Chief Executive Carrie Lam (left) is received by Chinese Vice-Premier Han Zheng in Beijing. Photo: ISD

No country would tolerate ‘violent and destructive acts’ of Hong Kong’s protesters, Chinese Vice-Premier Han Zheng says

  • Top official makes comment in meeting with city’s leader Carrie Lam and says radical separatists have crossed bottom line
  • Lam given state leader’s backing as he includes judiciary among those who must take responsibility for ending civil unrest
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam (left) is received by Chinese Vice-Premier Han Zheng in Beijing. Photo: ISD
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The meeting with President Xi Jinping was not originally on Carrie Lam’s schedule. Photo: Xinhua

Xi Jinping’s meeting with Carrie Lam: she reveals she could feel his support for her to end Hong Kong protest violence; analysts say it was to quash rumours of her firing

  • President also took a measured approach in giving his assessment of the political crisis roiling the city, experts said
  • Formal sit-down in Shanghai was the first official meeting between the pair since anti-government protests broke out in June
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The meeting with President Xi Jinping was not originally on Carrie Lam’s schedule. Photo: Xinhua
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