The China (left) and Hong Kong flags fly over Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
The China (left) and Hong Kong flags fly over Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong

Twenty years on, is Deng Xiaoping’s ‘one country, two systems’ blueprint for Hong Kong working?

The governing formula under which Hong Kong returned to China two decades ago has largely served the city well, but there are increasing strains on the system as localism gathers pace and Beijing begins to assert its authority

The China (left) and Hong Kong flags fly over Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
The China (left) and Hong Kong flags fly over Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
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