My Take by Alex Lo
Xi’s Macau invite to Trump is peace overture over HK
- Whether Donald Trump shows up in Macau or not, Xi Jinping’s offer is an implicit guarantee that Beijing will play nice in Hong Kong and a reminder that the US president’s casino friends have big stakes in “one country, two systems”
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.