Hong Kong’s top officials and guests attend the flag-raising ceremony for the 23rd anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong SAR, at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai on July 1. On that day in 1997, the crown colony of Hong Kong officially returned to Chinese sovereignty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Hong Kong’s top officials and guests attend the flag-raising ceremony for the 23rd anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong SAR, at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai on July 1. On that day in 1997, the crown colony of Hong Kong officially returned to Chinese sovereignty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Hong Kong’s top officials and guests attend the flag-raising ceremony for the 23rd anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong SAR, at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai on July 1. On that day in 1997, the crown colony of Hong Kong officially returned to Chinese sovereignty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

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Topic |   Racism and prejudice
Hong Kong’s top officials and guests attend the flag-raising ceremony for the 23rd anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong SAR, at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai on July 1. On that day in 1997, the crown colony of Hong Kong officially returned to Chinese sovereignty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Hong Kong’s top officials and guests attend the flag-raising ceremony for the 23rd anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong SAR, at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai on July 1. On that day in 1997, the crown colony of Hong Kong officially returned to Chinese sovereignty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Hong Kong’s top officials and guests attend the flag-raising ceremony for the 23rd anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong SAR, at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai on July 1. On that day in 1997, the crown colony of Hong Kong officially returned to Chinese sovereignty. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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