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Hong Kong leader vows to work closely with Beijing's new envoy

07 Jan 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would work closely with Beijing's top official in the Asian financial hub to get it back on "the right path" after more than six months of pro-democracy protests.

In Hong Kong's tranquil borderlands, two systems co-exist

06 Jan 2020

HONG KONG More than two decades after Hong Kong returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, a long border fence still threads between mainland China and the city today.

Hong Kong cabinet reshuffle not an 'immediate task', Lam says

10 Dec 2019

HONG KONG A reshuffle of Hong Kong's cabinet is not an "immediate task", the city's Beijing-backed leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday, as she prepared to visit the Chinese capital for the first time since her government's humiliation at local polls last month. | Video

Hong Kong's Lam appeals for calm but offers no concessions after election drubbing

27 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam renewed her appeals for peace in the Chinese-ruled city on Tuesday but failed to offer any concessions to anti-government protesters despite a resounding victory for pro-democracy parties in local elections.

Record turnout for Hong Kong council elections amid calls for full democracy

24 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Polls closed in Hong Kong with no major disruptions on Sunday after people turned out in huge numbes to vote in district council elections seen as a test of support for chief executive Carrie Lam following six months of pro-democracy protests. | Video

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