Justin Bong-Kwan

Justin Bong-Kwan is a practising barrister based in Hong Kong and a freelance writer.
Justin Bong-Kwan
Justin Bong-Kwan is a practising barrister based in Hong Kong and a freelance writer.

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Opinion | Dangerous resource for hire? Hong Kong’s triads have a long history of political involvement

The violent attacks in Yuen Long are a reminder that while Hong Kong’s triads are today known to be business-savvy, their special place in society makes them uniquely dangerous.

10 Aug 2019 - 12:35PM

The violent attacks in Yuen Long are a reminder that while Hong Kong’s triads are today known to be business-savvy, their special place in society makes them uniquely dangerous.

Dangerous resource for hire? Hong Kong’s triads have a long history of political involvement
Opinion | How Britain’s capitalist experiment has shaped Hong Kong’s attitudes and values, from education to health care and urban planning

Under the British, a policy of laissez-faire capitalism plus the strong Chinese work ethic made the dreams of Hongkongers a reality. Today, however, the endless toil is taking its toll as the city struggles to safeguard the wider public interest.

4 Jul 2019 - 9:15AM

Under the British, a policy of laissez-faire capitalism plus the strong Chinese work ethic made the dreams of Hongkongers a reality. Today, however, the endless toil is taking its toll as the city struggles to safeguard the wider public interest.

How Britain’s capitalist experiment has shaped Hong Kong’s attitudes and values, from education to health care and urban planning