Commuter chaos at Kowloon Tong MTR station the day after Typhoon Mangkhut hit Hong Kong. Photo: Edward Wong

State of emergency law following extreme weather events such as Typhoon Mangkhut not needed, say Hong Kong officials

  • Deputy security minister Sonny Au tells Legco meeting government’s mechanism to prepare for and respond to super typhoons has been effective
  • Lawmakers across political spectrum say such guidelines do not go far enough to protect employees from being forced to work
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Commuter chaos at Kowloon Tong MTR station the day after Typhoon Mangkhut hit Hong Kong. Photo: Edward Wong
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