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Donald Trump's White House would strangle Hong Kong to hurt China

Idea to end city's currency peg is one face of president's economic war on Beijing

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Hong Kong's financial district: a key selling point for the city has long been the stablest exchange rate in Asia.   © Reuters

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

Is Donald Trump's White House prepared to trash Hong Kong's economy just to spite China?

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