China’s State Council on Tuesday appointed Tang Ping-keung as Commissioner of Police of the HKSAR, replacing Lo Wai-chung, in accordance with the HKSAR Basic Law and based on the nomination and suggestion of HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam.
Rioters kept escalating violence at various locations on Monday. Chief Executive of HK Special Administrative Region Carrie Lam said HKSAR government will not yield to pressure from escalating violence that is destroying Hong Kong.
Condemning rioters' acts of blocking roads and obstructing railway tracks as "extremely selfish," HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the mobs' intention is to force a shutdown of the entire Hong Kong
"There is no leadership at the moment.. #HongKong is, at the moment, a rudderless ship". Anson Chan, former Chief Secretary of Hong Kong, questions how current Chief Executive Carrie Lam has handled the nationwide protests sparked by the so-called Chinese extradition bill.
Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam said during a press conference that Monday’s “riotous acts have surpassed the five demands & are the enemy of the people.” Lam held a press conference following a day of escalated violence in Hong Kong on the 23rd consecutive week of protests.
Demonstrators in Hong Kong defied government orders and used masks to go to the streets of its financial district during Halloween. We went on the ground with protesters wearing masks of Chinese president Xi Jinping and HK chief executive Carrie Lam
Chief executive Carrie Lam's introduction of an emergency law banning face masks takes Hong Kong closer to martial law. The police and the governments in Hong Kong and Beijing have little room to compromise - and protests are now likely to escalate
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that has sparked months of demonstrations in the city, bowing to one of the protesters' demands.
At a closed-door meeting, Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam expresses deep regrets about her push to pass the extradition bill, according to an audio recording reviewed by @Reuters . Read the @specialreports : by @GregTorode @jamespomfret @a_roantree