Hong Kong broadcaster, media tycoon and former pro-democracy legislator Albert Cheng King-hon in Vancouver, where he returned to live in January. “Here, everybody is a nobody,” he says. Photo: Ian Young

Why pro-democracy star Albert Cheng ‘sold everything’ in Hong Kong and returned to Vancouver

  • The celebrity democrat, broadcaster, media tycoon and ex-legislator returned to Vancouver to live for good eight months ago
  • But he promptly ended his 26-year Vancouver radio show amid the Hong Kong unrest, tired of trying to win over patriotic Chinese he fears find him ‘disgusting’
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Hong Kong broadcaster, media tycoon and former pro-democracy legislator Albert Cheng King-hon in Vancouver, where he returned to live in January. “Here, everybody is a nobody,” he says. Photo: Ian Young
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The Hongcouver by Ian Young

Vancouver’s Hong Kong protesters think they’re being watched. They’re right – but by whom?

  • Suspicion of surveillance is endemic among the protest movement in Vancouver, amid fears of retribution

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