Henry Ho: Think tanks have bigger role to play in HK’s future

As Hong Kong celebrates the 25th anniversary of its reunification with China, numerous articles have been published, illustrating the success of Hong Kong under “one country, […]

Henry Ho: Hong Kong to be relaunched after myths dispelled

At the eve of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong, it is widely acknowledged that the Special Administrative Region (SAR) […]

Henry Ho: A New Chapter for Hong Kong at the Crossroads

May 8 marked the third and most important election in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) under the reformed electoral system guided by the principle […]

Henry Ho: Contempt for judicial independence inflicts great harm on rule of law

To all Hong Kong law students, read all of your British textbooks on Law 101 with caution — the very country which invented common law has exerted undue pressure on […]

Henry Ho: Institutional advantages are key to defeating COVID-19

Hong Kong’s COVID-19 cases have skyrocketed since the Lunar New Year. It is heartbreaking to learn of the passing away of hundreds of our citizens, including […]

Henry Ho: Snow games can deepen trust between China and the world

After 14 years, Beijing is playing host to the Olympic Games again. While most Olympic cities in the world suffered staggering financial losses, or were plagued […]

Henry Ho: Democracy. . . but for whom?

Henry Ho rebuts an editorial in the Economist on democracy in Hong Kong I REFER TO THE article “Pliant patriots” in the Leaders Section of The […]

Henry Ho: New electoral arrangements show original design of political system

This article was the author’s speech at the Symposium of “Strengthening Confidence in True Democracy” held by the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of […]

Henry Ho: How Hong Kong’s civil service can be reformed

Jobs in the civil service have been widely regarded as unbreakable “iron rice bowls”. The civil service force is the backbone of the Hong Kong Special […]