A man takes a photo of the Hong Kong and China flags as a Star Ferry sails past during National Day celebrations in Hong Kong on October 1, 2018. Photo: AFP
A man takes a photo of the Hong Kong and China flags as a Star Ferry sails past during National Day celebrations in Hong Kong on October 1, 2018. Photo: AFP
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Hong Kong needs a mainland-appointed provincial leader, to boost integration and revive the flagging economy

  • Hong Kong requires a voice in a China that is becoming more economically integrated, and that cannot be provided by a local chief executive
  • Such leadership would integrate Hong Kong’s rather separate economy more closely into China, supporting local people as they build careers on the mainland

A man takes a photo of the Hong Kong and China flags as a Star Ferry sails past during National Day celebrations in Hong Kong on October 1, 2018. Photo: AFP
A man takes a photo of the Hong Kong and China flags as a Star Ferry sails past during National Day celebrations in Hong Kong on October 1, 2018. Photo: AFP
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