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Chinese troops in Hong Kong help in post-Mangkhut clean-up

People’s Liberation Army troops have been quietly taking part in clean-up operations in Hong Kong in the aftermath of typhoon Mangkhut, drawing praise from some and criticism from others. A “battalion size” number of Chinese troops were deployed from their heavily-fortified barracks to the city’s massive country parks last week. Their mission was not to conduct […]