Chinese President Xi Jinping, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Macau Chief Executive Fernando Chui arrive for the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, on October 23. Photo: Reuters Chinese President Xi Jinping, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Macau Chief Executive Fernando Chui arrive for the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, on October 23. Photo: Reuters
Chinese President Xi Jinping, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Macau Chief Executive Fernando Chui arrive for the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, on October 23. Photo: Reuters

Letters | Why Hong Kong may be waiting a long time for real democracy

  • If there are no constraints on government power, democracy will be eliminated as a threat to government
  • Hong Kong may find it difficult to see genuine democracy which allows politicians with different ideologies to participate in state affairs

Topic |   Hong Kong political reform
Chinese President Xi Jinping, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Macau Chief Executive Fernando Chui arrive for the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, on October 23. Photo: Reuters Chinese President Xi Jinping, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Macau Chief Executive Fernando Chui arrive for the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, on October 23. Photo: Reuters
Chinese President Xi Jinping, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Macau Chief Executive Fernando Chui arrive for the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, on October 23. Photo: Reuters
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