Chief Executive Carrie Lam, flanked by eight of her ministers, addresses the press in Tamar. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong being dragged down ‘path of no return’ says Carrie Lam, as she calls protests an attack on Beijing’s sovereignty

  • Embattled chief executive makes first public appearance for two weeks and accuses protesters of attempting to destroy city
  • Lam refuses to resign and calls on anti-government demonstrators to stop gambling with lives of 7 million people
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam, flanked by eight of her ministers, addresses the press in Tamar. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain.

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).

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.