Secretary general of the secretariat of the Legislative Council Kenneth Chen meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Dickson Lee

Legco secretary general sidesteps calls to resign over removal of pan-democrat bills committee chairman James To, insisting he did everything by the book

  • Kenneth Chen is under pressure from the opposition, which accuses him of acting outside his authority in helping pro-Beijing camp unseat To
  • A petition calling on Chen to resign had been signed by 20,000 people by Tuesday
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Secretary general of the secretariat of the Legislative Council Kenneth Chen meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam arriving for an Exco meeting on Tuesday morning. Photo: Edmond So

Carrie Lam sticks to her guns on Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill, but government will hear public concerns

  • The chief executive says security minister John Lee and justice minister Teresa Cheng will address public doubts on Tuesday afternoon
  • Lam also softens her tone from last week, saying she is willing to talk to opposition lawmakers, but there will still be no changes to the bill
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam arriving for an Exco meeting on Tuesday morning. Photo: Edmond So
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