One could argue that the main reason why Hong Kong’s pivot status is threatened is not the flight ban, but the de facto takeover of the city by the Chinese Communist Party (“Hong Kong flight ban leaves drivers stranded and threatens the city’s pivot status”). Report, January 10).
Why would employees of companies want to move to a city where personal freedoms are threatened daily, booksellers are kidnapped, a free press is closed, mock elections are held and political opponents are jailed under a deliberately vague security law. It’s only a matter of time before Winnie the Pooh books are considered a national security risk.
The young people in Hong Kong are already leaving as fast as they can. In the long run, the only ones left may be the partners in the audit firms that have partnered with the CCP, and the real estate oligarchs and their rental mining companies.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom