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Departing US consul fires sarcastic shots at media over Snowden saga

Stephen Young addresses journalists at the Foreign Correspondents' Club yesterday. Photo: Nora Tam

Departing US consul general Stephen Young, kept busy by whistle-blower Edward Snowden's surprise stopover in Hong Kong, fired some sarcastic parting shots at the media yesterday.

Friday, 19 July, 2013, 7:12am 34 comments

Hong Kong political reform is none of America's business

US Consul General Stephen Young speaks at an Amcham forum on US Economic Engagement in the Asia Pacific : Oppurtunities for Asia's World City, held at the Conrad Hotel in Admiralty. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Stephen Young, the outgoing US consul general of Hong Kong and Macau, is considered a sensitive figure here because of his alleged association with "colour" revolutions, particularly the Tulip Revolution in Kyrgyzstan, where he served as ambassador.

24 May 2013 - 5:21am

US diplomat under fire for 'meddling'

Stephen Young addresses delegates at a forum in Admiralty on US Economic Engagement in the Asia Pacific . Photo: Jonathan Wong

The Foreign Ministry's local office hit back yesterday at what it called "meddling" remarks made by the United States' most senior diplomat in the city.

17 May 2013 - 3:11am

US urges Hong Kong to start early on talks for universal suffrage

Stephen Young addresses delegates at a forum in Admiralty on US Economic Engagement in the Asia Pacific. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Universal suffrage could be achieved in different ways but Hong Kong needed to stay true to its spirit, the United States' most senior diplomatic representative in the city said yesterday.

16 May 2013 - 7:59am 2 comments