No-win situation for Hong Kong business elite

After 10 weeks of silence, Hong Kong's business elite have started voicing opposition to the city's increasingly violent protests.

The cracking in the facade of neutrality comes amid mounting damage to the Hong Kong economy and pressure from Beijing for public displays of loyalty.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 16, 2019, with the headline 'No-win situation for Hong Kong business elite'. Print Edition | Subscribe