A victory parade in Hong Kong’s Central district in October 1945 marking the end of the second world war. The city has overcome bigger crises than the current protests and it can surely “flourish again, more beautiful, more prosperous, more progressive – and purer of soul”. Photo: AFP
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Words from another troubled time should inspire Hong Kong this year

  • Hong Kong has shown its ability to bounce back from crisis, none more so than after the second world war, and with the right leadership it can recover from the social unrest of today
A victory parade in Hong Kong’s Central district in October 1945 marking the end of the second world war. The city has overcome bigger crises than the current protests and it can surely “flourish again, more beautiful, more prosperous, more progressive – and purer of soul”. Photo: AFP
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