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Analysts: Xi’s Praise of Loyal Macau Won’t Appeal to Hong Kong, Taiwan

Chinese President Xi Jinping, front left, and his wife Peng Liyuan, front right, wave after arriving at Macao Airport, Dec. 18, 2019.

In his address to the 20th Handover Ceremony in Macau last Friday, Chinese President Xi Jinping seemingly committed a gaffe that appeared to reveal his intention of setting the implementation of “one country, two systems” in Macau as a good example for neighboring Hong Kong and even Taiwan.

But analysts say that proving the scheme works by awarding the former Portuguese colony with favorable “economic goodies” won’t impress people in Hong Kong and Taiwan, who demand greater democracy.

“China wants to promote the ‘one country, two systems’ scheme, which has proved to be a total failure in Hong Kong. I read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com