Tao Siju is perhaps most remembered for his remark during a visit to Hong Kong in 1993 that “the mob is not a monolithic whole, some of them are patriotic and love Hong Kong”. Photo: SCMP

Minister who saw patriots in Hong Kong’s ‘mob’: Tao Siju dies in Beijing at 81

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Tao Siju is perhaps most remembered for his remark during a visit to Hong Kong in 1993 that “the mob is not a monolithic whole, some of them are patriotic and love Hong Kong”. Photo: SCMP
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