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China/Hong Kong – Beijing hasn’t sunk the Hong Kong financial ship yet (East Asia Forum)

Pedestrians cross the street at a traffic light in front of the American multinational investment bank, Citibank or Citi, branch in Hong Kong, (Photo: Reuters/Budrul Chukrut/ SOPA Images/Sipa USA).

Yew Chiew Ping, Singapore University of Social Sciences

To mark the one-year anniversary of the Hong Kong national security law, the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) Global Times ran a series of articles in June to hit back at ‘Western anti-China forces’ and their criticism of the law. They argued that Hong Kong’s status as a global financial hub has been ‘elevated’ now that the national security law is in place, contrary to views about its adverse impacts.

Beijing hasn’t sunk the Hong Kong financial ship yet (eastasiaforum.org)