CY Leung - updates

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Hong Kong leader warns calls for independence threaten economy

Apr 26, 2016 - 7:20 PM

Investors would lose confidence in Hong Kong People would lose opportunities to develop and to obtain employment says Leung Chun ying

epa05087320 Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying speaks during a media briefing in Hong Kong, China, 04 January 2016. Leung said that he and his government are extremely concerned about the missing Causeway Bay bookseller, Lee Bo, who disappeared last week. Leung acknowledged that there have been rumours that Lee, a shareholder of Causeway Bay Books, has been abducted by mainland security agents. The bookstore in Causeway Bay district sells books about gossip on mainland politics, power struggles and scandals involving officials. EPA/JEROME FAVRE

Airport protesters accuse Hong Kong leader of breaching safety rules

Apr 18, 2016 - 2:20 AM

The protesters claim that Leung Chun ying s daughter got special treatment and could have jeopardized aviation safety

epa05263117 A large crowd stages a sit-in to demonstrate against hand carry baggage privileges that were allegedly extended by airline staff to Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's daughter, at Hong Kong's International Airport, 17 April 2016. About a week ago, the Chief Executive's daughter allegedly forgot her hand carry-on item at the airline check-in desk, and once realizing her mistake at the gate, she allegedly asked her father to demand airline staff to retrieve it for her. The sit-in was organized by the Hong Kong Cabin Crew Federation. Protester say the incident potentially compromises airline safety and the security of the public. EPA/ALEX HOFFORD

Rights activists cast doubt on HK missing bookseller 'confession'

Jan 18, 2016 - 2:41 PM

Rights campaigners cast doubt over the apparent confession by a missing Hong Kong bookseller paraded on Chinese state television

This picture taken on January 5, 2016 shows an employee walking past shelves in a bookstore in the Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong. Philippe Lopez/EPA

HK leader Leung heckled over missing publishers

Jan 13, 2016 - 4:26 PM

Hong Kong leader Leung Chun ying is lambasted as he delivers a key policy speech with several democratic lawmakers shouting at him before they are removed by security

PROTEST. People Power lawmaker Albert Chan shouts slogans demanding the government clarify the whereabouts of the disappeared Hong Kong booksellers, as Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying delivers his annual Policy Address, Hong Kong, China, January 13, 2016. Alex Hofford/EPA

Bookseller disappearances cut deep into HK freedom fears

Jan 07, 2016 - 12:34 PM

Bookshops are removing political works from their shelves while publishers and store owners selling titles banned in mainland China say they now feel under threat

A book cover showing Chinese President Xi Jiping, (L), and former Secretary of the Communist Party's Chongqing branch Bo Xilai is displayed in a window of the Causeway Bay Books in Hong Kong, China, January 2, 2016. Jerome Favre/EPA

Hong Kong leader 'very concerned' over missing booksellers

Jan 04, 2016 - 3:24 PM

Leung: Only legal enforcement agencies in Hong Kong have the legal authority to enforce laws in Hong Kong

SHUT. A 'Closed' sign hangs on the door of the Causeway Bay Books store in Hong Kong, China, January 2, 2016. Jerome Favre/EPA

Hong Kong protesters air grievances on New Year's Day

Jan 01, 2016 - 6:34 PM

They demand the resignation of Chief Executive Leung Chun ying saying future generations deserve a better Hong Kong

Defiant HK protesters clash with police despite talks offer

Oct 03, 2014 - 9:06 AM

UPDATED Hong Kong is set to return to work Friday after a two day public holiday but major roads and transport routes remain crippled by the chaos

CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE. Students gather to listen to political speeches about democracy in the fore court of the occupied Hong Kong Legislative Council Building, prior to blocking the road outside the Hong Kong Chief Executive's Office on day five of the mass civil disobedience campaign Occupy Central, Hong Kong, China, 02 October 2014. Alex Hofford/EPA

Almendras: Palace did spade work in ending HK row

Apr 24, 2014 - 7:41 PM

Cabinet Secretary Rene Almendras says the 7 month negotiations did not largely involve Manila officials but acknowledged the help of Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada in ending the row with Hong Kong

MISSION TO HK. Manila Mayor Erap Estrada heads to Hong Kong on Flight PR 318 on Tuesday, April 22. Photo by Jedwin M. Llobrera

HK to PH: Apologize for officials who mishandled crisis

Feb 18, 2014 - 8:41 PM

Hong Kong says it s not demanding a personal apology from President Aquino but from the PH gov t for the failure of its officials in handling the rescue of hostages

Progress in PH-HK ties: Manila bus hostage gets aid

Nov 20, 2013 - 2:36 AM

Filipino businessmen donate for the facial reconstruction surgeries of a female survivor

STILL WAITING. In this 2011 file photo, relatives of the 8 dead Hong Kong nationals attend a ceremony at the Quirino grandstand, the site of the hostage-taking tragedy. File photo by EPA/Dennis M Sabangan