Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor arrives at the Legislative Council to deliver her annual policy address, as lawmakers shout in protest, on October 16, 2019. Photo: Reuters Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor arrives at the Legislative Council to deliver her annual policy address, as lawmakers shout in protest, on October 16, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor arrives at the Legislative Council to deliver her annual policy address, as lawmakers shout in protest, on October 16, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Regina Ip
Opinion

Opinion

Regina Ip

Radicals have put Hong Kong’s democratic system on the path to destruction. Can it be saved?

  • Is more democracy the answer to Hong Kong’s problems? Democracy does not work when the executive and legislative branches are in deadlock: worryingly, some pan-democrats are threatening to block all bills if they win a majority in September

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor arrives at the Legislative Council to deliver her annual policy address, as lawmakers shout in protest, on October 16, 2019. Photo: Reuters Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor arrives at the Legislative Council to deliver her annual policy address, as lawmakers shout in protest, on October 16, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor arrives at the Legislative Council to deliver her annual policy address, as lawmakers shout in protest, on October 16, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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