Protesters in Hong Kong on October 20. Treating Beijing as a mortal enemy is unhelpful. Photo: EPA-EFEProtesters in Hong Kong on October 20. Treating Beijing as a mortal enemy is unhelpful. Photo: EPA-EFE
Protesters in Hong Kong on October 20. Treating Beijing as a mortal enemy is unhelpful. Photo: EPA-EFE
Brian YS Wong
Opinion

Opinion

Brian YS Wong

Hong Kong must convince Beijing that political reform within ‘one country, two systems’ can be mutually advantageous

  • Hong Kong can make the case that democratisation will produce leaders who are better able to manage the city and improve its ability to serve China’s interests as an economic superpower
  • To make political progress, Hong Kong has to make clear it wants reform within ‘one country, two systems’ – not revolution

Protesters in Hong Kong on October 20. Treating Beijing as a mortal enemy is unhelpful. Photo: EPA-EFEProtesters in Hong Kong on October 20. Treating Beijing as a mortal enemy is unhelpful. Photo: EPA-EFE
Protesters in Hong Kong on October 20. Treating Beijing as a mortal enemy is unhelpful. Photo: EPA-EFE
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