Then president Jiang Zemin smiles through the rain, and waves to a crowd on his arrival in Hong Kong on June 30, 1997. Photo: Reuters
Then president Jiang Zemin smiles through the rain, and waves to a crowd on his arrival in Hong Kong on June 30, 1997. Photo: Reuters
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Jiang Zemin’s journey from transitional figure to transformational leader a fitting legacy for Hong Kong

  • Initially considered a compromise candidate, the late president led Hong Kong and China into a new era
  • Now, as our city begins another chapter, we could use more of Jiang’s underdog spirit

Then president Jiang Zemin smiles through the rain, and waves to a crowd on his arrival in Hong Kong on June 30, 1997. Photo: Reuters
Then president Jiang Zemin smiles through the rain, and waves to a crowd on his arrival in Hong Kong on June 30, 1997. Photo: Reuters
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