Protesters raise a Hong Kong colonial flag as thousands of people rally earlier this month against the latest NPC interpretation of the Basic Law. Photo: AP

For restless Hong Kong, revolt against Beijing is futile

Regina Ip says the separatist push by a minority of Hong Kong people – played out in legislators’ oath-taking row – must be nipped in the bud. The city’s pursuit of democracy will fail if it becomes a masquerade for separatism

Topic |   Hong Kong localism and independence

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Protesters raise a Hong Kong colonial flag as thousands of people rally earlier this month against the latest NPC interpretation of the Basic Law. Photo: AP
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