Carrie Lam

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Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, arrives for a news conference in Hong Kong, China, on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Hong Kong’s embattled leader pledged to “right away” establish a platform for dialogue with the government’s critics after more than two months of protests. Photograph: Paul Yeung/Bloomberg

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped the peaceful anti-government protest at the weekend was the start of efforts to restore calm and(...)

Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong’s richest man, has racked up paper losses of more than €2.7 billion since the end of July when the protests started catching wider global attention. Photograph: Bloomberg

Hong Kong’s stock market rout has lopped about €13.5 billion off the net worth of its 10 richest tycoons, as clashes between police and protesters tha(...)

 Protesters react after police fire tear gas at them during an anti-government rally in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, on Wednesday. Photograph: Jermole Favre

Crystal Kan, a young veteran of the protests that have rocked Hong Kong since mid-June, knows where she will be if Chinese troops roll across the terr(...)

A protest movement that began 10 weeks ago amid anger over a controversial extradition law has evolved into a wider movement for democratic reform whose demands include universal suffrage, an independent inquiry into the handling of the crisis and the resignation of Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/The New York Times

The standoff between protesters and the authorities is escalating in Hong Kong, and so too is the risk of an intervention by the Chinese security forc(...)

Police clash with anti-government protesters at the airport in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Air traffic in Hong Kong was grounded by protests for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, as the city’s chief executive Carrie Lam choked up at a p(...)

Anti-extradition Bill protesters hold up placards for arriving travellers during a protest at the arrival hall of Hong Kong International Airport. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Demonstrators crowded the arrivals hall at Hong Kong airport on Friday, handing out anti-government leaflets and waving banners in a dozen languages i(...)

In Hong Kong, what began just over two months ago as a set of impromptu protests driven by relatively limited demands – chiefly the withdrawal of a dr(...)

The Shanghai-born satirical cartoonist and artist known by his pseudonym Badiucao, who has drawn comparisons to the graffiti artist Banksy.

A prominent Chinese political cartoonist came out of the shadows lately and revealed his face for the first time, hoping the increased publicity would(...)

Demonstrators walk past tear gas during a protest in the Sheung Wan area of Hong Kong on Sunday. Photograph:  Kyle Lam/Bloomberg

China reiterated on Monday its support for Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, and its police, and called on Hong Kong people to oppose violence following(...)

Anti-extradition bill protesters set up barriers, held together with cable ties, as they face riot police after a march in Hong Kong.Photograph:Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government’s handling of an extradition bill that has(...)

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