Though comparisons of the two colonies-turned-special administrative regions may be natural, Macau has an identity, history and culture that is distinct from Hong Kong’s. Photo: Bloomberg
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Hong Kong will never be Macau. Beijing’s comparison of the two shows it is in denial

  • A big part of Beijing’s problems with Hong Kong is its consistent misreading of public sentiment. Calls for it to be more like trouble-free, compliant Macau only show that China’s leadership remains out of touch
Though comparisons of the two colonies-turned-special administrative regions may be natural, Macau has an identity, history and culture that is distinct from Hong Kong’s. Photo: Bloomberg
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