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What the Next 25 Years Hold for Hong Kong

We asked prominent figures from Chris Patten to Leung Chun-ying what the next 25 years hold for the financial hub

Hong Kong past, present and future. We asked six leaders in politics, finance, and business what was their most memorable moment in the 25 years since that rainy night when the British governor departed, what the city’s prospects are as a financial center over the next 25 years and what are the opportunities for the next generation of college students and young people. The following are excerpts from the interviews that have been edited for clarity and brevity.