Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to step down amid more Covid testing 

Mark Battersby
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Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam said today (4 April) she will not seek a second five-year term of office. She said: "I will complete my five year term as the chief executive on June the 30th. This year and more than 40 year government service career. In fact, my intention not to seek re-election has actually been expressed to the central government as early as the beginning of 2021.  "And last year, they have shown that understanding and respect and there is only one consideration and that is family. I have told everyone before that family is my top priority. They think that it is time ...

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