Carrie Lam has lost the trust of Hongkongers over her handling of the bill. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Calls for an apology and a resignation: what can Carrie Lam do to soothe an angry Hong Kong public?

  • Insiders and observers admit the room for manoeuvre for chief executive and her own standing with the people remains limited
  • Loss of trust created by her handling of the bill will take a long time to redress, they say
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Carrie Lam has lost the trust of Hongkongers over her handling of the bill. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung joined the Post in 2000, covering fields ranging from politics and the integration between Hong Kong and China. He became assistant editor-in-chief of Ming Pao in 2017 and returned to the Post the following year. He is author of Hong Kong’s Watershed: The 1967 riots (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).

Shirley Zhao

Shirley Zhao

Shirley joined the Post in 2013 after reporting from China for a Hong Kong-based magazine. She has covered education, and now focuses on housing, land and planning.