Graffiti apologising for vandalism carried out on a Bank of East Asia branch in Mong Kok on October 20. Protesters are believed to have mistaken it as being mainland-linked. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong protests: what kind of global financial centre smashes up banks?

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Graffiti apologising for vandalism carried out on a Bank of East Asia branch in Mong Kok on October 20. Protesters are believed to have mistaken it as being mainland-linked. Photo: Handout
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Businesses and people with ties to mainland China have been in the firing line of a nativist group of protesters. Illustration: Henry Wong

Taking aim at China: why Hong Kong ‘radicals’ have turned on mainland Chinese targets

  • Businesses and people with ties to mainland China have been in the firing line of a nativist group of protesters, observers say
  • But it’s no coincidence to see an ‘anti-China’ sentiment in the city, given various factors from a loss of autonomy to high housing prices, others say
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Businesses and people with ties to mainland China have been in the firing line of a nativist group of protesters. Illustration: Henry Wong
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