Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during ‘Belt and Road Summit’. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong will overcome present challenges to play key role in China’s trade strategy, city’s leader Carrie Lam tells annual Belt and Road Summit

  • Chief executive admits to problems facing the city, but says it will find a way back to stability
  • Beijing officials say ending violence is in everyone’s best interest
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during ‘Belt and Road Summit’. Photo: May Tse
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Under Beijing’s directive, Shenzhen will transform into a model “socialism with Chinese characteristics” city. Photo: Handout

Can Hong Kong maintain its status amid protests despite Beijing’s push to turn Shenzhen into a financial hub?

  • In a series of in-depth articles on the unrest rocking Hong Kong, South China Morning Post goes behind the headlines to look at the underlying issues, current state of affairs, and where it is all heading
  • In this latest instalment, The Post looks at speculation that anti-government protests will mean Hong Kong runs the risk of being replaced by Shenzhen as the financial heart of the Greater Bay Area
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Under Beijing’s directive, Shenzhen will transform into a model “socialism with Chinese characteristics” city. Photo: Handout
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