China is erasing its border with Hong Kong

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, July 25, 2018
  • The border has an expiration date.
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    When Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in 1997, Chinese leaders agreed that Hong Kong would be able to keep its economic and political systems, including some of the civil freedoms denied to China’s citizens on the mainland, for the next 50 years.

    Although Hong Kong still has nearly 30 years of semi-autonomy left, China has started tightening its grip, and many believe it is chipping away at Hong Kong’s freedoms. In this episode, I explore how Hong Kong is dealing with the looming deadline and China’s premature moves.

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  • Vox
    Vox  3 months ago +997

    We've released a video explaining the recent demonstrations rocking Hong Kong, as citizens there protest against the government's proposed bill that would allow extradition to China. To get the latest on the current situation, you can watch the video here: https://youtu.be/6_RdnVtfZPY

  • carlzg14
    carlzg14  an hour ago

    Hk citizens must accept the fact that motherland China is now taking over, no point pushing back.

  • hardik sinha
    hardik sinha  an hour ago +1

    why is Chinese government doing this, Hong Kong is already a part of China then what else do they want?? useless chaos.

  • TEAMOE
    TEAMOE  3 hours ago

    I hate your fuckn editing on hong kong

  • Kj Kit
    Kj Kit  8 hours ago

    Well documented, well done!

  • 凯皓
    凯皓  9 hours ago

    Those polices are not coming from main land😂😂😂

  • xu wallance
    xu wallance  9 hours ago +1

    The whole population in guangdong are speaking cadonnese, it’s not a unique language to Hongkong only

  • xu wallance
    xu wallance  9 hours ago

    Did British give any freedom to Hongkong during its occupancy?

  • matthewweaverworks
    matthewweaverworks  11 hours ago

    ☂ resistance. ❤️ 🇭🇰 🗽 ✊🏽

  • J.R. Vasquez
    J.R. Vasquez  11 hours ago

    When Emperor Xi Jinping says "That's enough, end it", on that day it will be over.

  • Dina Karimi
    Dina Karimi  11 hours ago

    This was extremely educational. Thank you

  • David Dacus
    David Dacus  11 hours ago

    At 8:52 who is she?

  • legal canada
    legal canada  13 hours ago +1

    the multiparty system of the United States IS deeply flawed. And China's one party system and state influence in economy is exactly why China has surpassed US in most major metrics like infrastructure, innovation, sciences etc (economy soon to follow, but already passed w/ GDP in PPP) plus why they were able to lift 850m people out of poverty in 3 decades.

    America is a failed state.

  • Utkarssh B
    Utkarssh B  13 hours ago

    What bout Macau

  • Revan2017
    Revan2017  17 hours ago

    How foolish. Those people don't even realize they are being used by US and EU to form unrest in China and reduce its political and financial influence. Kudos to CIA though. A job well done.

  • Mandela Onchwati
    Mandela Onchwati  17 hours ago

    War is coming

  • Vlad Pufagtinenko
    Vlad Pufagtinenko  18 hours ago

    China is already quietly taking over Russia. One dictatorship taking over another. Who cares.

  • subash rai
    subash rai  18 hours ago

    It is very good to all citizens to make one border with Hong Kong because Hong Kong is belongs China.

  • Jocelyn Poesnecker
    Jocelyn Poesnecker  20 hours ago

    I praise and thank God Almighty. I ask God humbly to Guide, Bless and Protect God's true believers.

  • Li SK
    Li SK  21 hours ago

    Take out the word "massacre" for Tiananmen square