Chief Executive Carrie Lam, flanked by eight of her ministers, addresses the press in Tamar. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong being dragged down ‘path of no return’ says Carrie Lam, as she calls protests an attack on Beijing’s sovereignty

  • Embattled chief executive makes first public appearance for two weeks and accuses protesters of attempting to destroy city
  • Lam refuses to resign and calls on anti-government demonstrators to stop gambling with lives of 7 million people
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam, flanked by eight of her ministers, addresses the press in Tamar. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Protesters march from Victoria Park in Causeway Bay to the Central Government Offices in Tamar against the extradition bill on July 1, 2019. Photo: Felix Wong

Inside China Tech: How AI helps count accurate crowd numbers in Hong Kong protests

  • AI concluded that 265,000 people joined the protest on July 1, while organisers said 550,000 people marched and the police estimated it was 190,000
Topic |   Artificial intelligence

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Protesters march from Victoria Park in Causeway Bay to the Central Government Offices in Tamar against the extradition bill on July 1, 2019. Photo: Felix Wong
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