Residents receive Covid-19 testing kits at the Tsz Ching Estate in Tsz Wan Shan on July 28. It is easy to understand why people might feel anxious these days amid lingering concerns over the pandemic and Hong Kong’s precarious position in the US-China rivalry. Photo: Felix Wong Residents receive Covid-19 testing kits at the Tsz Ching Estate in Tsz Wan Shan on July 28. It is easy to understand why people might feel anxious these days amid lingering concerns over the pandemic and Hong Kong’s precarious position in the US-China rivalry. Photo: Felix Wong
Residents receive Covid-19 testing kits at the Tsz Ching Estate in Tsz Wan Shan on July 28. It is easy to understand why people might feel anxious these days amid lingering concerns over the pandemic and Hong Kong’s precarious position in the US-China rivalry. Photo: Felix Wong
Christine Loh
Opinion

Opinion

Christine Loh

Hong Kong third wave: bravery and innovation will guide the city through the Covid-19 storm

  • It is easy to feel anxious about the state of the world as people know their lives are being tossed around by forces beyond their control
  • In fighting Covid-19, Hong Kong can point to distinguished examples of ingenuity, among them our public health experts’ cutting-edge research that contributes to the global effort

Residents receive Covid-19 testing kits at the Tsz Ching Estate in Tsz Wan Shan on July 28. It is easy to understand why people might feel anxious these days amid lingering concerns over the pandemic and Hong Kong’s precarious position in the US-China rivalry. Photo: Felix Wong Residents receive Covid-19 testing kits at the Tsz Ching Estate in Tsz Wan Shan on July 28. It is easy to understand why people might feel anxious these days amid lingering concerns over the pandemic and Hong Kong’s precarious position in the US-China rivalry. Photo: Felix Wong
Residents receive Covid-19 testing kits at the Tsz Ching Estate in Tsz Wan Shan on July 28. It is easy to understand why people might feel anxious these days amid lingering concerns over the pandemic and Hong Kong’s precarious position in the US-China rivalry. Photo: Felix Wong
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Christine Loh

Christine Loh

Christine Loh is chief development strategist and adjunct professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s Institute of the Environment and Division of Environment and Sustainability. She was the former undersecretary for the environment (2012-17), and a former lawmaker. She is also the former CEO of Civic Exchange, a non-profit public policy think tank. She is a lawyer by training, a commodities trader by profession, and an author of many publications.