Carrie Lam wrote in her manifesto about the need to invest more generously for the future. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong leader backs proposal to dump ‘miserly’ fiscal philosophy

Carrie Lam hails Joseph Yam’s idea that deficit spending should be adopted if needed to spur economy; she also says Basic Law provision should not be viewed too rigidly

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Carrie Lam wrote in her manifesto about the need to invest more generously for the future. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Jeffie Lam

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.

Enoch Yiu

Enoch Yiu

Enoch joined the Post as a business reporter in 1996. Before that, she worked at a Chinese daily newspaper for four years. She is author of two books: 'They Mean Business: 50 exclusive interviews with Hong Kong top executives' and 'Serving with Passion: stories of established catering brands in Hong Kong'.