Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is very much alone in her fight to save her embattled government. Photo: Reuters

Extradition bill protests: why have Hong Kong’s business elite and tycoons abandoned Carrie Lam?

  • Absence of support from sector is in stark contrast to 2014’s Occupy movement, with chief executive now isolated and fighting for political life
  • Other leading voices in society relatively muted this time are university leaders and the pro-establishment camp
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is very much alone in her fight to save her embattled government. Photo: Reuters
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Police lines hold back protesters at an action in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Edmond So

Heavyweight backing for independent inquiry into Hong Kong extradition bill clashes

  • Ex-government ministers and former allies of the city leader among 35 signatories of joint statement
  • Religious leaders call for full withdrawal of the legislation
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Police lines hold back protesters at an action in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Edmond So
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