February 4, 2014

Why It's Dangerous to Say 'We Are All Chinese'

Rachel Lu, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

A starlet discovers the hard way how much Hong Kongers dislike their mainland brethren.

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TAGGED: China, Hong Kong, Ella Koon


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