Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces the suspension of the extradition bill at a press conference at the government headquarters in Tamar, Admiralty on June 15. On September 4, Lam announced that the government would formally withdraw the bill. She must now focus on the income inequality that fuelled the social unrest. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong needs Carrie Lam to take on the real enemies of the people – the hoarders of wealth

  • What made Hong Kong rich is also what caused its wide wealth gap. The key to lasting peace in the city is addressing social inequality and its causes
  • This is the time to prove, to the rest of China and world, that Hongkongers can still thrive and adapt
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces the suspension of the extradition bill at a press conference at the government headquarters in Tamar, Admiralty on June 15. On September 4, Lam announced that the government would formally withdraw the bill. She must now focus on the income inequality that fuelled the social unrest. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Residential and commercial buildings in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong can solve socio-economic problems, like Singapore did: ex-diplomat Kishore Mahbubani

  • Socio-economic inequality in the last 30 years has fuelled the protests, says Mahbubani
  • The ex-Singapore diplomat also addressed criticism that he was too soft on China
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Residential and commercial buildings in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
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