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Rallying Against Extradition: Can Hong Kong's Protests Against Chinese Influence Strengthen Local Identity?

The Hong Kong government’s proposed amendment to the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation Bill in February 2019, has thrown the Chinese territory into its largest legitimacy crisis since its handover from Britain to China in 1997.

Seismic Shifts in Hong Kong Politics

The victory of six localist candidates in the 2016 Legislative Council election in Hong Kong reflects the significant changes taking place in the sociopolitical landscape of this former British colony. Espousing local interests and challenging the Chinese encroachment on local politics and economy, the localists have found considerable support among certain sections of the Hong Kong public.

Can Singapore Be a Hong Kong to India?

Can Singapore with its spare investible resources and expertise in building infrastructure act as a window of investment to eastern India as Hong Kong has been to southern China, making the latter a hub of great industrial activity? Much depends on the political leadership in India, at the centre and in the concerned states.
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