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China flexes military muscle in Hong Kong during Xi's visit

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By KELVIN CHAN

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Xi's visions of grandeur a-la Jong.

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And in another twenty years time, Cantonese will be forbidden in schools, no separate HK Olympics team, continual migration of mainland Chinese into HK, and all children will have to swear allegiance to Beijing. The right to vote? Forget it.

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Ugly triumphalism. Unfortunately, this is the season for it.

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I'm sure the Cantonese are taking this well. /sarcasm x100

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Those are the troops the unelected dictator Xi will use to murder any Chinese citizens who oppose him. I wonder what kind of person joins an army and is willing to kill their fellow citizens just for demanding their human rights?

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Another Tianamen Square in the making?

Went there on my Honeymoon before it changed back to China, great times.

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I really hope China moves all the Financial Activity to Shanghai - it'd be a lot cleaner for everyone, and would allow China to finally, integrate HK into its ecosystem.

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I really hope China moves all the Financial Activity to Shanghai - it'd be a lot cleaner for everyone, and would allow China to finally, integrate HK into its ecosystem.

Financial activity is not something that can just be 'moved'. The instutional frameworks and legal system that make Hong Kong a successful offshore financial centre do not exist in Shanghai or anywhere else in China.

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I hope to see an independent Hong Kong as a friend to a democratic China within my lifetime.

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