Hong Kong: UK consulate worker detained at China border
The Foreign Office says it is “extremely concerned” about reports a consulate employee from Hong Kong has been detained in China. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)
Simon Cheng is thought to have been stopped earlier this month, whilst crossing the border from the mainland. Tensions between China and Britain are high after weeks of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Today, its pro-Beijing leader spoke to the media, but again failed to address any of the protesters demands.
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