Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Legislative Council in Tamar, Admiralty, on January 16. Photo: AFP Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Legislative Council in Tamar, Admiralty, on January 16. Photo: AFP
Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Legislative Council in Tamar, Admiralty, on January 16. Photo: AFP
Alice Wu
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Alice Wu

Beijing’s decision to extend Hong Kong’s Legislative Council term shows simplicity is the ultimate sophistication

  • By issuing a concise resolution extending Legco’s term by a year without barring any lawmakers, Beijing sidestepped pan-democrat outrage and left the pro-establishment camp to fight its own battles

Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Legislative Council in Tamar, Admiralty, on January 16. Photo: AFP Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Legislative Council in Tamar, Admiralty, on January 16. Photo: AFP
Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Legislative Council in Tamar, Admiralty, on January 16. Photo: AFP
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Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.