Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at a press conference in Hong Kong on August 20. Photo: AFP
Alice Wu
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Opinion

Alice Wu

Carrie Lam is trying to shift the blame for the unrest to protesters. Don’t let her get away with it

  • The Hong Kong economy is suffering, perhaps as part of the government’s plan. When people are tallying losses and blaming protesters, and when protesters are antagonising Beijing, everyone forgets it was Lam who got us here

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at a press conference in Hong Kong on August 20. Photo: AFP
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In a bid to contain the unrest in Hong Kong, Beijing is moving against Cathay Pacific. Cathay employees, including CEO Rupert Hogg, have resigned. Photo: Reuters
Albert Cheng
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Opinion

Albert Cheng

Beijing’s tougher stance on Hong Kong’s unrest is damaging big business and the free-market economy

  • Property developers in Hong Kong have been pressured into showing support for the government and police, and Beijing is moving against Cathay Pacific. This might be the end of the freewheeling free-market Hong Kong that we know

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In a bid to contain the unrest in Hong Kong, Beijing is moving against Cathay Pacific. Cathay employees, including CEO Rupert Hogg, have resigned. Photo: Reuters
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