Rowdy opposition lawmakers forced Carrie Lam to leave the Legco chamber early. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Beleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam puts focus firmly on housing as cause of public grievances as she unveils her third policy blueprint

  • Chief executive proposes to boost affordable housing, find more land and improve livelihoods, but offers no political solutions for continuing unrest
  • She again rejects protesters’ key demands, stressing instead the importance of adhering to ‘one country, two systems’ governing principle for city
Topic |   Carrie Lam policy address 2019

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Rowdy opposition lawmakers forced Carrie Lam to leave the Legco chamber early. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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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.

Denise Tsang

Denise Tsang

Denise Tsang is an award-winning journalist, with her career built on covering business and Hong Kong local news. She has won a number of regional and Hong Kong press awards and was a part-time lecturer on business journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University.

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).

Joyce Ng

Joyce Ng

Joyce Ng covers Hong Kong’s politics and housing issues. She joined the Post in 2008 to focus on urban planning, housing and heritage news, and has won awards for reporting on developers’ tricks in flat sales.