Chief Executive Carrie Lam is under pressure from protesters to withdraw the extradition bill completely, with many calling on her to step down. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Carrie Lam set to offer personal apology for mishandling of Hong Kong’s extradition bill

  • City’s embattled leader, unlikely to accept demands to withdraw bill altogether but willing to offer more sincere apology, set to speak at 4pm
  • Protests die down on Tuesday but tens of thousands give Lam ultimatum to meet their demands or face escalated protest action
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam is under pressure from protesters to withdraw the extradition bill completely, with many calling on her to step down. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Olga Wong

Olga Wong

Olga Wong has focused on covering the environment, housing, urban planning and the ageing population at the Post since 2007. Her award-winning stories exposed loopholes in the Small House Policy and developers' unscrupulous sales tactics. She also worked at Ming Pao and was awarded the Best Young Reporter by the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong in 2001.

Su Xinqi

Su Xinqi

Su Xinqi covers Hong Kong-mainland relational issues for the Post's Hong Kong desk. She has previously worked for Reuters and Initium Media in a variety of roles including researcher, content producer, and news editor.