Then chief-executive hopeful Carrie Lam and Wu Chi-wai, chair of the Democratic Party, meet at the Legislative Council in Tamar on February 9. Lam won the March 26 chief executive election with 777 votes. Photo: Dickson Lee

Will Hong Kong’s Democrats see reason, or push the city towards futility?

Philip Yeung calls on party chair Wu Chi-wai to compromise, as his all-or-nothing stance with the incoming Hong Kong chief executive risks putting the city’s future on hold while the pan-democrats play politics

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Then chief-executive hopeful Carrie Lam and Wu Chi-wai, chair of the Democratic Party, meet at the Legislative Council in Tamar on February 9. Lam won the March 26 chief executive election with 777 votes. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Philip Yeung

Philip Yeung

Philip Yeung is a former speech-writer to the president of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and currently a freelance speech-writer and ghostwriter to local civic and government leaders. He is a guest lecturer at various tertiary institutions in Hong Kong and mainland China on public speaking and academic writing. He was educated at the University of Toronto.