Carrie Lam meets the press before the weekly meeting of her Executive Council, when she laid out her thinking on the use of emergency powers in response to the protests. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she fears damaging city’s reputation further by invoking emergency powers to quell protests

  • Pressure increases on chief executive to bring in anti-mask law under Emergency Regulations Ordinance, which provides wide-ranging powers to tackle unrest
  • No fatalities during Hong Kong protests is ‘remarkable’, Lam says
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Carrie Lam meets the press before the weekly meeting of her Executive Council, when she laid out her thinking on the use of emergency powers in response to the protests. Photo: May Tse
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