The Hong Kong skyline seen on July 13. it is premature to claim that the pro- and anti-China rift in Hong Kong has been healed. Photo: Reuters
The Hong Kong skyline seen on July 13. it is premature to claim that the pro- and anti-China rift in Hong Kong has been healed. Photo: Reuters
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

The West’s ‘Hong Kong narrative’ was wrong. But so is Paul Chan’s

  • The financial secretary’s report, meant to showcase Hong Kong’s recovery from the protest chaos of 2019, laid bare the extensive damage wrought, blaming it in part on US interference
  • But its claim of a return to peace and economic health is an overstatement; there is still much to be done

The Hong Kong skyline seen on July 13. it is premature to claim that the pro- and anti-China rift in Hong Kong has been healed. Photo: Reuters
The Hong Kong skyline seen on July 13. it is premature to claim that the pro- and anti-China rift in Hong Kong has been healed. Photo: Reuters
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