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"Hold a true friend with both hands."
At just (1) midnight on July 1, 1997 in a glittering
and poignant ceremony, Hong Kong passed from being
a jewel of the British empire to a (2) of a new global
power. Hong Kong people (3)their city’s handover from
the UK to China with (4) feelings: apprehension over
the future, joy at a fresh start, sadness at seeing the
British go, pride over returning to their motherland.
On the eve of the handover, the stock market index, a
key barometer of Hong Kong’s wealth, (5) at a record
15,200 points and today it (6) near the 21,000 mark.
Being a part of a booming China almost guarantees
that Hong Kong will remain (7). But mainland China
is a (8) as well as a partner. China’s new ports, for
example, will siphon trade (9)from Hong Kong and its
lower labour costs will impact the jobs. However, there
is little doubt that Hong Kong is fortunate to have
become a part of China at a time when mainland China
can provide (10) opportunity.