Then chief executive Tung Chee-hwa with his new financial secretary Henry Tang (left) after announcing the appointments of new principal officials at the government headquarters in 2003. Tung introduced the appointment system in 2002. Fifteen years after the city’s experiment with political appointments, a few facts have emerged. Photo: Robert Ng

How Carrie Lam can put the destiny of Hong Kong in safe hands

Regina Ip points out that controversial ministers and the accountability system have been a drag on the current administration, and calls for more able replacements if the incoming government is to achieve its goals

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Then chief executive Tung Chee-hwa with his new financial secretary Henry Tang (left) after announcing the appointments of new principal officials at the government headquarters in 2003. Tung introduced the appointment system in 2002. Fifteen years after the city’s experiment with political appointments, a few facts have emerged. Photo: Robert Ng
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