Latest news and updates on Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, who took office as chief executive of Hong Kong on July 1, 2017, covering her speeches, announcements and annual policy address, the measures she introduced to combat the coronavirus and her handling of the Hong Kong protests.
Details of government report into 2012 Lamma collision that claimed 39 lives should be released after judge ruled against inquest being held.
Decision by previous government to spare green belts from development, but build on part of a golf course used by elites, may be reconsidered.
Members of Hong Kong’s new administration would do well to make better use of online platforms to engage with the public.
By some measures, Hong Kong’s outgoing leader can be proud of her achievements but on hot-button issues such as politics and the Covid-19 pandemic, the final verdict is still pending
Conditions relating to such a move are worth revisiting, particularly with the increase in vaccinations on both sides, and the use of contact tracing and risk exposure alerts.
Chief Executive John Lee, former leaders Carrie Lam and Donald Tsang among those attending private memorial for Ti-liang Yang, who died earlier this year at age 93.
Chief Executive John Lee tells consultation session on his second policy address he will look at suggestions to boost birth rate; tourism and talent acquisition also priorities.
Legislators point to automated model which cuts out second identity card check regularly required at crossings with mainland China.
Executive Council member Ronny Tong joins convenor Regina Ip and fellow Jeffrey Lam in urging city to reconsider building flats on section of Fanling golf course.
Hero chef who tackled knife-wielding Plaza Hollywood double killer with two stools awarded the Bronze Medal for Bravery.
Development chief Bernadette Linn tells lawmakers that enterprises could move into Northern Metropolis by 2030, followed by residents, triggering questions on plan’s feasibility.
Nine organisations say the planned San Tin Technopole plan could endanger 117 bird species of special conservation value, including critically endangered ones.
Housing minister Winnie Ho says developers could help boost construction capacity and efficiency, as well as unleash private land potential.
Chief Executive John Lee says he understands the concerns over scheme, but stopped short of confirming if review is needed.
Exco convenor Ip ruffles feathers after she says Lantau land reclamation should take second place to New Territories’ Northern Metropolis.
Greenpeace and others said there were at least 20 major questions on Lantau Island land reclamation project still to be answered.
Adjustments are set to be made when the government takes back the privately operated Western Harbour Tunnel in August.
Treasury secretary Christopher Hui to go to UK in April and Algernon Yau to visit US in May.
Au Nok-hin says he insisted primary candidates should not be forced to veto budgets because of risk of breaches of national security law.
Lisa Lam, co-chair of event, says registration was low when it opened last October amid quarantine rules for travellers.
Several members say they are open to revisiting previously held assumptions about project.
Lam reveals new roles after keeping low profile since she left chief executive’s post last July.
Authorities say ‘land reserve’ vital to allow city to avoid ‘pain’ in future and to grab opportunities when they present themselves.
Impending retirement of key Beijing official in charge of Hong Kong’s affairs follows replacement of liaison office chief.
Former chief executive Carrie Lam will not take up Tung’s seat contrary to earlier speculation by the pro-establishment camp.
Three return to Hong Kong almost a year after drug convictions quashed by Philippine court.
Deadly fifth wave of Covid-19 infections made life hell for Hongkongers before things got better.
Proposed split of 70-30 between public and private flats for the reclamation project has not been confirmed, city’s development minister says.
Stephen Wong, 48, to lead Chief Executive’s Policy Unit starting Wednesday.
Environment and Ecology Bureau says exemption size increase from 20 hectares to 50 hectares will help shorten the planning process.