FIRST AIRED: May 18, 2016

Nice work! Enjoy the show!

×

You’re busy. We get it.

Stay on top of the news with our Editor’s Picks newsletter.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Unsubscribe at any time. One click, it’s gone.

Thanks for signing up!

We've got more news

Get our editor’s daily email summary of what’s going on in the world.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Replay Program

World

Chinese speech falls on deaf ears in Hong Kong

Opening sequence

Opening sequence

World

Chinese speech falls on deaf ears in Hong Kong

0:00
17:47
More Info

COMING UP:Chinese speech falls on deaf ears in Hong Kong

×

Transcript

00:00:00
>> A city caught in the throws of frustration on Wednesday as one of China's most powerful officials takes center stage. Inside Hong Kong's convention center, gives a formal speech on and plans for a trade roots spreading from China to Europe.>>
FOREIGN]
00:00:26
>> I'm
INAUDIBL
] in Hong Kong, I'm with the protestors who are heading over to the convention center where Jong is speaking. And essentially, we're stock in a bottleneck because security is so heavy here. We're also mixed in with morning commuters trying to get to work. It's a question as to whether we'll be able to move at all.
00:00:49
Jong is the highest level communist party official to come here since pro-democracy protests broke out two years ago. And there’s a subtext to his speech on trade, calling on Hong Kong to be more proactive in China’s development in a very diplomatic tone.>>
00:01:15
>> Beijing's officials Sate paper says his visit comes at a crucial time underscoring the communists parties commitment to Hong Kong and it's 7 million people.>>
00:01:35
>>