In a February 27 speech, United States Consul General Kurt Tong said “certain recent events in Hong Kong have raised cautionary flags for some US observers.” Photo: Nora Tam

US Consul Kurt Tong refuses to apologise for questioning Hong Kong’s autonomy from Beijing, saying ‘open conversation is good for everybody’

  • Top US diplomat in Hong Kong stands by remarks that the Chinese Foreign Ministry Office called ‘distortion and defamation’
  • Consul Kurt Tong says it is his job to “help stimulate open conversation … about the situation in Hong Kong’
Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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In a February 27 speech, United States Consul General Kurt Tong said “certain recent events in Hong Kong have raised cautionary flags for some US observers.” Photo: Nora Tam
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