A protester holds up a hand-shaped prop adorned with the colours of the Chinese flag to protest about the possible enactment of Article 23 of the Basic Law at a rally in Hong Kong on October 1, 2018. NPC delegate Peter Wong’s support of national security legislation made him unpopular in some quarters. Photo: AFP
Bernard Chan
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Bernard Chan

In politically polarised Hong Kong, hurtful response to NPC delegate’s death highlights the decline of civility

  • While frictions over political and economic issues will continue to rise in Hong Kong, vicious personal attacks, like those directed at Peter Wong Man-kong on his death, serve little purpose

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A protester holds up a hand-shaped prop adorned with the colours of the Chinese flag to protest about the possible enactment of Article 23 of the Basic Law at a rally in Hong Kong on October 1, 2018. NPC delegate Peter Wong’s support of national security legislation made him unpopular in some quarters. Photo: AFP
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Bernard Chan

Bernard Chan

Bernard Charnwut Chan, born in 1965, is a Hong Kong politician and businessman. He is the grandson of Chin Sophonpanich, the late founder of Bangkok Bank. He is currently convenor of Hong Kong's Executive Council.