Hong Kong Marks Decade Under China – Keith Bradsher
With helicopters pumping out streams of red smoke and boats carrying giant red Chinese characters ” and with demonstrators calling once again for the elusive goal of full democracy ” Hong Kong marked on Sunday the 10th anniversary of its return by Britain to Chinese rule.
Many of the events underlined how Hong Kong has become a far more Chinese city over the past decade, even though individual liberties have been preserved….[Full Text]
- Listen to an audio slideshow: Hong Kong Memories via BBC.
- See also related news:
The Hong Kong That You May Not Know About, an essay by Zhang Rui translated by ESWN.
HK leader makes democracy vow by BBC News.
Hong Kong celebrates 10th anniversary of handover by AP via China Daily.
More previews posts via CDT here.
- See also a chronology of events related to Hong Kong and its return to Chinese sovereignty on July 1, 1997 by Ting Ting Ng via Bloomberg.com
(Photo from China Daily)