Turbulent twenties: China’s tightening grip on Hong Kong

On 1 July 2017, Hong Kong marked the 20-year anniversary of the British handover to China. While the past two decades have seen marked economic growth and continued integration with the rest of the world, economic stagnation and social discontent are forming pressure points under the surface. As the Chinese State Council continues to exert control over the city, and manage the mainland’s own relative competitiveness, the future of this financial hub is as uncertain as ever. http://bit.ly/2uZUeVX

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