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4 Apr 2022
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced Monday that she will not seek another term as the city's political elite prepares to elect a new leader next month.
4 Apr 2022
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed to heal divisions when she took office, but instead spearheaded Beijing's campaign to dismantle a pro-democracy uprising in the Chinese business hub.
4 Apr 2022
Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam announced Monday that she will step down in June, ending a divisive term that saw democracy protests squashed and strict pandemic curbs plunge the business hub into international isolation.
17 Mar 2022
Hong Kong's leader said Thursday she was mulling easing some of the city's coronavirus restrictions due to waning public tolerance, but could not provide a roadmap out of the current Omicron-fuelled crisis.
28 Feb 2022
Hong Kong may impose a China-style hard lockdown that confines people to their homes, authorities signalled Monday, with the city's zero-Covid strategy in tatters and bodies piling up in hospitals.
16 Feb 2022
Chinese leader Xi Jinping has called for Hong Kong to take "all necessary measures" to control an Omicron-fuelled Covid-19 outbreak, Beijing-affiliated newspapers in the city said Wednesday, a day after leader Carrie Lam ruled out a China-style hard lockdown.
22 Dec 2021
Chinese President Xi Jinping strongly endorsed Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday, saying the former British colony had transformed "from chaos to order" since a controversial security law was imposed last year, the city's media reported.
16 Nov 2021
Hong Kong's leader on Tuesday defended allowing the head of JP Morgan Chase to skip a three-week Covid quarantine imposed on most other visitors, saying he worked for "a very big bank".
17 Aug 2021
Hong Kong's leader on Tuesday warned one of the city's top legal bodies against getting involved in politics, in the latest sign of the government telling professional bodies to toe Beijing's line.
10 Aug 2021
China's anti-sanctions law will be implemented in some form in Hong Kong, the city's leader confirmed Tuesday, a move that will add fresh regulatory pressure on international companies in the finance hub.
16 Jul 2021
Hong Kong's national security police on Friday raided buildings at the city's top university after its student leaders paid tribute to a man who stabbed a policeman.
21 Dec 2020
The Hong Kong government's decision to use a colonial-era emergency law to ban face masks at protests last year was both proportionate and legal, the city's top court ruled Monday.

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