Despite the troubles of 2019, Hong Kong is still a special place – just ask Santa. Photo: K. Y. ChengDespite the troubles of 2019, Hong Kong is still a special place – just ask Santa. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Despite the troubles of 2019, Hong Kong is still a special place – just ask Santa. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

After protest-wracked Hong Kong’s dismal 2019, even Santa has little to offer – except a reminder that this city remains magical

  • Hong Kong’s year was defined by the government’s misguided extradition bill and its utter failure to resolve discontent
  • But the city remains a special place and will stay that way: throughout the crisis, ‘one country, two systems’ has held up

Despite the troubles of 2019, Hong Kong is still a special place – just ask Santa. Photo: K. Y. ChengDespite the troubles of 2019, Hong Kong is still a special place – just ask Santa. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Despite the troubles of 2019, Hong Kong is still a special place – just ask Santa. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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