Carrie Lam arrives for the chief executive’s question and answer session on October 17 as pro-democracy lawmakers protest at the Legislative Council. Photo: Bloomberg

Two ways Carrie Lam can end Hong Kong’s protest crisis. Will her two masters let her get on with it?

  • The Basic Law confers on the chief executive powers to meet the protesters’ demands for a commission of inquiry and democratic reform. The obstacle in the way of this solution, however, is the mistrust between Hongkongers and Beijing
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Carrie Lam arrives for the chief executive’s question and answer session on October 17 as pro-democracy lawmakers protest at the Legislative Council. Photo: Bloomberg
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