Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces on February 8 that travellers from the mainland will be quarantined for 14 days. Her government is so unpopular that it can do no right. Photo: DPAChief Executive Carrie Lam announces on February 8 that travellers from the mainland will be quarantined for 14 days. Her government is so unpopular that it can do no right. Photo: DPA
Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces on February 8 that travellers from the mainland will be quarantined for 14 days. Her government is so unpopular that it can do no right. Photo: DPA
Albert Cheng
Opinion

Opinion

Albert Cheng

Coronavirus crisis: Why Beijing won’t fire Carrie Lam for botching the job again

  • The central government recently shuffled officials related to Wuhan and Hong Kong but the axe is unlikely to fall on the chief executive. Beijing will find it hard to find a replacement who can rally enough support from a divided city

Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces on February 8 that travellers from the mainland will be quarantined for 14 days. Her government is so unpopular that it can do no right. Photo: DPAChief Executive Carrie Lam announces on February 8 that travellers from the mainland will be quarantined for 14 days. Her government is so unpopular that it can do no right. Photo: DPA
Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces on February 8 that travellers from the mainland will be quarantined for 14 days. Her government is so unpopular that it can do no right. Photo: DPA
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