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Hong Kong protests: No resolution in sight as critics say Carrie Lam's move is 'too little, too late'

Govt waiting for public opinion to turn in its favour, as some say protests hurt HK

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's latest attempt to pacify protesters opposed to a controversial extradition Bill is "too little, too late" and is unlikely to improve the situation.

The tug of war between the government and protesters is likely to continue with no resolution in sight, say analysts, as each side hopes for the other to blink.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 10, 2019, with the headline HK protests: No resolution in sight as critics say Carrie Lam's move is 'too little, too late'. Subscribe