Riot police give chase as protesters throw petrol bombs in Causeway Bay on August 31. A leaked tape of Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaking to business leaders revealed a genuine desire to keep “one country, two systems” going in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Good news for Hong Kong in leaked Carrie Lam tape: a solution to the unrest is at hand

  • The tape proved that the chief executive and Beijing are both keen to see ‘one country, two systems’ thrive. But it must work both ways
  • For a return to peaceful prosperity, all Hong Kong needs is for Lam to swallow her pride and her financial officials to loosen the purse strings

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Riot police give chase as protesters throw petrol bombs in Causeway Bay on August 31. A leaked tape of Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaking to business leaders revealed a genuine desire to keep “one country, two systems” going in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
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