Hong Kong national security law: city’s leader Carrie Lam denies she was ever kept in dark by Beijing over new legislation

Hong Kong national security law: city’s leader Carrie Lam denies she was ever kept in dark by Beijing over new legislation

Hong Kong’s leader has said she was not kept in the dark as Beijing imposed the national security law on the city, and central government officials had briefed her and sought her opinion on the legislation.On Tuesday, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor also said the police’s power was not expanded under a series of new implementation rules laid down by the government the day before.Under the new rules, Hong Kong police can raid premises without a court warrant, order internet firms to…


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