Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (centre) and top officials at a press conference on August 5. Photo: Sam Tsang
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

No good can come when a leader neglects their duty, whether in Hong Kong or imperial China

  • For almost 30 years in the Ming dynasty, the Chinese government was almost brought to a standstill
  • An absent emperor was behind the deadlock and his misrule hastened the demise of the once prosperous era

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (centre) and top officials at a press conference on August 5. Photo: Sam Tsang
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