Hong Kong: Crisis or opportunity?

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Every crisis brings its disaster as well as opportunity. If there can be cooperation and compromise, this pandemic is a good time to accept all the past problems and move on to a better future. But why is it so difficult to achieve political cooperation, compromise or conciliation, using Hong Kong as an example?

Hong Kong's future as an international financial centre hinges on its political stability.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 31, 2020, with the headline Hong Kong: Crisis or opportunity?. Subscribe