Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at the Symposium on Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area in Hong Kong on February 21. The central government announced the blueprint on February 19. Photo: Sam Tsang
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Calm down, the Greater Bay Area spells neither doom nor salvation for Hong Kong

  • Hongkongers would appreciate the government spelling out the plan to link cities in Pearl River Delta region in pragmatic terms instead of indulging in grandiose sloganeering. Meanwhile, the usual predictions of doom also ring hollow

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at the Symposium on Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area in Hong Kong on February 21. The central government announced the blueprint on February 19. Photo: Sam Tsang
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The Hangzhou Grand Theatre and the city’s InterContinental hotel. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong democrats to visit Shanghai and Hangzhou to ‘scout the competition’ around China

  • Pro-democracy lawmakers agree to join economic research trip to Yangtze River Delta in April, but say it does not mean any greater prospect of dialogue with Beijing on political reform
Topic |   Legislative Council of Hong Kong

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The Hangzhou Grand Theatre and the city’s InterContinental hotel. Photo: Handout
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