Carrie Lam

Carrie Lam has spent more than 36 years in public service in Hong Kong, serving in various positions including as permanent secretary for home affairs, secretary for development and chief secretary for administration. She is currently the chief executive of Hong Kong SAR.
Carrie Lam
Carrie Lam has spent more than 36 years in public service in Hong Kong, serving in various positions including as permanent secretary for home affairs, secretary for development and chief secretary for administration. She is currently the chief executive of Hong Kong SAR.

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on the South China Morning Post’s connection to community as it celebrates 115th anniversary

The SCMP, Hong Kong’s major English-language daily newspaper, boasts a team of more than 300 reporters, editors, photographers and other media professionals. They are based not only in Hong Kong but in the paper’s four mainland Chinese bureaus (Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen) and two United States bureaus (New York City and Washington).

6 Nov 2018 - 3:02AM

The SCMP, Hong Kong’s major English-language daily newspaper, boasts a team of more than 300 reporters, editors, photographers and other media professionals. They are based not only in Hong Kong but in the paper’s four mainland Chinese bureaus (Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen) and two United States bureaus (New York City and Washington).

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on the South China Morning Post’s connection to community as it celebrates 115th anniversary
Revamped think tank will drive policy innovation in Hong Kong

The Central Policy Unit will be turned into an outfit that coordinates efforts across different bureaus to serve a common goal – how to steer Hong Kong towards greater growth and development

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The Central Policy Unit will be turned into an outfit that coordinates efforts across different bureaus to serve a common goal – how to steer Hong Kong towards greater growth and development

Revamped think tank will drive policy innovation in Hong Kong
Hong Kong's future hinges on pan-democrats' vote on political reform
Hong Kong must take the road less travelled and support political reform package
Hong Kong must step forward on constitutional reform to avoid political gridlock
Government measures to cut poverty in Hong Kong are delivering results

The Commission on Poverty set the first official poverty line last year and pledged to monitor the situation in Hong Kong through annual updates of the poverty line analysis.

1 Dec 2014 - 3:24AM

The Commission on Poverty set the first official poverty line last year and pledged to monitor the situation in Hong Kong through annual updates of the poverty line analysis.

Government measures to cut poverty in Hong Kong are delivering results
Electoral reform in Hong Kong must be based on proper understanding of its context

The task force on constitutional development, which I headed, has submitted its consultation report to the chief executive, who has just made a report to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.

18 Jul 2014 - 4:03AM

The task force on constitutional development, which I headed, has submitted its consultation report to the chief executive, who has just made a report to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.

Electoral reform in Hong Kong must be based on proper understanding of its context
Hong Kong must accept basic realities to achieve universal suffrage in 2017

We are now halfway through the five-month consultation on constitutional development. The three members of the task force have pressed on with gathering the views of different sectors. In the feedback received so far, a number of commonly held views are notable.

3 Mar 2014 - 3:18AM

We are now halfway through the five-month consultation on constitutional development. The three members of the task force have pressed on with gathering the views of different sectors. In the feedback received so far, a number of commonly held views are notable.

Hong Kong must accept basic realities to achieve universal suffrage in 2017
A greying Hong Kong must grow more nimble to survive

Yesterday the Steering Committee on Population Policy started a four-month public engagement exercise to collate views on Hong Kong's population policy. It seeks to bring the city up to date on the population challenges we face, deepen public understanding about the issues involved, and seek community consensus on broad policy strategies to manage the challenges.

25 Oct 2013 - 2:05AM

Yesterday the Steering Committee on Population Policy started a four-month public engagement exercise to collate views on Hong Kong's population policy. It seeks to bring the city up to date on the population challenges we face, deepen public understanding about the issues involved, and seek community consensus on broad policy strategies to manage the challenges.

A greying Hong Kong must grow more nimble to survive
Status quo rules in state of the unions
Trouble-shooter moves on
11 Jun 2015 - 4:29PM
Trouble-shooter moves on
Welfare's bottom line
12 Mar 2001 - 12:00AM
Welfare's bottom line
Welfare chief not one to shirk a challenge
Race bill is 'no panacea  for prejudice'
Frontline visionary
22 Sep 2008 - 12:00AM
Frontline visionary
Sizing up poverty in Hong Kong

Publication of Hong Kong's first official poverty line at the Commission on Poverty summit on Saturday marked a significant step forward in poverty-alleviation work. As chairwoman of the commission, I am indebted to members for their hard work in the past 10 months.

30 Sep 2013 - 3:32AM

Publication of Hong Kong's first official poverty line at the Commission on Poverty summit on Saturday marked a significant step forward in poverty-alleviation work. As chairwoman of the commission, I am indebted to members for their hard work in the past 10 months.

Sizing up poverty in Hong Kong