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USA warns Hong Kong government may demand business and customer data, run surveillance without warrants

Hong Kong authorities 'alarmed by unsubstantiated remarks' Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam has slammed a US government advisory that warns business of warrantless surveillance and the potential for forced surrender of corporate and customer data in the Special Administrative Region (SAR).…
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HK Leader Says 'Ideologies' Pose Security Risk, Teenagers Need to Be Monitored

By Sharon Abratique and Jessie PangHONG KONG (Reuters) -Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday "ideologies" posed risks to national security...
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Hong Kong Leader Says Privacy Law Changes Will Only Target Illegal Behaviour

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that proposed changes to the city's privacy law will only target illegal "doxxing...
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The closure of Apple Daily marks the start of a sinister new era for Hong Kong | Louisa Lim

The days of a free and freewheeling press are over as China continues its attacks on any criticism of the regimeIn recent weeks, I’ve read one example after another of a heartbreaking new genre of farewell journalism from some of Hong Kong’s most prominent figures. They cite different reasons for stopping. One says his contract might not be renewed; another that he’s too “tired and feeble” to continue; a third cites the growing number of things that are “completely unspeakable”. The truth is in ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Media, China, World news, Newspapers & magazines, Newspapers, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Press freedom, Carrie Lam, Louisa Lim


Hong Kong leader refuses to say how media can avoid arrest in wake of Apple Daily raids

Carrie Lam denies arrest of senior editorial figures at pro-democracy paper and seizure of its assets was an attack on press freedomHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has refused to clarify how journalists can avoid breaking the vaguely defined national security law following the raid and prosecution of journalists at a pro-democracy newspaper. At a regular press conference on Tuesday the city’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, defended the arrest of senior Apple Daily executives under the national sec...
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HK Leader Lam Says Action Against Apple Daily Does Not Target Press Freedom

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday authorities' actions against pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily under the city's...
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Criticism of Apple Daily Raid Is Attempt to 'Beautify' Security Threats-HK Leader

By Sara Cheng and Clare JimHONG KONG (Reuters) -Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam hit back on Tuesday against criticism of authorities' actions against...
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‘Absolutely intolerable’: China slams US and EU Hong Kong Tiananmen candles

Tributes lit in the windows of the US consulate building and the European Union’s office are a ‘political show’, says China China has berated the US and EU consulates in Hong Kong for displaying candles to commemorate the Tiananmen Square massacre , blasting it as a “clumsy political show” to destabilise the city.Candles were seen lit in the windows of the US consulate building, which is next to the residence of Hong Kong’s Beijing-appointed leader Carrie Lam, and the European Union’s office on ...
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'Life Goes On:' Lam Says Hong Kong Still Good for Businesses

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has defended the territory as an attractive place for businesses, after a recent survey found foreigners were considering leaving.
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Lam Defends Freezing of Publisher's Assets as Safety Measure

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is defending the freezing of pro-democracy publisher Jimmy Lai’s assets as a necessary move under the city’s new national security law to protect the safety of all Chinese people.
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Hong Kong Government Plans Laws on Doxxing and Fake News

The Hong Kong government has begun the process of creating a new law to tackle the unauthorized release of personal data, or doxxing. “The current Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance… was not intended to address the doxxing acts committed in recent years,” officials said on Tuesday as a proposal was introduced in Hong Kong’s Legislative Council. […]
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Hong Kong Government Intervenes to Buy Olympic Games TV Rights

The Hong Kong government has acquired the broadcast rights to July’s Tokyo Olympics in order to allow citizens to watch the games for free and cheer for athletes from Hong Kong and mainland China, the city’s leader announced on Tuesday. The games will now be shown free of charge on free-to-air channels Television Broadcasts, ViuTV […]
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Hong Kong Leader Flags 'Fake News' Laws as Worries Over Media Freedom Grow

By Sharon TamHONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the government was working on "fake news" legislation to tackle "...
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Hong Kong Leader Says Govt Could Intervene in Bar Association if Necessary

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the government could intervene if necessary in the Bar Association, whose chief...
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Hong Kong's Delayed Legislative Elections Set for December

