Thinking Aloud

Hong Kong's eternal summer of discontent

Season just got a lot hotter with the recent protests over Carrie Lam's extradition Bill

Summer in Hong Kong is not comfortable.

It is hot, humid and, given the sheer human density of the city, can get very claustrophobic.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 14, 2019, with the headline 'Hong Kong's eternal summer of discontent'. Subscribe