In a bid to contain the unrest in Hong Kong, Beijing is moving against Cathay Pacific. Cathay employees, including CEO Rupert Hogg, have resigned. Photo: Reuters
Albert Cheng
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Albert Cheng

Beijing’s tougher stance on Hong Kong’s unrest is damaging big business and the free-market economy

  • Property developers in Hong Kong have been pressured into showing support for the government and police, and Beijing is moving against Cathay Pacific. This might be the end of the freewheeling free-market Hong Kong that we know

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In a bid to contain the unrest in Hong Kong, Beijing is moving against Cathay Pacific. Cathay employees, including CEO Rupert Hogg, have resigned. Photo: Reuters
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Illustration: Craig Stephens
Chiu-Ti Jansen
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Chiu-Ti Jansen

China damages its brand when it co-opts celebrities into its One-China, pro-police propaganda drive

  • Entertainers such as Liu Yifei and Jackie Chan have sparked backlashes outside China after taking positions on the Hong Kong protests. While such displays play well to Chinese nationalists, they might actually hurt China’s image overseas

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Illustration: Craig Stephens
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