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“One country, two systems” can continue beyond 2047: Hong Kong leader

16 January 2020, 12:30 PM

The 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 misunderstandings,”Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Thursday.

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China replaces its Hong Kong liaison office head

4 January 2020, 3:01 PM

China has replaced the head of its Hong Kong liaison office, the most senior mainland political official based in the Chinese-controlled territory, following more than six months of often-violent anti-government protests in the city.

Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong in New Year’s Day protests

2 January 2020, 11:00 AM

About 400 people were arrested in New Year’s Day protests in Hong Kong after what started as a peaceful pro-democracy march of tens of thousands spiraled into chaotic scenes with police firing tear gas to disperse the crowds.

Hong Kong’s New Year’s fireworks cancelled amid security concerns

18 December 2019, 12:25 PM

Hong Kong’s popular New Year’s Eve fireworks will be cancelled for the first time in a decade, as more than six months of protests heighten security concerns, the Hong Kong Tourism Board said on Wednesday.

Hong Kong’s Lam heads for pivotal meeting with Xi Jinping

16 December 2019, 6:55 AM

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 its “dilemma” with the city’s economy facing an unprecedented and challenging situation.

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