Protesters hold up a US flag at an anti-government rally in Hong Kong on December 1 last year. Photo: AP Protesters hold up a US flag at an anti-government rally in Hong Kong on December 1 last year. Photo: AP
Protesters hold up a US flag at an anti-government rally in Hong Kong on December 1 last year. Photo: AP
Bernard Chan
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Bernard Chan

Opposition activists can dream, but it’s still business as usual for the US and Hong Kong

  • The possibility of any disruption to Hong Kong’s economic relations with the US is worrying. But despite hawkish rhetoric and the passage of the Human Rights and Democracy act, there is considerable goodwill in the US towards Hong Kong

Protesters hold up a US flag at an anti-government rally in Hong Kong on December 1 last year. Photo: AP Protesters hold up a US flag at an anti-government rally in Hong Kong on December 1 last year. Photo: AP
Protesters hold up a US flag at an anti-government rally in Hong Kong on December 1 last year. Photo: AP
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Bernard Chan

Bernard Chan

Bernard Charnwut Chan, born in 1965, is a Hong Kong politician and businessman. He is the grandson of Chin Sophonpanich, the late founder of Bangkok Bank. He is currently convenor of Hong Kong's Executive Council.