China's Relations with Hong Kong and Taiwan

  title={China's Relations with Hong Kong and Taiwan},
  author={P. Chang},
  journal={The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={127 - 139}
  • P. Chang
  • Published 1992
  • Sociology
  • The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
National reunification is one of the Beijing leadership's topmost priorities, and the People's Republic of China (PRC) will take over control of Hong Kong in 1997. In recent years, the PRC has blocked Hong Kong's democratic reform and increasingly meddled in local Hong Kong affairs to strengthen Chinese control. These actions have exacerbated Hong Kong's crisis of confidence, causing a severe brain drain and flight of capital from the colony. In Taiwan, the accession to office in 1988 by… Expand
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