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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong chief says protests have brought 'technical recession'

Carrie Lam forced to abandon annual address in LegCo after being shouted down

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is seen on a screen as she reacts to protests by pro-democracy lawmakers, at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong on Oct. 16.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Wednesday said the city has slipped into a technical recession since a series of protests began in June.

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