December 3, 2019 / 10:59 AM / 9 days ago

Hong Kong Justice Secretary says to return to work on Wednesday

Hong Kong Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng speaks during a news conference at the Chinese Embassy in London, Britain November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s justice secretary, Teresa Cheng, said she will return to her office on Wednesday, after being on sick leave for more than two weeks following an attack in London.

Cheng spoke to reporters at the airport upon arrival in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

The Hong Kong government has previously said Cheng was targeted by a “violent mob” when she was in London to promote Hong Kong as a dispute resolution and deal-making hub.

Reporting by Clare Jim; Editing by David Dolan

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