UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says the British government has consistently raised its concerns about the ‘one country, two systems’ policy with Chinese and Hong Kong authorities. Photo: EPA/ Neil Hall

China tells UK to back off after Boris Johnson warns of Beijing's increasing influence over Hong Kong

UK foreign secretary cites recent cases in the city as cause for worry, but local authorities say foreign governments should stay out of its affairs

Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says the British government has consistently raised its concerns about the ‘one country, two systems’ policy with Chinese and Hong Kong authorities. Photo: EPA/ Neil Hall
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Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain.

Phila Siu

Phila Siu

Phila Siu, also known as Bobby, has been a journalist since 2009. He has reported on human rights, security, politics, and society in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University and a human rights law master's degree from the University of Hong Kong.