Kenneth Lau (right), chairman of the Heung Yee Kuk, and Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, at the rural organisation’s spring reception, in Sha Tin on February 11. Photo: Nora Tam

Why opium war talk from Hong Kong village leader in China patriotic push was ironic

  • The Heung Yee Kuk’s cherished small-house policy is a legacy of British rule, and would have been unlikely in communist mainland China
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Kenneth Lau (right), chairman of the Heung Yee Kuk, and Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, at the rural organisation’s spring reception, in Sha Tin on February 11. Photo: Nora Tam
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