Protesters run for cover after riot police fire tear gas outside Polytechnic University, in Hung Hom, in November. Photo: AFP Protesters run for cover after riot police fire tear gas outside Polytechnic University, in Hung Hom, in November. Photo: AFP
Protesters run for cover after riot police fire tear gas outside Polytechnic University, in Hung Hom, in November. Photo: AFP
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

‘Misfortunes do not strike only once’: the ancient Chinese phrase Hongkongers know only too well

  • The origins of the saying lie in an anthology of historical morality tales, Garden of Persuasions
  • In one story, the Han state was hit by triple disaster of war, hunger and death of its ruler

Protesters run for cover after riot police fire tear gas outside Polytechnic University, in Hung Hom, in November. Photo: AFP Protesters run for cover after riot police fire tear gas outside Polytechnic University, in Hung Hom, in November. Photo: AFP
Protesters run for cover after riot police fire tear gas outside Polytechnic University, in Hung Hom, in November. Photo: AFP
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