Pro-democracy demonstrators carry US flags during a protest at the Hong Kong airport on Friday. Photo: AP

‘Appalling’ that pro-Beijing newspaper in Hong Kong printed US diplomat’s personal information, ex-envoy Kurt Tong says

  • Former US consul Kurt Tong says the Chinese-language newspaper Ta Kung Pao should apologise for ‘stooping to such a level’
  • It published the names of an American diplomat’s children and a picture of her meeting with pro-democracy activists
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Pro-democracy demonstrators carry US flags during a protest at the Hong Kong airport on Friday. Photo: AP
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Amid continuing unrest in Hong Kong, Beijing has increasingly accused foreign powers of interfering. Photo: Bloomberg

China says US is using ‘gangster logic’ after Washington calls Beijing a ‘thuggish regime’

  • Foreign ministry commissioner’s office in Hong Kong also calls comments by a US State Department spokeswoman ‘blatant slander against China’
  • Morgan Ortagus had accused the Chinese government of being behind the leak of a US diplomat’s personal details after she met pro-democracy activists
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Amid continuing unrest in Hong Kong, Beijing has increasingly accused foreign powers of interfering. Photo: Bloomberg
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