Hong Kong Election Voters

Record numbers of Hong Kong people voted on Sunday in district elections viewed as a barometer of support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, a turnout apparently triggered by six months of demonstrations for greater democracy. The police presence was thin, and no violence or other disturbances were reported.Trending News 🔥 Carrie Lam: Chinese Military Could Step in If Unruly Protests Continue Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam warned Tuesday that the Chinese military could step in if an uprising for democratic reforms that has rocked the city for months “becomes so bad” but reiterated the government still hopes to resolve the crisis itself. Lam urged foreign critics to accept that the four mo… China Drawing Up Plan to Remove Hong Kong’s Beleaguered Carrie Lam Beijing is drawing up a plan to remove Hong Kong’s beleaguered Chief Executive Carrie Lam, the Financial Times reported Wednesday, after nearly five months of pro-democracy unrest. The pro-Beijing leader has faced sustained criticism from protesters in the semi-autonomous city.So far, the Chinese ce… Carrie Lam Says Extradition Bill Withdrawal Nothing to Do With China’s Influence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that the decision to withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory was her government’s own initiative to break the impasse, and not Beijing’s directive. Lam told a news conference that China’s central gov… China’s Xi Jinping May Not Be All-Powerful: Here’s Why Faced with huge and disruptive protests in Hong Kong, China blinked. The decision to shelve theContinue reading

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Carrie Lam and Xi Jinping - China and Hong Kong News

Beijing is drawing up a plan to remove Hong Kong’s beleaguered Chief Executive Carrie Lam, the Financial Times reported Wednesday, after nearly five months of pro-democracy unrest. The pro-Beijing leader has faced sustained criticism from protesters in the semi-autonomous city.Trending News 🔥 Carrie Lam: Protesters New Clashes Can Be Called ‘Rioters’ Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she supported the police in upholding the law and seeking perpetrators.Carrie Lam made the comments at a hospital where she visited three police officers … Hong Kong Extradition Bill Declared ‘Dead’ The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s biggest crisis in decades is dead, the territory’s leader said on Tuesday, adding that the government’s work on the legislation had been a “total failure”, but critics accused her of playing with words.The bill, which would allow people in Hong Kong to b… Carrie Lam: Chinese Military Could Step in If Unruly Protests Continue Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam warned Tuesday that the Chinese military could step in if an uprising for democratic reforms that has rocked the city for months “becomes so bad” but reiterated the government still hopes to resolve the crisis itself. Lam urged foreign critics to accept that the four mo… Carrie Lam Says Extradition Bill Withdrawal Nothing to Do With China’s Influence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that the decision to withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months ofContinue reading

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Xi Jinping and Carrie Lam - China and Hong Kong News

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam warned Tuesday that the Chinese military could step in if an uprising for democratic reforms that has rocked the city for months “becomes so bad” but reiterated the government still hopes to resolve the crisis itself. Lam urged foreign critics to accept that the four months of protests marked by escalating violence were no longer “a peaceful movement for democracy.”Trending News 🔥 Carrie Lam: Protesters New Clashes Can Be Called ‘Rioters’ Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she supported the police in upholding the law and seeking perpetrators.Carrie Lam made the comments at a hospital where she visited three police officers … Carrie Lam Says Extradition Bill Withdrawal Nothing to Do With China’s Influence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that the decision to withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory was her government’s own initiative to break the impasse, and not Beijing’s directive. Lam told a news conference that China’s central gov… Hong Kong Extradition Bill Declared ‘Dead’ The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s biggest crisis in decades is dead, the territory’s leader said on Tuesday, adding that the government’s work on the legislation had been a “total failure”, but critics accused her of playing with words.The bill, which would allow people in Hong Kong to b… China Drawing Up Plan to Remove Hong Kong’s BeleagueredContinue reading

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Carrie Lam vs Protesters Face Masks, Hong Kong News

"We believe that the new law will create a deterrent effect against masked violent protesters and rioters, and will assist the police in its law enforcement," Carrie Lam said.

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Carrie Lam - Hong Kong News HEadlines

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that the decision to withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory was her government’s own initiative to break the impasse, and not Beijing’s directive. Lam told a news conference that China’s central government “understands, respects and supports” her government in the entire process.Trending News 🔥 Hong Kong Extradition Bill Declared ‘Dead’ The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s biggest crisis in decades is dead, the territory’s leader said on Tuesday, adding that the government’s work on the legislation had been a “total failure”, but critics accused her of playing with words.The bill, which would allow people in Hong Kong to b… Carrie Lam: Protesters New Clashes Can Be Called ‘Rioters’ Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she supported the police in upholding the law and seeking perpetrators.Carrie Lam made the comments at a hospital where she visited three police officers … China Drawing Up Plan to Remove Hong Kong’s Beleaguered Carrie Lam Beijing is drawing up a plan to remove Hong Kong’s beleaguered Chief Executive Carrie Lam, the Financial Times reported Wednesday, after nearly five months of pro-democracy unrest. The pro-Beijing leader has faced sustained criticism from protesters in the semi-autonomous city.So far, the Chinese ce… Carrie Lam: Chinese Military Could Step in If Unruly Protests Continue Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam warned Tuesday that the ChineseContinue reading

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Carrie Lam and Xi Jinping - China and Hong Kong News

