Skyscrapers stand beyond a residential construction site at Dubai Marina in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Photo: Bloomberg Skyscrapers stand beyond a residential construction site at Dubai Marina in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Photo: Bloomberg
Skyscrapers stand beyond a residential construction site at Dubai Marina in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Photo: Bloomberg
Franklin Koo
Opinion

Opinion

Franklin Koo

Lessons from the UAE: Hong Kong’s problems might go away when the government puts Hongkongers first

  • Why did the UAE emerge unscathed from the Arab spring? The country has a tax and welfare system that prioritises citizens. In Hong Kong, however, the common perception is that its policies benefit tycoons, immigrants – everyone but Hongkongers

Skyscrapers stand beyond a residential construction site at Dubai Marina in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Photo: Bloomberg Skyscrapers stand beyond a residential construction site at Dubai Marina in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Photo: Bloomberg
Skyscrapers stand beyond a residential construction site at Dubai Marina in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Photo: Bloomberg
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