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Tai Hing-shing
Opinion

Opinion

Tai Hing-shing

As Hong Kong localists mine Britain’s diplomatic archives, will they unleash a Pandora’s box of problems?

  • Tai Hing-shing says young Hongkongers’ efforts to study declassified British documents are commendable, and could help Hong Kong know its history better. But it is dangerous to rush to rewrite history, and imprudent to regard diplomatic cables as fact before cross-checking them

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