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Lessons for Hong Kong from Shanghai’s lockdown: extraordinary times call for exceptional measures

Many like to compare Hong Kong with Shanghai because the two cities share many similarities. But they also differ in a number of ways. Shanghai is, for instance, six times the size of Hong Kong, with more than three times as many people. Hong Kong is also more international in its lifestyle and outlook, with an estimated 10 per cent of its residents being foreigners, as opposed to less than 1 per cent in Shanghai. But both are thriving modern metropolises and key financial hubs in China,…

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