The View From Asia

What next for Hong Kong?

China Daily says the national security legislation will end "the political manoeuvrings of the foreign agencies patronising the more radical elements... hell-bent on turning Hong Kong into an independent entity", while The Statesman, India, feels bot
China Daily says the national security legislation will end "the political manoeuvrings of the foreign agencies patronising the more radical elements... hell-bent on turning Hong Kong into an independent entity", while The Statesman, India, feels both Washington and Beijing have pushed the city to the edge.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
President Donald Trump has announced that the US will no longer grant Hong Kong special status in trade or other areas.
President Donald Trump has announced that the US will no longer grant Hong Kong special status in trade or other areas.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Asia News Network commentators discuss Beijing's national security legislation for Hong Kong. Here are excerpts.

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China Daily, China

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 14, 2020, with the headline 'What next for Hong Kong?'. Print Edition | Subscribe