Protesters raise slogans during a rally against the handpicking of Carrie Lam as the preferred chief executive, on February 5 in Hong Kong. Photo: AP

Beijing isn’t doing Carrie Lam any favours with its blatant signals

Alice Wu says this chief executive election has been remarkable for Beijing’s openness in indicating its preference, but the alienated and frustrated people of Hong Kong would welcome a less visible hand

Topic |   Chief executive election 2017

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Protesters raise slogans during a rally against the handpicking of Carrie Lam as the preferred chief executive, on February 5 in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
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