I think it’s all depends on the U.S. election outcome.
If Trump-Pompeo remain, things in HK will get get even worse as the more pressure US puts on China the more HK will suffer from both sides. When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers.
If Biden Wins the election, that means in fact that China wins the election, and the whole focus will move to Taiwan.
In that case, China might take some revenge and adress it against Australian-Canadian-UK teachers too.
There are already voices in China to register foreign teachers from those countries (and Christian religious representatives) as a “foreign agents”.
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