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# carrie-lam - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Hong Kong leader says coronavirus now spreading 'out of control'

So far, 12 people have died after contracting the virus in Hong Kong – four in the last fortnight.

# carrie-lam - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Coveney raises concerns over new security law in Hong Kong as thousands defy ban on protests

Under the new law, certain political views and symbols became illegal overnight.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

China passes controversial Hong Kong security law after anti-government protests

Human rights groups have warned the law could target opposition politicians.

# carrie-lam - Friday 15 May, 2020

Hong Kong watchdog says police only used force to protect their safety during pro-democracy protests

Although described as independent, the council is appointed by Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Hong Kong leader refuses to offer concessions as China State media bemoans election 'dirty tricks'

Carrie Lam vowed to “engage the people” but stopped short of offering concessions to anti-government protesters.

# carrie-lam - Monday 25 November, 2019

Hong Kong leader to 'listen humbly' after pro-democracy parties crush opposition at local elections

The Labour Party in Hong Kong attributed to the victory to the “sweat, blood and tears” of protesters.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Families hold anxious vigil outside Hong Kong university as 100 protesters remain besieged

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has called for a peaceful end to the siege.

# carrie-lam - Friday 15 November, 2019

Man dies in Hong Kong as government condemns 'malicious' protests

The 70-year-old man was hit on the head with a brick.

# carrie-lam - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed

Hong Kong asked international experts to assist in reviewing the force’s response to protests.

# carrie-lam - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches

Earlier, police fired tear gas and a water cannon after some protesters hurled petrol bombs.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Hong Kong 'won't rule out' Chinese help over protests

The financial hub has been gripped by four months of rallies.

# carrie-lam - Monday 9 September, 2019

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing

Millions of Hong Kongers have protested in the past three months.

# carrie-lam - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Hong Kong leader calls for dialogue as extradition bill withdrawal slammed as 'too little, too late'

Carrie Lam announced yesterday that she is scrapping the controversial extradition bill.

# carrie-lam - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will withdraw controversial extradition bill

Withdrawing the bill is a key demands of protesters who have taken to the streets in their millions in recent weeks.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording

A recording was released of Carrie Lam telling business leaders that she wanted to stand down.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

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Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in

Arrival and departure halls have once again been blocked by thousands of demonstrators.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead'

However, she stopped short of demands to immediately withdraw the bill.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters

Meanwhile, China’s central government has condemned the ransaking of the legislature yesterday.

# carrie-lam - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Hong Kong leader apologises for extradition crisis but refuses to resign

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Sham apologised at a press conference today.

# carrie-lam - Monday 17 June, 2019

Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill

Lam’s apology fell short of protester demands that she resign.

# carrie-lam - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Tens of thousands hit Hong Kong streets in anger at extradition law

Protesters are calling for the city’s leader Carrie Lam to step down; Lam apologised again today.

# carrie-lam - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests

More mass protests are expected today, forcing politicians to consider putting the bill on hold to “cool citizens down”.