Carrie Lam Quotes.
Sometimes, government officials and legislators disagree on policies or issues. Yet, we invariably want the best for Hong Kong people.
Hong Kong is not an independent entity… and cannot decide, on its own, its political development.
We will value public engagement.
There is no question of the government or myself attaching less importance to the use of English.
I have hobbies.
It’s impossible for the government to curb property prices.
As a chief executive determined to lead Hong Kong to new heights, I am keenly aware of the immense responsibilities on my shoulders.
Implementing universal suffrage for the 2017 election is a big step forward along our road to democracy. This is not only a solemn commitment of the central authorities to Hong Kong but also the aspiration shared by seven million Hong Kong people.
It’s neither appropriate nor responsible if I drastically amend a policy after one, two, or three submissions of opinion.
A well-educated, hard-working, flexible, and enterprising workforce has always been one of Hong Kong’s greatest strengths.
I have been a civil servant and a politician for over 30 years.
I do have a lot of care, concern, and compassion for disadvantaged people.
Laws, especially those of a constitutional nature like the Basic Law, which have been formulated through reasonable legislative processes, should never be freely interpreted or lightly abandoned.
We should continue to grow our economy and create employment opportunities, particularly quality jobs to help the upward mobility of young people.
Governance under a chief executive elected by universal suffrage will give fresh impetus to economic and livelihood policies.
Someone said I have had my popularity diminished by getting into the controversy of national education. Perhaps they are right.
If I paid more attention to my appearance, people might think that the proficiency of design industry isn’t too bad in a city with such a chief executive.
I hope people from the social work profession do not encourage labelling.
Most elderly are retirees with relatively low incomes. But some may possess assets, and they will be classified as poor. As such, the elderly poverty rate could be overstated.
Usually, even when a bill draws extreme opinions, there can be a process of expression and negotiation.
You cannot appreciate the sense of satisfaction that I get from my job.
Low rents mean families have more resources to improve their quality of life and invest in the next generation, facilitating upward mobility.
Given the relativity concept, poverty cannot be eliminated. Indeed, an economic upturn with a broad improvement in household income does not guarantee a decrease in the size of the poor population, especially when the income growth of households below the poverty line is less promising than the overall.
We want Hong Kong to do well.
Real politics should work for the long-term and overall interests of the community.
With universal suffrage, every chief executive candidate must face the seven million people of Hong Kong, explain his or her political platform and mission, and win over the people by addressing their interests and concerns.