Laser beams are seen coming out of residential buildings in Kowloon, as anti-government protesters gather on Lion Rock in Hong Kong in September 2019. Beijing has designated Hong Kong’s housing crisis as the root cause of the protests. Photo: Reuters
Laser beams are seen coming out of residential buildings in Kowloon, as anti-government protesters gather on Lion Rock in Hong Kong in September 2019. Beijing has designated Hong Kong’s housing crisis as the root cause of the protests. Photo: Reuters

Letters | Hong Kong’s real threat to national security: ‘vested interests’ keeping housing crisis alive

  • The central government has clearly designated our housing crisis as the main cause of the 2019 protests, and this is a golden opportunity for Beijing to show it cares
  • The vested interests that stand in the way of a substantial increase in housing supply should be treated as a threat to national security

Laser beams are seen coming out of residential buildings in Kowloon, as anti-government protesters gather on Lion Rock in Hong Kong in September 2019. Beijing has designated Hong Kong’s housing crisis as the root cause of the protests. Photo: Reuters
Laser beams are seen coming out of residential buildings in Kowloon, as anti-government protesters gather on Lion Rock in Hong Kong in September 2019. Beijing has designated Hong Kong’s housing crisis as the root cause of the protests. Photo: Reuters
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