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Greg Torode

Governing Hong Kong: the poisoned chalice of politics

Jun 20 2019

HONG KONG When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of the city's free-wheeling citizens against the demand for control from the Communist Party in Beijing. | Video

Governing Hong Kong: the poisoned chalice of politics

Jun 20 2019

HONG KONG When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of the city's free-wheeling citizens against the demand for control from the Communist Party in Beijing. | Video

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law

Jun 17 2019

HONG KONG Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects to face trial in China for the first time, according to financial advisers, bankers and lawyers familiar with such transactions.

香港の富裕実業家が海外に資産逃避、逃亡犯条例を懸念

Jun 16 2019

[香港 14日 ロイター] - 銀行家や法律専門家によると、香港の富裕な実業家が中国本土への容疑者引き渡しを可能にする「逃亡犯条例」改正案への懸念を強め、個人資産を海外に移す動きが始まっている。

Brusque to bruised: Hong Kong's Lam caves to pressure on extradition bill

Jun 16 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared in no mood to compromise on a planned extradition law at recent meetings, according to foreign envoys and business people who met with her.

ANALYSIS-Brusque to bruised: Hong Kong's Lam caves to pressure on extradition bill

Jun 15 2019

* HK leader postpones contentious bill after political upheaval

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fuelled protests

Jun 15 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades.

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests

Jun 15 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades.

UPDATE 1-EXCLUSIVE-Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law

Jun 14 2019

* Evidence of capital outflows comes amid mass protests, violence (Adds Hong Kong government comment)

EXCLUSIVE-Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law

Jun 14 2019

* Evidence of capital outflows comes amid mass protests, violence

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