Members of the Civil Human Rights Front outside government headquarters in Tamar on Tuesday. Many officials are worried about more protests. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong officials bid to ease tensions in city as students and activist groups vow to escalate action with another protest if demands are not met

  • Beijing accuses unnamed forces of seeking to undermine stability in city while US President Donald Trump says ‘very effective’ protest is China’s affair
  • Second sensitive piece of legislation delayed while police and security chiefs call on public not to vent frustrations at city’s beleaguered officers
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Members of the Civil Human Rights Front outside government headquarters in Tamar on Tuesday. Many officials are worried about more protests. Photo: May Tse
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam struggles to connect with Hongkongers, civil servants tell the Post. Photo: Sam Tsang

Extradition bill fiasco exposes Carrie Lam’s disconnection with Hong Kong people, senior civil servants say

  • Officials suggest her failure to relate to ordinary Hongkongers is a cause of the sorry saga, but believe she has learned lessons
  • The chief executive writes to all civil servants admitting she misjudged the sensitivities surrounding her fugitive proposals
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam struggles to connect with Hongkongers, civil servants tell the Post. Photo: Sam Tsang
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