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Hong Kong-China relationship is changing amid new dynamic
Hong Kong-China relationship is changing amid new dynamic

The colorful skyscrapers and massive luxury shops glistening along both sides of Hong Kong's harbor offer architectural proof of the economic boom that hit this city after Britain handed the former colony back to China in 1997. To many of the pro-democracy demonstrators now clogging Hong Kong's streets, however, it's been a financial deal with the devil. "What's my daughter's future going to look like?" asked 55-year-old Gary Ng, sitting with his wife amid a sea of protesters in the city's financial district. "She's graduating soon, and it's not like when we were young. Who knows what kind of job she can get? "Housing prices...

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