Seen & Heard September 23: John Tsang, Wang Zhenmin, Edwin Choy

You don’t mess with your boss, the Chinese government, and the ‘Pharisees’.

Photo credit: RTHK

Don’t blame the boss

“You always agree with your boss. No question about it.”

Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah (曾俊華) ‘defending’ CY Leung during a press conference on Wang Chau development.


No animal shall kill any other animal without cause

“Shouldn’t our central government show concerns [over the elections]?”

Legal head of Liaison Office Wang Zhenmin (王振民) when asked whether the Liaison Office had interfered in the LegCo elections.


Will ye that I release unto you the King of the Jews?

“Don’t emulate Pontius Pilate.”

Counsel Edwin Choy Wai-bond (蔡維邦) urging court magistrate to make the right ruling on Joshua Wong, Alex Chow and Nathan Law.



Alex Fok is a Harbour Times journalist monitoring Hong Kong’s daily political scene and diplomatic updates. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Economics, Politics and International Studies from University of Warwick and his master’s degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a former committee member of the Warwick-based Hong Kong Public Affairs and Social Service Society (WHKPASS) and was the chief editor of the society’s magazine – PASSTIMES.