Carrie Lam is reportedly determined to put ‘Hong Kong back in business’. Photo: AP

‘Not feasible to relaunch a debate on universal suffrage now,’ Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam tells EU, according to internal report

  • Chief executive said she expected a heavy defeat for pro-establishment camp in upcoming district council elections, according to document on meeting with EU representative
  • Lam reportedly said this year’s policy address will be focused on land and housing, and ‘reiterating confidence in one country, two systems’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Carrie Lam is reportedly determined to put ‘Hong Kong back in business’. Photo: AP
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam delivers her second policy address at the Legislative Council in October 2018. Photo: Felix Wong

Heat is on for Carrie Lam to deliver goodie-laden, impactful policy address amid Hong Kong protest crisis but there’s also fear Legco may be besieged again

  • Sources say housing and social welfare initiatives likely to be key planks of Carrie Lam’s third policy blueprint
  • Contingency plans in place for annual speech to be delivered through recorded video message if city’s legislature is surrounded by protesters
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam delivers her second policy address at the Legislative Council in October 2018. Photo: Felix Wong
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