Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has found herself having to explain a leaked recording of a speech made behind closed doors. Photo: Nora Tam

Is Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam distancing herself from Beijing with resignation remarks in closed-door meeting?

  • Analyst says leaked audio recording shows chief executive is already desperate, and harsher measures from central government are in the pipeline
  • Government source plays down incident, insisting that Lam is choosing to stay on out of her own responsibility to Hong Kong
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has found herself having to explain a leaked recording of a speech made behind closed doors. Photo: Nora Tam
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