Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad called for Carrie Lam to quit after she invoked colonial-era emergency powers to ban protesters from wearing face masks. Her move to quell months of unrest sparked immediate rallies and vows to defy the new law.
Soldiers, tanks and high-tech weapons file past Tiananmen Square to celebrate China's journey to become the world's second-largest economy. Meanwhile, police in restive Hong Kong shoot and wound a protester in fresh demonstrations against Beijing.
China is getting ready to mark the 70th anniversary of its foundation with one of the largest military parades in its history.
Beijing has taken an increasingly firm tone over the protests, accusing foreign countries, including the United States, of inciting unrest. China's embassy in Ottawa also warned Canada to stop meddling in Hong Kong's affairs.
Li earned the nickname "Butcher of Beijing" for orchestrating the brutal breakup of mass demonstrations in the capital in 1989. He died of an unspecified illness after failing to respond to medical treatment, official Xinhua news agency says.
The 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, when Beijing sent troops and tanks to quell pro-democracy activists, is not spoken of openly in China and will not be formally marked by the government.
Taiwan said on Monday China should "sincerely repent" over bloody crackdown of pro-democracy protesters three decades ago.
In an open letter to the Chinese government, mothers of students killed in the crackdown on protests calling for greater democratisation, more media freedom and an end to government corruption, called on President Xi to re-evaluate the incident.
Student unions at more than eight universities have refused to attend memorials for China's deadly Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989, saying the message of the vigil is no longer relevant.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen says the difference between Taiwan and China is democracy and freedom. The leader refers to Beijing's crackdown on protesters in 1989 at Tiananmen Square, the 28th anniversary of which is being observed in Hong Kong.
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