Then chief secretary Carrie Lam attends a forum on private pensions in Tsim Sha Tsui in November 2016. In a private conversation, Lam had said that Hong Kong’s pension system, its rail network and the Link Reit were “mountains” to be tackled. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Hong Kong’s three ‘mountains’ — the MTR, MPF and Link Reit – are now the foothills of an Everest of public discontent that Carrie Lam must climb

  • The three contentious areas that Lam identified when she was chief secretary continue to be sources of public anger. The government is no closer to reforming the MPF, curbing MTR fare hikes and addressing Link Reit’s management of properties in public estates
Then chief secretary Carrie Lam attends a forum on private pensions in Tsim Sha Tsui in November 2016. In a private conversation, Lam had said that Hong Kong’s pension system, its rail network and the Link Reit were “mountains” to be tackled. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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