The central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP The central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
The central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

The Hong Kong government has been accused of ‘calling a deer a horse’ – but where did the expression originate?

  • The ancient Chinese expression was used by pro-democracy legislators in a letter to Chief Executive Carrie Lam
  • It recalls an episode from more than 2,000 years ago and refers to the deliberate peddling of a falsehood

The central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP The central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
The central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
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