The flags of Hong Kong, China, and the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, outside the city’s stock exchange. Hong Kong is still the most competitive and free economy in the world, but this standing is under threat. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong’s Lion Rock spirit is being eroded by its toxic, localised politics

Andrew Sheng says an increasingly inward-looking trend is holding back Hong Kong and, unless a wider social consensus is found, it risks being left behind by rising mainland rivals

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The flags of Hong Kong, China, and the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, outside the city’s stock exchange. Hong Kong is still the most competitive and free economy in the world, but this standing is under threat. Photo: Reuters
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