Hong Kong is a warning to Taiwan

    Posted on: 2015-01-03 (台灣) 出版

Hong Kong is a warning to Taiwan

Hong Kong’s activists have no ambitions to adapt China’s version of democracy. The negative political and economic consequences of a closer relationship with China has created a strong civil society against the regime. Self-censorship is spreading and firms are pressured not to make advertisements in e.g. Apple Daily, a critical Hong Kong newspaper. It is also increasingly clear that Hong Kong’s economic elite means less and less to China as China stay on its own feet in Hong Kong. It is this reality and the slow Chinese system takeover of Hong Kong the activists have realized.

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