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Hong Kong leader sees ‘way out’ of chaos through dialogue

20 August 2019, 6:04 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore peace and that dialogue with peaceful protesters would provide a “way out” for the Chinese-ruled city.

Hong Kong leader urges calm as protest tensions rise; airport reopens

13 August 2019, 6:43 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city’s recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that she would be responsible for rebuilding its economy “after the violence eases”.

Protesters hurl objects at the police during a demonstration in support of the city-wide strike and to call for democratic reforms at Tin Shui Wai in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as strikes paralyze city

5 August 2019, 11:32 AM

As some train and bus services resumed, tens of thousands of demonstrators fanned out across several districts, where protests again degenerated into running clashes with riot police.

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam attends a news conference in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong leader says protests are challenging China’s sovereignty

5 August 2019, 6:02 AM

The Chinese-controlled city, an Asian financial hub, has been rocked by months of protests.

Hong Kong protesters resume chorus of opposition to extradition bill

14 July 2019, 11:22 AM

Thousands rallied in Hong Kong for a second day on Sunday, in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers, as deep-seated anger and frustration at the government’s handling of an extradition bill refuses to dissipate.



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