City leader Carrie Lam has hailed the national security law as having restored order, but says more laws may be needed. Photo: EPA-EFE City leader Carrie Lam has hailed the national security law as having restored order, but says more laws may be needed. Photo: EPA-EFE
City leader Carrie Lam has hailed the national security law as having restored order, but says more laws may be needed. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam pledges new laws to shore up national security after Beijing sets issue as city’s top priority

  • Recent knife attack on police officer, arrests related to violent crimes, online threats all part of worrying trend, Lam says
  • Chief executive calls for implementation of new laws to be sped up after President Xi Jinping tells city to focus on national security

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
City leader Carrie Lam has hailed the national security law as having restored order, but says more laws may be needed. Photo: EPA-EFE City leader Carrie Lam has hailed the national security law as having restored order, but says more laws may be needed. Photo: EPA-EFE
City leader Carrie Lam has hailed the national security law as having restored order, but says more laws may be needed. Photo: EPA-EFE
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