An opinion poll has seen Carrie Lam’s popularity plunge to a low of 45.5 out of 100, and just 32 per cent of respondents want her to remain as leader, compared to 52 per cent who do not. The gap is the biggest since she took over in July 2017. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Period of reflection may help Carrie Lam rise to the challenges ahead

  • As popularity of Hong Kong’s leader plunges to a new low in the wake of policy U-turns, pledges to remain humble and avoid elitism could serve her well

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An opinion poll has seen Carrie Lam’s popularity plunge to a low of 45.5 out of 100, and just 32 per cent of respondents want her to remain as leader, compared to 52 per cent who do not. The gap is the biggest since she took over in July 2017. Photo: Sam Tsang
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