Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is greeted by protests as she arrives at the Legislative Council on October 16 in an attempt to deliver her policy address. In the end, she was forced to deliver it in a televised address. Photo: Reuters
Nicholas Gordon
Opinion

Opinion

Nicholas Gordon

Joshua Wong’s election ban shows Hong Kong needs to plan now for democratic reform, not wait until officials say the time is right

  • If anything, the protest movement has succeeded in putting political reform back on the table. To seize this opportunity and avoid another fiasco like in 2015, those who want electoral reform must start preparing workable strategies now

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is greeted by protests as she arrives at the Legislative Council on October 16 in an attempt to deliver her policy address. In the end, she was forced to deliver it in a televised address. Photo: Reuters
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People wait for a bus near Kwun Tong MTR station, which was closed after vandalism. Photo: Reuters
Siddiq Bazarwala
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Opinion

Siddiq Bazarwala

What do the 4 million working Hongkongers think of the protests? They must speak out to help end the chaos

  • Hong Kong’s transport industry has become a core battleground between the protesters and Beijing. Ordinary working Hongkongers whose lives have been disrupted by the protests must stand up, and be seen and heard

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People wait for a bus near Kwun Tong MTR station, which was closed after vandalism. Photo: Reuters
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