Members of a Hindu temple and non-profit organisation distribute free face masks and hand sanitiser to citizens over 60 in Tsim Sha Tsui on March 10. As the government scrambled to secure the supply of face masks, various groups used their own means to source and distribute them. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Members of a Hindu temple and non-profit organisation distribute free face masks and hand sanitiser to citizens over 60 in Tsim Sha Tsui on March 10. As the government scrambled to secure the supply of face masks, various groups used their own means to source and distribute them. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Members of a Hindu temple and non-profit organisation distribute free face masks and hand sanitiser to citizens over 60 in Tsim Sha Tsui on March 10. As the government scrambled to secure the supply of face masks, various groups used their own means to source and distribute them. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Michael Chugani
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Michael Chugani

Coronavirus: in the absence of Singapore-style leadership, Hongkongers are rediscovering their can-do spirit

  • Not only does Hong Kong’s leader lack the credibility to begin a television address with ‘my fellow Hongkongers’, the government’s inadequate handling of the crisis has pushed the city’s residents to draw on their own resources

Members of a Hindu temple and non-profit organisation distribute free face masks and hand sanitiser to citizens over 60 in Tsim Sha Tsui on March 10. As the government scrambled to secure the supply of face masks, various groups used their own means to source and distribute them. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Members of a Hindu temple and non-profit organisation distribute free face masks and hand sanitiser to citizens over 60 in Tsim Sha Tsui on March 10. As the government scrambled to secure the supply of face masks, various groups used their own means to source and distribute them. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Members of a Hindu temple and non-profit organisation distribute free face masks and hand sanitiser to citizens over 60 in Tsim Sha Tsui on March 10. As the government scrambled to secure the supply of face masks, various groups used their own means to source and distribute them. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Michael Chugani

Michael Chugani

Michael Chugani is a Hong Kong journalist and TV show host