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Opinion: China’s bewildering focus on a fringe group spooks Hong Kong, deters investors

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Athenian statesman Themistocles said: “I cannot fiddle, but I can make a small town into a great state.”
The Hong Kong of the ’80s and ’90s held out that hope of becoming a great global city state of business, but today it is dragged down by internecine and nonsensical political strife.
Despite victories on the constitutional and judicial fronts over separatists and independence agitators, Wang Zhenmin, legal chief of the central government’s liaison office, said…

Peter Guy

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