Passengers take photographs while crossing the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge towards Hong Kong on October 24. The bridge comes with a hefty price tag, but the economic and other benefits will be enjoyed by generations to come. Photo: Bloomberg
Bernard Chan
Opinion

Opinion

Bernard Chan

Integrating with China won’t diminish Hong Kong’s role, despite what some may think

  • Bernard Chan says economics, not politics, drives Greater Bay Area development, and fears that Hong Kong will become just another Chinese city are unwarranted
  • Critics should see how the plan, now boosted by the newly opened bridge to Macau and Zhuhai, can extend Hong Kong’s economic base

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Passengers take photographs while crossing the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge towards Hong Kong on October 24. The bridge comes with a hefty price tag, but the economic and other benefits will be enjoyed by generations to come. Photo: Bloomberg
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