Hong Kong occupies a special role as part of China yet standing outside it, and the escalating rivalry between Washington and Beijing calls for a strengthening of its distinct institutions, including finance. Photo: EPA
Mark Clifford
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The View by Mark Clifford

Hong Kong is caught between China and the US in their new cold war – but this isn’t the first time

  • Hong Kong was branded a ‘dying’ city in the darkest days of the Korean war but rose to the occasion. With a new standoff brewing, it must now bolster the institutions that make it unique

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Hong Kong occupies a special role as part of China yet standing outside it, and the escalating rivalry between Washington and Beijing calls for a strengthening of its distinct institutions, including finance. Photo: EPA
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