My Take by Alex Lo
National anthem law is proving to be the pan-democrats’ Waterloo
- Pan-dems once vowed to oppose the proposed law, which will make disrespecting the anthem a criminal offence
- But now, barring a few diehard holdouts, the opposition will vote in favour of the bill
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.