An injured fisherman is transferred to a stretcher at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, after being rescued by a Royal Air Force Wessex helicopter from the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea in a a 24-hour operation.
Jason Wordie
Opinion

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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

What those disparaging PLA help in post-typhoon Macau forget: armies don’t do disaster relief to look good

Military aid for civilians in emergencies – like that offered to Hongkongers by British garrison in the past – is routine; that critics view PLA’s action after Typhoon Hato as PR exercise shows how little trust there is in government

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An injured fisherman is transferred to a stretcher at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, after being rescued by a Royal Air Force Wessex helicopter from the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea in a a 24-hour operation.
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