Former financial secretary John Tsang Chun-wah during an interview in 2018. Photo: David Wong
Albert Cheng
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Albert Cheng

Hong Kong needs a new chief executive and a new start. Let it be John Tsang

  • Carrie Lam is still waiting for the IPCC to submit its report on police conduct, when even international experts raise doubts about the police watchdog. A new chief executive needs to step in and set up an independent investigation

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Former financial secretary John Tsang Chun-wah during an interview in 2018. Photo: David Wong
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Police in Hong Kong clearing out demonstrators after injuring a protester with a live round on November 11. Pushing the city into chaos would allow Beijing to send in troops and take control, but would mark the beginning of the end. Photo: Kyodo
Minxin Pei
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Minxin Pei

Beijing’s plan to tighten its grip on Hong Kong could spell the end of China’s economic dream

  • Beijing vows to change Hong Kong’s political appointment process, pass security laws and push patriotism in education – ideas that Hongkongers have protested
  • Shutting down Hong Kong would sever China’s access to global financial services, bring on sanctions and spark countries to join the US’ effort to contain China

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Police in Hong Kong clearing out demonstrators after injuring a protester with a live round on November 11. Pushing the city into chaos would allow Beijing to send in troops and take control, but would mark the beginning of the end. Photo: Kyodo
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