Pro-China demonstrators carry a Chinese flag during a rally in Hong Kong on June 30, 2020. The national security law for the city came into effect at 11pm on that day. Photo: EPA-EFE Pro-China demonstrators carry a Chinese flag during a rally in Hong Kong on June 30, 2020. The national security law for the city came into effect at 11pm on that day. Photo: EPA-EFE
Pro-China demonstrators carry a Chinese flag during a rally in Hong Kong on June 30, 2020. The national security law for the city came into effect at 11pm on that day. Photo: EPA-EFE
Macau

Letters | Why Hong Kong cannot easily follow in Macau’s footsteps

  • Both cities were colonised by Western countries, but Hong Kong’s economy is more complex and internationalised than Macau’s and less reliant on the mainland
  • The national security law is thus a bigger worry in Hong Kong, and vague definitions of ‘patriots’ do nothing to help

Topic |   Macau
Pro-China demonstrators carry a Chinese flag during a rally in Hong Kong on June 30, 2020. The national security law for the city came into effect at 11pm on that day. Photo: EPA-EFE Pro-China demonstrators carry a Chinese flag during a rally in Hong Kong on June 30, 2020. The national security law for the city came into effect at 11pm on that day. Photo: EPA-EFE
Pro-China demonstrators carry a Chinese flag during a rally in Hong Kong on June 30, 2020. The national security law for the city came into effect at 11pm on that day. Photo: EPA-EFE
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