John Chan says frustration lies ahead for the minority group of legislators and activists who object to almost every major proposal for the sake of opposing the government, as their campaign can only fail

Pity the Hong Kong people who cannot accept the reality of China’s sovereignty

John Chan says frustration lies ahead for the minority group of legislators and activists who object to almost every major proposal for the sake of opposing the government, as their campaign can only fail

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John Chan says frustration lies ahead for the minority group of legislators and activists who object to almost every major proposal for the sake of opposing the government, as their campaign can only fail
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John Chan

John Chan

John Chan is a founding member of the Democratic Party, and also of its predecessor, the United Democrats of Hong Kong. A keen observer of local politics, he has been a regular commentator in the local press since the late 1980s. He worked briefly as a civil servant in the colonial government before turning to law. As a solicitor, he worked extensively on the mainland during the early years of China’s economic reform, where he gained an in-depth understanding of China's political, economic and social development.