Hong Kong’s Chek Lap Kok international airport was built in the 1990s. Construction project manager Roger Elstow stands in the as yet unbuilt the passenger terminal. Hong Kong’s Chek Lap Kok international airport was built in the 1990s. Construction project manager Roger Elstow stands in the as yet unbuilt the passenger terminal.
Hong Kong’s Chek Lap Kok international airport was built in the 1990s. Construction project manager Roger Elstow stands in the as yet unbuilt the passenger terminal.
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Hong Kong in the 1990s: a new airport, handover fears, Chris Patten, the BN(O) passport, David Tang, and the British recession refugees and chancers

  • Hong Kong was a different place in the 1990s, a city experiencing the dying years of British colonial rule
  • It was a boom time of giant construction projects, David Tang’s China chic, and a last hurrah for economic refugees and chancers arriving visa-free from the UK

Hong Kong’s Chek Lap Kok international airport was built in the 1990s. Construction project manager Roger Elstow stands in the as yet unbuilt the passenger terminal. Hong Kong’s Chek Lap Kok international airport was built in the 1990s. Construction project manager Roger Elstow stands in the as yet unbuilt the passenger terminal.
Hong Kong’s Chek Lap Kok international airport was built in the 1990s. Construction project manager Roger Elstow stands in the as yet unbuilt the passenger terminal.
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