Carrie Lam

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor took office as chief executive of Hong Kong on July 1, 2017. She is the first woman to hold the position.

Neoh said he was ‘apolitical and only looking at the law’, since at 72 years old, he had no one left to please. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong police watchdog to step up monitoring, new chief pledges

Anthony Francis Neoh promises to be more proactive than his predecessor but dismisses suggestions watchdog needs greater investigative power, and says declining trust in the force arising from social disharmony cannot be laid squarely ‘at the door of police’.