Tammy Tam
Tammy Tam

SCMP Columnist

City Beat by Tammy Tam

Why Carrie Lam has to hang on: she is on a mission of adversity to prove herself and allow Beijing more time to look for her successor

  • The city’s leader is not due to step down for at least another three years, and it is hard to see any major changes any time soon
  • Lam is battling to hang on and needs to make some progress before she heads across the border for the National Day celebrations