1 month Stop meddling in HK, Beijing warns Britain Manilatimes |World
BEIJING: China warned Britain to stop “meddling” in Hong Kong after a top British official called the international financial hub’s leader to voice concern about protests that have rocked the city for two months. The pro-democracy protests, which are partly fuelled by widespread anger at an erosion of liberties in Hong Kong, have become the biggest threat to Beijing’s rule of the semi-autonomous southern Chinese city since its handover from the British in 1997. On Friday, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab had a call with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, where he emphasized the need for a “fully independent investigation ... more