Hong Kong’s new Chief Executive, John Lee, took office three months ago, but things have been surprisingly quiet around him. That may be deliberate. Whereas his predecessor Carrie Lam had clear announcements, actions and thus publicly discussed controversies, silence and unpredictability reign under Lee. This raises questions: Where is Hong Kong headed? Where are the red lines? The lack of clarity covers the metropolis like a heavy blanket, and it also causes problems for the city’s expats.
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