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Hong Kong Policy Address: Lam’s speech was aimed at Beijing and not Hongkongers, say democrats

Democrats have criticised Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s annual policy address as aimed at pleasing Beijing rather than addressing the “pains and worries” of Hongkongers, saying they hope it will be her last. Democratic Party chairman Lo Kin-hei expressed disappointment at Lam’s address on Wednesday, which was hailed by pro-establishment lawmakers as “visionary.” It was the…

Why Hong Kong needs to start planning for an era of climate refugees

By Roshan Melwani We’ve all heard the science behind the Earth’s rising temperatures. If you haven’t, I’m sure you’ve felt how unforgivingly hot Hong Kong has been these last few weeks. The weather has reached a point where the breeze of a harbour-side stroll is not as enjoyable as wandering through any of the city’s…

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