Hong Kong’s last governor Chris Patten’s car exits Government House on June 30, 1997. Photo: AP Hong Kong’s last governor Chris Patten’s car exits Government House on June 30, 1997. Photo: AP
Hong Kong’s last governor Chris Patten’s car exits Government House on June 30, 1997. Photo: AP
History

How ‘bad feng shui’ at Government House prompted Hong Kong’s first chief executive Tung Chee-hwa to abandon official residence

  • Government rented property next to Tung’s own second-floor flat in Grenville House for HK$120,000 a month to expand floor area, archives reveal
  • Master practitioners had said nearby Bank of China Tower resembled a blade in shape, a design that would bring bad luck

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Hong Kong’s last governor Chris Patten’s car exits Government House on June 30, 1997. Photo: AP Hong Kong’s last governor Chris Patten’s car exits Government House on June 30, 1997. Photo: AP
Hong Kong’s last governor Chris Patten’s car exits Government House on June 30, 1997. Photo: AP
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