Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor denies the new measures are aimed at dampening the demands of protesters, describing them as a breakthrough in government thinking rather than a U-turn. Photo: May TseHong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor denies the new measures are aimed at dampening the demands of protesters, describing them as a breakthrough in government thinking rather than a U-turn. Photo: May Tse
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor denies the new measures are aimed at dampening the demands of protesters, describing them as a breakthrough in government thinking rather than a U-turn. Photo: May Tse
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More than spending spree needed to break political impasse

  • If the latest HK$10 billion steps represent the new governance style promised by Carrie Lam, the public has every reason to be concerned and she must not lose sight of the need to defuse the current crisis at the core

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor denies the new measures are aimed at dampening the demands of protesters, describing them as a breakthrough in government thinking rather than a U-turn. Photo: May TseHong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor denies the new measures are aimed at dampening the demands of protesters, describing them as a breakthrough in government thinking rather than a U-turn. Photo: May Tse
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor denies the new measures are aimed at dampening the demands of protesters, describing them as a breakthrough in government thinking rather than a U-turn. Photo: May Tse
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