The furore over the now-shelved extradition bill has been gripping the city for months. But on a brighter note, Chan Tong-kai, the murder suspect at the centre of the controversy, plans to surrender himself to Taiwan after serving his jail term for related offences in Hong Kong. While it cannot undo the havoc sparked by his escape after the murder of his pregnant girlfriend Poon Hiu-wing in Taipei, it is a right step to take, not just for his conscience and justice, but also for the sake of…
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