Hong Kong leader declines to clarify why British journalist forced to leave

FILE PHOTO: Victor Mallet, a Financial Times journalist and first vice president of the Foreign Correspondents' Club (FCC), speaks during a luncheon at the FCC in Hong Kong, China, August 14, 2018. Paul Yeung/Pool via REUTERS

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday would not explain why authorities rejected a work visa renewal for a prominent British journalist, in an unprecedented case that has tarnished the city’s reputation and stoked outrage. Victor Mallet, the Asia editor for the Financial Times newspaper, who has been based in Hong […]

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