Pan-democrat lawmakers stage a protest while Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam walks into the Legislative Council before a Q&A session in Tamar, Admiralty, on January 10. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

In the Year of the Pig, Carrie Lam must climb down from her high horse and put the people first

  • Alice Wu says the government’s ‘we know best’ attitude to policymaking did it no favours in the Year of the Dog. The Lunar New Year should herald a more humble and consultative approach

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Pan-democrat lawmakers stage a protest while Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam walks into the Legislative Council before a Q&A session in Tamar, Admiralty, on January 10. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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Policy U-turns and a cash handout debacle: why is Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s year off to such a rough start?

  • Several issues have come to a head in rapid succession to knock the chief executive off her confident stride
  • Pro-Beijing supporters of Lam’s administration fear she could hurt their election chances later this year
Topic |   Carrie Lam

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