The Epoch Times – Sino-US Tech War Allows Hong Kong to Regain Leverage Over Beijing

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    “With the financial boom that followed China’s entry into the World Trade Organization and the rise of Shenzhen and Shanghai as global technology supply chain centers, the emboldened central authorities began using a heavier hand ‘to prevent Hong Kong’s autonomy from being exploited by dissidents, political opponents, uncooperative tycoons, and media muckrakers to destabilize the mainland,’ according to Geopolitical Futures.”

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