This led to more than 17,000 people signing a petition against Yuk-lin. [20] During his visit to Hong Kong in July 2017, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Xi Jinping, also announced the need to improve and strengthen the „national history and culture“ of education in Hong Kong [20] When Hong Kong returned from British sovereignty to China on July 1, 1997, Tsui, then a student, became worried, but her worries were dispelled, when things appeared almost unchanged after the handover. . . .