Chinese Methods Of Empire, Then And Now

It shows Mr. Xi conversing at length with Mr. Leung, and Mr. Leung basking in the Great Leader’s attention.
There are unmistakable signs that, instead, more power will simply be transferred from the Hong Kong government to the Central Liaison Office.
Pro-Beijing candidates have since been spotted heading for the Central Liaison Office after winning elections in Hong Kong, presumably to say thank you.
Hong Kong has become inundated with Chinese money in recent years, and many powerful officials in Beijing have family members who live, work, invest and accumulate wealth here.
The expression for this in Hong Kong Cantonese slang is: “One gulp of sugar, one gulp of shit.” Placate the punished, or the punished may become vengeful.

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