Beleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is not only battling a deadly virus, but also attacks from an increasingly critical and hostile public. Photo: May TseBeleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is not only battling a deadly virus, but also attacks from an increasingly critical and hostile public. Photo: May Tse
Beleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is not only battling a deadly virus, but also attacks from an increasingly critical and hostile public. Photo: May Tse
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Health crisis demands more of Lam than months of social unrest

  • Public trust in the administration was already at a low before the new coronavirus emerged. The chief executive must reassure residents their safety is her top priority

Beleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is not only battling a deadly virus, but also attacks from an increasingly critical and hostile public. Photo: May TseBeleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is not only battling a deadly virus, but also attacks from an increasingly critical and hostile public. Photo: May Tse
Beleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is not only battling a deadly virus, but also attacks from an increasingly critical and hostile public. Photo: May Tse
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