Zhang Xiaoming (right), director of the State Council’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, with Ronny Tong Ka-wah, head of the delegation from Hong Kong think tank Path of Democracy in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong extradition bill: fears over mainland China’s judicial system need to be addressed, says Zhang Xiaoming, Beijing’s top official for the city

  • Head of the State Council’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office was speaking to a Hong Kong delegation on Wednesday
  • Dozen Hong Kong legal heavyweights say they are ‘dismayed’ with government’s insistence on pushing through bill
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Zhang Xiaoming (right), director of the State Council’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, with Ronny Tong Ka-wah, head of the delegation from Hong Kong think tank Path of Democracy in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: Handout
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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
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam arriving for an Exco meeting on Tuesday morning. Photo: Edmond So
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