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Being a 'connector' for China is no longer working for Hong Kong

City needs to rethink economic role to show it can still be relevant

| Hong Kong
Neon signs illuminate Chinese company names in Hong Kong in 2018.   © Reuters

Donald Low is a senior lecturer and professor of practice in public policy at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is also the director of leadership and public policy executive education there. 

Hong Kong's economy has had a lost half-decade, contracting for three of the last five years.

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