torsdag 29. september 2016

‘Independence is not an option’: meet the star of Hong Kong's pro-Beijing party

He is one of the rising stars of Hong Kong’s most unabashedly pro-Beijing party. But ask Holden Chow who his political inspirations are and it’s not the architect of Communist China, Mao Zedong, he name checks but that of New Labour. “Tony Blair was a new figure. A new face. He represented a lot of new thoughts,” muses Chow, a newly elected lawmaker to the former colony’s parliament as he reminisces about his university days in London during the heyday of Blairism. “I recall that he used the term: ‘The third way.’” Read more