Let the world know the real story about HK and motherland
Hong Kong's biggest achievement in the past 25 years lies in continuing to maintain its separate legal, judicial, economic, financial systems and lifestyle thanks to the implementation of "one country, two systems", said Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, member of the Executive Council and Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in an exclusive interview with China Daily.
"Western media are clearly biased against Hong Kong because of their anti-China position," Ip said. "Whenever Hong Kong was in trouble, in economic, financial or political troubles, our motherland has always come to our rescue. I think we have to keep telling the truth, telling the real story about Hong Kong and our motherland."
Speaking of Hong Kong's future development, Ip said after Hong Kong's industries migrated to north of the boundary, job opportunities for young people have narrowed considerably. But thanks to the nation's five-year plans, Ip said she looks forward to rebuilding Hong Kong as an international research and development, technology and manufacturing center in the next few years.
Ip said she thinks the new chief executive is in a good position to restructure the economy, lead the government to rebuild harmony and take the city forward. "I'm sure he will focus on expediting resolving our land and housing shortage through the Northern Metropolis development," Ip said.