Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves the Legislative Council chamber on October 16 without presenting her policy address after opposition lawmakers disrupt proceedings. The address was later delivered via video. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam let down scarred city with policy address: will she have another go at healing it?

  • The chief executive’s policy address had a few good bits, such as welfare initiatives, but was criticised with good reason by lawmakers of all stripes and the media
Topic |   Carrie Lam policy address 2019

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves the Legislative Council chamber on October 16 without presenting her policy address after opposition lawmakers disrupt proceedings. The address was later delivered via video. Photo: Reuters
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor leans forward to take her notes as she leaves a news conference following her policy address on October 16. Photo: Reuters

If Carrie Lam truly loved Hong Kong, this is what she would say

  • The chief executive has tried nearly everything to stop the protest violence, including invoking emergency powers. Can she use those to redeem herself and the city?
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor leans forward to take her notes as she leaves a news conference following her policy address on October 16. Photo: Reuters
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