Beijing Agrees to Report Detentions of Hong Kong Suspects Faster

  • Police to detail claims within 14 days after bookseller saga
  • Disappearances had fanned concerns about city’s autonomy

Previously missing Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee (L) arrives at Wanchai police station with local lawmaker James To to report to the police in Hong Kong last month.

Photographer: Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said mainland Chinese officials have agreed to report detentions of the city’s residents within two weeks, as the government seeks to calm concerns raised by the months-long booksellers saga.

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