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Blindsided: why does Beijing keep getting Hong Kong wrong?

  • In a series of in-depth articles on the unrest rocking Hong Kong, the Post goes behind the headlines to look at the underlying issues, current state of affairs and where it is all heading
  • Here, we look at how Beijing fails to grasp the sentiment of the city
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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US President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he boards Air Force One on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump urges Xi Jinping to meet Hong Kong protesters, clarifies earlier tweet interpreted as an offer to meet Chinese president

  • Trump’s latest comments about Hong Kong suggest a meeting between Xi and protesters would yield an ‘enlightened ending’
  • The president said another phone call with Xi will happen ‘very soon’ and more trade talks are expected in September
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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US President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he boards Air Force One on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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