At long last, the extradition bill that has embroiled the city in its worst turmoil since reunification will be formally withdrawn. Belated as it is, the decision is badly needed to take the heat out of an escalating crisis and, hopefully, will pave the way to restoring order and stability.While the change of heart by Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor will not please everyone, protesters would be wise to show similar goodwill if compromise and reconciliation are to be reached…
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