My Take by Alex Lo
Lawmakers can’t rely and act on news stories alone
- Responsible parliamentarians the world over would interrogate or investigate the relevant government departments when they read worrisome news reports, which are just the starting point for inquiry, not confirmed evidence
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.