Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam launches public consultation for policy address. Critics accuse her of sidestepping extradition bill crisis while allies ask for sweeteners

Hong Kong’s beleaguered leader has pledged to listen “humbly” as she launched a public consultation exercise for her annual policy address on Wednesday, but critics accused her of sidestepping the current governance crisis over the suspended extradition bill.Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s pro-establishment allies, many of whom had previously expressed disappointment over the government’s handling of the bill, were more sanguine, saying the address could be a way for Lam to offer…

source https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3018086/hong-kong-leader-carrie-lam-launches-public-consultation

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