China’s Communist Party owns the “intellectual property” of Hong Kong’s emerging brand of democracy, a Monday press conference was told. Photo: Sun Yeung
China’s Communist Party owns the “intellectual property” of Hong Kong’s emerging brand of democracy, a Monday press conference was told. Photo: Sun Yeung

Hong Kong back on track after ‘wasted’ years, China’s Communist Party owns ‘intellectual property’ of city’s democracy as its drafter and defender: think tank leader

  • Recent Beijing white paper on the subject ‘full of emotions and selfless love’, director of Tsinghua University’s Centre for Hong Kong and Macau Studies says on Monday
  • But no timeline offered for document’s pledge of universal suffrage for city’s chief executive and lawmakers, as this goal remains dependent on ‘practical realities’

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
China’s Communist Party owns the “intellectual property” of Hong Kong’s emerging brand of democracy, a Monday press conference was told. Photo: Sun Yeung
China’s Communist Party owns the “intellectual property” of Hong Kong’s emerging brand of democracy, a Monday press conference was told. Photo: Sun Yeung
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