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Mike Chinoy
Opinion

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Mike Chinoy

By blocking Joshua Wong from standing for election, Hong Kong is just driving protesters back to the streets

  • The election ban on Wong signals that protesters have no viable pathway within the system to articulate their concerns. Is the government missing a chance to engage with those who represent the views of millions who have marched?

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Andy Xie
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Opinion

Andy Xie

To restore peace to Hong Kong, big business, developers, homeowners and the taxman must all accept the pain of drastic economic reform

  • High land prices, the currency peg and low taxes are flaws in Hong Kong’s deeply unfair economic system, which needs to be overhauled
  • Big businesses and existing homeowners are among those who must make painful sacrifices if the city’s problems are to be solved

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