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Both critics and supporters say Carrie Lam failed to inspire

Many were hoping that Chief Executive Carrie Lam would, on Wednesday, offer a way out of the political gridlock in the city.

Instead, her third annual policy address failed to inspire.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 18, 2019, with the headline 'Both critics and supporters say Lam failed to inspire'. Print Edition | Subscribe