Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor speaks during an interview with Hong Kong Open TV on July 16. Lam’s next policy address is expected to go beyond livelihood issues and is targeted at dealing with the city’s political impasse. Photo: Hong Kong Open TV
Michael Chugani
Opinion

Opinion

Michael Chugani

Carrie Lam’s policy pivot is too little, too late to heal Hong Kong

  • The chief executive’s acknowledgement that political impasse lies at the root of Hong Kong’s many problems is startling for stating the obvious
  • While some may welcome her U-turn, it’s hard to see how she can make peace with the opposition in the wake of the national security law
Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor speaks during an interview with Hong Kong Open TV on July 16. Lam’s next policy address is expected to go beyond livelihood issues and is targeted at dealing with the city’s political impasse. Photo: Hong Kong Open TV
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