Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said her next annual policy address, her fourth, will tackle the political issues facing the city head on. Photo: HK OPEN TV
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said her next annual policy address, her fourth, will tackle the political issues facing the city head on. Photo: HK OPEN TV

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam pinpoints political impasse as main obstacle to tackling livelihood issues, vows to address this in coming policy speech

  • New stance deviates from her staple approach of focusing on practical issues, with no direct mention in previous speech on civil unrest at height of protests last year
  • Chief executive says shortcomings in city’s education system represented a political issue rather than a question of resources

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said her next annual policy address, her fourth, will tackle the political issues facing the city head on. Photo: HK OPEN TV
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said her next annual policy address, her fourth, will tackle the political issues facing the city head on. Photo: HK OPEN TV
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