Hong Kong leader says won’t take US sanctions against her to heart

Source: channelnewsasia.com

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HONG KONG: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday (Aug 18) she was not too bothered about US sanctions against her but the Chinese-ruled city will complain to the World Trade Organization (WTO) about a new US requirement on Hong Kong-made products. The United States this month imposed sanctions on Lam and other current and former Hong Kong and mainland officials whom Washington accuses of curtailing political freedom in the financial hub. "Despite some inconvenience in my personal affairs, it is nothing I would take to heart," Lam told a weekly news conference. "We will continue to do what...