Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s annual salary is set to jump to US$672,000. Photo: Robert Ng

Carrie Lam rejects bipartisan calls to turn down pay rise amid Hong Kong’s coronavirus-fuelled financial downturn

  • The city’s chief executive, who now earns HK$5.21 million annually, is among the highest-paid political leaders in the world
  • Angry lawmakers from both the pro-establishment and opposition camps point to countries such as Singapore, where ministers have taken pay cuts
Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s annual salary is set to jump to US$672,000. Photo: Robert Ng
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