Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces the delay to her annual policy address on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces the delay to her annual policy address on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces the delay to her annual policy address on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong

exclusive | Delay to Hong Kong leader’s annual speech shows policy direction ‘has shifted to Beijing’

  • Chief Executive Carrie Lam caught the public and even some ministers off guard when she postponed her address to next month
  • She cited the need to attend meetings on regional development in Beijing, but some observers say the era of Hong Kong charting its own direction is over

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces the delay to her annual policy address on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces the delay to her annual policy address on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces the delay to her annual policy address on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
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