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s legislative elections will take place in December, more than a year after they were postponed by authorities citing public health risks from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Hong Kong Announces More Electoral System Changes Favouring Pro-Beijing Camp

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced amendments to voting laws on Tuesday that critics say favour pro-Beijing candidates by...
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Hong Kong leader's art museum comments prompt new censorship fears

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has told officials to be "extra cautious" in ensuring exhibitions at major new art museum M+ do not breach the city's sweeping national security law, prompting fresh fears over censorship in the territory.
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US sanctions 24 Hong Kong and Chinese officials ahead of a high-level meeting with Chinese diplomats

Thousands take part in a pro-democracy march in Hong Kong on June 4, 2020. Ivan Abreu/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Washington has sanctioned 24 officials over Beijing's ongoing crackdown on Hong Kong. This move comes as US Sec. of State Antony Blinken prepares to meet top Chinese diplomats in Alaska. Those sanctioned include senior members of the Chinese parliament and Hong Kong police officials. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US is expressing its displeasure...
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Hong Kong leader seeks to allay concerns about child separations in Covid quarantine

Carrie Lam denies there is deliberate policy to separate children from parents as US consulate says it will raise issue ‘at highest level’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has responded to concerns that young children are being separated from their parents in quarantine centres as the city seeks to control its latest Covid-19 outbreak.More than 120 cases have been recorded so far in a cluster linked to a high-end Hong Kong gym popular wit...
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Hong Kong Leader 'Fully Welcomes' Proposed Electoral Changes

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the Hong Kong government “fully welcomes” changes to the city’s electoral system that will substantially increase central government control over Hong Kong politics and exclude Beijing's critics.
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Hong Kong Leader 'Fully Welcomes' Proposed Electoral Reforms

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Monday that the Hong Kong government “fully welcomes” the reforms to the city’s electoral system, after Beijing proposed a major revamp that will increase central government control over Hong Kong politics.
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Hong Kong's Lam Says China's Planned Electoral Changes Could Prompt Vote Delay

By Clare JimHONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday that China's planned changes to the electoral system could further...
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Because of its colonial past, the UK has a duty to help residents of Hong Kong

Thousands take part in a pro-democracy march in Hong Kong on June 4, 2020. Ivan Abreu/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty  Many of China's oppressive policies in Hong Kong are facilitated by laws introduced by Britain. The British government has failed to acknowledge the role its colonial legacy has played in the persecution of Hongkongers today. A new visa scheme giving Hongkongers a path to UK citizenship is a good start – but it doesn't go nearly far enough. Jason Reed is the UK liaison a...
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Lam Backs Hong Kong Electoral Changes Excluding Opponents

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is giving her clear support to electoral changes that would likely further exclude opposition voices and cement Beijing's control over the city's politics.
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Lam Gives Support to Electoral Changes in Hong Kong

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is giving her clear support to electoral changes in the city after a top Beijing official signaled major changes to ensure it is run by “patriots.”.
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Hong Kong Leader Backs Reforms to Keep Out 'Hostile' People

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says it's “crystal clear” electoral reform is necessary, a day after a top Beijing official signaled major changes would be coming to ensure the semi-autonomous city is run by “patriots.”.
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Hong Kong's Lam Defends China's Plans to Ensure Loyalists Lead City

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam endorsed plans by Beijing to ensure "patriots" rule the city, saying on Tuesday they...
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Hong Kong Leader Gets China's Sinovac Vaccine to Bolster Public Confidence

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam received China's Sinovac vaccine on Monday together with top officials at a live televised...
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Carrie Lam confirms Hong Kong ‘strictly enforcing’ policy of not recognising dual nationality

Residents of Chinese descent born in city or on the mainland ‘regarded as Chinese nationals’ no matter what other passports they hold,...
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Hong Kong bars its dual nationals from foreign consular help

Adoption of mainland China policy sparks concern other countries will be unable to offer protection to passport holdersHongkongers with dual nationality are not entitled to foreign consular assistance, the city’s leader has said, confirming warnings by western diplomats that authorities have begun strictly enforcing Chinese nationality regulations.On Tuesday the Hong Kong chief executive, Carrie Lam, confirmed that while residents could have multiple passports, dual nationality was not recognise...
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