President Xi Jinping (centre), outgoing Macau leader Fernando Chui (second left) and incoming chief Ho Iat-seng (second right) join performers onstage during a show in the city. Photo: Reuters

Xi Jinping seen as indirectly lecturing Hong Kong as he tells Macau residents to make ‘positive voices’ heard and resolve problems with rationality

  • Xi praises the city’s residents for putting their love of the country and Macau before the core values of democracy, rule of law, human rights and freedom
  • Although he makes no mention of Hong Kong, his remarks are again seen as rebuke of the former British colony, rocked by protests since June
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President Xi Jinping (centre), outgoing Macau leader Fernando Chui (second left) and incoming chief Ho Iat-seng (second right) join performers onstage during a show in the city. Photo: Reuters
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Phila Siu

Phila Siu

Phila Siu, also known as Bobby, has been a journalist since 2009. He has reported on human rights, security, politics, and society in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University and a human rights law master's degree from the University of Hong Kong.

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung joined the Post in 2000, covering fields ranging from politics and the integration between Hong Kong and China. He became assistant editor-in-chief of Ming Pao in 2017 and returned to the Post the following year. He is author of Hong Kong’s Watershed: The 1967 riots (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).