Barges with banners that read “Celebrating the return of Hong Kong” sail in Victoria Harbour on the 23rd anniversary of the handover on July 1, a day after the national security law was enacted. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Barges with banners that read “Celebrating the return of Hong Kong” sail in Victoria Harbour on the 23rd anniversary of the handover on July 1, a day after the national security law was enacted. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Barges with banners that read “Celebrating the return of Hong Kong” sail in Victoria Harbour on the 23rd anniversary of the handover on July 1, a day after the national security law was enacted. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Bernard Chan
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Opinion

Bernard Chan

With the national security law in place, Hong Kong’s future is more promising than ever

  • Security and stability is good for business and ends the political gridlock distracting the government. Even the threat of US sanctions seems to be receding. The new law also makes China feel more secure about Hong Kong

Barges with banners that read “Celebrating the return of Hong Kong” sail in Victoria Harbour on the 23rd anniversary of the handover on July 1, a day after the national security law was enacted. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Barges with banners that read “Celebrating the return of Hong Kong” sail in Victoria Harbour on the 23rd anniversary of the handover on July 1, a day after the national security law was enacted. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Barges with banners that read “Celebrating the return of Hong Kong” sail in Victoria Harbour on the 23rd anniversary of the handover on July 1, a day after the national security law was enacted. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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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.