Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces delay to Sep 6 elections as COVID-19 cases spike

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam wearing a protective mask speaks during a news conference following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hong Kong, China July 19, 2020. (Photo by= REUTERS/Joyce Zhou) [아시아뉴스통신=레악카나 기자] Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Friday (Jul 31) that elections for the city legislature will be postponed from Sep 6 due to a spike in coronavirus cases, dealing a major blow to the city's pro-democracy opposition. The new date has been set for Sep 5, 2021. Lam said the decision was the hardest choice she had made in the last seven months,...