Donald Trump said he would end Hong Kong’s special status and launched another verbal broadside against Beijing. Photo: ReutersDonald Trump said he would end Hong Kong’s special status and launched another verbal broadside against Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Donald Trump said he would end Hong Kong’s special status and launched another verbal broadside against Beijing. Photo: Reuters

US-China tensions expected to escalate further after Donald Trump promises action over Hong Kong

  • Relations between the two sides are likely to carry on worsening after the US President said he would end the city’s preferential status after Beijing ‘smothered its freedom’
  • Observers predict spiral of retaliation will continue and question whether trade negotiations will be able to carry on
Topic |   US-China relations
Donald Trump said he would end Hong Kong’s special status and launched another verbal broadside against Beijing. Photo: ReutersDonald Trump said he would end Hong Kong’s special status and launched another verbal broadside against Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Donald Trump said he would end Hong Kong’s special status and launched another verbal broadside against Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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