Macao just celebrated with Beijing the 20th Anniversary of the Return of Macao to Chinese sovereignty. To mark the occasion to celebrate One Country Two Systems, Ambassador Liu held a dinner to celebrate. Below is a speech of Sir Gerry Grimstone , a long time Icebreaker in relations with China.
He said what many of us think. I would recommend reading Lord of the Flies about what can happen in the absence of adults. It is a British classic. It is a pity that current politics has shrouded our ability to make good judgements about violence in Hong Kong. We would never tolerate our police being attacked with staves and petrol bombs. We must hope that Hong Kong returns to normal and then Carrie Lam can lead the Government to long delayed social reforms.