Editorial : Restore the rule of law in the new year

【明報專訊】THE coming of the 2020s should have been accompanied by an atmosphere of vigour, as it marks the beginning of a new year as well as a new decade. However, given the anxiety, anger and turmoil Hong Kong has witnessed over the past six months or so, so much so that even the countdown on New Year's Eve was cancelled, it does not seem that many people really look forward to the new year and decade.