Novelist Louis Cha, who died in October, was famous for his wuxia novels, published under the pseudonym Jin Yong, and also as a publisher and commentator. Photo: Oliver Tsang

Hong Kong mourned the loss of a number of major figures in 2018, marking the end of an era for some, but others say a new generation have much to learn from the departed

  • Sinologist Jao Tsung-i, Nobel Physics laureate Charles Kao and writer Louis Cha were among those who died this year
  • ‘Godfather of Hong Kong politics’ Chung Sze-yuen embodied a frankness and independence that was melded with pragmatism in the pre-handover era
Topic |   2018 in review

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Novelist Louis Cha, who died in October, was famous for his wuxia novels, published under the pseudonym Jin Yong, and also as a publisher and commentator. Photo: Oliver Tsang
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