Before boarding his plane at Chek Lap Kok, NPC chairman Zhang Dejiang makes one final – and imagined – address to the people of Hong Kong. We can dream. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Before boarding his plane at Chek Lap Kok, NPC chairman Zhang Dejiang makes one final – and imagined – address to the people of Hong Kong. We can dream. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Before boarding his plane at Chek Lap Kok, NPC chairman Zhang Dejiang makes one final – and imagined – address to the people of Hong Kong. We can dream. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

The Zhang Dejiang speech Hong Kong had hoped to hear

Keane Shum imagines what the NPC chairman could have said during his landmark trip to the city to demonstrate that the central government had heeded – and understood – people’s concerns about the future

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Before boarding his plane at Chek Lap Kok, NPC chairman Zhang Dejiang makes one final – and imagined – address to the people of Hong Kong. We can dream. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Before boarding his plane at Chek Lap Kok, NPC chairman Zhang Dejiang makes one final – and imagined – address to the people of Hong Kong. We can dream. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Before boarding his plane at Chek Lap Kok, NPC chairman Zhang Dejiang makes one final – and imagined – address to the people of Hong Kong. We can dream. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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