Earlier this summer, Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters’ five key demands and found that withdrawing a contentious extradition bill could help defuse the mounting political crisis in the territory. The Chinese central government rejected Lam’s proposal to withdraw the extradition bill and ordered her not to yield to any of the protesters’ other demands at that time, three individuals with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.Trending News 🔥 Carrie Lam: Protesters New Clashes Can Be Called ‘Rioters’ Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she supported the police in upholding the law and seeking perpetrators.Carrie Lam made the comments at a hospital where she visited three police officers … Carrie Lam Says Extradition Bill Withdrawal Nothing to Do With China’s Influence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that the decision to withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory was her government’s own initiative to break the impasse, and not Beijing’s directive. Lam told a news conference that China’s central gov… Hong Kong Extradition Bill Declared ‘Dead’ The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s biggest crisis in decades is dead, the territory’s leader said on Tuesday, adding that the government’s work on the legislation had been a “total failure”, but critics accused her of playing with words.The bill, which would allow people inContinue reading

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Carrie Lam - Hong Kong News HEadline

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore calm and that talks with nonviolent protesters would provide “a way out” for the China-ruled city.Trending News 🔥 China Drawing Up Plan to Remove Hong Kong’s Beleaguered Carrie Lam Beijing is drawing up a plan to remove Hong Kong’s beleaguered Chief Executive Carrie Lam, the Financial Times reported Wednesday, after nearly five months of pro-democracy unrest. The pro-Beijing leader has faced sustained criticism from protesters in the semi-autonomous city.So far, the Chinese ce… Dramatic Retreat: Carrie Lam Delays Indefinitely Extraditions Law Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades. The extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong’s 7 million … Carrie Lam: Chinese Military Could Step in If Unruly Protests Continue Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam warned Tuesday that the Chinese military could step in if an uprising for democratic reforms that has rocked the city for months “becomes so bad” but reiterated the government still hopes to resolve the crisis itself. Lam urged foreign critics to accept that the four mo… Carrie Lam: Protesters Face Masks Now Illegal in Hong Kong Hong Kong’s leader announced a ban Friday on protesters wearing face masks, invoking colonial-era emergency powers for the first time in 52 years, in a bidContinue reading

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Carrie Lam - Hong Kong News HEadline

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she supported the police in upholding the law and seeking perpetrators.Trending News 🔥 Hong Kong Extradition Bill Declared ‘Dead’ The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s biggest crisis in decades is dead, the territory’s leader said on Tuesday, adding that the government’s work on the legislation had been a “total failure”, but critics accused her of playing with words.The bill, which would allow people in Hong Kong to b… Carrie Lam Says Extradition Bill Withdrawal Nothing to Do With China’s Influence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that the decision to withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory was her government’s own initiative to break the impasse, and not Beijing’s directive. Lam told a news conference that China’s central gov… China Says Mob-Like Protesters Took Control of Hong Kong Parliament A ruling Chinese Communist Party newspaper has taken a hard line against pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, saying demonstrators who broke into the local legislature showed their “arrogance” and had no regard for the rule of law.Chinese state media ran footage of police in Hong Kong clearing pro… Carrie Lam: Chinese Military Could Step in If Unruly Protests Continue Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam warned Tuesday that the Chinese military could step in if an uprising for democratic reforms that has rocked the city for months “becomesContinue reading

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Carrie Lam - Hong Kong News HEadlines

The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s biggest crisis in decades is dead, the territory’s leader said on Tuesday, adding that the government’s work on the legislation had been a “total failure”, but critics accused her of playing with words.Trending News 🔥 Carrie Lam Says Extradition Bill Withdrawal Nothing to Do With China’s Influence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that the decision to withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory was her government’s own initiative to break the impasse, and not Beijing’s directive. Lam told a news conference that China’s central gov… Carrie Lam: Protesters New Clashes Can Be Called ‘Rioters’ Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she supported the police in upholding the law and seeking perpetrators.Carrie Lam made the comments at a hospital where she visited three police officers … China Drawing Up Plan to Remove Hong Kong’s Beleaguered Carrie Lam Beijing is drawing up a plan to remove Hong Kong’s beleaguered Chief Executive Carrie Lam, the Financial Times reported Wednesday, after nearly five months of pro-democracy unrest. The pro-Beijing leader has faced sustained criticism from protesters in the semi-autonomous city.So far, the Chinese ce… Carrie Lam: Chinese Military Could Step in If Unruly Protests Continue Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam warned Tuesday that the Chinese military could step in if an uprising for democratic reforms that has rocked theContinue reading

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Carrie Lam and Xi Jinping - China and Hong Kong News

Faced with huge and disruptive protests in Hong Kong, China blinked. The decision to shelve the legislation that sparked the demonstrations shows that limits still exist to how hard China can, or is willing, to push. It also exposed a fundamental contradiction in the “one country, two systems” framework that governs the semi-autonomous city.Trending News 🔥 Carrie Lam Says Extradition Bill Withdrawal Nothing to Do With China’s Influence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that the decision to withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory was her government’s own initiative to break the impasse, and not Beijing’s directive. Lam told a news conference that China’s central gov… Kashmir, Hong Kong: The Shadows of UK Colonialism Legacies We are still reminded of the consequences of British colonialism with the ongoing volatile situations in places such as Indian-controlled Kashmir and Hong Kong.Hong Kong and Kashmir share the same legacy, that of imperialism in Asia, and the locals are still paying for the mess that the British left… Hong Kong Extradition Bill Declared ‘Dead’ The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s biggest crisis in decades is dead, the territory’s leader said on Tuesday, adding that the government’s work on the legislation had been a “total failure”, but critics accused her of playing with words.The bill, which would allow people in Hong Kong to b… Xi Jinping’s Surprise Meeting With Carrie Lam a ‘Vote of Confidence’ in Her Government’s Ability to Tackle Anti-Government Protests Chinese President XiContinue reading

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Many protesters call for Carrie Lam resignation - Hong Kong

“They may not fire her immediately, but her chances for a second term are totally gone now and they may find a reason to let her go without losing much face because now she is hated by everybody in Hong Kong and her administration has become quite ungovernable,” said Willy Lam, a veteran political observer.Continue reading