Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu perfectly timed his trip to Hong Kong and the mainland to coincide with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s tour of the Pacific. What would Hong Kong politics be like if more of the city’s politicians had Han’s shrewdness and savvy? Photo: AP
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

What Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu’s perfectly timed trip to Hong Kong reveals about Beijing

  • Kaohsiung’s Han Kuo-yu pulled off an impressive political tightrope walk during his trip to Hong Kong and the mainland. But the success of his visit and a remark by Hong Kong lawmaker Abraham Razack also speak volumes about Beijing’s tolerance

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Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu perfectly timed his trip to Hong Kong and the mainland to coincide with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s tour of the Pacific. What would Hong Kong politics be like if more of the city’s politicians had Han’s shrewdness and savvy? Photo: AP
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