When Hong Kong was a British colony, visits by the United States Navy were a foregone conclusion. Now that the Peoples Republic of China has assumed governance, not so much.
The latest Navy visit request has been refused by China. The USS Stennis Carrier Battle Group has been denied a port visit there. It is the latest unsubtle sign from the Chinese that they are not happy with us about the South China Sea disputes.
China Blocks U.S. Navy Flotilla’s Visit to Hong Kong