Focus topics

Uncertainty in Hong Kong benefits China-plus-1 strategy

Hongkong begeht seinen Jahrestag - hier wird deutlich, wie viel Autonomie aufgegeben wurde und wie nah die Metropole an Peking gerückt ist.
Hong Kong’s autonomy can now only be interpreted in small things – the uncertainty is paralyzing.

Hong Kong’s new Chief Executive, John Lee, took office three months ago, but things have been surprisingly quiet around him. That may be deliberate. Whereas his predecessor Carrie Lam had clear announcements, actions and thus publicly discussed controversies, silence and unpredictability reign under Lee. This raises questions: Where is Hong Kong headed? Where are the red lines? The lack of clarity covers the metropolis like a heavy blanket, and it also causes problems for the city’s expats.

Continue reading now

Get 30 days of free access to the Decision Brief to read these and more quality news every day.

Are you already a guest at the China.Table? Log in now


    Presence in Taiwan – and a spiced-up quote
    Islam with Chinese characteristics
    ‘There are still people who want to move to Hong Kong’
    Yuan at all-time low