China | How a Chinese checkpoint in Hong Kong raised so much angst

How a Chinese checkpoint in Hong Kong raised so much angst

Joint immigration arrangements are not exactly uncommon around the world. Many in Hong Kong fear, however, that allowing mainland laws to apply in a pocket of their city might turn out to be thin end of a nasty wedge

July 31, 2017 5:45 PM (UTC+8)
The construction site (foreground) for the West Kowloon terminus of the high-speed rail link connecting Hong Kong to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou is seen in Hong Kong on July 27, 2017. Photo: AFP / Isaac Lawrence
The construction site (foreground) for the West Kowloon terminus of the high-speed rail link connecting Hong Kong to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou is seen in Hong Kong on July 27, 2017. Photo: AFP / Isaac Lawrence
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