Jiang Zemin shakes hands with Charles, Prince of Wales at the handover ceremony for Hong Kong at midnight on June 30, 1997. Photo: Handout

Government rewrites history of Hong Kong’s 1997 handover, one inconvenient phrase at a time

‘Handover of sovereignty’ no longer an acceptable way to refer to the events of 1997, according to government department

Topic |   Anti-mainland China sentiments

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Jiang Zemin shakes hands with Charles, Prince of Wales at the handover ceremony for Hong Kong at midnight on June 30, 1997. Photo: Handout
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