Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicCarrie Lam

Topic: Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to quit, won’t seek second term

Lam, who has been the city’s least popular chief executive, said she informed authorities in Beijing of her plan at a National People’s Congress session over a year ago.

Anger grows at Hong Kong’s erratic Covid rules as city battles new wave of infections

Hong Kong has so far been relatively unscathed, but as the pandemic approaches its first anniversary, residents are looking to the response systems in place in other nations in envy.

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam can’t use her credit cards after US sanctions

Lam was one of 11 officials sanctioned earlier this month by President Donald Trump for their roles in curtailing political freedoms in Hong Kong.

US sanctions 11 Chinese officials, including Carrie Lam, for undermining Hong Kong autonomy

The US Treasury dept said Chief Executive Carrie Lam was sanctioned since she is directly responsible for implementing Beijing’s policies of suppression in Hong Kong.

China has installed a hardline team of officials to enforce Hong Kong’s tough security law

Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam will from now on be more closely supervised by several officials who have come up through the Communist Party ranks on the mainland.

China says new security law in Hong Kong hangs ‘Sword of Damocles’ over critics

The law will let Chinese security agents operate in Hong Kong and also give leader Carrie Lam the power to pick judges to hear national security matters.

As Hong Kong braces for protests over new security law, its leader defends China’s move

Pro-democracy groups have announced large scale protests against China's move to try and bypass Hong Kong’s legislature and implement a new security law.

China replaces top Hong Kong official in first big reshuffle since pro-democracy protests

Chinese President Xi Jinping, in his New Year's address, had expressed concern that the situation in Hong Kong posed a major challenge to the Communist party.

Biggest Hong Kong protest in months signals more unrest in 2020

The rally was the first organised by Civil Human Rights Front. They said about 8,00,000 were at the rally, while police estimated 1,83,000 were at peak of the protest.

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam withdraws controversial bill allowing extraditions to China

The move follows weeks of clashes between pro-democracy protesters and Hong Kong police, including this weekend's demonstrations that saw activists lob petrol bombs and set bonfires in the streets.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

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File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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