Around 50,000 protesters gather outside the then Legislative Council building to demonstrate against chief executive Tung Chee-hwa’s handling of an anti-subversion bill based on Article 23, on July 9, 2003. That came days after 500,000 people joined the annual July 1 march to make it the city’s largest ever protest. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Hong Kong must safeguard ‘one country’ for the sake of ‘two systems’

Andrew Leung says young Hongkongers’ identity crisis stems from a weak sense of nationhood, and a clever strategy to better protect ‘two systems’ would be to build trust with Beijing and benefit from its economic progress

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Around 50,000 protesters gather outside the then Legislative Council building to demonstrate against chief executive Tung Chee-hwa’s handling of an anti-subversion bill based on Article 23, on July 9, 2003. That came days after 500,000 people joined the annual July 1 march to make it the city’s largest ever protest. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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