Rising through the ranks as a civil servant, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is Hong Kong’s 4th and current Chief Executive.
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam has defended comments made by Beijing’s top official in Hong Kong, that people who advocate an “end to one party rule” in mainland China pose a threat to “one country, two systems.” Hong Kong people need to defend the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and respect the country’s constitution […]
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said she “does not condone” divisive comments made by lawmakers in the legislature last week when they described the city’s 2022 Gay Games (GGHK) as “disgraceful.” “Our position on the Gay Games is we understand the purpose of these games is to promote inclusiveness and diversity, so we have […]
On Thursday, Hong Kong lawmakers overwhelmingly approved sweeping changes to the city’s elections in a bid to ensure the power to govern the semi-autonomous region lies only in the hands of “patriots.” The Beijing-led electoral shakeup has been hailed by government officials and pro-establishment figures as a way to shut out “anti-China” forces from the […]
China’s sweeping overhaul of Hong Kong’s political system amounts to a “major regression” of democracy and Hongkongers now feel their opinion is no longer respected, according to a leading analyst. Ma Ngok, associate professor of Hong Kong politics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, told HKFP the proposed amendments for “improving” the city’s elections […]
Hong Kong’s self-styled ‘voice of reason’ says Beijing-imposed electoral shake-up is ‘the worst’ things will get for the city
Pro-establishment lawmaker Michael Tien says that the centrally-imposed overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system is as far Beijing will go in terms of tightening its grip on the city, and that pragmatists like him will emerge as the biggest winners in a revamped Legislative Council (LegCo). “This is the worst [things will get],” Tien said […]