Hong Kong Action Hero Jackie Chan Eager To Join Communist Party

Hong Kong Action Hero Jackie Chan Eager To Join Communist Party

Since 2013, Chan has served as a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

Andrew H. Sweet
Andrew H. Sweet

Chan was quoted as saying at a forum in Beijing, "I can see the greatness of" the ruling party and it "will deliver what it says, and what it promises in less than 100 years, but only a few decades."

Chan's remarks have "reflected Hong Kong elites' increasingly objective and rational understanding" of the party, the Global Times quoted experts as saying.

Beijing has recently taken strict actions against Hong Kong since large-scale protests sparked by a now-withdrawn bill allowing extraditions to the mainland morphed into a pro-democracy movement in 2019.

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