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In this picture taken on May 24, 2017, Jill, a hairstylist, poses while wearing a small British national flag design on a badge (R), which she sewed onto her hat, on a street in Hong Kong. When asked whether she prefers Hong Kong before or after the 1997 handover from British to Chinese rule, she replied, 'Neutral'. From its rattling trams and racecourses to its legal system and the ubiquitous consumption of Spam, Britain's colonial legacy still resonates through Hong Kong. But almost 20 years since the city was handed back to China under a deal that made it semi-autonomous, colonial emblems have become a symbol of protest. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACE / TO GO WITH Hong Kong-China-Britain-politics-history-culture-handover, FEATURE by Laura MANNERING (Photo credit should read ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images)

In this picture taken on May 24, 2017, Jill, a hairstylist, poses while wearing a small British national flag design on a badge (R), which she sewed onto her hat, on a street in Hong Kong. When asked whether she prefers Hong Kong before or after the 1997 handover from British to Chinese rule, she replied, 'Neutral'. 
From its rattling trams and racecourses to its legal system and the ubiquitous consumption of Spam, Britain's colonial legacy still resonates through Hong Kong. But almost 20 years since the city was handed back to China under a deal that made it semi-autonomous, colonial emblems have become a symbol of protest.  / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACE / TO GO WITH Hong Kong-China-Britain-politics-history-culture-handover, FEATURE by Laura MANNERING        (Photo credit should read ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images)