Who is Carrie Lam, the Leader of Hong Kong? | NYT News

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  • Published: 05 August 2019
  • Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, has earned a reputation as a tenacious politician in her nearly 40 years in government. But her close ties with China’s central leadership have made her a divisive figure at home.

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  • The New York Times
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    • KK
      KK  1 months back

      Fake

    • Raging Demon
      Raging Demon  3 months back

      Daily reminder that Winnie the Pooh XijinPing's grandmother voluntarily became a comfort woman for the Japanese, and she loved every minute of it when she was getting dicked by the Japanese troops because she love money more. XijinPing is 1/4 Japanese due to her grandmother's slutty fetish.

    • Rj Yee
      Rj Yee  3 months back

      I hope there is no Chinese investor for New York Times.

    • Jane Lin
      Jane Lin  3 months back

      Another report with a presupposition in titling~ well done NYT

    • Priscilla Fung
      Priscilla Fung  3 months back

      Please look into August 11 riot; many protesters were arrested / injured by Mainland gangster who were hired by Chinese officials.

  • Fionán
    Fionán  4 days back

    "...and garner the recognition of those yet to support me!" Wow :O she speaks like a true dictator hahaha

    • may _ lay trucker
      may _ lay trucker  5 days back

      PUPPET

      • ideaquest
        ideaquest  6 days back

        Hong Kong should look to Singapore’s presidential election. Every citizen can vote. However, there is only one qualified candidate. The world is different but the same.

        • ShadoStorm
          ShadoStorm  1 months back

          America has problems. HK and China also have problems, but lesser. Maybe if you guys stop picking on HK and China, you can solve your own problems like gun violence to begin with.

          • Cyan cat
            Cyan cat  1 months back

            0:54 Lets all wear black and not tell Carrie lam

            • kris klear
              kris klear  1 months back

              She is a CROOK..

              • Tsevelmaa Chimid
                Tsevelmaa Chimid  1 months back

                👹🤑👺🤑👹😇🤑🤑🤑👹👺👺🤑🤑 !!!!!???? 🙏🙏🙏😭😭😭👩‍👩‍👧‍👧👨‍👦👨‍👨‍👧‍👧👨‍👦‍👦🤐🤐🤐😷😷😷🤧🤧😤😤🤕🤕🤕🤕😱😱🤕🤕🤕🤕😷😷😷😷😷😷🤐🤐🤧😤😭😭😭🤕🤕🤕 !!!!!!??? 👮‍♂️👁️👹🤑👹🤑🤑👮‍♂️👎👎👎👎👎 !!!!!!!!??? 👀👂😭😭😭😭🙏🙏🙏

                • Gladys Yung
                  Gladys Yung  1 months back

                  Carrie Lam is appointed by China.

                  • Andi A
                    Andi A  4 weeks back

                    werent all hk governors appointed by uk?

                • kenbunshoku haki
                  kenbunshoku haki  1 months back

                  That's what you need if you have a lady leader

                  • chin aik tan
                    chin aik tan  1 months back

                    It is like a baby throwing tantrums. The Big Daddy just watch while the baby tried to get uncles’ and aunties’ attention by injuring itself and embarrassing the Daddy. Go ahead and throw your tantrums, baby. Thanks for the weekly entertaining monkey shows. Thanks for enriching Singapore.

                    • Gareth Peters
                      Gareth Peters  1 months back

                      Lam is an incompetent disgrace to democracy and shamefully negligent in her care and duty to her citizens.

                      • MC
                        MC  1 months back

                        Carrie Lam is not doing enough to stop the violence and unrest.

                        • Xiao Ma Ge
                          Xiao Ma Ge  1 months back

                          Too soft.

                          • Poon Chyi Kee
                            Poon Chyi Kee  1 months back

                            She dont care and dont know how to take care of people. She care about herself post only.

                            • Tsz yan fong
                              Tsz yan fong  1 months back

                              She just treats her position as the chief executive like any other jobs. Always loyal and listen to the big boss. The people are insignificant. ~The end~.

                          • Esther Ho
                            Esther Ho  1 months back

                            Hello traitor of your own country

                            • mARbel OwO
                              mARbel OwO  1 months back

                              Carrie lam should just at least give in to the 5 demands,that would stop the protests

                              • Kris
                                Kris  1 months back

                                It's not Carrie's Lam's decision to make. She doesn't do anything without Beijing's approval.

                            • Coc Coc
                              Coc Coc  1 months back

                              Nice game story

                              • Robert Price
                                Robert Price  1 months back

                                She seems a vitriolic cow.

                                • Martijn Keulen
                                  Martijn Keulen  1 months back

                                  She is a puppet of the CCP

                                  • Nathan T
                                    Nathan T  4 weeks back

                                    Andi A

                                  • Nathan T
                                    Nathan T  4 weeks back

                                    Martijn Keulen and I am not from China

                                  • Andi A
                                    Andi A  4 weeks back

                                    she is a governor of sar in china. ofcourse president of china is his superior

                                  • Martijn Keulen
                                    Martijn Keulen  1 months back

                                    @Nathan T I'm not even from the US 😂😂😂

                                  • Nathan T
                                    Nathan T  1 months back

                                    Martijn Keulen you are a puppet of the US

                                • bhunep neppoho
                                  bhunep neppoho  1 months back

                                  Its carry lamb

                                  • h yang
                                    h yang  2 months back

                                    is she a "carrier"?

                                    • henry tran
                                      henry tran  2 months back

                                      Free Hong Kong ! Free China!
                                      Free to wear whatever you want!
                                      Carrie Lam committed human right abuse crime to deny Hong Kong people to defend pollution by wearing mask.
                                      All of her money abroad should be lock up and she should be arrested when travelling abroad.

