Chief Executive Carrie Lam has been quick to dismiss separatist ideas as absurd. Photo: Sam Tsang Chief Executive Carrie Lam has been quick to dismiss separatist ideas as absurd. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive Carrie Lam has been quick to dismiss separatist ideas as absurd. Photo: Sam Tsang

Calls for independence leave Hong Kong’s leader fighting fires behind the scenes as Beijing’s patience wears thin

City’s chief executive was quick to condemn student leaders for remarks made at university events, and need to keep pro-establishment bloc happy likely prompted her comments

Topic |   Hong Kong localism and independence
Chief Executive Carrie Lam has been quick to dismiss separatist ideas as absurd. Photo: Sam Tsang Chief Executive Carrie Lam has been quick to dismiss separatist ideas as absurd. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive Carrie Lam has been quick to dismiss separatist ideas as absurd. Photo: Sam Tsang
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