Leung’s term saw dramatic improvements for business, tech industries and for the underprivileged while laying solid foundations for dealing with the housing shortage.
In any case, Leung tried his best to address these unreasonable demands in the Policy Address, continuing to push reforms.
Following the admirable tradition of caring for the elderly, the government has announced that it will provide an additional monthly cash allowance to around half a million elderly.
Surging nearly 300 points in early trading, the benchmark indicator of Hong Kong stocks broke through the so-called psychological barrier of 23,000 points on Wednesday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's just-concluded four-nation tour in the Asia-Pacific region is full of political calculation.
China is the most competitive manufacturing power in 2016, according to Deloitte research.
A new pollution problem has hit big cities like a brick in the back of the head. Not only is the air a sea of poisonous particles but also city sewerage workers have a new problem in their vocabulary - wetballs.
With US president-elect Donald Trump's inauguration approaching, it worries many that his ambition and stated potential actions to revive US manufacturing and employment may heighten trade frictions with China.
Other than her considerable experience in public administration, which many have already talked about, an even more significant strength of Lam is her ability to see the big picture.
The next Chief Executive must continue the work started by Leung Chun-ying in trying to deal with the difficult challenges of overcoming poverty and providing affordable housing in Hong Kong.