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HONG KONG BARGAINS

1892 - China cedes Hong Kong to Britain. 1898 - Britain leases mainland New Territories from China for 99 years. 1984 - China would regain sovereignty over the whole of Hong Kong. 1988 - First draft of Basic Law (provides for the post-1997 governance of Hong Kong) is published.

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