Central government advisers gathered for a seminar in Shenzhen as riot police and protesters again clashed in Hong Kong. Photo: Robert Ng

Political heavyweights say Beijing has right to intervene to resolve crisis in Hong Kong

  • Government adviser also tells seminar in Shenzhen that mobilising PLA troops in the city would not bring an end to ‘one country, two systems’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Central government advisers gathered for a seminar in Shenzhen as riot police and protesters again clashed in Hong Kong. Photo: Robert Ng
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Simon Cheng, a staff member of Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong.

British consulate worker in Hong Kong held for more than two weeks in mainland China finally released, family says in Facebook statement

  • Online statement on ‘Release Simon Cheng’ page thanks public for support and pleads for space before entertaining interview requests
  • Cheng, 28, disappeared on August 8 while crossing the border into Hong Kong
Topic |   Human rights in China

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Simon Cheng, a staff member of Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong.
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