The US has sanctioned Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and 10 other city and mainland China officials over the controversial national security law. Illustration by Henry Wong.The US has sanctioned Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and 10 other city and mainland China officials over the controversial national security law. Illustration by Henry Wong.
The US has sanctioned Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and 10 other city and mainland China officials over the controversial national security law. Illustration by Henry Wong.

US sanctions will make everyday life a headache for Hong Kong’s political leaders and their families, from closed accounts to blocked payments

  • Sanctions can lead to bank account closures, credit card cancellations, compliance officials say
  • Banks wary of running afoul of US regulators, losing access to American financial system

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The US has sanctioned Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and 10 other city and mainland China officials over the controversial national security law. Illustration by Henry Wong.The US has sanctioned Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and 10 other city and mainland China officials over the controversial national security law. Illustration by Henry Wong.
The US has sanctioned Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and 10 other city and mainland China officials over the controversial national security law. Illustration by Henry Wong.
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