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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, […]