Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. Photo: Xinhua

Hong Kong protests: read full transcript of Carrie Lam’s leaked ‘quitting’ talk

  • The audio recording, which ran for 24 minutes, captures the bulk of a closed-door meeting Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor had last week
  • In it, she appears to say she would quit if she had a choice. She has since denied ever offering to resign over the city’s current political crisis
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. Photo: Xinhua
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she will stay on as leader to solve the city’s political crisis. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam insists she never offered to resign, denies Beijing is stopping her from quitting

  • City leader says it is her decision to remain in post so she can tackle protest crisis
  • In leaked recording, chief executive appears to tell closed-door meeting she would step down if she had the choice
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she will stay on as leader to solve the city’s political crisis. Photo: Nora Tam
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