Commuters were stuck for hours at Tai Wai MTR Station on the Monday after Typhoon Mangkhut. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong did not have a plan for the morning after Typhoon Mangkhut. Blame the government
Albert Cheng says government officials have again proved that they live in an ivory tower. Carrie Lam’s administration failed to consider what the Monday morning after the super typhoon would be like for the thousands of Hongkongers facing long commutes
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".