Lawmaker Ted Hui has apologised for grabbing the phone of a civil servant without her consent. Photo: Nora Tam
Phone-snatch row: Hong Kong lawmaker Ted Hui should have resigned to keep his dignity
Albert Cheng says the Democratic Party legislator is owed some loyalty by fellow democrats who failed to defend him from unfair criticism, but what he did was wrong and he should have taken responsibility for his rash behaviour
Ir. Albert Cheng is the founder of Digital Broadcasting Corporation Hong Kong Limited, a current affairs commentator and columnist. He was formerly a direct elected Hong Kong SAR legislative councillor. Mr Cheng was voted by Time Magazine in 1997 as one of "the 25 most influential people in new Hong Kong" and selected by Business Week in 1998 as one of "the 50 stars of Asia".