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
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

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