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Cheah Cheng Hye
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Cheah Cheng Hye

Turmoil gives Hong Kong its best chance for badly needed political and economic reforms since 1997

  • Amid the crisis comes a chance to start afresh, agree on some form of electoral democracy and press on with social and economic reforms in housing and jobs. It is time for Hong Kong to stop being governed by cartels and caretakers

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Hong Kong has to save itself and every Hongkonger is in this together – a sentiment expressed by a protester on July 1. Photo: Bloomberg
David Dodwell
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Inside Out by David Dodwell

It is up to Hong Kong to end this leaderless drift and save itself

  • The government needs to crawl out of its bunker and show it is not a puppet leader. The protesters need to make clear their concerns and reach for solutions. A leaderless drift will only allow thugs and hardliners to take brutal control – as happened with Tiananmen

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Hong Kong has to save itself and every Hongkonger is in this together – a sentiment expressed by a protester on July 1. Photo: Bloomberg
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