Why Hong Kong struggles to find a Belt and Road niche

The traditional meeting place of East and West presents itself as the international hub for China's global initiative. That won't work if the city's unique attributes are undermined.

Why Hong Kong struggles to find a Belt and Road niche

As the trade delegation from the European Parliament flew back home after a three-day visit to Hong Kong ending on December 7, it left a curious parting shot for the special administrative region’s leaders to ponder.

“We are concerned to hear about media self-censorship and about interpretations of the Basic Law prior to court rulings,” said Jo Leinen, chairman of the European Parliament’s delegation for relations with China.

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