chopsuey · a month ago

Taiwan and Hong Kong are definite thorns in the side of the CCP and their communist ideologies. The more the west can promote support for them, more cracks are projected on the Chinese government.

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FireStorm · a month ago

You are forgetting Tibet and Uyghurs. Many potential thorns in China’s side. Nevertheless, Hong Kong’s main importance is that of an economic hub. Hong Kong is their gateway to the West (for direct investment). Something that neither Shanghai nor China’s other free trade zones can offer.

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