United States Consul General to Hong Kong, Kurt Tong, at a recent marking the 175th anniversary of the diplomatic mission, pointed out that there are substantial American economic interests in the city and for good reason. Photo: Nora Tam United States Consul General to Hong Kong, Kurt Tong, at a recent marking the 175th anniversary of the diplomatic mission, pointed out that there are substantial American economic interests in the city and for good reason. Photo: Nora Tam
United States Consul General to Hong Kong, Kurt Tong, at a recent marking the 175th anniversary of the diplomatic mission, pointed out that there are substantial American economic interests in the city and for good reason. Photo: Nora Tam
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Strong ties with US provide comfort to city during trade war

  • With America marking the 175th anniversary of its oldest diplomatic mission in Asia, the benefits that both sides enjoy should counter fears that a special arrangement is under threat

United States Consul General to Hong Kong, Kurt Tong, at a recent marking the 175th anniversary of the diplomatic mission, pointed out that there are substantial American economic interests in the city and for good reason. Photo: Nora Tam United States Consul General to Hong Kong, Kurt Tong, at a recent marking the 175th anniversary of the diplomatic mission, pointed out that there are substantial American economic interests in the city and for good reason. Photo: Nora Tam
United States Consul General to Hong Kong, Kurt Tong, at a recent marking the 175th anniversary of the diplomatic mission, pointed out that there are substantial American economic interests in the city and for good reason. Photo: Nora Tam
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