New Hong Kong police commissioner appointed


Tang Ping-keung, deputy commissioner of Hong Kong police, speaks during a press briefing at police headquarters in Hong Kong, south China, Aug. 12, 2019. (Xinhua)

BEIJING, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- China's State Council on Tuesday appointed Tang Ping-keung as Commissioner of Police of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), replacing Lo Wai-chung.

The decision was made in accordance with the HKSAR Basic Law, and based on the nomination and suggestion of HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam.