AnalysisRegional DirectoryAsia Pacific China Plays Hardball Over Hong Kong Unrest Beijing’s willingness to demand silence from Western businesses, despite the risks of alienating them, is a sign of its increasing fragility. By Phillip Orchard - October 15, 2019 3477 Beijing’s willingness to demand silence from Western businesses, despite the risks of alienating them, is a sign of its increasing fragility. This article is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Please login to continue reading Login We are a global leader in geopolitical forecasting. We deliver cutting edge analysis and intelligence so you can stay ahead of the news. Subscribe to Geopolitical Futures today and get: Unbiased analysis of global events Daily geopolitical briefing Annual and long-term forecasts to help you prepare for your future Subscribe Now Join our free newsletter Join Now Learn more about geopolitics and receive free articles.