Hong Kong civil servants take their oath of allegiance to the Hong Kong SAR and the People’s Republic of China, on December 18. Photo: Handout Hong Kong civil servants take their oath of allegiance to the Hong Kong SAR and the People’s Republic of China, on December 18. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong civil servants take their oath of allegiance to the Hong Kong SAR and the People’s Republic of China, on December 18. Photo: Handout
Justin Bong-Kwan
Opinion

Opinion

Justin Bong-Kwan

Hong Kong’s growing sense of identity as a Chinese city is natural and should be embraced

  • 2020 was a watershed year for the SAR, with the introduction of the national security law and others that will strengthen its sense of belonging to China
  • The city will take the transformation in its stride. Some Hongkongers will leave, but they will be replaced by others drawn to the possibilities of change

Hong Kong civil servants take their oath of allegiance to the Hong Kong SAR and the People’s Republic of China, on December 18. Photo: Handout Hong Kong civil servants take their oath of allegiance to the Hong Kong SAR and the People’s Republic of China, on December 18. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong civil servants take their oath of allegiance to the Hong Kong SAR and the People’s Republic of China, on December 18. Photo: Handout
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Justin Bong-Kwan

Justin Bong-Kwan

Justin Bong-Kwan is a practising barrister based in Hong Kong and a freelance writer.