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  • In Hong Kong, Tycoons and Fishermen Determine Who Leads the City
    In Hong Kong, Tycoons and Fishermen Determine Who Leads the City

    In a former fishing village now packed with high-rise apartment blocks, Law King-shing reflects on the quirk of history that made him one of the 1,200-strong elite that chose Hong Kong's leader. Law is one of 60 people on Hong Kong's election committee ...

    Bloomberg | November 27, 2014 16:17
  • Viewpoint: China should respect Hong Kong's Basic Law
    Viewpoint: China should respect Hong Kong's Basic Law

    Hong Kong authorities have started removing barricades set up by protesters demanding greater democracy in the election of Hong Kong's chief executive. The clearances were conducted after a court issued an order prohibiting the blocking of roads near ...

    Hamilton Spectator | November 25, 2014 08:37
  • Top British lawyer counsels faith in Hong Kong legal system
    Top British lawyer counsels faith in Hong Kong legal system

    The world should have confidence in Hong Kong's judicial independence, as a court took "robust and decisive action" over the release of a student leader amid Occupy Central protests in September, Britain's former attorney general Lord Peter Goldsmith ...

    South China Morning Post (subscription) | November 10, 2014 20:50
  • Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect
    Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect

    There has been much media coverage on the new Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme, known as the "through train" in colloquial Chinese, that will enable investors in Hong Kong and on Mainland China to cross-trade eligible listed shares as a means to ...

    Mondaq News Alerts (registration) | November 24, 2014 14:15

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