University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Residents Identifying as Chinese Hits Record Low

A survey released by the University of Hong Kong on Thursday found a record low number of residents identifying themselves as “Chinese.” A huge majority of residents said they were not proud of holding Chinese citizenship, with the number soaring to 90 percent among young people.

People attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong on June 4, 2019, to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing. - Large crowds turned out for a mass candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on June 4 evening marking 30 years since China's bloody …