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Weiqi Zhu, an equity derivatives trader in Hong Kong, is one of an increasing number of financial sector employees from mainland China who are dominating the city's banking sector. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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How Hong Kong's Banks Turned Chinese

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Over the years, Beijing has tightened its political grip over Hong Kong, a city of more than 7 million people, and income inequality has risen. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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20 Years After Handover, Hong Kong Residents Reflect On Life Under Chinese Rule

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Activists Chu Yiu-ming, left, and Chan Kin-man gesture to supporters as they report to be arrested at a police station in Hong Kong. Police say the men and other Umbrella Movement activists will be charged over mass protests that took place in 2014. Jayne Russell/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Carrie Lam, a candidate for Hong Kong's chief executive, greets supporters on Thursday. She is considered Beijing's preferred candidate and is widely expected to win Sunday's vote. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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In Race For New Leader, Many In Hong Kong See 'Selection,' Not Election

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Sixtus "Baggio" Leung (left) and Yau Wai-ching (right) of the Youngspirations party march during a protest in Hong Kong on Sunday. Hong Kong police used pepper spray to drive back hundreds of protesters angry at China's decision to intervene in a row over whether the two pro-independence lawmakers should be barred from the city's legislature. Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Claudia Mo, a Hong Kong legislator, expects a new group of young lawmakers in Hong Kong to push back against mainland China. "I think Hong Kong will become even more vibrant on the political front," she says. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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Hong Kong Wrestles With An Identity Crisis

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Angela Gui packs for a trip to Geneva for human rights training at the United Nations. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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For Daughter Of Missing Hong Kong Bookseller, Activism Is Not A Choice

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Nathan Law, 23, is a former leader of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement protests against China. Now he is the city's youngest legislator ever, and says he will support additional protests against the mainland. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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At 23, Hong Kong Lawmaker Promises Feisty Protests Aimed At China

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A South China Morning Post advertisement at a Hong Kong subway station. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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A Storied Hong Kong Newspaper Feels The Heat From China

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Hong Kong student protest leaders (from left) Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow avoided jail time for their part in an illegal rally that inspired pro-democracy protests throughout the city two years ago. Vincent Yu/AP hide caption

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Ten Years is an independent film featuring five separate stories that imagine what Hong Kong would be like in 2025. One is about a pro-democracy protester who immolates herself in front of the British consulate. Courtesy of Golden Scene hide caption

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Customers browse books on Chinese politics by Mighty Current, the publisher that has seen five of its booksellers disappear, at a stall set up by political activists in Hong Kong on Feb. 5. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Chilling Effect As Hong Kong's Missing Bookseller Cases Go Unresolved

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Students take part in a protest at the University of Hong Kong on Jan. 20. They protested after a pro-Beijing official was appointed to a senior role, amid growing worry over increasing political interference in academia. Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Hong Kong, A Tussle Over Academic Freedom

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