Hong Kong Protests: Did China Really Just Promote The Idea Of Cutting Off Water Resources?

7 Sep 2019 by Local Press Report

In an interview with the People’s Daily’s Xiakedao program last week, Zheng Yongnian, former director of the East Asian Institute at the National University of Singapore, joked about cutting off Hong Kong’s water supply to end protests in the city. The interview, originally titled “Conversation with Zheng Yongnian: how to bring the Hong Kong disturbance to a conclusion,” was chosen by government authorities to receive special promotion across online platforms.