Carrie Lam

Virus puts Hong Kong protests on ice. Will they return?

The crowd lining up recently on a cold, dark Hong Kong street wasn't part of the anti-government protest movement that rocked the semi-autonomous Chin...
1:51 12 February 2022

Hong Kong leader says special status can endure beyond 2047

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam says the ''one country, two systems'' framework under which the city enjoys freedoms unknown in China could ...
4:05 16 January 2022

China’s Xi says HK had its grimmest year since handover

BEIJING — Hong Kong has faced its "grimmest and most complex year” since the former British colony was returned to China, President Xi Jinping said Mo...
10:31 16 December 2021

Hong Kong pro-democracy rally cut short by police tear gas

HONG KONG — Thousands took to Hong Kong’s streets Sunday in a new wave of pro-democracy protests, but police fired tear gas after some demonstrators h...
12:30 1 December 2021

Asian shares higher amid hopes for US-China trade deal

TOKYO — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday amid some optimism that the U.S. and China may edging closer to a trade deal.
2:30 25 November 2021

Hong Kong police say protesters out of control, deny curfew

HONG KONG — Hong Kong police warned protesters on Thursday that they were moving “one step closer to terrorism” by sinking the city into chaos, as rio...
10:13 14 November 2021

Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire

HONG KONG — Following a day of violence in which one person was shot by police and another set on fire, Hong Kong's leader pledged Monday to "spare no...
21:02 11 November 2021

The Latest: Hong Kong leader refuses to accept demands

HONG KONG — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local):
16:31 11 November 2021

Hong Kong leader says she has Xi’s backing to tackle unrest

HONG KONG — Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, said Tuesday that she has received the backing of Chinese President Xi Jinping in her handling o...
12:07 5 November 2021

Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to nip more protests

HONG KONG — Riot police stormed several malls in Hong Kong on Sunday in a move to thwart more pro-democracy protests, as the city's leader heads to Be...
12:58 3 November 2021

Hong Kong protesters, police in Halloween standoff

HONG KONG — Police and protesters engaged in a standoff in Hong Kong's nightlife district on Thursday after pro-democracy demonstrators urged people t...
15:05 31 October 2021

Q&A: How a woman’s death got tangled in Hong Kong politics

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Around Valentine's Day last year, the decomposing body of a pregnant Hong Kong woman, 21-year-old Poon Hiu-wing, turned up in the tal...
9:36 23 October 2021