Police

Hong Kong Appoints a ‘More Decisive’ Police Commissioner

China’s State Council in Beijing on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Chris Tang Ping-keung as police commissioner for Hong Kong. Tang, nominated to the position by Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam, was hailed in Chinese media as a “more decisive” top cop than outgoing Police Commissioner Stephen Lo Wai-chung, who has held the position since 2015.

HONG KONG, CHINA - NOVEMBER 19: New Hong Kong police chief Chris Tang Ping-keung visits Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus in the Hung Hom district on November 19, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong slipped into a technical recession on Thursday after anti-government demonstrations stretched into its fifth month …