Hundreds of thousands of people have joined the weeks-long protests that showed no signs of ending amid wider fears that Hong Kong is losing freedoms guaranteed when China took control of the former British colony in 1997.
Protesters have targeted the town which is popular with mainland China for the march against a controversial extradition bill that would allow suspects in the territory to be sent to mainland China for court prosecution.
"The Chinese government sternly supports Chief Executive Carrie Lam and the administration's continued effective ruling of Hong Kong in accordance with law", Wang said, adding that it also "supports the police in enforcing the law, maintaining social order and protecting safety of the people".
China's top delegate in Hong Kong has said on Thursday the focal government in Beijing kept up its help for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is thinking about the city's most prominent political emergency since it came back to Chinese guideline in 1997. The parents of a Hong Kong man who plunged to his death after putting up banners against divisive extradition bills have urged young people to stay alive to continue their struggle.
Last Saturday, almost 2,000 people marched in the residential district of Tuen Mun to protest against middle-aged mainland women they accused of brashly singing and dancing to pop songs in Mandarin, which many locals considered a nuisance. She has declined to formally withdraw it from the legislative process, though, leaving protesters unsatisfied.
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In her latest bid to calm the situation, Lam reiterated on Tuesday that the bill "is dead" and apologized again for her failure in gauging public opinion.
In addition to calling for the withdrawal of the bill, demonstrators have asked for Lam to resign, for an inquiry into the use of force by the police at a June 12 protest and for detained and arrested protesters to be set free.
Wang, however, admitted indirectly that the Lam government has room for improvement, as he stated that society should give Lam more time and space to deal with the ongoing issues.
Speaking to media after attending yesterday's event, Tam Yiu-chung, the sole Hong Kong member of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, described Wang's remarks as messages from Beijing that rule of law and stability are extremely important to Hong Kong, and that the central leadership aims to protect the "one country, two systems".
"We want to raise awareness in Washington that the United States has to do more now to help Hong Kong become fully democratic", said a resident of the nearby town of Fanling, who was one of five people in the crowd carrying USA flags.