The government says it will stop treating Hong Kong’s largest single-profession trade union as a professional body. Photo: Warton Li The government says it will stop treating Hong Kong’s largest single-profession trade union as a professional body. Photo: Warton Li
The government says it will stop treating Hong Kong’s largest single-profession trade union as a professional body. Photo: Warton Li

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How did Hong Kong’s largest teachers’ union enrage Beijing, and what’s in store for the opposition group now that it’s disbanding?

  • The Professional Teachers’ Union said it would end its 47-year run as it ‘saw no future’ in the current political climate
  • The move came after the Education Bureau revealed it was cutting ties with the group, which authorities accuse of inciting anti-government sentiment

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The government says it will stop treating Hong Kong’s largest single-profession trade union as a professional body. Photo: Warton Li The government says it will stop treating Hong Kong’s largest single-profession trade union as a professional body. Photo: Warton Li
The government says it will stop treating Hong Kong’s largest single-profession trade union as a professional body. Photo: Warton Li
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