A staff member cleans one of HSBC’s historic lion sculptures ahead of their unveiling outside the bank’s headquarters in Central on October 22. The sculptures were restored after suffering damage during last year’s protests. HSBC has come under increased scrutiny of late amid US sanctions and fears that China might place it on an “unreliable entities” list. Photo: Felix Wong A staff member cleans one of HSBC’s historic lion sculptures ahead of their unveiling outside the bank’s headquarters in Central on October 22. The sculptures were restored after suffering damage during last year’s protests. HSBC has come under increased scrutiny of late amid US sanctions and fears that China might place it on an “unreliable entities” list. Photo: Felix Wong
A staff member cleans one of HSBC’s historic lion sculptures ahead of their unveiling outside the bank’s headquarters in Central on October 22. The sculptures were restored after suffering damage during last year’s protests. HSBC has come under increased scrutiny of late amid US sanctions and fears that China might place it on an “unreliable entities” list. Photo: Felix Wong
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Hong Kong as China’s Jersey? How mainland China can still find a use for our city

  • Corporate change is gripping Hong Kong as our integration into China is being accelerated by the coronavirus and the national security law
  • Mainland influence in banking, aviation and other sectors suggests that the Hong Kong economy will be more domestically focused than the global entrepot it once was

A staff member cleans one of HSBC’s historic lion sculptures ahead of their unveiling outside the bank’s headquarters in Central on October 22. The sculptures were restored after suffering damage during last year’s protests. HSBC has come under increased scrutiny of late amid US sanctions and fears that China might place it on an “unreliable entities” list. Photo: Felix Wong A staff member cleans one of HSBC’s historic lion sculptures ahead of their unveiling outside the bank’s headquarters in Central on October 22. The sculptures were restored after suffering damage during last year’s protests. HSBC has come under increased scrutiny of late amid US sanctions and fears that China might place it on an “unreliable entities” list. Photo: Felix Wong
A staff member cleans one of HSBC’s historic lion sculptures ahead of their unveiling outside the bank’s headquarters in Central on October 22. The sculptures were restored after suffering damage during last year’s protests. HSBC has come under increased scrutiny of late amid US sanctions and fears that China might place it on an “unreliable entities” list. Photo: Felix Wong
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