The Shenzhen Bay Bridge connecting Hong Kong and Shenzhen is seen on July 13. With national-level politics bogged down by war and discord, cities could be the new source of dynamism for globalisation. Photo: AFP
The Shenzhen Bay Bridge connecting Hong Kong and Shenzhen is seen on July 13. With national-level politics bogged down by war and discord, cities could be the new source of dynamism for globalisation. Photo: AFP
Wai-Hong Tang
Opinion

Opinion

Wai-Hong Tang and Neville Lai

How great cities like Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Singapore can save globalisation

  • As states are increasingly divided into competing blocs, cities rise as hubs that hold together the unravelling fabric of a deglobalising world
  • Cities’ ability to build and extend new connections will be crucial, and the Greater Bay Area is fertile ground for Hong Kong to do just that

The Shenzhen Bay Bridge connecting Hong Kong and Shenzhen is seen on July 13. With national-level politics bogged down by war and discord, cities could be the new source of dynamism for globalisation. Photo: AFP
The Shenzhen Bay Bridge connecting Hong Kong and Shenzhen is seen on July 13. With national-level politics bogged down by war and discord, cities could be the new source of dynamism for globalisation. Photo: AFP
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