Carrie Lam

China Focus

Hong Kong tycoons throw support for John Lee to be city's leader

Hong Kong’s once all-powerful tycoons have been increasingly vocal about subservience to Beijing

Global Economy

Briefs: Fed ramps up inflation fight in economy tough enough to cope

In other news, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to acknowledge frustration with the city’s strict Covid-19 policies.


Hong Kong to mass test whole city for Covid, local media say

"They are pragmatic, they are practica. Hong Kong people will grumble a lot, but most people will still go and queue up."
China's Xi rrders Hong Kong to halt Covid surge by all means - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


China's Xi orders Hong Kong to halt Covid surge by all means

It is a way to force the Hong Kong government to contemplate -- if not a complete lockdown -- some localised lockdown.

Global Economy

Hong Kong's future is brighter than many think

Despite challenges faced, Hong Kong is more than likely to remain one of the world’s pre-eminent hearts of commerce.

US-China trade war

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has credit card trouble after US sanctions

Hong Kong’s leader said she’s having trouble using her credit cards after the US imposed sanctions targeting Chinese officials and their allies in the city.

Hong Kong national security law

US sanctions Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on China crackdown

Lam was sanctioned because she is “directly responsible for implementing Beijing’s policies of suppression of freedom and democratic processes,” the US Treasury Department said.


Hong Kong to fine passengers $900 for not wearing a mask on public transport

The measures were the result of a three-way tug of war between considerations related to public health, economic impact and social acceptability, says Chief Executive Carrie Lam

Hong Kong national security law

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she still hasn't seen draft security law

Hong Kong’s leader acknowledged that she still hasn’t seen a full draft of China’s pending national security legislation, even though the measure could be handed down in a matter of days.

Hong Kong national security law

Hong Kong government warns removing U.S. special status is 'double-edged sword'

Hong Kong told the United States to keep out of the internal debate over new national security laws being imposed by China, and warned that withdrawal of the financial hub’s special status under US law could backfire on the US economy.