Hong Kong Was Always Doomed to Be Under Beijing’s Thumb

On midnight July 1, 1997 a century and a half of British colonial dominion was brought to an end with the handover of Hong Kong to the People‚Äôs Republic of China (hereafter PRC). This was in accordance with the 1984 Sino-British Declaration. That treaty, which had been worked out between British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher … Continue reading Hong Kong Was Always Doomed to Be Under Beijing’s Thumb