Chairwoman of the DAB Starry Lee (third from left), then director of the liaison office Zhang Xiaoming (fourth from right), and Chief Executive Carrie Lam (fourth from left) pictured at the party’s 25th anniversary celebration in July 2017. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong’s largest pro-government party cancels its annual dinner over fears extradition bill protesters planned to gatecrash it

  • Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong says event scheduled for Tuesday night is off due to ‘security risks’
  • Members of government and officials from Beijing’s liaison office were expected to attend dinner in Central to celebrate party’s 27th birthday
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Chairwoman of the DAB Starry Lee (third from left), then director of the liaison office Zhang Xiaoming (fourth from right), and Chief Executive Carrie Lam (fourth from left) pictured at the party’s 25th anniversary celebration in July 2017. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Carrie Lam stood firm on not setting up a top-level probe into clashes between police and protesters. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill may be ‘dead’ but city leader Carrie Lam still unable to win over her critics

  • Lam describes government’s work in amending law as ‘complete failure’
  • Opponents dismiss latest attempt at defusing crisis that has rocked Hong Kong, accusing the chief executive of engaging in semantics and being insincere
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Carrie Lam stood firm on not setting up a top-level probe into clashes between police and protesters. Photo: Felix Wong
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