Lawmaker Hilton Cheong-Leen speaks at the Legislative Council in 1979. Photo: SCMP
Lawmaker Hilton Cheong-Leen speaks at the Legislative Council in 1979. Photo: SCMP

Hilton Cheong-Leen, political stalwart known as the ‘mayor of Hong Kong’, dies aged 99

  • Cheong-Leen had been involved in the city’s civic affairs for decades, starting in 1957
  • ‘We will have incredible memories of his ability to help so many people in his lifetime. A truly magnificent leader and a great, heroic dad to us,’ his daughter says

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Lawmaker Hilton Cheong-Leen speaks at the Legislative Council in 1979. Photo: SCMP
Lawmaker Hilton Cheong-Leen speaks at the Legislative Council in 1979. Photo: SCMP
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