Protesters clash with riot police as they retreat to Connaught Road in Central after rallying outside the central government’s liaison office in Sai Ying Pun. Photo: Sam Tsang
John Gong
Opinion

Opinion

The View by John Gong

Protests won’t solve Hong Kong’s economic problems, as the 1967 Newark riots show

  • Black residents of the New Jersey city had reason to complain, but the violence of 1967 scared away all economic hope. Likewise, if frustrated Hongkongers continue on their current path, they will send more business fleeing to Singapore

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Protesters clash with riot police as they retreat to Connaught Road in Central after rallying outside the central government’s liaison office in Sai Ying Pun. Photo: Sam Tsang
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