Ho Lok Sang

Ho Lok Sang

Ho Lok Sang is senior research fellow in the Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Institute at Lingnan University.

Latest from Ho Lok Sang

Opinion | Coronavirus: how Hong Kong and other cities can get life back to normal in 28 days

We shouldn’t have to wait for the disease to disappear altogether before life can return to some semblance of normality. The incubation period for Covid-19 is up to 14 days. So, 28 days without local infections should be enough for a city to be declared safe.

26 Mar 2020 - 9:04AM

We shouldn’t have to wait for the disease to disappear altogether before life can return to some semblance of normality. The incubation period for Covid-19 is up to 14 days. So, 28 days without local infections should be enough for a city to be declared safe.

Coronavirus: how Hong Kong and other cities can get life back to normal in 28 days
Opinion | How reunification of Taiwan and the mainland could still work: prioritise mutual respect and ordinary people’s feelings

Both ‘one country, two systems’ and the 1992 Consensus faltered because they failed to address people’s emotions, including fear. Both sides should agree to respect each other’s political system until one is conclusively proven superior.

17 Feb 2020 - 4:36PM

Both ‘one country, two systems’ and the 1992 Consensus faltered because they failed to address people’s emotions, including fear. Both sides should agree to respect each other’s political system until one is conclusively proven superior.

How reunification of Taiwan and the mainland could still work: prioritise mutual respect and ordinary people’s feelings
Opinion | Hongkongers jailed in the Philippines: what use is democracy when the rule of law is so poor?

The Philippines, despite its democratic institutions, ranks far below Hong Kong and China in the Rule of Law Index. Cases involving Hongkongers in Philippine jails should bring home that democracy is not always the answer.

21 Dec 2018 - 7:51PM

The Philippines, despite its democratic institutions, ranks far below Hong Kong and China in the Rule of Law Index. Cases involving Hongkongers in Philippine jails should bring home that democracy is not always the answer.

Hongkongers jailed in the Philippines: what use is democracy when the rule of law is so poor?
Why diversity is under threat in Hong Kong’s post-secondary education sector
Debate on Hong Kong independence is welcome, but propaganda banners are not
Hong Kong would benefit if four worthy chief executive candidates faced off in final contest
Hong Kong chief executive candidates must all be given a fair chance
Blame adversarial politics, not Leung Chun-ying, for Hong Kong’s polarised society
Judicial review on oath-taking is proof that Hong Kong’s system of checks and balances is sound
Did election strategies in Hong Kong undermine fair play?
Hong Kong’s electoral commission is losing credibility through inconsistent handling of localist candidates
Given concerns over missing bookseller Lee Bo, it’s vital for all sides to respect Hong Kong’s Basic Law or confidence will crumble