A student protests against the introduction of national education in 2012. In the past few years, young people’s dissatisfaction with the status quo has grown. Photo: EPA
Regina Ip
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Regina Ip

Why talk of an independent Hong Kong fails the test of reality

Regina Ip says Hong Kong’s history shows clearly that it never had the kind of autonomy advocates of independence seek, and while the students can be naive, the adults should really know better

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A student protests against the introduction of national education in 2012. In the past few years, young people’s dissatisfaction with the status quo has grown. Photo: EPA
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