Colonial-era flags on view at a protest in Sheung Shui.

Beijing finds Hongkongers' nostalgia for colonial era hard to fathom

From colonial-flag waving to tourism overkill, officials show they don't yet understand the city

Topic |   National education in Hong Kong

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Colonial-era flags on view at a protest in Sheung Shui.
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Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung joined the Post in 2000, covering fields ranging from politics and the integration between Hong Kong and China. He became assistant editor-in-chief of Ming Pao in 2017 and returned to the Post the following year. He is author of Hong Kong’s Watershed: The 1967 riots (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).