Riot police at New Town Plaza in Sha Tin in November last year. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong police to ramp up manpower by more than 7 per cent with 2,500 new posts in ‘biggest boost since 1997’

  • Force insiders cite latest budget announcement and say this is to deal with more social unrest in a city rocked by anti-government movement since last June
  • Proposal raises eyebrows from pan-democratic lawmakers, who say they will vote against it
Topic |   Hong Kong police
Riot police at New Town Plaza in Sha Tin in November last year. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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