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Carrie Lam aims for a more engaging government

The altercations of outgoing leader C Y Leung could help Hong Kong's next woman-at-the-helm craft a blueprint for new and improved governance

Challenges remain for Mrs Lam as Hong Kong looks to tackle its soaring housing prices, a wealth gap that has widened to a historic high, a much-needed revamp of the educational system, and political reform issues, while balancing the demands of Beijing.

Hong Kong

HONG KONG'S next leader Carrie Lam will inherit a deeply divided city saddled with sociopolitical problems and an uncertain future, but has the advantage of having been a front-row witness to her predecessor Leung Chun-ying's embattled reign, say political observers.


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