Mr Xu Jiatun (right), Director of the Hong Kong Branch of the New China News Agency, is greeted by Mr H. C. Tang, Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, at the Federation's dinner party held at the Shangri-La Hotel. Mr Xu was the guest of honour at the party on August 26, 1983. Photo: SCMP
Mr Xu Jiatun (right), Director of the Hong Kong Branch of the New China News Agency, is greeted by Mr H. C. Tang, Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, at the Federation's dinner party held at the Shangri-La Hotel. Mr Xu was the guest of honour at the party on August 26, 1983. Photo: SCMP
Peter Guy
Opinion

Opinion

Mind the Gap by Peter Guy

Hong Kong is paying for this one mistake in its early political culture

Sourcing leadership from the business community produced a generation ill-equipped to govern the city in the post-colonial era

Mr Xu Jiatun (right), Director of the Hong Kong Branch of the New China News Agency, is greeted by Mr H. C. Tang, Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, at the Federation's dinner party held at the Shangri-La Hotel. Mr Xu was the guest of honour at the party on August 26, 1983. Photo: SCMP
Mr Xu Jiatun (right), Director of the Hong Kong Branch of the New China News Agency, is greeted by Mr H. C. Tang, Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, at the Federation's dinner party held at the Shangri-La Hotel. Mr Xu was the guest of honour at the party on August 26, 1983. Photo: SCMP
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