Macau introduced its own national security law 10 years ago to implement Article 23 of its Basic Law and set up a national security commission last year. Photo: Simon Song

Beijing’s signal to Hong Kong: learn from Macau, and it starts with having ‘patriots’ in charge

  • Top official praises Macau for implementing ‘one country, two systems’ principle
  • Hong Kong must have right leaders and introduce national security law, analysts say
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Macau introduced its own national security law 10 years ago to implement Article 23 of its Basic Law and set up a national security commission last year. Photo: Simon Song
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Beijing appears to be holding its long-term line on Hong Kong, despite months of protests in the city and a landslide electoral win by the pro-democracy camp. Photo: EPA-EFE

Top Chinese official praises Macau, warns Hong Kong to toe state constitutional line

  • Communist Party’s No 3 leader says Hong Kong must heed the central government’s policies
  • Li Zhanshu’s hardline rhetoric signals that last month’s district council elections have not swayed Beijing from its plans for the two cities
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Beijing appears to be holding its long-term line on Hong Kong, despite months of protests in the city and a landslide electoral win by the pro-democracy camp. Photo: EPA-EFE
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