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  • Hong Kong Protests: What it means for the Chinese leadership?

    Hong Kong Protests: What it means for the Chinese leadership?

    Beijing’s desire to manage the political process in Hong Kong stems from the ‘one country two systems’ model whereby it continues to retain its influence. It will not take much time for mainland to see a foreign hand in the islanders’ pro-democracy movements.

    October 10, 2014

    Hong Kong Elections: Limits of One Country, Two Systems Model

    At its core is Beijing’s fear of having a chief executive in Hong Kong who is locally popular and vocally critical about Beijing's policies. Fear perhaps also emanate from Beijing’s concerns of spillover effects on the mainland if a full-fledged democracy in Hong Kong were to succeed since at home the CCP continues to grapple with the problems of corruption, inequality and inflation.

    March 28, 2014

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