Former US consul general to Hong Kong Kurt Tong says Beijing should ‘dial it back a little in terms of how it approaches’ the city’s affairs. Photo: Tory Ho

Former US envoy Kurt Tong says Beijing should ‘dial back’ its Hong Kong approach amid unrest

  • Recently retired diplomat calls on Chinese government to ‘re-establish a little more distance between the rest of China and Hong Kong’
  • Tong also suggests that China hawks’ growing influence in Washington has led to an exaggeration of concerns about Hong Kong among some in the US
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Former US consul general to Hong Kong Kurt Tong says Beijing should ‘dial it back a little in terms of how it approaches’ the city’s affairs. Photo: Tory Ho
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