The United States on Tuesday slammed Chinese and pro-Beijing media outlets, accusing them of leading a 'disinformation campaign' after they accused COVID-infected US consulate staff in Hong Kong of claiming diplomatic immunity to avoid quarantine.

Hong Kong govt calls for tighter supervision of city's public broadcaster
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Hong Kong govt calls for tighter supervision of city's public broadcaster

The Hong Kong government has called for tighter supervision of city's public broadcaster by government-appointed advisers, a move seen by pro-democracy activists as an attempt to restrict freedom of the press.

Hong Kong lawyers oppose greater powers to immigration director to stop residents from leaving city
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Hong Kong lawyers oppose greater powers to immigration director to stop residents from leaving city

Lawyers in Hong Kong have expressed concern over the city's government's proposal of giving "apparently unfettered power" to the immigration director to stop anyone from leaving the city.

Hong Kong internet radio host booked under draconian security law over 'seditious intent' denied bail
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Hong Kong internet radio host booked under draconian security law over 'seditious intent' denied bail

Hong Kong internet radio host, who was arrested for being part of a fundraising campaign that paid for young pro-democracy protesters to study in Taiwan, for "seditious intent" under the draconian National Security Law, has been denied bail.

Hong Kong introduces new regulations for schools to impose Beijing's draconian law
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Hong Kong introduces new regulations for schools to impose Beijing's draconian law

Hong Kong has introduced new regulations for how schools should operate, months after Beijing imposed the draconian national security law giving authorities powers to further impose crackdowns among the people of the region.

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