Former chief secretary under British colonial rule, David Akers-Jones. Photo: David Wong
Former chief secretary under British colonial rule, David Akers-Jones. Photo: David Wong
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David Akers-Jones, Hong Kong’s former chief secretary under British colonial rule, dies at 92

  • Political heavyweight is remembered fondly by former colleagues who say his heart was always with Hong Kong long after retirement
  • He is known for the development of new towns such as Sha Tin and Yuen Long, and has received the city’s highest honour, the Grand Bauhinia Medal

Former chief secretary under British colonial rule, David Akers-Jones. Photo: David Wong
Former chief secretary under British colonial rule, David Akers-Jones. Photo: David Wong
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