Hong Kong’s Transport and Housing Secretary Frank Chan Fan (second right) answers a media query, while looking on are (from left) Constitutional and Mainland Affairs chief Patrick Nip Tak-kuen; Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Security minister John Lee Ka-chiu, at Tamar on November 18. Photo: Edward Wong

Paying for express rail tickets in renminbi at West Kowloon would only deepen mainlandisation fears

Michael Chugani is aghast that the Hong Kong transport secretary is open to using renminbi as the currency for high-speed railway tickets, as this would only play into the hands of those fanning fears over the joint immigration checkpoint

Topic |   Hong Kong high-speed rail

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Hong Kong’s Transport and Housing Secretary Frank Chan Fan (second right) answers a media query, while looking on are (from left) Constitutional and Mainland Affairs chief Patrick Nip Tak-kuen; Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Security minister John Lee Ka-chiu, at Tamar on November 18. Photo: Edward Wong
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