What Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam should have done in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

One can sometimes have a soupcon of sympathy for Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. Our Chief Executive is forever being harassed by higher powers, or their ‘liaison’ channel, to echo sentiments or enact laws with which she may not feel entirely comfortable. Then suddenly, at about 5pm last Sunday – I postulate – an executive decision […]