ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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China's Hong Kong Conundrum

The cosy relationship that the Hong Kong establishment cabal had earlier with London and now with Beijing has been broken by the mass protests of university and high school students. China's problem is that animosity in Hong Kong towards Beijing has grown since reunifi cation in 1997; those on the streets seeking an unfettered right to elect their government have grown up after reunification. China cannot now hope that the Hong Kong model will persuade Taiwan to unite with it.

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