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“I have piles of cash at home because I don’t have a bank account”: Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Chief Executive has claimed on a television interview that she has to keep “piles of cash” at home as she has no bank account. This is because of sanctions imposed on her by the US Treasury, she said. The sanctions on Ms Lam and other officials were in response to China’s […]

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Teach youth to respect China’s national flag and anthem: Hong Kong’s Annul Policy

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s top priority is to “restore the political system from chaos”, she said on Wednesday in her annual policy address. Lam’s lengthy address to the semi-autonomous city’s legislature was delayed by more than a month to accommodate her high-profile trip to Beijing for talks on how China can help with […]

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United States imposes sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam and 10 others

United States imposed sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam and 10 other top officials from Hong Kong and mainland China. The sanctions by US Treasury target those undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy, said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. These new sanctions comes weeks after China enacted the  controversial national security law on Hong Kong that […]

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Hong Kong on ‘verge of large-scale community outbreak’, Carrie Lam warns

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive, Carrie Lam has warned that the city’s hospitals could face “collapse” as it grapples with a sharp rise in coronavirus cases. In a statement she said the city was “verge of a large-scale community outbreak, which may lead to a collapse of our hospital system and cost lives, especially of the […]

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Don’t wear masks, Hong Kong leader orders in bid to save supplies for outbreak

Hong Kong’s leader has ordered government officials not to wear surgical masks except in limited circumstances, to save supplies for medical staff on the front line of the coronavirus outbreak. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, who for the second day in a row was not wearing a mask when she appeared before the press on Tuesday, […]