My Take by Alex Lo
Why Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam lost her Teflon coating
- Hong Kong’s chief executive has in the past emerged from controversy after controversy largely unscathed
- But it is a different story when she stumbles on issues that directly affect the livelihoods of many locals
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.