Carrie Lam arrives to deliver her annual policy address, as lawmakers shout protests, at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was forced to halt her annual policy address on Wednesday after some lawmakers disrupted the session, shouting and jeering as she started her speech.
Lam was due to announce a raft of property initiatives in a bid to restore confidence in her administration after more than four months of anti-government protests.
Beijing-backed Lam, who has rejected calls for her to stand down, was due to present her third policy address as escalating violence has plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its biggest political crisis in decades.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised again on Tuesday and said she had heard the people “loud and clear” after some of the most violent protests in the Chinese-ruled city against an extradition bill that she promoted
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting that the government’s work on the bill
The extradition bill that had sparked the Hong Kong's biggest crisis in decades is dead, announced its leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday.
Shocking security camera footage showed a man approaching a table of three women wearing headscarves as they chatted at a cafe in the city's west on Wednesday.
Former South African president Jacob Zuma has filed notice to appeal a court ruling that cleared the way for him to be prosecuted for corruption.
London’s Canary Wharf and Canada Water underground train stations were closed on Friday when a faulty fan left dust on the platforms, the city's transport operator said.