People hold candles during the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, outside the British Consulate-General, in Hong Kong on September 19, 2022. Photo: Reuters
People hold candles during the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, outside the British Consulate-General, in Hong Kong on September 19, 2022. Photo: Reuters
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Rushing headlong into ‘decolonisation’ risks erasure of our history

  • Maintaining some elements of Hong Kong’s colonial past can serve as a way of reflecting on the city’s legacy as it looks to the future

People hold candles during the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, outside the British Consulate-General, in Hong Kong on September 19, 2022. Photo: Reuters
People hold candles during the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, outside the British Consulate-General, in Hong Kong on September 19, 2022. Photo: Reuters
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