HONG KONG: We Shall Return

To Mao Tse-tung wealthy Hong Kong is a tempting morsel. Presumably Mao has but to declare his appetite, and the Crown Colony's 10,000 Britons, who live in a 391-sq. mi. territory with 2,000,000 Chinese in their midst, would be swallowed up almost overnight. Hong Kong's usual response to this has been to scratch Red China's back and to be as accommodating as possible to the Chinese within its gates.

Fortnight ago, the Hong Kong government abruptly changed its ways, apparently realizing at last that what deters Mao is not a kindly feeling towards the victim, but fear of the consequences....

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