Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Anthony Cheung
Opinion

Opinion

Anthony Cheung

Three hard truths for Beijing to accept, if ‘one country, two systems’ is to live on rather than lapse

  • Hongkongers’ aspirations for electing their own leader, a strong opposition in local politics, and a more inclusive understanding of patriotism must be accommodated in the Chinese dream
  • Mainland-Hong Kong relations will always be tense, given the inherent contradictions in ‘one country, two systems’, but such tensions can be managed

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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