Five of Hong Kong’s top officials on Sunday publicly reiterated support for Beijing’s planned national security law for the city. Photo: Felix Wong

City ministers step up defence of national security law, accusing foreign critics of double standards and soothing fears over Hong Kong dollar

  • ‘Who would object to plans to catch the thieves? The thieves themselves,’ city’s mainland affairs chief says in swatting down outside criticism
  • Financial Secretary Paul Chan, meanwhile, says foreign reserves and Beijing’s backing mean Hong Kong dollar will remain strong in face of sanctions
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Five of Hong Kong’s top officials on Sunday publicly reiterated support for Beijing’s planned national security law for the city. Photo: Felix Wong
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