Chris Patten, the last governor of Hong Kong, said Britain did not sell out its former colony by guaranteeing a level of autonomy in the city for only 50 years - but he regretted not pushing China more on democracy.
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Chris Patten: Did Beijing Betray Hong Kong?
Hong Kong is a small place, but its fate will loom large over the 21st century.
Hong Kong's Last British Governor Criticizes Beijing 20 Years After Handover
China’s Xi swears in new Hong Kong leader as tens of thousands call for democracy https://tmbw.news/chinas-xi-swears-in-new-hong-kong-leader-as-tens-of-thousands-call-for-democracy Chinese President Xi Jinping swore in Hong Kong’s new leader on Saturday with a stark warning that Beijing won’t tolerate any challenge to its authority in the divided city as it marked the 20th anniversary of its return from Britain to China.Police blocked roads, preventing pro-democracy protesters from getting…
The second volume of Charles Moore’s biography paints Thatcher as the most partisan and domineering British prime minister since the Second World War. Here, a former minister remembers her premiership.