People gather next to flowers placed as a tribute for Queen Elizabeth outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong on September 10. Photo: AFP
People gather next to flowers placed as a tribute for Queen Elizabeth outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong on September 10. Photo: AFP
Phil C. W. Chan
Opinion

Opinion

Phil C. W. Chan

Commonwealth and global grief are testament to Queen Elizabeth’s enduring legacy

  • The queen was a symbol of constancy and stability amid 70 years of change, and Hongkongers join the rest of the world in mourning her passing
  • The challenges facing the Commonwealth in optimising its relevance and sustaining its unity will go some way to determining whether King Charles’ reign is a success

People gather next to flowers placed as a tribute for Queen Elizabeth outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong on September 10. Photo: AFP
People gather next to flowers placed as a tribute for Queen Elizabeth outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong on September 10. Photo: AFP
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