Cyclists pedal down the Marina Bay promenade, flanked by skyscrapers housing banks and other financial institutions, in Singapore. Photo: AFP
Cyclists pedal down the Marina Bay promenade, flanked by skyscrapers housing banks and other financial institutions, in Singapore. Photo: AFP

Letters | Will Beijing succeed in ‘Singapore-ising’ Hong Kong?

  • Beijing appears to want to cultivate an authoritarian government in Hong Kong while maintaining the city’s status as an international financial centre
  • While Hong Kong does share some similarities with Singapore, the differences are crucial

Cyclists pedal down the Marina Bay promenade, flanked by skyscrapers housing banks and other financial institutions, in Singapore. Photo: AFP
Cyclists pedal down the Marina Bay promenade, flanked by skyscrapers housing banks and other financial institutions, in Singapore. Photo: AFP
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