Xi Jinping's visit may have had little substance but confirmed the near equality with the US that China is now widely assumed to possess. Photo: AP
Philip Bowring
Opinion

Opinion

Philip Bowring

The limits of Chinese parochialism

Philip Bowring says while Beijing must see itself as more than an Asian power and play a positive role in world affairs, Hong Kong must get over its fixation with mainland China and the West

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Xi Jinping's visit may have had little substance but confirmed the near equality with the US that China is now widely assumed to possess. Photo: AP
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