Paul Yip Kwok-wah is a former special adviser to Hong Kong’s first chief executive Tung Chee-hwa. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

The Hong Kong group of professionals tasked by Beijing in 1980s to study city pre-handover

  • Paul Yip led a research bid commissioned by the HKMAO to lend insight on British decolonialisation process
  • Democrat Albert Ho, also a group member, recalls how their views were welcomed and respected by central government
Topic |   40 years of reform and opening up

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Paul Yip Kwok-wah is a former special adviser to Hong Kong’s first chief executive Tung Chee-hwa. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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