                                      • Stieven
                                        Stieven  2 months back

                                        She didn't deserve to be a leader. If she is she would have stepped down and support HK people. They worth the freedom, just give it to them, communist isn't better than democracy.

                                        • 五毛狗粉都是沒爹沒娘的狗五毛狗

                                          Actually This woman only the doll control by CCP

                                          • man ka
                                            man ka  2 months back

                                            The trix -eye object after failed dialog want to chain HKie with anti-mask again.

                                            • jim kowalski
                                              jim kowalski  2 months back

                                              Ever considered stepping down?

                                              • Casanova
                                                Casanova  2 months back

                                                All of China top ranking officials are originally from north China , what is happening in Hong Kong now is a hidden war between north China who control politics , military and communist party and south china who control business.

                                                • Steven McCoy
                                                  Steven McCoy  2 months back

                                                  "Real work and results", "actions speak louder than words", indeed, Ms Lam should rethink those 3-5 hours of sleep a night.

                                                  • tracy cheuk
                                                    tracy cheuk  2 months back

                                                    NO matter what the China and HK government said, no trust them. HKgers are fighting for real election to vote and 5 demands not one less. Please #StandwithHK by helping us to achieve it

                                                    • Tyler Gadsden
                                                      Tyler Gadsden  2 months back

                                                      prediction trump wall government shutdown or not and winter storms dow jones crash in september and october and november and united states saudi arabia will attack iran a fight over the us debt ceiling trump impeach and hong kong protest police brutality china military invades hong kong in september and october november and saudi arabia oil prices go high in 2019 and 2020 and foods price go up high in 2020

                                                      • Tyler Gadsden
                                                        Tyler Gadsden  2 months back

                                                        prediction trump wall government shutdown or not and winter storms dow jones crash in september and october and november and united states saudi arabia will attack iran a fight over the us debt ceiling trump impeach and hong kong protest police brutality in september and october november and saudi arabia oil prices go high in 2019 and 2020 and foods price go up high in 2020

                                                        • ycwbbs
                                                          ycwbbs  2 months back

                                                          What is she?
                                                          All the swear words that exist.

                                                          • KK Fan
                                                            KK Fan  2 months back

                                                            Thatcher 2.0 , she will be the start of downfall of hong kong, make no illusions, changes of success is 1%, i hope i am wrong ... add oil hk!

                                                            • Peter Nyc
                                                              Peter Nyc  2 months back

                                                              It is time for Carrie Lam to resign, otherwise, we don't see the destruction will not stop anytime soon.

                                                              • Jayden Pham
                                                                Jayden Pham  2 months back

                                                                Its obvious that LAM is working for China not HK...

                                                                • Turtlely121
                                                                  Turtlely121  2 months back

                                                                  The fact that she can’t make all the decisions herself, she still have a boss, stand in other person’s shoes

                                                                  • George Osprey
                                                                    George Osprey  2 months back

                                                                    Carrie Lam has single handed destroyed Hong Kong's future.
                                                                    All the smart money will leave Hong Kong now.
                                                                    Money doesn't stick around uncertainty.

                                                                  • Felix KY Tang
                                                                    Felix KY Tang  2 months back

                                                                    what about the 150years of british colonization ...? we never voted for the governor

                                                                    • Jonathan Martin
                                                                      Jonathan Martin  2 months back

                                                                      She so fool ! 😈👹👺😈👹👺💀👻👻👻👻🤖🤖🤖👹👺😱😱😱😱😱😡😡😡😡

                                                                      • Papi
                                                                        Papi  2 months back

                                                                        The rioters are absurd racists, there is only one China.... Hong Kongers suffer British imperialist disease where they think they are elites who don't have to contribute anything to society . Theres no such toxic legacy in Macau . Beijing has been way too patient with these criminals.

                                                                        • gonda g
                                                                          gonda g  2 months back

                                                                          Traitor

                                                                          • Jason
                                                                            Jason  2 months back

                                                                            光復香港時代革命

                                                                            • 付存哲
                                                                              付存哲  2 months back

                                                                              继续闹 香港变乡港

                                                                          • gaccer
                                                                            gaccer  2 months back

                                                                            Beijing will continue forcing its way into HK, as it has been eyeing total control over HK like a hungry vulture since 1997. Stay strong, stay vigilant HK!

                                                                            • BigBollocks
                                                                              BigBollocks  2 months back

                                                                              Lam is totally useless. Even her husband and sons don’t want to live with her.

                                                                              • Spencer Cheung
                                                                                Spencer Cheung  2 months back

                                                                                Still don’t know why can’t she quit? It is not a lifetime job plus the financial lost and social drama she made. The Britain will not speak up about Hong Kong, it is better for her to go no matter what. She really takes the political leadership into a new low level. Whoever appointed her as the chief executive definitely wasn’t thinking critically and comprehensively about her. The Chinese government wanted a marionette, now it wants a scapegoat.

                                                                                • Joanna Tang
                                                                                  Joanna Tang  2 months back

                                                                                  A bad leader, took too long to withdraw a bill which caused thousand ppl being arrested. Some of them non violence involved n some of them seriously injured. Police brutality n injustice led the protest becomes violence. Demands full one country two system, Dual universal suffrage.

                                                                                  • Carrie Lam
                                                                                    Carrie Lam  2 months back

                                                                                    NYT, FYI she only said the "bill is dead" but that phrase was not a valid action definition on the legislative council protocal therefore bill has been on the agenda the last three months until last week she use the term "withdraw" which is too little too late. Tremendous anger on the police violence and lost of credibilit of thr governing body will need to be addressed.