Joseph Lau and his wife Chan Hoi-wan. Photo: Sam Tsang

Fugitive tycoon Joseph Lau launches legal challenge against Hong Kong government proposal to change extradition law

  • Billionaire Lau has been in hiding in Hong Kong since 2014 when he was jailed in absentia by Macau court for his part in massive bribery scandal
  • Extradition proposal has become political headache for the government because of concerns Hongkongers could be victimised across the border
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Joseph Lau and his wife Chan Hoi-wan. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks to the press on Monday morning. Photo: Felix Wong

Extradition bill not made to measure for mainland China and won’t be abandoned, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says

  • Hong Kong government will press ahead with the law despite 12,000 people marching against it on Sunday
  • The bill will be tabled at the Legislative Council on Wednesday as scheduled
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks to the press on Monday morning. Photo: Felix Wong
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