People walk across a main street in Central. Beijing has dispatched many researchers and officials to talk to people from all walks of life in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
Gary Cheung
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Gary Cheung

A softer, gentler Beijing shows its good grasp of what’s ailing Hong Kong

Gary Cheung says top leaders’ professions of trust in Hong Kong people to deal with their own problems, which erupted into violence in Mong Kok, may surprise those who believe Beijing to be clueless

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People walk across a main street in Central. Beijing has dispatched many researchers and officials to talk to people from all walks of life in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
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