President Xi Jinping poses for a photo with Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua
President Xi Jinping poses for a photo with Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua

Tale of 2 cities: did Xi Jinping shower more praise on Macau’s leader than on Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam?

  • State leaders appeared relatively restrained in lauding Carrie Lam and the Hong Kong administration’s work on Wednesday, observers say
  • But in his meeting with Macau leader Ho Iat-seng, Xi appeared more generous with his compliments, saying city had ‘tamed’ Covid-19 and put various systems in place

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
President Xi Jinping poses for a photo with Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua
President Xi Jinping poses for a photo with Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua
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