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 TVHong 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

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
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 TVHong 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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